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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  • 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....

    Reg: $20.00 - $39.99 per metre


  • Calais Diamond Velvet Fabric

    Calais Diamond 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....

    Reg: $20.00 - $39.99 per metre


  • Polyester Damask

    Polyester Damask

    The Polyester Damask is all round and the perfect addition to your next sewing, quilting or embroidery project that requires a touch of creativity.

    Reg: $15.95 per metre


  • Polyester Damask

    Polyester Damask

    The Polyester Damask is versatile and well suited addition to your next sewing, quilting or embroidery project that requires a touch of creativity.

    Reg: $15.95 per metre



  • Polyester Damask

    Polyester Damask

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

    Reg: $19.95 per metre


  • Patent Fluro Pleather

    Patent Fluro Pleather

    This Patent Fluro Pleather has neon colours, shiny leather look fabric.

    Reg: $12.00 per metre


  • Dance Shimmer Lame

    Dance Shimmer Lame

    Dance Shimmer Lame for all your dance costume needs.

    Reg: $6.00 - $8.00 per metre


  • Sequin Collection Mermaid

    Sequin Collection Mermaid

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

    Reg: $64.99 per metre



  • Mozart Plain Taffeta

    Mozart Plain Taffeta

    The Mozart Plain Taffeta looks like silk and is perfect for bridal and evening wear that requires an elegant touch.

    Reg: $12.00 - $29.99 per metre


  • Dance Large Mesh

    Dance Large Mesh

    Dance Large Mesh for all your dance costume needs.

    Reg: $24.99 per metre


  • Dance Hologram Lame

    Dance Hologram Lame

    Dance Hologram Lame for all your dance costume needs.

    Reg: $8.00 per metre


  • 5591-48 Retro Printed CDC Fabric

    5591-48 Retro Printed CDC Fabric

    Fashionable, soft and lightweight of this 5591-48 Retro Printed CDC Fabric is perfect for trendy blouses, scarves, fashionable flowy dresses and skirts with a lining.

    Reg: $10.00 per metre



  •   Siberian Fabric

    Siberian Fabric

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

    Reg: $79.99

    VIP: $55.99


  • Woodland Deer Faux Silk Suit

    Woodland Deer Faux Silk Suit

    The Woodland Deer Faux Silk Suit is versatile and the perfect addition to your next sewing, quilting or embroidery project that requires a touch of creativity.

    Reg: $22.99 per metre


  •   Desert Coyote Fur

    Desert Coyote Fur

    The Desert Coyote Fur will add a creative touch to your next sewing or craft project.

    Reg: $99.99

    VIP: $69.99


  •   Chambre Fur

    Chambre Fur

    The Chambre Fur will add a creative touch to your next sewing or craft project.

    Reg: $99.99

    VIP: $69.99



  •   Rex-T Rabbit Fur

    Rex-T Rabbit Fur

    The Rex-T Rabbit Fur is versatile and the perfect addition to your next sewing, quilting or embroidery project that requires a touch of creativity.

    Reg: $89.99

    VIP: $62.99


  •   Plush Blue Steel Fur

    Plush Blue Steel Fur

    The Plush Blue Steel Fur is versatile and the perfect addition to your next sewing, quilting or embroidery project that requires a touch of creativity.

    Reg: $99.99

    VIP: $69.99


  •   Orangutan Chewy Fur

    Orangutan Chewy Fur

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

    Reg: $79.99

    VIP: $55.99


  •   Afghan Black Frost

    Afghan Black Frost

    The Afghan Black Frost will add a creative touch to your next sewing or craft project.

    Reg: $69.99

    VIP: $48.99


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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!