The supplier directory
A comprehensive international database of suppliers of fabric, leather, dyeing, printing, fashion, wardrobe sundries, dry cleaning, manufacturers & disposal.
A COMMON THREAD
A common thread: coalition of craft, is a workshop, teaching space and ethical craft shop based in North London. They sell cruelty-free wool, fair-traded and co-op produced yarns and a selection of vegan, plant derived fibres as well as artisan handmade gifts and accessories.
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.
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.
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
MacCulloch Wallis stock a small rage of organic tape, cord, ribbon and fringe, as well as Gutterman recycled polyester thread.
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.
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.
ONE WORLD BUTTONS
One World Button Supply Co. works hand in hand with NGO micro-enterprise development programs, cooperatives and artisan families to promote environmental awareness, health and safety measures and fair-trade values.
Fairly traded and eco-friendly since 1995, One World buttons are dedicated to partnering time-honoured artisan skills with contemporary design for the benefit of artisan and the creative communities.
They work directly with artisan groups and producers, never through agents or brokers.
Ray Stitch is a London ‘fabric boutique’. They source from a variety of ethical brands including Moral Fibre, Organic Textile Company and Birch Organics
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.
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
THE AFRICAN FABRIC SHOP
The African Fabric Shop is a specialist fair trade dealer in all types of African fabrics - the fabrics are not certified but are fully transparent in terms of where they were sourced