Sometimes you just have a vision for the perfect piece of furniture, but you just can't quite find it anymore. Those are the times when buying fabric and creating your own designs—or updating and upgrading old ones—becomes the best route to take. But if you don't have time to go to your local fabric store, or you don't even know where to begin looking, here's what you need to know. From inexpensive picks at tried-and-true places like JOANN to resources for higher end, designer-favorite brands, these are some of the best places to buy fabric online.
You might know Minted for its stationery offerings, but the brand also has a lot to offer for the home, including temporary wallpaper and yes, fabric. Minted lets creators submit designs to be used in their products, so you can also see who designed your chosen fabrics.
Moda Fabric White Stitches on Red
Unsurprisingly, Etsy is a goldmine for fabrics (and, really, everything crafters love). You can find new fabrics by the yard and vintage fabrics—search for specifics, or browse shops to see what they have to offer.
Schumacher Zanzibar Trellis Matte Jade
Decorator's Best is another great option for finding designer-favorite fabrics. With brands like Schumacher, Brunschwig & Fils, Kravet, and more, you're bound to find something you love.
Mykerö Cotton Fabric
Marimekko is known for bold floral patterns in the brand's clothes, home decor, and more, but you might not realize you can also buy their fabric online, too. Shop by fabric type or pattern type (including those iconic florals, retro patterns, animal patterns, and abstract prints.)
Rifle Paper Co. is another brand that goes beyond stationery and paper goods—along with home goods like rugs, Rifle Paper Co. also has a small-but-mighty selection of fabrics for sale by the yard, most with stunning floral and nature prints.
Fabricut Watercraft Jacquard Stone
Fabric.com has just about every type of fabric you can imagine, including options from designer favorites that are typically trade-only, like Fabricut.
Stone Washed Rhomb
Can't get enough linen in your life? LinenMe—a family-owned business—is the perfect fabric store for you, as it's filled with tons of linen options, from neutrals to bright colors. You can also buy ready-made linen homewares if you're in the market for more than just fabric.
No fabric store roundup is complete without a mention of JOANN—it's the destination for fabric, no matter what your budget is. And you don't have to go to your local store to find the fabric of your dreams, because there are tens of thousands of options available online.
Lewitt Sketch Domino Dawn
Calico Corner sells everything from furniture and bedding to window treatments and wallpaper, but the first thing you'll see on the brand's website is fabric. Shop by color, fabric type, pattern, and even browse designer collections and performance fabrics.
Wing It Black
Loom Decor is a great destination for fabrics with pages of options to choose from, but it's also a great place to get your decor custom-upholstered for you. The brand has an easy-to-use "Create Your Own" section where you can choose between window treatments, pillows, bedding, and more and select the fabric you want and any other customizable options.