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Online fabric sources

Fabric, patterns and insider knowledge. This is the place if you're too poor to pay someone else for your dollieh dresses.

Re: Online fabric sources

Postby silverbeam » Thu Apr 28, 2011 12:44 am

Awesome, I have been looking for some different places to try.

Re: Online fabric sources

Postby L63player » Wed Jun 06, 2012 3:03 pm

Thank you!

Re: Online fabric sources

Postby twiddle66 » Mon Jul 16, 2012 5:39 am

Spoonflower sounds great, BUT I have yet to try it because I want the lightest weight fabric possible and can never figure out which fabric to choose for my order so that I get the lightest possible weight, which makes a nice finish and won't be too stiff for tiny's.

I ordered some really cute prints from a website - they were Japanese fabrics and the site had a bumble bee motif but I am drawing a blank on the name-- anyway- the fabrics were SO HEAVY weight and I just never used them.

I'd really like to try spoonflower but am just at a loss as to which fabric to choose to print on.

Can anyone with Spoonflower experience advise me as to what fabric works best for the tinies?

I'd REALLY apprecaite it!
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Re: Online fabric sources

Postby E-Beth » Mon Jul 16, 2012 8:05 am

For all things spandex http://www.SpandexWorld.com

If you want to get crazy with the camo or make real functional raingear or other outdoorsy stuff http://www.rockywoods.com
http://www.questoutfitters.com for more outdoor stuff and sometimes they have interesting remnants.

The outdoor folks seem like a crazy idea for scale sewing, but they cater to ultralightweight backpackers, so some of their material is very lightweight.

And http://www.denverfabrics.com for some really nice silks and wools. Somewhere in a box in a closet (story of my life) I've a scrap of tangerine silk twill that would make the BEST elegant formal dress.

Re: Online fabric sources

Postby TatsuKitty » Mon Jul 16, 2012 9:47 pm

Fabric.com is fantastic. They let you get halfyards, shipping is FAST and not bad price wise either! they also have a lot of sales.
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