Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Favorite Fabric Shops

People ask me all the time where I buy my fabric.  I rarely buy anything but solid colors and flannel at Joann's or Hobby Lobby.  I try really hard to support other Etsy shops, and then I've stumbled across a few other online stores as well.  Since everybody always asks, I thought I'd compile a list share my favorites with you!

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    Obviously, this isn't a new site to many of you.  Their prices aren't always the cheapest, but with their free shipping with any purchase over $35.00, I can buy a ton at once and it ends up being cheaper.  And their design boards make it easier to match patterns/colors/etc.

2. {Raspberry Creek Fabric}
  Raspberry Creek is one of my top picks.  They have such a huge selection with many cute bundles.  And, they are an Etsy shop with a large flannel selection.  I love my flannel!  They also have an Etsy seller discount which I really appreciate.

3. {Fabric Shoppe}
 I know.  Another fairly well known.  But I still can't help but love it!  I've managed to get some killer deals through The Fabric Shoppe by watching Twitter at *just the right time*.  Excellent customer service, super fast shipping...couldn't ask for more!

4. {Stitch Stash Diva}
 This is one of my new favorite finds!!  I just recently found Tayva's shop on Etsy, and I adore buying from her.  She is so excited about her shop and you really feel like each fabric you purchase from her is one of her personal favorites.  She is super cute and makes it really fun buying there!

5. {Three Dolls Fabric}
 I honestly don't know what I would do without Three Dolls Fabric.  I buy 99% of my Amy Butler fabric there (more specifically, Amy Butler's Wallflower and Full Moon dots - which I use to make our most popular {car seat cover ever}).  I don't know what I'll do when they run out of it!  They are always quick to do my custom orders and seem to get it out to me even faster. Love, love, love them!!

These last two shops I have just found in the last week, but have already placed orders through them.

 {Fashionable Fabrics} and {Hawthorne Threads}.

Fashionable Fabrics has a large selection and is really easy to shop.  They've categorized all their fabrics in several different ways (collection, manufacturer, designer, print) so it's easy to find exactly what you're looking for.  If I'm in the mood to make little boy things, I can look at all their fabrics especially geared for little boys.  Makes my life easier!

Hawthorne Threads is my newest find and I just placed my first order this week, actually.  However, I was able to find a specific fabric that everybody else was completely sold out of.  That makes me very excited!

So...the next time you find yourself needing fabrics, be sure to check out one of these shops!  If you're like me, you're bound to find something you love!!

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Anonymous said...

Thanks for the sources! I'm familiar with a few of them but the rest were new to me. I also like to check out Marshall Dry Goods.
They have amazing prices and a pretty good selection of fabrics.

Rach H @ FamilyEverAfter said...

I love this list that you put together!!! Especially since most that you mentioned are sponsors for Sew-vivor! Question, are you able to buy any fabrics wholesale? Do you have any experience doing that?

Stacey said...

Alyssa -
I needed this post! I am shopping now and wasn't sure where to go! What about upholstery fabric - where is the best place to go out of this list? I would love for you to come by my blog home and link up for my first party!
Stacey of Embracing Change

Melanie @ bear rabbit bear said...

Thanks for this list. So glad that you linked this to Things I've Done Thursday~

Serendipity and Spice said...

I've been looking for some good fabric! I want to make some pillows for my living room and just haven't liked anything I've seen in the stores. Thanks so much for sharing!
PS- I've started a Blog Hop- would love for you to stop by and join in.

Jenny Melrose said...

I found you through the blog hop. I'm following GFC and LF. Stop by and check me out.

cathy@my1929charmer said...

Stopping by from Nifty Thrifty. I consider myself to be such a fabric whore. I love fabric so this is a great resource to have for on-ling stores. It's been forever since I've bought but am getting bored with what's at the local store. Thanks for sharing the links. My fingers are crossed that you will share this at Sunday's Best going on now.

Reba and Eldarose, sisters, friends and co-bloggers said...

This was very helpful! Thanks for sharing.

Eldarose from

Jen Lossing said...

Thanks for the tip. I have a hard time buying fabric that I can't see in person. I don't know why. I will have to give these a shot! Thanks!

Ada said...

That's really helpful. Thanks so much for the list! I've actually been looking for fabric online lately and feeling a little lost.

Heidi said...

I will definitely be keeping this list handy...thanks for sharing! This was featured today at {Junk in their Trunk}...thanks for linking up each week!!

cathy@my1929charmer said...

Wanted to let you know how happy I was you shared this at Sunday's Best. I will be definitely checking out these sites. PS - now following you on Linky, so hope you follow. PS - I am featuring this on 1929 Charmer Facebook page.

Lydia Criss Mays said...

Happy to be your newest Linky Follower! LOVE your blog and the fact that you're addicted to fabric. It made me smile from ear to ear. Too precious! Can't wait to come back and be inspired again soon! We think you'd love See Beautiful too!

Happy seeing beautiful!

Anonymous said...

This is great!! Thank you!


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