It seems like everyone knows about US-based fabric businesses… But what about the ones that operate outside of the USA’s borders? These fabric companies that we’re highlighting are some of those who come highly recommended. And they make cute quality fabrics so much easier to find for our non-US based friends! Plus, you never know what you might see that you NEED even if you ARE in the states! Let’s take a look!
6 Great Fabric Companies You WON’T Find In The USA!
“Jill Straus & Sara Machen are the co-owners of Witzend Fabric Designs. We met in 2017 in a local Facebook group for people who enjoyed sewing and crafting. We had Both had been involved in the online fabric community by sewing samples for custom knit groups and pattern testing. After a while we realized we both had a mutual desire to design fun prints for printing on fabric and Witzend was born. 2 years later Witzend has successfully turned around 23 rounds of custom printed knit fabric. We are located in the Kitchener/Waterloo area in Ontario, Canada. We are able to ship worldwide and offer local pickup and strive to bring you unique custom fabric on a variety of high-quality bases. Our designs rotate between our own hand-drawn art and those of other artists. Customers can also contact us to design and/or print their own fabric designs.” Visit Jill and Sara on Facebook here!
“Blended Thread Fabrics was founded in 2016, stemming from a love of sewing, fabric, and design! A “blend” of these three passions is what has shaped Blended Thread Fabrics into the business it is today.
We are proud to offer a wide range of apparel textiles; From carefully curated in-stock designs to custom fabrics designed in Canada and ethically printed on a variety of bases.
We have a small group of amazing team members who can usually be found designing fabric, cutting and packing your orders, sewing up gorgeous makes, and answering your questions in our online community! We are active in the handmade community and love supporting other small businesses.
Our fabric is offered in Canadian Dollars and is available in half-yard increments. Whether you’re a long-standing member of the BTF community, or you’re just discovering us for the first time: welcome! We can’t wait to share our love of fabric with you! xo”
“I bring ethically manufactured European and international knit fabrics to Australian and International home sewists. If you’re looking for fabrics for your next project, please check out my wide selection of knit fabrics. My name is Vivi and I am Chief Cutter & Packer at Wicked Fabrics based in Sydney, Australia. I am a mum to two beautiful kids and wife to a supportive husband who encourages me to do what I love. When I’m not processing orders I’m behind the machine. Or working on a new sewing pattern. Or taking time out with the family “taking in” Sydney and other surrounds. I’m hoping to creatively inspire and motivate crafters to keep sewing and creating in the comfort of their own homes using ethically manufactured fabrics. Enabling Australian sewist enthusiasts one at a time.” You can find all the fun and fabrics in Vivi’s Facebook group too!
“Lush Fabrics was started to bring affordable fabric to Australia. We offer bases that I saw so much in American groups that people raved about. Brushed poly, Liverpool, and French Terry, just to name a few. These fabric bases are now pretty common here in Australia. And we have a great selection of prints and bases available. With over 500 products available on our website, there is something for everyone.” You can find their Facebook group here.
“Colour loving duo Tanya & Becca created the brand Second Star Fabric to bring contemporary and fun designs to the UK market. Original and unique designs, printed on top quality GOTS certified organic jersey, and excellent customer service comes as standard.” Click on the link to see more of their gorgeous offerings in their Facebook group!
There are so many fabric companies out there to explore! And we will bring more of them to you in the future… But for now, we hope you have fun exploring these 6 fabulous fabric companies! Make sure you visit us in our own group on Facebook to share your BSD makes, we always love seeing them!