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Where to buy bargain priced fabrics

Where to buy low cost fabrics online

Sewing 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.  However, there are many stores out there that have fabric at £6 a metre or less so we've picked out some of the best places to buy cheap fabric online. Grab yourself a bargain and get much more fabric for your money.


Pound Fabrics for cheap sewing materialsPound Fabrics

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. 



Calico Laine cheap fabric

Calico Laine

Calico Laine are a great site/store for bargain fabrics for dressmaking with almost every type of fabric you can think of.  Fabrics you can buy for under £6 a metre include calico, craft cottons, satin, some printed jerseys, fleece fabrics, gingham and more...

Pictured is a cotton poplin priced at £5.99 per metre.

View their fabrics here:



Viscose fabric at bargain pricesRemnant House

Remnant House have a big selection of bargain fabrics many for less than £6 a metre. We love this floral viscose designthat is priced at only £3.99 per metre! 

You can browse their low cost fabrics here:






Burn out chiffonCheap Fabrics

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 too plus this lovely burn-out fabric shown. Examples of fabrics at bargain prices are brushed poplin, crepes, brocades - you name it, they have it! Take a look here - 


Cotton poplin fabrics from Minerva craftsMinerva Crafts

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 cotton poplin 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: 



Low cost fabric shop Weaver Dee

Weaver Dee 

Online fabric and haberdashery store Weaver Dee have many fabrics under £6 a metre. 

They have a range of poly cottons, both prints and plains, priced at around £3 per metre!

View their fabrics here:

Plus use code DIRECTORY10 for an extra 10% off.


Cheap fabrics from Abakhan

 Abakhan Fabrics

If you are looking for bargain dressmaking fabrics 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 wool fabric is priced at only £4.99 per metre!

View the full range of their bargain fabrics at or in their stores.



Cheap fabric fabric at less than £6 a metre

Fabrics at Fleetwood

Fabrics at Fleetwood  have both craft fabrics and dressmaking fabrics at £6 a metre. You can also buy them as fat quarters for £1.50.

They have a good selection of colourful spotty fabrics, stars and stripes. 

Visit their site:


Fabric GodmotherVintage floral cottons from Fabric Godmother

The Fabric Godmother site specialises in dressmaking fabrics and some are priced around £6 a metre, including cotton ramie mix - a linen-like fabric - and some cottons and broderie anglaise. 

You can search for fabrics by price but be aware that the prices shown are for HALF METRE cuts.

To visit the Fabric Godmother site go to:  


 Bargain fabrics cheap fabric online fabric store

 Fabric UK

Fabric UK have many fabrics at around the £4 a metre mark including fleece, waterproof fabric and cotton fabrics.  They also have a section of fabrics which cost just 99p a metre and one of fabrics priced at just £1.99 a metre.

There are also automatic discounts if you spend over £100.

View their fabrics here:


Low price dressmaking fabrics, craft fabrics and furnishing fabrics

Croft Mill

Croft Mill have a beautiful selection of craft 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.

Do take a look at their product descriptions, they are great and some are really amusing.  Much better than your standard manufacturer's blurb.

View their fabrics here:


Bargain fabric to orderFabric Land

Incredible range of fabrics offered at wholesale prices to everyone! You name it, they probably have it. These crushed velvets start at £1.69 per metre. 




More bargains?

If you still have space for a little more bargain fabric why not check out our fabric sales page which has details of our customer's latest offers and discount codes plus direct links to their sales sections.

 Bargain prices craft supplies

What is your best online fabric shop for getting bargain supplies?  Do feel free to pop over to our Facebook page and let us know who you recommend.