The supplier directory
A comprehensive international database of suppliers of fabric, leather, dyeing, printing, fashion, wardrobe sundries, dry cleaning, manufacturers & disposal.
ARDALANISH ISLE OF MULL WEAVERS
Ardalanish Organic Farm weaves tweeds using 100% pure new Hebridean, Manx and Shetland wool.
AURA HERBAL WEAR
Aura Herbal is a manufacturer of herb dyed organic and fairtrade fabrics, clothing and home-wares. They offer stock fabrics, customised production, bespoke dyeing, block printing and screen printing
Avani is a voluntary association collaborating with a cooperative of artisans from the Kumaon region in India. They produce beautiful hand-made wool and silk textiles and garments.
Botanica Tinctoria offers a range of naturally dyed threads and trims.
Both organic and conventional cotton trimmings are dyed with BioDye India in a closed loop process.
BUTE produces technoligically advanced woolen textiles on the Isle of Bute in
Scotland. They create durable organic fabrics mainly for interiors, but which might also be used for fashion, ranging from wool crepes, to herringbones, to wool mixes, to tartans in a variety of colour combinations.
Bysshe Partnership is an independent company producing high quality organic fabrics in Lancashire and Yorkshire. They use natural and organic fibres, sourcing yarns from the UK and Europe.
Drapers Organic are a UK based company that produce organic and sustainable hemp, cotton and hemp mix fabrics that are available by the metre. They also produce a variety of home-ware items.
Enviro Textiles is a leading wholesale importer and manufacturer of over 100 hemp fabrics. They are a pioneer in sustainable textiles specializing in hemp but also working with organic natural fibres
Fabrications is an independent gallery, shop and studio dedicated to contemporary textile practise and design, with a particular interest in up-cycling and eco design.
Fairkonnect is a social enterprise based in Bangalore, India, which bridges socially aware buyers to artisans & weavers to ensure ethical trade through fair trade practices.
Green Fibres are the ideal place to go for quality organic cotton comfort wear, organic wool and cotton thermals, underwear and socks, as well as towels and cleaning products.
Greenfibres sources high quality, organic, natural textiles aiming to minimise the use of synthetic ones. They also produce homewares and sell organic products and clothing
Green Hides’ is a US based company with a tannery in Italy. They are industry leaders in terms of creating environmentally friendly leather.
HEMP FABRIC UK
Hemp Fabric UK specialise in hemp and hemp blends
Herbal Fab is based in Ahmedabad, India. All fabrics are either naturally dyed/printed (woven only) or coloured using certified low impact dyes (knit and woven available). They sell organic cotton, ahimsa silk, khadi, wood based fibres and special blends.
Hopkins Fabrics sells a certain number of organic and fair-trade fabrics, and also silks which are produced in the UK in an environmentally responsible mill
Ian Mankin’s fabrics are made from 100% natural fibres that are woven in the UK. They also stock organic cotton
Khamir is a platform for the crafts, heritage and cultural ecology of the Kachchh (Kutch) region of Gujarat. Small orders can be made via Simon Marks of ‘Dypt’
LANCASTER AND CORNISH
Lancaster & Cornish is an online lifestyle home-wares, fabric and haberdashery store based in Cornwall. They are the sole UK stockist of the organic cotton lace
Lebenskleidung are specialized in environmentally sound and fairly produced organic cotton and silk fabrics.
LES TROUVAILLES D’AMADINE
Les Trouvailles d’Amandine offers collections of design-led and GOTS certified solids, jacquards and prints, bias and pipings. The whole production line is in France, and they hold stock fabrics
Libeco is a CO2 neutral producer of quality Belgian linens. They produce a number of GOTS organic and OEKO TEX certified fabrics
MacCulloch Wallis stock a small rage of organic tape, cord, ribbon and fringe, as well as Gutterman recycled polyester thread.
Majestic Silks produce 100% organic ahminsa silk, boiled off and kept in its natural state, ready for dyeing or printing. They are based in Hertfordshire, UK, where they grow Mulberry trees.
Malabar has a world-wide reputation for its collections of unique furnishing fabrics – handloom fabrics in vibrant colours and textures, embroideries, appliqués, sheers, silks, chenilles and velvets, complemented by a palette of 105 paint colours.
MERCHANT AND MILLS
Merchant and Mills is an independent haberdasher and fabric shop in East Sussex. They sell fair-trade and organic cottons including velvet and corduroy which are all available in small quantities.
NATUREALLY ORGANIC LEATHER
Natureally Organic Leather is produced from UK Soil Association certified organic cattle hides, using environmentally friendly chrome-free vegetable tanning, dyeing and finishing processes.
O ECO TEXTILES
O Ecotextiles wants to change the way textiles are made by proving that it’s possible to produce luxurious,sensuous fabrics in ways that are non-toxic, ethical and sustainable
Offset Warehouse is UK based online shop which aims to take the hassle out of buying ethical textiles and trims. They stock an ever-increasing range of the best available ethical fabrics, trims, haberdashery and paints, and all are of the highest quality.
ORGANIC COTTON COLOURS
Organic Cotton Colours produce organic cotton directly through farmers in Brazil. They produce exceptionally pure fabrics in the natural colours of the Earth: ecru, brown and green.
Organic Lace Company
Organic Lace produce lace specifically for the lingerie and apparel market using 100% certified organic cotton threads.
ORGANIC TEXTILE COMPANY
The Organic Textile Company are a small, family run business based in Wales. They hold over two hundred types of organic cotton, bamboo and linen based ethical fashion fabrics and fair trade fabrics. They also hold organic cotton lappet and embroidered fabric.
Pastels produce fabrics that are GOTS certified, using either natural or 100% recycled man-made yarns. They develop and produce their fabrics in France in order to achieve the lowest carbon impact.
Patagonia is the largest outdoor clothing manufacturer committed to responsible manufacturing. They sell almost two hundred different items which have been certified fair trade, and all of the cotton used in their clothing is 100% certified organic
Pickering International has been a pioneer of eco and sustainable fabric suppliers since 1992. They offer organic cotton and linen, hemp, wool, soy bean, bamboo and recycled fibres.
Ray Stitch is a London ‘fabric boutique’. They source from a variety of ethical brands including Moral Fibre, Organic Textile Company and Birch Organics
Sawang Boran are an online retailer of ethical silk specialising in indigenous silkworm varieties, organic traditional processes, and natural dyes
SCHOFIELD DYERS AND FINISHERS
Schofield Dyers & Finishers are based in Galashiels in the Scottish Border Country. They are Soil Association Approved for organic finishing and organic dying. They offer piece and yarn dying
The Selvedge shop exists online and also as a shop in Archway, London.
The shop holds a carefully curated stock of vintage and traditionally made haberdashery, as well as home wares and some clothing items.
They hold a number of organic and naturally dyed threads and tapes and they are the sole UK stockist of Botanica Tinctoria.
SEVEN SENSES HANDWOVEN DENIM
Seven Senses ethically manufactures unique denim. They use only 100% GOTS certified cotton.
Stitch Organics is a UK online retailer that specialises in organic and ethically sourced fabrics and haberdashery.
They stock a small range of GOTS certified organic cotton batiste, muslin, poplin, jersey and prints, as well as organic elastic, zips and a range of recycled buttons
Taanbaan as a label offers an exclusive variety of indigenous organic cottons and low twist silks using hand spun yarns on the desi / traditional charkha / spinning wheel and woven with the finest hand skills on handloom.
Taroni’s factory and dyeing process was awarded GOTS certification in 2015 and the company is going to great lengths to be able to fully certify some of their classic piece dyed articles by guaranteeing that the whole process, silk worm to finished garment, be certified GOTS.
TESSILE ECO BIO
Tessile Eco Bio produce fabrics that are made 100% in Europe. They have Gots certification for their cotton, linen and wool- 100% or in blends with a 30% maximum of natural fibres and again certified fabrics.
The Cloth House
The Cloth House is a long established fabric shop on Berwick street. They stock a number of handmade natural fabrics and have an increasing range of certified organic cottons.
THE CLOTH SHOP
The Cloth Shop stocks a small range of fairtrade and organic cottons, mostly certified.
They also stock vintage and antique quilts and textiles
Truecolours Textiles is a specialised online shop for certified organic fabrics including organic and fair trade cotton, silk, and handspun wool
Well Cultivated is an online store selling a mix of ethical items, including bamboo fabric. Their textile range moves from jersey to woven, bamboo silk, bamboo denim, organic fleece.
WomenWeave, a registered Charitable Trust based in Maheshwar, MP, has supported and developed the role of women in handloom weaving since 2002. Their project links organic and non-organic cotton farmers of Central India with formerly unemployed local women of Maheshwar.