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Best Places to Get Fabric for DIY Projects

Best places to get fabric for DIY projects

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If you want to try your hand at making your own soft furnishings for your home like curtains, throw pillows, placemats, slipcovers etc. you might be wondering where the best places to buy fabric are. Whether you prefer to shop online or if you would rather browse in person, there are a ton of great options out there for project fabric!


Here are a few ideas to get you started on your next fabric project!

1. Decorators Best

Decorators Best has a fantastic selection of designer fabrics and trim that you can browse by pattern type and color to make things much easier. You can even browse fabrics that match the Pantone Color of the Year! Besides the really nice high quality fabrics and great selection, they also offer an upholstery measurement guide and a fabric glossary of terms to help you with your projects. Decorators Best has a really great selection of wallpaper too so you can match your fabrics!

2. Minted

Minted is a marketplace with designs by independent artists and they have a great selection of fabric by the yard available. They have a nice selection of patterns and you can even browse by the scale of the pattern if you are looking for a specific size. At Minted you can also find things like art and finished home decor items including soft furnishings like curtains, table linens and pillows.

3. Fabric.com

Not only do they have a huge selection of nice fabric, they also have a ton of DIY project ideas plus you can even shop by fabric themes such as floral, geometric, holiday and even licensed themes. You can buy fabric by the bolt here if you need to or they have jelly rolls, fat quarters, charm packs etc. They also have other sewing supplies like interfacing, batting, needles and more if you need them for your project too!

4. Fashion Fabrics Club

Fashion Fabrics club has a nice selection of home decorating fabrics and they even offer designer fabrics! You can get fabric by the yard and you can usually get a great deal as they offer discounted pricing. They have everything including upholstery, drapery, linen and even outdoor fabrics.

5. The Fabric Store Online

The Fabric Store Online has a ton of really nice patterns and designs for a homeware diy project and they even let you shop by project type! They also have sewing supplies and patterns available in addition to their fabric selection.

6. Fabricville

Fabricville has home decor fabrics with a good selection of upholstery solids and prints. You can narrow down the selection by things like fabric blends and fabric themes which makes finding the right fabric for your project easier. They also offer supplies and patterns and tutorials on things like using a rotary cutter and how to make fabric wall art!

7. Sewing Online

Sewing Online has a nice collection of cotton pattern fabrics available by the metre and they also offer an incredible selection of sewing supplies for your projects. Sewing Online would be a great place to get started on a home decor project.

8. Joann

Joann has a decent selection of fabrics, especially solid cotton and canvas. They also have a fantastic selection of sewing supplies so if you need anything for your project, they have you covered! There is typically a 2 yard minimum but you can always stop into a store or order for curbside pickup if you live in the US.

9. Michales

Michaels also has a decent selection of fabric online with a ton of patterns and solids to choose from. Michaels is another great place to get any sewing supplies you might be needing for your projects as well. They also have a ton of coupons and deals so they are worth checking out!

10. Zazzle

If you are looking for a very specific fabric for your project, you could try to design your own fabric! Zazzle has a great selection of pre-designed fabrics you can choose from or you can literally design your own!

Hopefully you found some great fabric for your next project - good luck and happy decorating!


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