Dressmaking supplies online
Modern quilting Fabrics

Online fabric shop
https://www.sewbox.co.uk/
Carnaby Liberty Quilting fabric
Dressmaking fabrics
Online fabric shop
The Fabric Loft
Bespoke fabric printing
Craft fabrics
Jersey fabric stockist
Corset making supplies
Sewing pattern printing
Eco Friendly fabrics
Dressmaking kits

Fabric Wholesalers

Fabric Wholesale suppliers in the UK

Many people buying fabric for their business struggle to find fabric wholesalers’ details, a lot of sewing wholesalers can be quite hard to find online.  So we have put together a list of craft wholesalers to help.  Below you’ll find fabric, craft and haberdashery wholesalers along with details of what products they stock and contact details. 

PLEASE NOTE – These companies only sell to other businesses, not to individuals.  If you are looking for a retail company please use our sewing directory.

Also we are not a wholesaler, so please contact the companies below if you have a wholesale query. 

 

Hantex – http://www.hantex.co.uk/

Hantex are wholesale distributors of sewing supplies, knitting supplies and craft supplies. 

They distribute accross Europe and they are the UK fabric wholesalers of the popular Art Gallery Fabrics and Cloud 9 organic fabrics. They also carry the Modelo line of dressmaking fabrics. They have fabric, haberdashery, sewing kits and more.  The pattern brands they sell wholesale include Style Arc, Closet Core and Friday Pattern Company plus many more.    No minimum order amount (but you have to spend £200 per year with them) and offer free delivery on orders over £150 exc VAT.

They can be contacted on sales@hantex.co.uk or 01754 820800.

ITS Textile Traders – http://www.its-sales.co.uk/

Wholesale stockists of:

– Dress & Craft Cottons

– Woollens 

– Jersey & Viscose

– Fur & Fleece

– Fabrics by weight

– Stock Lots

Minimum order value is £75 excluding VAT. The minimum carriage paid order value is £300 excluding VAT to mainland UK only.

Buy Online or contact them through the contact form or 01745 562 120

Glover Bros Ltd – http://www.gloverbros.co.uk/   

Glover Bros are fabric wholesalers 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 phone on 01823 431910 or by e-mail on  mail@gloverbros.co.uk

Habico http://www.habico.co.uk/

Habico is one of the major UK wholesalers of a wide range of haberdashery, trimmings, craft products and knitting yarn.  They stock a full selection of all major UK brands including Anchor, Berisfords, British Trimmings,  Dill, DMC, Duet, Dylon, Gutermann, Janome,  Milward, Lesur, Olfa, Prym, 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 e-mail sales@habico.co.uk

Korbond http://www.korbond.co.uk/ 

Korbond are wholesalers of a wide range of haberdashery, knitting, craft storage, giftware 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 573227  or e-mail sales@korbond.co.uk

DMC www.dmc.com 

DMC are well known wholesale suppliers of embroidery, cross stitch and needlepoint supplies and threads. They also sell tapestry, knitting, crochet, Myboshi and tatting supplies.

You can find out more about them by calling 0116 275 4000 or e-mailing sales@dmccreative.co.uk.

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: sales@groves-banks.com and phone number is: 01844 258080.

Behren’s Fabrics – https://divisions.behrens.co.uk/product-range/retail-fabrics/

Distributor for many patchwork/quilting fabric producers including Northcott, Camelot Fabrics and Quilting Treasures, with a number of  lines stock supported. Large range of fabrics available to pre-order and an extensive range of stock supported basic fabrics are suitable for most end uses. Bridal fabric is also available by the roll and cut lengths. 

 Competitive prices and next day delivery.

You can contact them on retail@behrens.co.uk or by phone on 0161 872 1444.

Bernstein & Banleys Ltd – www.theliningcompany.co.uk 

A family business established in 1953, maintaining a high level of quality and service to their customers. Extensive range includes high quality linings, interlinings, pocketing, canvas, threads and buttons; as well as own brand/logo designs. Also a range of Horn Buttons which originated from James Grove & Sons have been extended and are now fully stock supported.

Supplies for fashion designers, couture houses, theatrical costumiers, wedding dress designers, bespoke tailors, military uniform makers.

They can be contacted on 01702 523315 or e-mail sales@qualitylinings.co.uk

Anbo Textiles Limited – http://anbo.co.uk

Anbo are fabric wholesalers of Robert Kaufman, Dashwood Studios, Dutch Heritage, Sevenberry, Shannon Fabrics and Belagio. 

Minimum first order of £750.

You can contact them on Sally@anbo.co.uk or by phone on 01494 450155.

Pound Fabrics – https://poundfabrics.co.uk/ 

Pound Fabrics is the UK’s First Online Fabric Pound Store. Pound Fabrics stock a wide range of clearance dressmaking fabrics, including chiffon, polyester, viscose and georgette.

If you are a retailer looking to source wholesale fabric at exceptional prices then you have come to the right place!

The best part is there is no minimum order.

You can contact them by phone on 0121 293 0176 or via the contact form.

Epra Fabrics – https://www.eprafabrics.co.uk/

Epra Fabrics are a family run business that has been based in London’s Brick Lane for over 60 years.
 
They sell all sorts of fabrics from polycottons to 100% Cotton, Velvets, Satin etc. There is no minimum order and they deliver all over the UK.
 
Contact details: 02072471248 

Yorkshire Fabric Shop – www.yorkshirefabricshop.com

Yorkshire Fabric Shop stock the finest in drapery and upholstery fabrics available both retail and wholesale. They stock thousands of different fabrics in an amazing selection of styles and colours,  and all fabrics are unique to them. 

For trade customers they offer a no minimum order policy with samples available and cut lengths on upholstery and curtain fabrics. 

For more information call 01924 728 753 or visit: https://www.yorkshirefabricshop.com/trade

Dressmaker’s Wholesale

This company is a one man business. 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 as there is no website. 

Richard James Weldon –  www.richardjamesweldon.com/

One of London’s oldest trimming’s wholesalers (est. 1826) they sell trimmings, haberdashery, buttons and Highland wear. They also offer engraving, button covering, die cast buttons, and custom products.  

There’s no minimum order and they offer next day domestic delivery. You can contact them by e-mail:  sales@richardjamesweldon.com or by phone on 0207 025 2357. 

The Button Company – www.buttoncompany.co.uk

They are fabric wholesalers for  Birch Organic fabrics and Mas D’Ousvan fabrics, wool felts, ribbons, Hemingworth Threads, patterns, kits and zips as well as buttons.  Minimum first order £100 plus VAT.  Thereafter no minimums.  Carriage at cost on all orders under £200.

You can call them on 01243 775462, or email them at info@buttoncompany.co.uk

Visage Textiles – http://www.visagetextiles.com/

Visage Textiles, including The Craft Cotton Company, sell novelty fabrics and specialist fabrics wholesale.  They have many dressmaking fabrics: poly cottons, spandex, satins, velvets, jersey, organza, lace etc.  

They can be contacted on enquiries@visagetextiles.com and 0161 832 2213.

Art Gallery Fabrics - Distributed in the UK by Hantex

Patterntrace – https://www.patterntrace.com

Patterntrace create unique products for stitchers such as their iconic Swedish Tracing paper, pattern storage envelopes, foundation paper, Maker’s Workbooks and SpoolPods.

For wholesale queries please contact them on: 

Bits & Bats – http://www.bitsandbats.com/

Bits & Bats are haberdashery wholesalers stocking buttons, ribbons, beads, lace, sequins, cords, pins, needles, thread, zips, scissors and more.  They have a £50 minimum order, excluding VAT and postage.

You can contact them on 01274 637688.

Oddies Textiles – http://www.oddies-textiles.co.uk

Dressmaking fabric wholesalers selling a large range of fabrics – cotton poplins, cotton drill, fur, fleece, denim, dress lining, voile, satin…etc. etc. View them here.

You can e-mail them on sales@oddies-textiles.co.uk or call on 01282 868600.

Winbourne Fabrics – http://www.winbournefabrics.co.uk

Winborne Fabrics sell the entire Moda range wholesale in the UK. 

They can be contacted on support@winbournefabrics.co.uk or 01782 513380.

Ada & Ina  – http://www.linenfabrics.co.uk/

Ada & Ina are trade fabric stockists of upholstery and soft furnishing fabrics with an emphasis on linens.  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 info@linenfabrics.co.uk or 020 7183 7986.

M Courts Ltd – http://www.mcourts-haberdashery.co.uk/

M Courts Ltd are a London based haberdashery wholesale company.  They sell trims, lace, buttons, interfacing, buckram, fastenings, scissors, ribbons, rotary cutters, ricrac, thread, zips, Vilene, pins, needles, webbings and much more.. 

They have a minimum order of £25, excluding VAT.

You can contact them on 020 8884 0999 or e-mail them on russell@mcourts.co.uk 

Empee Silk Fabrics – http://www.wholesalefabrics.co.uk

Empee Silk Fabrics are trade fabric suppliers for a range of over 10,000 different dressmaking fabrics, bridal fabrics and costume/theatrical fabrics with a minimum order of 10m per fabric.  You can now order from them online or you can either visit their warehouse in London, or place an order by phone.

Get hold of them on 020 8887 6000 or empee@wholesalefabrics.co.uk

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, Elizabeth’s Studio, Studio e, SusyBee, Clothworks, YLI, June Tailor & Sewline. To contact them visit www.eqsuk.com or call at 01162710033.

Harris Tweed – http://www.harristweedshop.com/

The iconic hand woven 100% wool Harris tweed can be purchased wholesale through their website.  You can buy them by the metre or by the bolt.  Register for a wholesale account with them here to get more information.

You can contact them on 01540 670 188 or e-mail shop@harristweedshop.com

Texcraft – https://texcraft-uk-ltd.business.site/

Fabric on the roll or by the metre – including curtain, upholstery and dressmaking fabric.  Over 500 stock rolls of fabric and more to order. 
Bulk trimmings – including curtain tapes, workroom accessories, threads, zips and cushions.  Also ribbons, trims and buttons. Get more information by calling 0141 429 5565.

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: sales@jomil.co.uk

Harrisons – http://www.harrisonsofedinburgh.com

Established in 1863 Harrisons are wholesale sellers of fine cloth, tartan, wool fabrics, Harris Tweed, linings and cashmere.  They can be contacted on 01392 822510.

Fabric wholesalers
Monoluna Fabrics - distributed in the UK by Hantex

Sternberg Textiles – https://www.sternbergtextiles.co.uk/

Trading for over 100 years, they produce and supply plain, patterned and printed material covering all types of fabrics, including plain, patterned and printed material;  Crepes, Polyesters, Taffetas, Organzas, Linens, Suitings, Velvets, Faux Silks, PVC, Imitation Suedes, Net, Silks, Sequin Fabrics, Embroidered Fabrics, Satins and Chiffons, to name just a few.

Contact them on 0161 834 6338 or lloyd.sternberg@sternbergtextiles.co.uk

Jane Means – http://www.janemeans.co.uk

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 plus VAT and carriage.  You can contact them on 01522 522544 or info@janemeans.co.uk

Clarke & Clarke – http://trade.clarke-clarke.co.uk/

Clarke & Clarke are fabric wholesalers of soft furnishing fabrics 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 sales@clarke-clarke.co.uk or call 01706 242010 for more information.

Biddle Sawyer – http://www.biddlesawyersilks.co.uk/

Biddle Sawyer have been established since 1926.  They are silk fabric wholesalers and are the only UK retailer to  operate a state of the art digital printer within the purpose built screen printing factory. With a fully skilled team of expert designers and printers, this allows them to offer two core services: digital printed silks and silk screen printing. To find out about setting up a wholesale account with them you need to contact their head office in Manchester on 0161 8333271, or email info@biddlesawyersilks.com

Lynx Fabrics – https://www.lynxfabrics.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 can be contacted on 01773 863120, or via the contact form.

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, shirting fabrics and trims.

You can contact them on info@bennett-silks.co.uk or ring them on 0161 476 8600.

Taylor’s Supplies – http://www.taylorssupplies.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 info@taylors-supplies.co.uk or ring 0161 834 0329

Derby Braid & Trimmings – http://www.derbybraid.co.uk/

Derby are one of the largest haberdashery wholesalers in the Midlands stocking a selection of trims, haberdashery, ribbons, lace, Dylon products and more. For full details visit their website www.derbybraid.co.uk,  call them on 01332 670619 or e-mail sales@derbybraid.co.uk

Pongee Silks – http://www.pongees.co.uk/

Silk fabric wholesalers who specialise in natural and textured plain silk fabrics. They sell exclusive chiffons from France – habotais, georgettes, organzas, crepe de chine’s and crepe satins from China and taffetas, duchess satins and dupions from India. Fabrics are available from stock, with a 1 metre minimum order.

You can view their fabrics online or visit their showroom in London.  For more information either visit their website or contact them on 0207 739 9130 or e-mail on sales@pongees.com

Whaleys of Bradford – https://www.whaleys-bradford.ltd.uk/

In their warehouse in Bradford, Whaleys store wholesale cottons, wholesale silks, wholesale canvas, and other wholesale fabrics mainly in their natural state. To find out more about the wholesale fabrics, see here.

Contact them by phone on 01274 576718 or email info@whaleysltd.co.uk

Partap Fashion Fabrics – https://www.partapfashions.com/

Huge range of fashion fabrics supplied from this London-based wholesaler. Wide range of fabrics for different needs – bridal wear, womens wear, children’s wear, baby wear, quilts and decorative items, and more. Shop plain, printed or striped fabrics of your choice.

Contact by telephone on 0208 813 8264 or email info@partapfashions.com

Friedmans – https://www.friedmans.co.uk/

Friedmans specialise in stretch fabrics and offer a wealth of material available wholesale, from popular choices such as spandex material, lycra, nylon and polyester elastane fabric, to specialist materials such as stretch rib, power mesh, bodystocking lining and even swimwear fabric.

Minimum orders – 20m of 1 item or 50m of assorted items; in units of no less than 10m.

Contact them on 0161 975 9002 or email info@friedmans.co.uk

Crafty by Chatham Glyn – https://www.craftyfabrics.co.uk/

Chatham Glyn Fabrics is a family company who have  developed a Craft & Dress Fabric division over several years leading to “Crafty by Chatham Glyn”.

You can view the fabric ranges when you sign in for an account. 

Contact them on 0208 558 7705 or sales@craftyfabrics.co.uk

Wolfin Textiles – https://www.wolfintextiles.co.uk/

Wolfin Textiles is a UK fabric supplier of natural cotton, linen and wool fabrics, specialising in natural and loom state fabrics. ​ Specialising in ‘The Basics’ and supplying to the fashion trade, bridal couture, interior designers, as well as dressmakers, artists, fashion students and crafters alike. Order fabric by the metre with a minimum order quantity of just one metre.

For wholesale orders see here.

Contact 020 8427 7429 or email: cotton@wolfintextiles.co.uk

Cleo Fabrics – https://www.cleofabrics.com/

Cleo Fabrics are based in Cornwall specialising in organic European cotton Jersey fabrics. All fabrics are designed in the UK. 

They only supply fabrics on a wholesale basis directly to fabric retailers and sewing businesses.  

Contact hello@cleofabrics.com 

Nova Trimmings – https://www.novatrimmings.co.uk/

A family-run company of Haberdashery suppliers, Haberdashery trimmings, Dress trimmings, Sewing supplies and Tailoring supplies wholesale with head office and trade warehouse in Birmingham. They sell direct to the public or you can order wholesale.

Telephone: 0121 233 1494 or email: sales@novatrimmings.co.uk

Downham Textiles Ltd – http://www.downhamtextiles.co.uk/

Downham Textiles Ltd. is a British based company operating from a 20,000 sq ft warehouse in Bradford, West Yorkshire. They hold hundreds of thousands metres of fabric, supplying clothing manufacturers, retail shops, store groups, market traders, designers and merchants. 

Contact: 01274 744011 or email: downhamsales@hotmail.co.uk

Alice Caroline Trade – https://alicecarolinetrade.com/

Specialising in Liberty fabrics and finished products, this UK based company supplies to the trade through their trade site. The minimum order value is £100 (one hundred pounds) excluding VAT and carriage. 

Telephone 01386 725001 or email debbie@alicecarolinetrade.com

Nutex Wholesalers Ltd – https://www.nutexuk.co.uk/

Nutex are a proud supplier of Patchwork and Quilting cottons to the UK market. They have developed an assortment of original novelty and themed prints on a premium 100% cotton quality. They are also the UK distributors of a number of international brands such as Lecien, Print Concepts, Ella Blue, Springs Creative (Disney), Loralie, and a number of Japanese domestic wholesalers.

Contact them on 0191 454 5605 or by using the contact form.

Littondale Fabrics – https://www.littondalefabrics.co.uk/

Specialising in famous American brands, Littondale are one of the UK’s leading trade suppliers to retail outlets and craft industries. 

They are UK distributors and stockists for Benartex, Fabri-Quilt together with Paintbrush Studios, The Warm Company, Sykel, Sweet Bee Designs,The World of Susybee and Quilters Dream. They also carry large stocks of 100% premium cotton prints, metallics, pearlescents and batiks, muslins, plains , fleece and waddings.

Contact them on 01756 793908 or via the contact form.

Reynard Fabrics – https://www.reynardfabrics.co.uk/

Wholesalers of a large range of fabrics listed on the website. To find out more you will need to contact them on 01423 867024 or email  sales@reynardfabrics.co.uk

 

Such Textiles – http://suchtextiles.co.uk/

Such Textiles Ltd. is a leading UK textile company dedicated to supplying highly technical innovative sportswear fabrics and quality stock fashion fabrics to a wide range of manufacturers, store groups, retailers and brands. 

For further information, contact them on 0161 494 7777 or by email at sales@suchtextiles.co.uk

J Stimler Ltd. – https://jstimler.co.uk/

A wholesale fabric supplier, with a talented in-house team of experts, who create original trend-setting, commercial print designs. As one of the top fabric suppliers in the UK, they have extensive experience in originating and sourcing seasonal designs and themed collections, as well as supplying a comprehensive range of plain and printed fabrics.

Telephone: 020 725 8499 or enquire via the website.

Acorn Fabrics – https://www.acornfabrics.com/

Choose from an impressive collection of over 500 cotton fabrics and other blends. Also stocking wool/cotton blends, Linen, Bamboo/Linen blends and Cotton/Lycra blends. They sell direct but are also able to sell larger quantities on a wholesale basis. 

To contact them, telephone 01282 698662 or email sales@acornfabrics.co.uk

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.

If you have just set up your business my book Making & Marketing A Successful Art & Crafts Business will be a great help. It gives advice on marketing, business planning, social media, seo, branding, photography and much more. 

Related
articles

X