Fabric & Kit

The page with all the basics on it...  Keep scrolling down!

I have more to put up here, so keep popping in for another browse round!

Garment Fabric Haberdashery Quilty Stuff Garment Patterns
Abimelech Hainsworth

Quality wools, especially good for uniform fabrics.


Empress Mills

My first port of call for serger/overlocker thread, and silk basting thread...  But order by phone after exploring the site!

Lovely setting, the shop is excellent, and the tea room a great lunch stop!


The on line store for Dainty Supplies

All things crafty, and fabric...  I put it here, but it could go in any column on this page!

The World of Fashion - burdamode.com

Burda main site

Abakhan, Hobby & Home

Great range of all sorts of fabrics at excellent prices.  Friendly and efficient service.`


Bedecked have some pretty things...


My most local quilt shop: small, but perfectly formed.


Home | burdastyle.com

Free and downloadables!

Bombay Stores UK

Amazing fabric and more emporium in Bradford

http://www.tatters-haberdashery.co.uk African Fabric Shop

Unusual.  Not cheap, but well worth it.


www.hotpattens.com - patterns so hot they're smokin'

Fun, and a bit less 'normal'!

Cheap Fabrics

Exactly what it says on the can!


I find the site confusing, but they are good if you ring them up!

Creative Grids

All things quilty.  I like their rulers best of all rulers I've tried.

The McCall Pattern Company Butterick Patterns, McCall's Patterns, Vogue Patterns, Wallies

The Big Three!  Nuff said...

Denholme Velvets Limited

Tres Posh velvet!


215-219, North St, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS7 2AA
Tel: 0113 245 4673  
Trimmings, linings, fabrics... All tailoring supplies, plus fantastic button covering service. Very fast.
Doughty Bros. Ltd.

Very helpful.

Simplicity Patterns for Sewing Projects

Standard patterns for everyone.  Includes New Look.

Dots N Stripes

Gorgeous kid's fabric, nice unusual patterns, great customer service.


Pelenna Patchworks, Patchwork & Quilting Online

Nice stuff and nice customer service.

Silhouette Patterns by Peggy Sagers - dress patterns for the home and professional sewer.

Bit different...


Chawla's e-site.  Really nice cheap & cheerful fabrics, helpful folk.



Just about my most favourite quilting site!

ShopOnion.com - The only place to get ONION sewing patterns with instructions in english!

These are rather nice...


You want odd stuff?  Jean has it!  Kite fabrics and other things...  Including excellent customer service.


Big Horn Quilt Shop

Nice USA site: ships to everywhere!

Sewing, bridal, costume and dress patterns from Vogue, Butterick and McCall's

Jaycotts: where I get my Big Three & Kwick Sew patterns in the UK.  Fast and efficient service.

Joel & Son

By Royal |Appointment, no less.  A total treasure house!  NOT cheap, but extremely good, and with exemplary customer service.  Ring them.  Better still, go there!  You'll never want to go home...


Beccas Quilt Emporium KWIKSEW Listing of Patterns

NOT one of the big Three, but lots of useful patterns: some nice simple stuff for beginners, and plenty of stretch and fleece options

Planet Fleece

Good place for colourful fashion fleece of nice quality.  Excellent customer service.

The Virginia Quilter

Another treasure from the USA

Silhouette Patterns by Peggy Sagers - dress patterns for the home and professional sewer.

Some nice larger sizes


Great for natural fibres and dyeable things...


The Quilter's Cache - Marcia Hohn's free quilt patterns!

Invaluable quilting resource!


For the Advanced and professional sewist  The patterns come without instructions.


Took over the mailing list when Hartley's Mail Order closed shop, and have done even better.  Lots of lovely budget stuff.  Get their little catalogue and ring them!  Lovely people.



Fun for the baggers amongst us.



Patterns - and more!




Little Treasures

Fun boxes!


Stuart is incredibly well informed, professional, and GOOD at this!  AND helpful!



Wild Ginger

Pattern drafting software, including freebies!

DIY How to make underwear

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