Specialty Apparel Fabrics

Specialty Apparel Fabrics

When you are looking for fabrics with a difference, make sure you browse our specialty apparel fabrics range. Whether you are making costumes, bridal outfits, fancy dress, evening wear, toys or craft projects, you’ll find a large range of fabrics right here.

We have fabrics including felts and fur fabrics, satins, chiffons, nets, tulles, velvet, suede, lace, organza and sequined fabrics, sports fabrics for making gym and active wear, plus much more. All available by the metre, with the exception of a few furs that are cut to size for craft projects.

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  •   Pre-Cut Fur Deluxe

    Pre-Cut Fur Deluxe

    This Pre-Cut Fur Deluxe is ideal for teddy bears, cushions, cuffs & collars, craft and costumes.

    Reg: $29.99

    VIP: $23.99


  •   Pre-Cut Fur Fashion

    Pre-Cut Fur Fashion

    This Pre-Cut Fur Fashion is ideal for teddy bears, cushions, cuffs & collars, craft and costumes.

    Reg: $24.99

    VIP: $19.99


  •   Performance Velvet Fabric

    Performance Velvet Fabric

    Upholstery fabrics come in light to heavy weight in a variety of textures and finishes. Our upholstery fabrics are all Martindale tested. Martindale test is more commonly known as the rub test. This test is used to affirm the durability of the fabric and what type of upholstery it is suitable for....

    Was: $29.99

    Now: $17.99



  • Metallic Cluny Lace

    Metallic Cluny Lace

    The Metallic Cluny Lace will add an elegant touch to your bridal or decorating projects that is perfect for any special occasion.

    Reg: $6.99 per metre


  • Yarn Dye Cluny Lace

    Yarn Dye Cluny Lace

    The Yarn Dye Cluny Lace will add an elegant touch to your bridal or decorating projects that is perfect for any special occasion.

    Reg: $4.99 per metre


  • Cluny Lace

    Cluny Lace

    The Cluny Lace will add an elegant touch to your bridal or decorating projects that is perfect for any special occasion.

    Reg: $2.49 - $7.99 per metre


  • Performance Cotton Lycra

    Performance Cotton Lycra

    Add in simplicity and lovable plain design to your sew projects with this Performance Cotton Lycra!

    Reg: $22.99 per metre



  • Vacation Vinyl

    Vacation Vinyl

    The Vacation Vinyl is versatile and the perfect addition to your next sewing, quilting or embroidery project that requires a touch of creativity.

    Reg: $32.99 per metre


  • Romance Delustered Satin

    Romance Delustered Satin

    Shiny and gleam with delight, this delightful Romance Delustered Satin is perfect for any of your sew projects, especially for those satin lovers out there! Take your pick on the colours available and get creative with us.

    Reg: $22.99 per metre


  • Dancetime Satin

    Dancetime Satin

    Dancetime Satin for all your dance costume needs.

    Reg: $9.99 per metre


  • Metallic Mesh

    Metallic Mesh

    Add some zing and x factor to your sew projects with this remarkable Metallic Mesh!

    Reg: $5.99 per metre




  •   Calais Floral Velvet Fabric

    Calais Floral Velvet Fabric

    Upholstery fabrics come in light to heavy weight in a variety of textures and finishes. Our upholstery fabrics are all Martindale tested. Martindale test is more commonly known as the rub test. This test is used to affirm the durability of the fabric and what type of upholstery it is suitable for....

    Was: $29.99

    Now: $17.99


  • SOHO Velour Towelling

    SOHO Velour Towelling

    The SOHO Velour Towelling is versatile and the perfect addition to your next sewing, quilting or embroidery project that requires a touch of creativity. Featuring medium weight 550 GSM for great absorbing quality.

    Reg: $39.99 per metre


  • Cotton Damask

    Cotton Damask

    This Cotton Damask will add a creative touch to your next sewing or craft project.

    Reg: $19.99 per metre


  • Cotton Damask

    Cotton Damask

    Cotton Damask will add a creative touch to your next sewing or craft project.

    Reg: $22.99 per metre


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Can I purchase specialty apparel fabrics at Spotlight?

Yes, you will find a large range of fabrics here suitable for making evening wear and bridal wear, costumes, fancy dress, toys, craft projects and much more, nearly all available by the metre, in a range of colours and designs. From stretchy Lycra for sportswear to sequinned fabrics, from plain felt to long-haired fur, and including satins, tulles, organza and chiffon, you will be spoilt for choice when looking for specialty fabrics to create your outfit, interior or craft project. Here are some of the most popular:

Sports and performance fabrics
Including Lycra, Spandex and Fleece fabrics, you can make a variety of sportswear outfits with these fabrics from Spotlight.

Towelling terry fabrics
Ideal for many different applications including baby and child towels, changing mats and baby and child bedding.

Felts & fur fabrics
These fabrics are ideal for costumes, toys, and upholstery projects and come in a variety of colours and designs from cow print to long-haired synthetic fur.

Satins and bridal satins
Make your own evening wear, wedding dresses, bridesmaids dresses, dance costumes and much more with this large range of plain and patterned satin fabrics.

Tulles and netting
Add a layer of tulle or netting either under or over skirts to make them stand out when making costumes or dance wear, with these plain and printed designs.

Suede and vinyl
Often used in upholstery and other craft projects, you can find a wide variety of these materials in our range.

How do I care for my specialty apparel fabrics?

Because of the large variety of materials included in this range, there is no easy answer, as some of the materials will require hand-washing, some will need dry cleaning, and some may only be cleaned with a damp cloth. For more advice, please check product details or ask advice from our experienced sales staff.

Does Spotlight sell other fabrics too?

Yes, you will be pleased to know that we specialise in a large range of fabrics, including curtain and blind fabrics, dressmaking fabrics, upholstery fabrics, kids fabrics and craft fabrics, as well as linings, wadding, trim and other accessories required to finish off your designs. Check out the range of fabrics on offer at Spotlight to find your ideal solution and be inspired by the many different options on offer, all at great prices!