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Welcome to Fabric Direct Online, your first choice for the finest fabrics, textiles, soft furnishings, haberdashery and more. All our listed fabrics are available online at the lowest prices with exceptional customer service. We also offer a made to measure service for curtains, blinds and other soft furnishings.

A vast range of big brand fabric and textiles

We stock thousands of top-quality fabrics in all colours, designs and materials for every possible project need. From versatile cotton prints through to the finest of silks, you can buy by the metre at Fabric Direct Online. We also regularly update our stocks to include all of the latest releases from your favourite brands, so you’ll always be inspired by new fashion directions and seasonal craft project essentials.

About Us

We are a family run business based in the Midlands with over 30 years of experience within the textiles industry. Starting with our bricks and mortar stores we have now expanded our adventure online to provide anything from dress fabrics to made to measure curtains straight to your doorstep.

When you shop at Fabric Direct, you will benefit from a superb end-to-end fabric, curtains, haberdashery and textile buying experience – whatever your needs.

Our aim is to inspire new and existing customers to be creative and try their hand at new skills whilst enhancing their homes and wardrobes. We hope that you find everything you want and more.


Katie and the team x

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An Aladdin’s cave of haberdashery

Our expert team handpicks haberdashery products for every dressmaking, millinery, bridal, costume, interior and project need. We stock thousands of products including buttons, beads, embellishments, threads, zips, men’s tailoring items, kits, fastenings and more.

Our bridal and evening wear shop

Advanced dressmakers and professional seamstresses alike choose Fabric Direct for our wide range of bridal fabrics, accessories, nets, laces, embellishments, underskirts, trimmings and more. From the most delicate of seed pearls through to beautiful ivory satins and fancy laces, you will find everything you need to create stunning and unique bridal and evening wear.

Costume wear

We also sell a great range of fabrics and haberdashery for costume and dance wear. Find neon bright satins and pale pink tulles, sparkling sequin star motifs and fancy edgings for every dance show or fancy dress party

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Soft furnishings essentials

Many of our customers are seeking soft furnishings materials to customise their homes or those of their clients. We serve hobbyists and interior designers alike, with a vast range of textiles, tie-backs, curtain poles and tracks, upholstery fabrics, trimmings and more.

Curtains and blinds custom made to order

Looking for made-to-measure window dressings or curtains in your favourite colour? Our team of experts will do the hard work for you and create beautiful bespoke curtains and blinds, exactly to your specification. From measuring up to fitting, let us create something truly bespoke to your home.

Our customer service

We pride ourselves on offering the finest customer service in the business and our team are all highly experienced and trained in our field. We are here to help you find the products you need, answer any product or technical questions or to give you advice and guidance if you need a steer. We are only ever a short contact away so do please get in touch!

Our price promise

We regularly benchmark to ensure that our prices remain highly competitive and affordable. This means that you can buy with comfort at Fabric Direct and know that you are never paying over the odds.

Inspiration and ideas

Follow our social media accounts for new product releases, seasonal projects, trends, ideas and plenty of creative inspiration from our talented team. We also regularly post special offers and deals.

A secure buying experience

When you buy online with Fabric Direct, you know that your details are being kept safe and secure. We have invested in the latest payment protection and encryption technology to protect our customers, and we regularly upgrade our systems and website to ensure that we stay ahead of the game. Buy with total confidence using your own private account in just a few easy steps.

Frequently Asked Questions:

What’s the best fabric for making face masks?

As hard wearing cotton is preferable. See our post on How to make Face Coverings.

Do you charge for delivery?

Basket total up to £14.99: Delivery charge £2.50
£15.00- £49.99: Delivery charge £3.50
£50- £99.99: Delivery charge £4.50
UK shipping

Or FREE collection from our Walsall branch

Can I Get A Sample Of The Fabric I Like?

In most cases, yes. If a sample is available then you will see the ‘order a sample’ button on each product.

Can you supply fabrics that are not listed on your website?

Yes, please complete an enquiry form or call us on 01922 633 922 and we can provide the information you require.

What about fabric shrinkage and fading?

It is normal for washable fabrics to be subject to slight shrinkage, however this can depend on the type of fabric and the temperature it is washed at. Unless stated we always recommend dry cleaning, alternatively test a sample before washing the finished product. Naturally fading will occur over time in most fabrics.

Can I return my items?

We only accept returns on faulty or damaged goods. Please visit our returns page for full details.

Where Can I Buy Fabric Online?

You can buy fabric online right here on our website along with many other online fabric retailers, eBay and Amazon. If you are based in the UK we recommend only buying from a UK based retailer.

What Are The Most Common Fabrics For Clothing?

Cotton and linen are probably the two most popular. Then the very lightweight linen (perfect for summer clothing) and silk, which super soft on the skin and often associated with luxury.

Is Online Fabric Available By The Metre?

Yes, most definitely. Our traditional methods of cutting and supplying fabric by the metre in our shops is available online for all of our fabrics.

What lengths of fabrics can I buy?

You can purchase lengths off the roll or bail in 0.25, 0.5, 0.75 or full metre lengths, just type your desired size into the box and add to your basket.

Do You Sell Matching Threads And Buttons?

In most cases, yes. Our haberdashery contains thousands of items that you can mix and match with, including thread, buttons, fastenings, ribbon, tape, sewing accessories and much more.

Are Fabrics Natural?

Of the 2 main fabrics, one is natural (eg silk, cotton, wool and linen) and made from silkworm, cotton seed pods, animal coats and flax. The other is manmade (eg nylon, polyester, acrylic and rayon).

Do you offer a made to measure service?

Yes, we have an in house workroom, our skilled staff make everything from curtains and blinds to matching cushions and tie backs.

How long does postage take?

We aim to dispatch all orders the same or following working day Monday to Saturday. Orders are sent via Royal Mail 2nd class or via Parcel Force on Next day delivery. This will depend on the size and weight of your parcel. For shipping outside of the UK postage may take 2 extra working days to arrive.

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