Here is a list of my favorite online fabric stores. I will admit that I do shop at Joann's, but my go to fabric resources are all online. If I am looking for a particular fabric for a project, these are the shops I go to. (Although, it is a lot of fun just to window shop too.) So here we go:
Fabric.com Quite a variety of fabric types and styles in an economic to more expensive price range. One of my favorite things about this store is that orders of $35 or more receive free shipping. Yay!
Fashion Fabric Club and Vogue Fabrics are two more resources for budget friendly fabrics. Fashion Fabric Club has wonderful service. I received a piece of fabric as a gift last Christmas, but the fabric was damaged in shipping. Fashion Fabric willing sent another piece to me.
One of my most favorite stores is The Fabric Market. The prices are extremely friendly, and while there stock is not the largest, I find that a large amount fits my tastes. This, this, this, this, and this fabric are all in my favorites list. If you register an account with them, you earn one point for every dollar spent. (I also received 30 points for creating an account with them.) These points can be redeemed later, with ten points counting for a dollar of your cart total. Who doesn't like discounts?!
For notions, namely zippers, I am rather interested in ordering from Pacific Trimming. Most invisible zippers are a dollar a piece, so if you order enough, it is much cheaper than Joann's.
The Ribbon Retreat looks interesting for ribbon for decorating, making accessory flowers, and rayon ribbon for seam binding or as stay tape in place of twill tape. 5 yards for $.90. Really. What could be better?
Cali Fabrics is yet another fabric resource that looks promising, although I keep forgetting to check there. Isn't this silk chiffon pretty?!
(Disclaimer: Cali Fabrics, The Ribbon Retreat, Pacific Trimming, and Vogue Fabrics are all places I have window shopped and am looking forward to ordering from, but I have yet to place an order with them. So I cannot personally speak of their service or quality of products.)
Sarah loves to sew, learn more about sewing, and create items with a vintage flair. Her arch enemy is clipping curves, and she has a tolerable relationship with the seam ripper.
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