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Where can I find fabric - for making clothes

I have a project that needs a piece of fabric in the size of 3 meters x 5 meters. or even larger.

I need it in both black and in white. it needs to be think enough to NOT see through but not much thicker then that.

Any place in Zurich that sells this kind of fabric (for cheap?).

In the USA we have places like Jo-Ann fabrics. Is there a similar place here in Zurich?

Unless someone has some extra, unwanted similar color/dimensions that they need someone to take it off their hands......
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Re: Where can I find fabric - for making clothes

There are quite a few in Zürich.
Here's one I like:

http://www.modesa.ch/

Otherwise Google "stoffladen zürich"
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Old 14.05.2018, 12:47
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Re: Where can I find fabric - for making clothes

Canvas and cheap - Ikea. I just saw simple cotton fabric for peanuts. Otherwise, Coop city and Manor do have some fabrics but rarely monochromatic. Alja is a store we have here too, I use them, but it is not cheap.
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Re: Where can I find fabric - for making clothes

http://www.alja.ch/
... and there's always the option of dying some old sheets from a Brocki.

Unfortunately, dye itself isn't necessarily cheap. There's a wide range in https://www.amavita.ch/de/amavita-neumarkt-oerlikon.
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Re: Where can I find fabric - for making clothes

if you have a car or transport Regensdorf have this:

https://www.grütpark-regensdorf.ch/p...ge/creasphere/

Creasphere - they do all sorts of fabrics at "reasonable" prices (for switzerland anyhow)

They may have more than one shop but i don't know.
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Re: Where can I find fabric - for making clothes

Various places, or online:
https://www.creasphere.ch/ (the one in Wädenswil is quite big)
https://stoffzentrale.ch/
http://www.modesa.ch
www.buttinette.com/ch‎

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Idaplatz www.pom-pon.ch
Konradstrasse 55: http://www.barre.ch/
Kreuzbühlstrasse 8 https://www.patchworkshop.ch/
Langstrasse 21: Rubinfeld AG
Löwenstrasse 2: http://www.modesa.ch/Zuerich
Talaker 35: https://www.xn--bernina-zrich-4ob.ch...-shop/Mercerie
Winterthurerstrasse 541 (and Dübendorf) http://www.wildermuth-textilwaren.ch/shops.php

Hausen am Albis: http://weisbrod-zuerrer.ch/stoff-tex...toffladen.html

Ziegelbrücke: http://www.stoff-fabrikladen.ch/

More by Google (Zoom out to see more):
https://www.google.ch/search?tbm=lcl...2!2i731!4f13.1

Factorystores:
Mitlödi GL, : http://www.mitloedi.com/index.php?id=34&L=0
Mayer-Mayor: http://www.meyer-mayor.ch/dynapage.a...1-Fabrikbesuch
Bischoff Textil : https://bischoff-textil.com/factory-outlet/
Minnotex http://www.minnotex.ch/home.html
Création Baumann https://www.creationbaumann.com/de/S...reis-6388.html
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Re: Where can I find fabric - for making clothes

aSwissInTheUS... which of these would you classify as cheap, please?
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aSwissInTheUS... which of these would you classify as cheap, please?
Buttinette? But it is online only, so you do not see and feel the fabric.
Creasphere Wädenswil has so many balls that you might find something cheap.
Not sure if Rubinfeld still has cloth by the meter.

Adding to the list: http://www.wildermuth-textilwaren.ch/
They might have something cheap as they specializes in Liquidation

The Stoffzentrale also has somtimes special sales daz at the HQ in Aargau: https://stoffzentrale.ch/guenstige-stoffe/
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Re: Where can I find fabric - for making clothes

Hi

Be aware that fabric is normally 140/150 cm wide, what you will be looking for is double width fabric (not sure in German) often this is at a premium i.e. more than 2x the price of normal width. The only place I have see this in Zurich is Modesa or Manor. It tends to be either curtain fabric / sheer or sheeting for making bedlinen.
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aSwissInTheUS... which of these would you classify as cheap, please?
Modesa usually has a good section of reduced rolls, also in the fabric size the OP is needing.
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Re: Where can I find fabric - for making clothes

Have you tried Social fabric in Zurich? Maybe you can find what you want there.
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Re: Where can I find fabric - for making clothes

More good factory shops:

https://www.cilander.ch/de/kontakt/f...aden-site.html
http://www.greuter-textil.ch
https://bischoff-textil.com/factory-outlet/
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Re: Where can I find fabric - for making clothes

The best that I have found is Mondial Tissus in Ville la Grand, just outside of Annemasse, just over the border from Genève.


Here is their website: https://magasins.mondialtissus.fr/ti...annemasse/Q232


Ville la Grand is a commercial area full of big box retailers. This fabric store is the closest thing that I have found here that compares to US fabric stores. It has upholstery fabric and dress makers fabric.


I know that this is in France and that it is far from you, but it is completely worth it. If you have a male partner with you, you can just drop him off at Leroy Merlin for the day while you shop at the fabric store.
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Re: Where can I find fabric - for making clothes

I have ordered some fabric some time ago from myfabrics.co.uk - i would suggest this as an option, if you can wait for delivery. I never could find nice flannel in CH, myfabrics had a huge variety, fairly priced.
Another option is googling a fabric shop in Konstanz, in old town - they do not really sell dress fabric, but you'd be able to find the required width.
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Re: Where can I find fabric - for making clothes

You could call TextilreinigungTelefon: 044 312 17 88. They're in the basement of Neumarkt Oerlikon, directly opposite Oerlikon station. As you leave the station on the same side as platform 1, just look for the Migros signs as they have the upper floors of the Neumarkt building.

https://www.neumarkt-oerlikon.ch/infos/
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Re: Where can I find fabric - for making clothes

am posting an update on this thread - modesa.ch is closing down - it seems they never made the transition to online sales... everything is 50% off to end of March, in all their stores...

http://www.modesa.ch/Zuerich
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