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Where to buy cheap dressmaking fabric online

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.  However, there are many stores out there that have bargain fabrics 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! 

Where to buy fabric for just £1 per metre

Pound 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. 

Visit https://poundfabrics.co.uk/

Bargain fabrics

Remnant House 

Remnant House have a big selection of bargain fabrics many for less than £6 a metre. This  lovely peached silky print with a slight stretch is priced at only £5.99 per metre.

You can browse their low cost fabrics here: www.remnanthousefabric.co.uk

Boucle fabrics for jackets

Cheap 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 including this boucle suitable for jackets at only £5.99 per metre.

Examples of fabrics at bargain prices are brushed poplin, crepes, brocades, patchwork fabrics – you name it, they have it!

Take a look here – https://www.cheapfabrics.co.uk

Viscose dress fabrics

Abakhan Fabrics

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 £4.99 per metre!

View the full range of their bargain fabrics at http://www.abakhan.co.uk or in their stores.

Cheap patchwork and quilting fabrics

Fabrics at Fleetwood

Fabrics at Fleetwood  have both craft fabrics and dressmaking fabrics at under £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. 

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Visit their site: http://www.fabricsatfleetwood.com/

Weaver Dee 

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

They have a range of poly cottons, both prints and plains, priced at around £3 per metre! This adorable woodland one pictured is just £3.30 a metre. 

View their fabrics here: http://weaverdee.com/

Cheap fat quarters for quilters

The Fabric Guild

This fabric warehouse specalises in low cost quilting fabrics from brands like Makower, Nutex, Stof and Lecien. They often have collections that are just out of the shops at a fraction of the price, some from just £2.20 per metre!  They have cheap fat quarters as well as low cost fabrics by the metre and the occasional dressmaking fabric. But hurry their stock turns over fast. 

Get yours here: https://fabricguild.co.uk

Minerva Crafts

Minerva 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 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 

Fabrics by Croft Mill

Croft Mill

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.

View their fabrics here: http://www.croftmill.co.uk

Low cost flece fabrics

Fabric Land

Incredible range of fabrics offered at wholesale prices to everyone! You name it, they probably have it. We like the look of these snuggly fleece fabrics which are £5.99 a metre. 

Visit https://www.fabricland.co.uk/

To learn how to sew with different types of fabrics pop over to our techniques page and click the ‘fabric handling’ tag.