Since writing the suppliers list in Sew Eco, more and more fabric sellers have appeared, which is brilliant. I am trying to focus on UK suppliers here and list will be updated regularly. Please send me any links or changes. Suppliers not listed in the book are marked with * Suppliers - if you want a real link then let me know and we can do a link swap
Organic, sustainable and fair trade fabrics
Range of printed and plain organic cotton.
*The Cloth Seller
A good range of printed fabrics, including many of the American brand cottons.
Fair-trade organic cottons in a wide range of colours
Fabrics Ltd. Machynlleth Powys SY20 8DG
Suppliers of organic and sustainable fabrics, stuffing and other materials
0845 330 3440
Fair-trade organic fabrics and clothing
0117 924 5598
Hemp Fabric UK
Organic hemp and other fabrics
Fair Trade Fabrics
Organic, fair trade cotton by the metre or in fat quarters for quilters
Suppliers of organic silk fabrics. No certification shown.
0208 808 2458
Ian Mankin Fabrics
Organic cotton/linen ticking and other organic cotton fabric
020 7722 0997
08452 60 35 60
Small range of organic, fair trade fabrics as used in their own products.
0870 850 9953
The Hemp Shop
Suppliers of hemp fabrics
0845 123 5869
Harlands Organic Furnishings
Specialist suppliers of organic fabrics, mainly for soft furnishings
Wide range of bamboo fabrics
47 and 98 Berwick Street, London.
020 7437 5155
Limited range of organic cotton and other fabrics, plus English wool and pure wool felt by the metre
Will print to commission on organic fabrics with non-toxic dyes
M is for Make
Retail Cloud 9 printed organic cotton made in the US.
Ardalanish Isle of Mull Weavers
Organic wool tweed made in Scotland
British Made Eco
Organic and sustainable fabrics
Small range of organic cotton printed fabrics
Limited range of organic cotton printed in Scotland
0131 226 7472
Denise Bird Woven Textiles
Ethical and organic textiles
The African Fabric Shop
Not officially fair-trade status but ethically-sourced fabrics
100% wool felt including natural-dyed and organic stuffing wool
Wool and organic wool felt including naturally-dyed
Organisers of Festival of Quilts and Knitting & Stitching Shows where a range of independent fabric suppliers can be found.
The Original Re-enactors Market
Market for historical re-enactment. Suppliers of wool and linen fabrics from various sources.
German supplier of historical fabrics including some naturally-dyed wool and hemp fabrics