Here you will find a selection of pattern companies and suppliers of fabric and haberdashery – Local and Online

Pattern Companies

These are just a few of the commercial and independent companies available.

Local Fabric and Haberdashery Suppliers

1st for Fabrics – Benton. Lots of fabrics for making clothes and soft furnishings as well as patterns from the big 4. Staff are knowledgable and friendly.

Absolutely Fabrics – Benton. Upholstery and soft furnishing fabrics and trims as well as a small selection of Liberty Print fabrics suitable for dressmaking.

Dainty Supplies – Washington. A selection of cottons and dressmaking fabrics as well as haberdashery and other craft supplies.

Fenwick – Newcastle. Dress fabric and Haberdashery on 2nd floor

John Lewis – Newcastle. Dress and craft fabrics, sewing machines, haberdashery and sewing accessories on 1st floor. Soft furnish fabric and supplies available on 2nd floor.

Chester le street Market every Friday
South Shields Market every Saturday


Online Fabric and Haberdashery Suppliers

Fancy Moon 

Stocks dress, craft and soft furnishing fabrics as well as haberdashery and patterns.
Unique and quirky with lots of Amy Butler and Alexander Henry fabrics.

My Fabrics
Huge range of fabrics and sewing supplies with prompt delivery.

You can get samples to feel before you buy – up to a maximum of five samples for a delivery fee of £3.  When you receive your sample order, you get a £3 voucher that can be redeemed on a future order. 

Girl Charlee

A wide range of knit fabrics from cotton jersey to spandex knits in lots of colours and prints

Ray Stitch 

A large range of fabrics, patterns, haberdashery, books and gift ideas for the other sewists in your life (or for yourself).

Included in there massive selection of fabrics are ones for designers such as Nana Iro & Tiori as well as fabrics made in Britain and ones with GOTs/soil association certification.

We have a lovely swatch pack of their denims and chambrays for clients to look at that we got via an instagram giveaway.