Check out these guys...
- Art, Craft and Fabric of Petworth
A lovely shop in Petworth - a very pretty spot for an outing - selling a great range of curtain and dress fabrics, ribbons, notions, and also craft items.
- Brighton & Hove Biz
Brighton & Hove directory of services and events - find out what's on, where to get a massage and where to shop!
- Cooper Sewing Machines
One of the largest online sewing machine retailers in the UK.
- Cotton On - Sewing machines
Worthing shop selling domestic and industrial machines, including overlockers, and also offers machine servicing.
- Craftaganza Craft Fair.
Brighton Craftaganza craft fair. Your favourite regular contemporary craft market in Brighton & Hove, East Sussex, where talented designer/makers sell their creations!
- Creative Fashion Services
Bespoke pattern cutting for startups, independent brands and students.
We can do the following:
Fully lined Jackets/Blazers/coats
Basic pattern blocks Basic toiles
Small manufacture runs available
Checking and altering patterns Technical Drawings
Design development service Sampling
Private pattern cutting (flexible lessons to suit your needs.) Great student rates!!
- Ditto Fabrics, Brighton
Lovely designer end of line fabrics. Shop is in Kensington gardens in the heart of the North Laine
- Fabric Land
Fabric & trimmings, excellent value
Western Road, Brighton
- Fashion pattern cutting, design & pre-production services
We’re Creative Fashion Services (CFS).
We provide a high quality creative pattern cutting, design & pre-production services for high street/designer brands.
Based in London we have a highly efficient professional service that’s supports designer brands with their collections. We realise the visions of brands, creating master pattern drafts & initial toiles. We can work with designers or independently depending on what our client requires. Being designers by trade ourselves we have knowledge of how collections comes together. As well as UK based labels, we work with international brands. Having a quick turnaround enables us to work with non-UK based businesses as well as UK based ones. We have clients from France and Texas US to illustrate our previous statement.
We have attached some of our work for you to see below, as well as a link to our website. Here is a link to our blog, where we post about fashion production frequently.
We would like to be added to your supplier list, and help you with upcoming collections. Would this be something you would be interested in? Please get in touch where we will be ready to answer any questions you may have.
We look forward to hearing from you!
- Freegle Brighton (like Freecycle but better and local)
Free stuff exchange! You can pick up fabric bits or get rid of your unwanted ones, get a sewing machine or new sewing table, get clothes to alter... You need to join Yahoo and then join the group to post and accept itemsYou need to join Yahoo and then the group to post and accept items people are giving away
We use Janome machines in our sewing classes. Details here and find a local stockist.
- Lilly Lewis
A local milliner working in Hove, producing beautiful 'faux vintage' and bespoke hats, accessories and bridal items.
- MIG Pattern Grading Services
Pattern cutting, grading and marker making for the clothing, garment and sewn products industry.
- Oh Sew Ditsy, Fabric and haberdashery shop, Hove
Oh Sew Ditsy, Fabric and haberdashery shop. 116 Portland Road, Hove, BN3 5DN. 07515 940547
- Painting Pottery Cafe, Brighton
This is where we held our weekly Tuesday night classes for 2 years. They do lovely pottery painting and throwing classes - great for birthdays!
- Phiney Studio Custom Embroidery and Logos
Hello, my name is Josephine and I am a free-motion embroidery designer and maker.
I love to facilitate people’s embroidery ideas and translate them to stitch. Upholding quality craftsmanship is really important to me and I ensure that this commitment to craft shows in every piece I create.
Alongside my handmade line, Phiney Studio, I offer custom embroidery. Custom work is always available with the maximum of a two week turnaround. Rush orders can be arranged also.
Please message me on Instagram @phineystudio or at [email protected] with reference photos/a description of your idea, alongside a rough sizing.
- Some Like It Holy
Selling their own vintage inspired clothing - lovely designs made up in real vintage fabrics where possible.
- The Cloth Store, Horsham
A great selection of fabrics and also notions, trims etc etc.
- The Dropped Stitch - Machine Embroidery Service in Portslade
Shop just north of Portslade Station
Example pricing in July '21 £5.50 per hat for embroidery (not sure of size) https://thedroppedstitch.co.uk/contact
They run fairs including one at the Dome, Brighton, with lots of stalls selling beautiful vintage clothes. You might need to learn how to alter them to fit you in our classes! We're going to be there, doing alterations, at the Nov 4th Fair in Brighton.