ISSUE 1  |  In the Pink

Fabrics & Linens: Online Fabric Roundup

February 02, 2007 8:26 PM

BY Janet Hall

We often find ourselves whiling away an afternoon at the online fabric bazaar–checking out the latest from Lulu DK or fantasizing about redoing the world in Les Indiennes fabrics. Here are some favorite online fabric sources.

Below:  Hable Construction sell an extensive line of cotton and linen printed fabrics online (trade only, though).

Below: Sophie de Pons sells these vibrantly colored, heavy-cotton striped Basque toile by the yard, starting at $68.90 per yard.

Below: Didriks carries a full range of  Libeco Linens, makers of high-quality, sought-after linen in beachy stripes and sophisticated neutrals. Fabrics are available online by the yard.

Below: Cath Kidston’s retro-inspired prints are popular in the UK and can be ordered online by the yard.

Below: UK ticking guru Ian Mankin recently began selling his fabrics online.

Below: Elanbach is a fabric maker from Wales offering a charming line of traditional fabrics; we love the Casella and Sketchbook lines.

Below: Les Indiennes handblocked prints made with natural dyes are charmingly rustic and imperfect.

Below: UK designer Neisha Crosland designs bohemian luxe patterns and stripes are a hit with the au courant interiors set.

Below: Society girl-made-good Lulu DK offers a David Hicks–inspired line of fabrics for both indoor and outdoor use.


Below: Block-printed in India, the fabrics of NY-based John Robshaw are the height of bohemian chic.

Below: More bohemian chic from Laguna Beach, CA, designer Kerry Cassill.

Below: Best known for their off-the-wall bright colors, Designers Guild recently came out with a new archives line.

Below: We love the earthy, rustic stripes and solids of Australia-based No Chintz.

Below: Although they do very traditional patterns, some Chelsea Textiles fabrics are surprisingly modern and look great in minimalist rooms.