Can I purchase dress and apparel fabrics at Spotlight?
Yes, you can! With thousands of fabrics in stock, most available by the metre, and some in smaller pre-cut pieces, you will be able to find fabrics for all your clothing projects here at Spotlight. From cute kids designs to elegant evening wear and bridal satins, sporty Lycra to warm polar fleeces, linens, lace, velvet and faux furs, you will be amazed at our vast collection of stunning fabrics in a wide range of materials and colours.
How will I be able to find the dress fabric I need?
For your convenience, we have divided all our fabrics into categories, which you can click on to further refine your search. Many fabrics are available in a range of colourways, which will be indicated underneath the picture of the fabric, as well as the price per metre or per pre-cut piece. Clicking on a particular fabric will bring you to the product details such as width, material and any special features of the fabric.
Is suiting included in the dress & apparel fabrics?
Yes, suiting is available in a range of plain and checked fabrics, suitable for male and female apparel. Some suiting materials have a slight stretch to them, while others, such as Gabardine, are fairly stiff. For more drapeable fabrics you can select the polyester viscose fabrics in the range. If you want certain parts of your garment such as collars, cuffs and waistbands to have more weight, you can also make use of our interfacing and lining fabrics, all available here at Spotlight.
Which other fabrics are popular in this range?
Our range of knitted apparel fabrics is extremely popular, as the fabric lends itself to a large range of applications, such as tops, dresses, leisurewear and even bags and other accessories. Available in a wide range of designs including plain, stripes, spots, geometric shapes and more, you will also find seasonal fabrics and fun kids designs in the range.
What about special fabrics?
Our collection of specialty apparel fabrics is home to many different types of fabric ranging from animal prints to faux furs, imitation leather and vinyl, and a large selection of satins, silks, lace and tulle for evening wear and costumes. Check out the many options available in traditional and contemporary styles.
Not sure where to start?
Quite often, the pattern of the garment you want to make will indicate what the best type of fabric is for that particular project. Spotlight stocks a huge range of dressmaking patterns for all types of clothing from baby and toddler outfits to kids clothing, and adult patterns for men and women, including petite patterns, plus-size patterns and maternity wear. Once you have selected your pattern, you will be able to see how many metres of which type of fabric are required. All your accessories, lining, trimmings, and sewing materials are also available here at Spotlight, all in one convenient place and all at amazing prices.