Sewing and dressmaking can be an expensive hobby, by the time you add up all the haberdashery supplies, the patterns and then the fabrics it can be a lot of money. Despite rising prices generally, there are stores out there that still have bargain fabrics at £6 a metre or less so we’ve picked out some of the best places to buy cheap fabric online. Keep checking them regularly for the latest deals and grab yourself a bargain to get much more fabric for your money!
Pound Fabrics is the UK’s Number 1 Online Fabric Pound Store. Pound Fabrics stock a wide range of clearance dressmaking fabrics, including chiffon, polyester, viscose, georgette and even scuba! Many are priced at £1 per metre with other priced at £2 – £3. Minimum order of any fabric is 3 metres to keep prices low.
Fiver Fabrics stock a wide range of dressmaking and craft fabrics which all cost £5 a metre or less. Prices go as low as £2 per metre!
They also sell low cost haberdashery and trims as well as some bargain bundles. Grab a bargain at www.fiverfabric.com
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Cheap Fabrics pride themselves in sourcing ‘only the best’ high quality fabrics, at the best prices. They have a wide variety of fabrics for dressmaking, sheers and cottons.
Examples of fabrics at bargain prices are this stretched satin at £5.99 per metre, brushed poplin, crepes, brocades, patchwork fabrics – you name it, they have it!
Take a look here – https://www.cheapfabrics.co.uk
If you are looking for bargain fabrics for dressmaking and crafts then pop on over to Abakhan Fabrics. They have hundreds of dressmaking fabrics poplin, lawn fabrics, gingham, satins, silk taffeta, wool, jersey etc a large amount of which are priced at under £6 per metre – you can select the price range when you search.
This drapey viscose fabric is priced at only £4.60 per metre!
View the full range of their bargain fabrics at http://www.abakhan.co.uk or in their stores.
Minerva Crafts have a large range of fabrics for less than £6 a metre, many of their dressmaking fabrics are around £4-£5 a metre or less including the viscose jersey pictured.
Some of their fabrics cost just £2.99 a metre. Choose the sort by price option once you are on their fabric section to view the cheapest first, which is a very useful feature. Visit: http://www.minervacrafts.com
Croft Mill have a beautiful selection of cheap craft fabrics, quilting fabrics, soft furnishing fabrics and dressmaking fabrics, both prints and plains. Some are as cheap as £3 a metre, and there are many for £5 – £7 a metre. This pretty and delicate looking chiffon dress fabric is only £6 per metre!
View their fabrics here: http://www.croftmill.co.uk
Incredible range of fabrics offered at wholesale prices to everyone! You name it, they probably have it. We like the look of this cord velour at £3.99 a metre.
Dalston Mill have a great range of printed jersey fabrics at under £6 per metre, plus other fabrics too. You can filter on price to see the best bargains!
The Fabric Bargain
The Fabric Bargain have an abundance of dressmaking fabrics starting from as little as £2.50 per metre. Take a look at their homepage to see the best bargains and get started.