Sewing & Craft wholesalers
Many people buying fabric for their business struggle to find craft wholesaler's details, a lot of sewing wholesalers can be quite hard to find online.. So I thought I'd put together a big list of craft wholesalers to help. Below you'll find fabric wholesalers, haberdashery wholesalers and those who sell other craft supplies wholesale alng with details of what products they stock and contact details.
If anyone knows of any others I can add please let me know.
PLEASE NOTE - These companies only sell to other businesses, not to individuals. If you are looking for a retail company please use the directory (search bar above).
**Also I am NOT a wholesale supplier you need to contact one of the companies listed below if you want to buy supplies for your business. **
Hantex - http://www.hantex.co.uk/
They distribute accross Europe and they are the UK wholesalers of the popular Art Gallery Fabrics and Cloud 9 organic fabrics. They have fabric, haberdashery, sewing kits and more. They also now sell Colette sewing patterns and Noodlehead sewing patterns wholesale in the UK. No minimum order amount (but you have to spend £200 per year with them) and offer free delivery on orders over £130.
They can be contacted on email@example.com or 01754 820800.
ITS Textile Traders - http://www.its-sales.co.uk/
Wholesale stockists of:
- Dress & Craft Cottons
- Woollens & Ripstop PVC
- Jersey & Viscose
- Fur & Fleece
- Fabrics by weight
Habico is one of the major UK wholesalers of haberdashery, trimmings, craft products and knitting yarn. they stock a full selection of all major UK brands including Anchor, Berisfords, British Trimmings, Broderies, Buttons, Coats Craft, Coats Cotton, Duet, Dylon, Gutermann, Janome, Lace, Mettler Thread, Lesur, Motifs, Name Tapes, Papercraft, Prym, Whitecroft, Velcro, Vilene, YKK, plus a wide range of competitively priced top quality Habico own label haberdashery, craft products and trimmings.
You can call them on 0113 263 1500 or use this form to contact them.
Korbond are wholesalers of a wide range of haberdashery, knitting and clothes care items. They stock a selection of sewing essentials as well as items that provide a sew free solution too.
To find out about stocking their products please call 01476 581 870 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Groves & Banks - http://www.groves-banks.com/
Groves & Banks are wholesalers of haberdashery, sewing accessories and needlecrafts. They stock a lot of the big brands like Clover, Hemline, YKK Zips, Fiskars, Gutermann Threads, Berisfords Ribbons etc.
Their e-mail address is: email@example.com and phone number is: 01844 258080.
Behren's Fabrics - www.behrens.co.uk
Distributor for many patchwork/quilting fabric producers including
Northcott, Camelot Fabrics and Quilting Treasures. Some lines stock supported. Extensive stock supported basic range for most end uses. Bridal fabric by the roll and cut lengths. Competitive prices and next day delivery.
You can contact them on firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone on 0161 8721444.
Bernstein & Banleys Ltd - www.theliningcompany.co.uk
A family business established in 1953, maintaining a high level of quality and service to their customers. Qualities include Cotton Cupro and Rayon lining fabrics sold wholesale in Jacquards, Satins, Stretch, Taffetas and Twills, available from stock with no minimums – high end linings, interlinings and trimmings, including horn button, as used by: fashion designers, couture houses, theatrical costumiers, wedding dress designers, bespoke tailors, military uniform makers.
They can be contacted on 0844 800 3630 or e-mail email@example.com .
Anbo Textiles Limited - http://anbo.co.uk
Anbo are wholesale suppliers of Robert Kaufman, Blend Fabrics, Dashwood studios, Sevenberry, Shannon Fabrics, Adorn It, Windham Fabrics and Ana Griffin Fabrics. Plus they are also the wholesalers for King Tut quilting threads. They are patchwork and quilting wholesalers.
You can contact them on firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone on 01494 450155.
Susie D Designs
Designer and wholesaler of bag making patterns and patterns for tablet/kindle cases and wallets available in paper format with step by step photos and detailed instructions. For more information about how to stock these patterns please e-mail Susan on email@example.com
Glover Bros Ltd - http://www.gloverbros.co.uk/
Glover Bros are wholesaler suppliers to the upholstery and soft furnishing trades. They sell upholstery, wadding, curtain making supplies, cushion pads, soft furnishing fabrics & sundries, thread etc.
You can contact them by phoe on 01823 431910 or by e-mail on firstname.lastname@example.org
They don't have a website but there is some information about them on the directory here. This is the wholesaler my mum uses for her sewing shops and she highly recommends them. It is a one man business so the owner, Bernard, knows his stock by heart and is very friendly and helpful. He is a trade supplier of haberdashery and sewing accessories, not fabric.
You can contact him on 01752 255662.
Richard James Weldon - https://www.richardjamesweldon.com/
One of London's oldest trimming's wholesalers (est. 1826) they sell Buttons: horn, blazer, mother of pearl, leather, polyester, Cloth: viscose ermazine taffeta, silk, linen, wool mix, cotton,, felt, wadding, Canvas: camel hair, linen, cotton, wool mix. They also offer engraving, button covering, die cast buttons, custom linings.
There's no minimum order and they offer next day domestic delivery. You can contact them by e-mail on email@example.com or by phone on 0207 025 2357.
The Button Company - http://www.buttoncompany.co.uk/wholesale
They are UK wholesalers for Kokka Fabrics, Birch Organic fabrics and Mas D'ousvan fabrics as well as of course buttons. They have a minimum order of £100.
You can call them on 01243 775462, or email them at firstname.lastname@example.org
Craft Cotton Company - http://www.craftcotton.com/
As the name would suggest this company sell 100% cotton and poly cottons suitable for craft sewing, or for patchwork to retailers. They sell pre-cut fat quarter bundles or by the metre, they also stock felt rolls and felt sheets The minimum order on most fabrics is 10m or 1 pack for the fabric packs. Free deliveries on orders over £300, they deliver worldwide.
Contact them on 0161 8329431.
Visage Textiles - http://www.visagetextiles.com/
A sister company to The Craft Cotton Co this company sells novelty fabrics and specialist fabrics wholesale. They have many dressmaking fabrics: poly cottons, spandex, satins, velvets, poly jersey, organza, lace etc. Fabrics start from around £1 a metre. You can also find the craft cottons from their sister site on here too.
They can be contacted on email@example.com and 0161 832 2213 .
Bits & Bats - http://www.bitsandbats.com/
Bits & Bats are haberdashery wholesalers stocking buttons, ribbons, beads, lace, sequins, pins, needles, thread, zips, scissors and more. They have a £60 minumum order.
You can contact them on 01274 637688
Oddies Textiles - http://www.oddies-textiles.co.uk
Textile Wholesalers selling a large range of fabrics - cotton poplins, cotton drill, fur, fleece, denim, dress lining, voile, satin... View them here.
You can e-mail them on firstname.lastname@example.org or call on 01282 868600.
Winbourne Fabrics - http://www.winbournefabrics.co.uk
Winborne Fabrics sell Americain quilting fabrics wholesale in the UK, including the entire Moda range. They also stock most of the Clover quilting notions.
They can be contacted on email@example.com or 01782 513380.
Ada & Ina sell linen fabrics both retail and wholesale. Their wholesale range includes organic fabrics, soft furnishings fabrics, curtains fabrics and upholstery fabrics. Minimum order 50m per fabric.
To get in touch with them use either firstname.lastname@example.org or 0179 553 2684.
M Courts Ltd - http://www.mcourts-haberdashery.co.uk/
M Courts Ltd are a London based haberdasery wholesale company. They sell trims, lace, buttons, interfacing, buckram, fastenings, scissors, ribbons, rotary cutters, ric rac, thread, zips, Vilene, pins, needles, webbings and much more.
They have a minimum order of £25.
You can contact them on 0208 884099 or e-mail them on email@example.com
Empee Silk Fabrics - http://www.wholesalefabrics.co.uk
Empee Silk Fabrics stock a range of dressmaking fabrics, bridal fabrics and costume/threatrical fabrics with a minimum order of 10m per fabric. You can't order from them online but can either visit their warehouse in London, or place an oreder by phone.
Get hold of them on 020 8887 6000 or firstname.lastname@example.org
European Quilting Supplies (EQS) - http://www.eqsuk.com/
EQS is a leading distributor of high quality Patchwork & Quilting products. They distribute a wide range of fabrics, wadding and notions via shops throughout the UK and Ireland. Brands include: Michael Miller, Riley Blake, African Sky, Kona Bay, Elizabeth's Studio, Studio e, SusyBee, Clothworks, YLI, June Tailor & Sewline. To contact them visit www.eqsuk.com or call at 01162710033.
The iconic hand woven 100% wool Harris tweed can be puchased wholesale through their website. You can buy them by the metre or by the bolt. Register for a whole account with them here to get more information.
You can contact them on 01540 670 188 or e-mail email@example.com
Bearing Gifts - http://www.westfalenstoffe.co.uk/
Bearing Gifts are the UK & Ireland trade distributors for the beautiful German Westfalenstoffe fabrics. You can contact them on 0771 3089922 or 01528 522277or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Texcraft - http://www.texcraft.co.uk/
If you are looking for furnishing fabrics Texcraft sell them wholesale to retailers and manufacturers. There's limited info on their site but you can get more information from email@example.com or by calling 0141 429 5565.
Chawla's - http://www.efabrics.co.uk/
Although not strictly a wholesaler this site sell fabrics at wholesale prices but retail - so anyone can buy whether running a business or not. It also means you can order single items and the minimum order is only £5.
You can contact them on 0208 5722902 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jomil - http://www.jomil.co.uk/
Established for 30 years Jomil are wholesale haberdashery suppliers and also sell felt wholesale too. They are based in Bradford, West Yorkshire. You can view their catalogue of supplies on their site, or set up an account there too.
They can be contacted on 01274 578997 or by e-mail: email@example.com
Harrisons - http://www.harrisonsofedinburgh.com
Established in 1863 Harrisons are wholesalers of fine cloth, tartan, wool fabrics, Harris Tweed, linings and cashmere. They can be contacted on 01392 822510.
Fashion Fabrics - http://www.fashionfabric.co.uk/
Run by B.Sternberg & Sons they have been trading for over 100 years. They produce and supply plain, patterned and printed material covers all types of fabrics, including; Crepes, Voils, Polyester's, Taffeta's, Sequin Fabrics, Organza's, Linen's, Suitings, Velvets, Cotton's, PVC, Imitation Suede's, Net, Silk's, Embroidered Fabrics, Satin's and Lycra.
Contact them on 0161 834 6338 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Jane Means - http://www.janemeans.co.uk/wholesale
Jane sells a range of ribbons both wholesale and retail. The wholesale site can be found here, but is password protected so you need an account to access it. You can view the ribbons on her retail site.
The minimum wholesale order is £75. You can contact them on 01522 522544 or email@example.com.
Clarke & Clarke sell soft furnishing fabrics wholesale and oilcloth fabrics too. They have a large range of collections from zesty modern styles to more traditional classic styles.
There is very limited information about their trade accounts on their site but it says to e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01706 242010 for more information.
Biddle Sawyer - http://www.biddlesawyersilks.co.uk/
Biddle Sawyer have been established since 1926. They sell silk fabrics wholesale and retail. To find out about setting up a wholesale account with them you need to contact their head office in Manchester on 0161 8333271.
Lynx Fabrics - http://fabricswholesaleretail.co.uk/
Lynx Fabrics are based in Leeds and sell fashion fabrics wholesale to garment makers and retailers. They stock a huge variety of fabrics differing in weight, quality, printed and plain. They also have a retail shop in Leeds too.
They can be contacted on 01535 601040 or 07840 686591. You can e-mail them on email@example.com
Bennett Silks - http://www.bennett-silks.co.uk/
Bennett Silks are the leading UK wholesaler of silk fabrics. They also sell other fabrics too including jersey, organza, velvet fabrics, interiros fabrics, shirting fabrics and trims.
You can contact them on firstname.lastname@example.org or ring them on 0161 4768600.
Taylor's Supplies - http://www.taylors-supplies.co.uk
Based in Manchester Taylor's Supplies are wholesale suppliers of sewing supplies, wool, thread, patchwork and quilting supplies, trims, ribbons, wadding, felt, sewing machine accessories, interfacing and many other haberdashery and craft supplies.
For more information you can contact them on email@example.com or ring 0161 834 0329
Pongee Silks - http://www.pongees.co.uk/
Silk fabric wholsale company Pongees specialise in natural and textured plain silk fabrics. They sell exclusive chiffons from France – habotai’s, georgettes, organzas, crepe de chine’s and crepe satins from China and taffetas, duchess satins and douppions from India.
You can view their fabrics online or visit their showroom in London. For more information either visit their website or contact them on 0207 7399130 or e-mail on firstname.lastname@example.org.
Traynors Trimmings & Haberdashery - http://www.traynorstrimmings.co.uk/
Wholesalers and suppliers of haberdashery, trimmings, threads, lace, glue, motifs, wool, curtain tapes, curtain accessories, elastic, ribbons, braids, buttons, furnishings, needles, knitting needles, and much much more...
A London based haberdashery wholesale company and cash and carry. They also offer a postal service too. Minimum order of £30.
You can get in touch with them on 0207 791 0505 or email@example.com
Buying Sewing Machines Wholesale
If you want to buy sewing machines at wholesale prices you need to contact the manufacturer's direct and see if you fit their wholesale requirements. This is also the same if you want to buy machine parts so you can offer sewing machine servicing.
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