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About Us

Fabric Centre supplies a hand selected range of fabrics and accessories, sourcing from near and far to bring you a wide and beautiful selection.

We've been in the business for over 40 years, providing quality fabric at affordable prices, to you the people that sew, create, fix, recover and decorate, and looooove fabric. We design and print our own uniquely South African designs right here in Cape Town while keeping colours fresh and prints varied.

With decades of experience in the textile industry both decor and dressmaking, we’ll do our best to advise and assist you in choosing a fabric from our wide range that best suits your needs and individual taste.

Our retail store covers almost 2,000m2 stocking all kinds of fabrics, textiles, and all the things you need on the side as well as a warehouse to back it up.

Accessories, Batting, Curtaining, Dress fabric to Upholstery and Zips with everything in between, including outdoor or patio fabric, quilting, haberdashery, stuffing and foam for pillows, evening fabric, melkdoek, denim and Shwe Shwe, with a wide variety of curtain linings, blockout, net and voille, as well as linen look sheers.

We are a second generation family run business headed up by
Andrew, Caroline and Hillary continuing the Stock legacy.

Our customers are the true heart of our business; from small businesses, home industries, local CMTs to wedding dress makers, matric balls, events, schools, home sewers, repairs and people with creative challenging projects.

Backed up with skilled, knowledgeable and customer orientated staff available on hand to assist with patterns, interior colour matching or fabric selection as Lee-Anne demonstrates here.

Jillian our floor manager and her team of department supervisors lead our customer experience.

The comprehensive haberdashery section will support you with all the tools, detail and trim you need to finish and construct your every creation, with Benjamin’s team ready to guide you through your project.

Lloyd is at hand to assist with customising or compiling rail sets and accessories. Leanne will guide you on a journey to choosing curtains and upholstery, while Jasmin, Monuier and Lazzie  and ordering any cut length fabric from the top fabric houses in South Africa.

With passionate fashion enthusiasts and ground advice from Michelle’s team, our dress & apparel department has something for every occasion.

Leading a talented team of seamstresses, there is little delay and her team cannot put together with fabric and thread.

Using the latest water based pigment ink print technologies, recognised as eco friendly, FAB Designs is transforming natural based fabrics in personalised and unique printed fabrics.

Fabric Centre is the largest stockists of sewing patterns in the Western Cape offering McCalls, Vogue, Butterick, Easy Stitch, KwikSew, New Look and Burda options.

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