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The Reference Section => The Suppliers Directory => Topic started by: tom bennett on March 21, 2016, 11:14:58 PM

Title: UK Suppliers of Fabric and Haberdashery
Post by: tom bennett on March 21, 2016, 11:14:58 PM
There are many suppliers of cloth, fabric and, haberdashery, here are a few of the UKs trade suppliers.  If you know of other quality suppliers please let us know below, the list will be regularly updated.



Acorn Fabrics (Cumbria) Limited (www.acornfabrics.com) (http://www.acornfabrics.com)
(http://i1065.photobucket.com/albums/u385/twbennett/bits%20and%20bobs/acorn-logo_zpsq5dgx6ca.png) (http://www.acornfabrics.com)

Acorn Fabrics (http://www.acornfabrics.com)
13 Kenyon Road
Lomeshaye Estate
Nelson
Lancashire
BB9 5SP
United Kingdom



Barrington Fabrics (www.barringtonfabrics.com (http://www.barringtonfabrics.com))
(http://i1065.photobucket.com/albums/u385/twbennett/bits%20and%20bobs/barrington_zpsuncytjtc.jpg) (http://www.URL)

Barrington Fabrics Suppliers (https://www.barringtonfabrics.com/pages/contact)
Old Gate Mill, North Wing
Bradford, BD3 0DH
United Kingdom



Dougdale Bros. (www.dugdalebros.com (http://www.dugdalebros.com))
(http://i1065.photobucket.com/albums/u385/twbennett/bits%20and%20bobs/header_zpslnpyw1la.jpg) (http://www.dugdalebros.com)

Dugdale Brothers (http://www.dugdalebros.com/contact-us)
2 Mill Street
Mayfair
London
W1S 2AT
United Kingdom



Hainsworth (A.W.) Heritage Woollen Mill (www.awhainsworth.co.uk) (http://www.awhainsworth.co.uk)
(http://i1065.photobucket.com/albums/u385/twbennett/bits%20and%20bobs/logo_zpsdqj6nrkg.jpg) (http://www.awhainsworth.co.uk)

A. W. Hainsworth Heritage Woollen Mill (http://www.awhainsworth.co.uk/contact/)
Spring Valley Mills
Stanningley
Pudsey
West Yorkshire
LS28 6DW
United Kingdom



Harris Tweed  (www.harristweedshop.com/index.html) (http://www.harristweedshop.com)
(http://i1065.photobucket.com/albums/u385/twbennett/bits%20and%20bobs/harristweed_zpsymkvms63.png) (http://www.harristweedshop.com/index.html)

Harris Tweed Shop (http://www.harristweedshop.com/contact-us.html)
Main Street
Newtonmore
Highlands
PH20 1DD
Scotland,
United Kingdom



Holland and Sherry (apparel.hollandandsherry.com) (http://apparel.hollandandsherry.com)
(http://i1065.photobucket.com/albums/u385/twbennett/bits%20and%20bobs/hollandlogo_zpsqyxjhwuv.png) (http://apparel.hollandandsherry.com/en)

Holland and Sherry (http://apparel.hollandandsherry.com/en/showroom)
9/10 Savile Row
London
W1S 3PF
United Kingdom



Joel & Son Fabrics (www.joelandsonfabrics.com (http://www.joelandsonfabrics.com/uk/))
(http://i1065.photobucket.com/albums/u385/twbennett/bits%20and%20bobs/joelandsons_zps0ojyhkfe.png) (http://www.joelandsonfabrics.com/uk/)

Joel and Son Fabrics (http://www.joelandsonfabrics.com/uk/contacts/)
73-87 Church Street
London
NW8 8EU
United Kingdom



Kenton Trimmings (kentontrimmings.co.uk (http://www.kentontrimmings.co.uk/shop/))
(http://i1065.photobucket.com/albums/u385/twbennett/bits%20and%20bobs/img0_zpsk9mrvuyz.gif) (http://www.kentontrimmings.co.uk/shop/)

Kenton Trimmings (http://www.kentontrimmings.co.uk/shop/)
5 Mozart Street
London
W10 4LA
United Kingdom



The Lining Company (Bernstein & Banleys) (www.theliningcompany.co.uk) (http://www.theliningcompany.co.uk)
(http://i1065.photobucket.com/albums/u385/twbennett/bits%20and%20bobs/liningcompany_zpsgweg7i02.png) (http://www.theliningcompany.co.uk)

The Lining Company (http://www.theliningcompany.co.uk/catalog/contact_us.php?osCsid=sn04gfum3isjba6nv8cd1ve7j5)
Unit 7 Britannia Business Park
Comet Way
Southend-on-Sea
SS2 6GE
United Kingdom



Linton Tweeds (www.lintondirect.co.uk) (http://www.lintondirect.co.uk)
(http://i1065.photobucket.com/albums/u385/twbennett/bits%20and%20bobs/lintonlogo1_zpsp98xf2jc.png) (http://www.lintondirect.co.uk)

Linton Tweed (http://www.lintondirect.co.uk/shop/contacts)
Shaddon Mills
Shaddongate
Carlisle, Cumbria
CA2 5TZ
United Kingdom



MacCulloch & Wallis (www.macculloch-wallis.co.uk) (https://www.macculloch-wallis.co.uk)
(http://i1065.photobucket.com/albums/u385/twbennett/bits%20and%20bobs/macculloch_zpsw7o2jinz.png) (https://www.macculloch-wallis.co.uk)

MacCulloch and Wallis (https://www.macculloch-wallis.co.uk/contact-us)
25-26 Poland Street
London
W1F 8QN
United Kingdom



Scabal (www.scabal.com) (http://http:www.scabal.com)
(http://i1065.photobucket.com/albums/u385/twbennett/bits%20and%20bobs/scabal-logo_zpsjlslxone.jpg) (http://http:www.scabal.com)

Scabal (http://http://www.scabal.com/en/scabal-stores)
12 Savile Row
London
W1S 3PQ
United Kingdom



Yorkshire Fabric (www.yorkshirefabric.com) (https://www.yorkshirefabric.com)
(http://i1065.photobucket.com/albums/u385/twbennett/bits%20and%20bobs/logo_zpsbrivc1bp.png) (https://www.yorkshirefabric.com)

Yorkshire Fabrics (https://www.yorkshirefabric.com)
Fatty Cake School House
Watergate
Methley
Leeds
LS26 9BY
United Kingdom


Title: Re: UK Suppliers of Fabric and Haberdashery
Post by: Henry Hall on March 23, 2016, 10:41:42 AM
Fatty Cake School House?!
Title: Re: UK Suppliers of Fabric and Haberdashery
Post by: jruley on March 23, 2016, 01:42:12 PM
For those interested in high quality traditional wool broadcloth and related fabrics, don't forget:

A W Hainsworth & Sons Ltd
Spring Valley Mills
Stanningley
Pudsey
West Yorkshire
LS28 6DW
United Kingdom

http://www.awhainsworth.co.uk/ (http://www.awhainsworth.co.uk/)

+44 (0)113 257 0391
Title: Re: UK Suppliers of Fabric and Haberdashery
Post by: hutch-- on March 23, 2016, 02:29:13 PM
Thanks Jim, these extra links are very useful.
Title: Re: UK Suppliers of Fabric and Haberdashery
Post by: tom bennett on March 23, 2016, 07:12:52 PM
Yes, completely forgot about Hainsworth, thanks Jim.
Title: Re: UK Suppliers of Fabric and Haberdashery
Post by: hutch-- on March 24, 2016, 02:47:48 PM
Here is the link to Harris Tweed.

http://www.harristweedshop.com/

(http://www.harristweedshop.com/misc-images/Tweeds.JPG)
Title: Re: UK Suppliers of Fabric and Haberdashery
Post by: Manuela in Hong Kong on March 27, 2016, 01:23:34 PM
The list wouldn't be complete without mentioning Linton Tweeds:

http://www.lintondirect.co.uk/shop/online-store/where/category-new/fabric--qt-s.html
Title: Re: UK Suppliers of Fabric and Haberdashery
Post by: hutch-- on March 27, 2016, 01:45:12 PM
Gratsie,

We will ask Tom to plug that one in as well.
Title: Re: UK Suppliers of Fabric and Haberdashery
Post by: tom bennett on March 27, 2016, 09:20:04 PM
Done.
Title: Re: UK Suppliers of Fabric and Haberdashery
Post by: Henry Hall on March 28, 2016, 12:20:14 AM
I just checked the Linton Tweed online shop. The fact they sell outside of 'trade' is good, but the cloth names are weird. There's nothing there really suitable for making up traditional men's tailoring. It looks more like the cloths used for making up ladies' fashion suits, skirts, which is okay if that's what's required.
Title: Re: UK Suppliers of Fabric and Haberdashery
Post by: pfaff260 on March 28, 2016, 02:56:50 AM
Linton Tweed has been suplying Chanel with tweed for decades.
Title: Re: UK Suppliers of Fabric and Haberdashery
Post by: Henry Hall on March 28, 2016, 03:38:31 AM
Linton Tweed has been suplying Chanel with tweed for decades.

So I wasn't completely off-base :) The cloths look very much like many a Chanel jacket I've seen at weddings over the decades.
Title: Re: UK Suppliers of Fabric and Haberdashery
Post by: kate on March 30, 2016, 01:22:40 AM
"The cloths look very much like many a Chanel jacket I've seen at weddings over the decades."

Funny you should say that, Henry, here's a Linton Tweeds jacket  that I made last summer for my nephew's outdoor wedding. I could zip it up and be warm *and* smart. I don't know if you can see in the picture but it's got some gold metallic thread in the weave. Just the right amount of glitz for a wedding. And did I say it kept me warm...

(http://redkitejeans.com/images/lintonbiker.jpg)

[ps: let me know if no picture displays, just working out how to do this]
Title: Re: UK Suppliers of Fabric and Haberdashery
Post by: Schneiderfrei on March 30, 2016, 01:28:44 AM
I thought I did this one already but I must have forgotten to press Post;

Don't forget ACORN FABRICS, shirting and other stuff.  I have got a lot of stuff from them.
Title: Re: UK Suppliers of Fabric and Haberdashery
Post by: tom bennett on March 30, 2016, 03:06:06 AM
I did say "here are a few... didn't I?" Only joking, I pop it on the list.

You did mention it Graham, but, it was on the copy on the play-pen which Hutch had copied to sort out a coding question I had. :)
Title: Re: UK Suppliers of Fabric and Haberdashery
Post by: Henry Hall on March 30, 2016, 10:33:40 AM
Merchant & Mills...?

http://merchantandmills.com/products/cloth/
Title: Re: UK Suppliers of Fabric and Haberdashery
Post by: Henry Hall on March 30, 2016, 10:36:36 AM
"The cloths look very much like many a Chanel jacket I've seen at weddings over the decades."

Funny you should say that, Henry, here's a Linton Tweeds jacket  that I made last summer for my nephew's outdoor wedding. I could zip it up and be warm *and* smart. I don't know if you can see in the picture but it's got some gold metallic thread in the weave. Just the right amount of glitz for a wedding. And did I say it kept me warm... (http://redkitejeans.com/images/lintonbiker.jpg)

[ps: let me know if no picture displays, just working out how to do this]

Very nice. Like a leather jacket style, but tweed.
Title: Re: UK Suppliers of Fabric and Haberdashery
Post by: hutch-- on March 30, 2016, 10:45:09 AM
Hi kate,

I tweaked your post to put the image in the center. Really nice jacket.
Title: Re: UK Suppliers of Fabric and Haberdashery
Post by: kate on March 30, 2016, 08:23:58 PM
Thank you very much, Hutch.

About the photo - I realised also that it shouldn't have been in-line - maybe if I'd put it in a separate paragraph of its own. I'll be making more biker jackets later in the year, in denim,  so I'll  try again at posting photos then!