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Japanese Embroidery Fabric

Kogin and pre-printed sashiko fabrics are used for embroidering traditional Japanese patterns.

Kogin is a counted thread technique worked on an evenweave cotton fabric and sashiko is free stitched with a running stitch.

Use kogin or sashiko threads for these traditional Japanese embroidery techniques

Japanese Embroidery Threads

Japanese Embroidery Threads

Kogin and sashiko are traditional Japanese embroidery techniques, one is counted and the other free stitched with a running stitch. The authentic threads are 100% cotton with a matt finish and loose twist. Kogin thread is slightly thicker than sashiko thread and can be split and recombined to achieve greater coverage on more open weave fabrics.
Japanese Indigo Prints

Japanese Indigo Prints

A selection of Japanese fabrics that feature contemporary and traditional printed designs in popular blue and white. Also available are brick red prints which contrast beautifully with the blue prints. Our Japanese fabric range is ideal for quilting, sashiko, boro, and garment construction.
Japanese Style Fabric Collection

Japanese Style Fabric Collection

Explore our gorgeous range of Japanese style fabrics. There is something about the simplicity of a Japanese design that draws the eye and captures the imagination. Many of the larger prints will make beautiful banners or table runners.
King Tut Quilting Thread

King Tut Quilting Thread

40 wt. 3-ply Egyptian-grown extra-long staple cotton thread. One of nature’s finest threads, King Tut is designed for quilting on both home machines and longarm machines. We stock a curated collection of the most popular colours, mostly variegated, plus a good selection of neutral tones.

Kogin Supplies

Kogin Threads

Kogin Threads

Kogin is a traditional Japanese counted thread embroidey technique worked with running stitches in cotton thread worked from side to side on evenweave cotton or linen, counting over even or uneven numbers of threads to create the pattern, a little bit like darning.

Kogin Threads are made of superior quality 100% cotton in Japan. Kogin threads are ideal for kogin work but can also be used for candlewicking patchwork quilting and sashiko.

Laundry Basket Quilts

Laundry Basket Quilts

Edyta Sitar of Laundry Basket Quilts designs beautiful fabrics for Andover Fabrics. We have a selection of six pretty fabrics in soft blues and red from her Super Bloom range.

Linen & Cotton Blends

Linen & Cotton Blends

Most of these decor weight fabrics are a blend of linen and cotton that can be used for not only bags and cushions but also quilts as long as the pieced sections are not too tiny. Why not make a table throw, picnic quilt or floor mat to showcase these fabulous prints!
Low Volume Prints

Low Volume Prints

Low Volume prints are light coloured fabrics with subtle prints on them that read as a light solid or nearly solid in a black and white photo. The designs can be floral, text, geometric, in color, etc. They usually have a neutral background - white, cream, taupe, grey and can be used instead of a plain solid colour to support brights or multi-colours.


Machine Needles

Using the correct sewing machine needle is important if you want to achieve the best results. Our range of machine needles can be used for piecing, quilting and machine embroidery, just be sure to choose the correct size to suit your thread weight.
Machine Threads

Machine Threads

We stock King Tut and Aurifil threads for machine quilting, Madeira Metallic threads for machine embroidery and embellishment, plus the ever popular Bottom Line bobbin thread for machine quilting, hand appliqué and English paper piecing.

Madeira Metallic Threads

Madeira’s unique selection of high quality metallic threads provide added dimension and shine to all embroidery and decorative applications. The range offers a stunning variety of colours and different thread thicknesses, each with very different properties. Madeira’s Metallic Threads meet the highest requirements regarding the variety of colours and of course quality.

 

Metallic Embroidery Threads

Metallic Embroidery Threads

Add some sparkle and bling to your embroidery projects with any of our metallic threads
Modern Quilting Cottons

Modern Quilting Cottons

You will love our carefully curated collections of some of the most popular modern fabrics on the market. Check this page often to be the first to grab the latest fabric designs! 

Notions & Tools

Paints

Patchwork & Quilting Fabric

Indulge your passion for fabric with our fabulous selection of modern quilting cottons, linen blends and Japanese style prints.
Patterns & Kitsets

Patterns & Kitsets

Check out our great patterns and kitsets for classy quilts, beautiful embroideries and super sewing projects

Quilt Batting, Interfacing and Fusibles

Quilter's Palettes - Limited Edition Fat Quarter Bundles

Quilter's Palettes - Limited Edition Fat Quarter Bundles

You and your wallet will love our own curated selections of six fat quarters of co-ordinated fabrics in every colour of the spectrum.

Super value bundles at a super special price!

Quilting Books

Quilting Patterns & Kitsets

Quilting Patterns & Kitsets

You will love the versatility of most of our patterns. Based on simple shapes they can easily be adapted to a variety of different fabric styles and colour schemes.

Ribbons & Trims