Tessuti Fabrics, The world's most beautiful fabrics

Welcome to Tessuti Fabrics

With locations in Sydney and Melbourne, Tessuti Fabrics has been home to the world’s most beautiful designer fabrics since 1992.  Specialising in European and local designer ends, our diverse and ever-changing range includes the very best wools, silks, cottons, linens and laces from all around the world including Italy, Japan and France.

We buy from over thirty leading Australian and international designers. Past and present ranges include Armani, Dolce & Gabbana, Prada, Missoni, Zimmermann, Manning Cartell, Cue, and many more.

We cater to brides, bridesmaids and mothers-of-the-bride with our extensive range of silks including silk satin, dupion, georgette, chiffon, organzas and duchess.

Our Surry Hills and Melbourne stores also stock an exquisite selection of French laces that make us the perfect destination for bridal and formal wear.


  • Surry Hills Store

    Tessuti Surry Hills

    The Surry Hills fabric shop has quickly grown to become our largest fabric store, with a very diverse range of fabrics. Learn More »

  • Tessuti Chatswood

    Since 1992 Tessuti Chatswood has provided the best fabrics, buttons and trims on Sydney’s north shore. Learn More »

  • Tessuti Melbourne

    Tessuti Fabrics have arrived at Flinders Lane, Melbourne – an area that was once the heart of the ‘rag trade’. Learn More »

  • Tessuti Online

    Our online shop is always open, so you can browse fabrics from anywhere.  See what’s new in our online fabric shop.

Learn To Sew In Store

Our Melbourne and Sydney (Surry Hills and Chatswood) stores regularly hosts a range of both general and specialized Sew Inn classes. For available sessions and more information, click here.

  • Sew Inn Surry Hills, Sydney

    Learn to sew at our sewing classes in our Surry Hills fabric store in Sydney. Sydney Sewing Classes

  • Sew Inn Melbourne

    Learn to sew at our sewing classes in our Melbourne fabric store. Melbourne Sewing Classes

  • Sew Inn Chatswood, Sydney

    Learn to sew at our sewing classes in our Chatswood fabric store in Sydney. Chatswood Sewing Classes

Recently On Sew Tessuti

We love sewing and we love sharing! Follow our blog for regular posts on all things exciting and new in the world of Tessuti including pattern reviews, feature fabrics, tips and tutorials.

22, Jan

My latest Bondi Dresses

We've been anxiously awaiting the arrival of our new Japanese fabrics bought on our fabric buying trip late last year. Cue massive relief that they...

06, Feb


So here in Australia we've just entered the final month of summer and while we could start releasing autumn patterns, we've decided to hold onto the...

14, Feb


Are you ready for a sewing challenge that could win you some pretty great prizes? Almost two years have passed since our last one (remember Cut Out...

22, Mar


Meet our latest pattern - the Monroe Turtleneck! Featuring drop shoulders, a turtleneck collar and optional three quarter or full length fitted sleeves, Monroe is a...

13, Apr


Congratulations to the following five prize winners in our 2018 Skylines Sewing Competition. First Place goes to Olivia with her fabulously full-skirted dress. We thought...

07, May

The Persephone Pants

If patterns were a buzzword then the Persephone Pants are, right now, the hottest one out there. The pattern, produced by Colorado-based designer Anna Allen,...

05, Jun

Our latest pattern – The Hazelwood Top

Meet our latest pattern – the Hazelwood Top! Hazelwood has a stylish A-line silhouette and features a relaxed, funnel neck collar, full length set-in sleeves and wide...

14, Jun

Our new pattern :: The Felicia Pinafore Dress

Meet our latest pattern - the Felicia Pinafore Dress! This classic design has been in our thought bank for YEARS and we're so excited to...

05, Jul


Sydney has the Sydney Jacket and now it's Melbourne's turn. Meet our latest pattern - the Melbourne Trench Coat! This single-breasted trench coat is unlined...

02, Aug

Vintage Vogue 2429…and all the choices

I've touched on my love of vintage patterns many times. No. Make that many, MANY times. My collection has arrived at that impressive point where...

16, Aug


Meet our final winter pattern for 2018 - the Soho Coat! This stylish, classic coat is unlined and features a turned back collar, side pockets,...

24, Aug

The Roberts Collection Jumpsuit

The jumpsuit. Both controversial and awesome in equal measure. I've dipped in and out of love with them through the years and while I have...

05, Sep

My Wiksten Kimono Jacket in Crinkle Linen

Oh you guys, this pattern. It's the Wiksten Kimono Jacket, and I know we're only five days into the new season and I haven't even worn it...

27, Sep

Meet our NEW Chiara Pants Pattern

Meet our latest pattern - the Chiara Pants! This wide leg pant has a flared hem, front and back darts and side invisible zipper opening. The waistline...

04, Oct

UPDATED Mandy Boat Tee Pattern – now in FOUR sizes

Your favourite Tessuti pattern just got a whole lot better! A few weeks ago, we asked our Instagram followers if they'd like to see an extended...

10, Oct

Introducing the Evie Bias Skirt Pattern

Excitement levels are pretty high right now as we release our latest pattern - the Evie Bias Skirt. This floaty, flared, midi-length bias skirt includes...

21, Nov

Introducing the Romy Top Pattern

Meet our latest pattern and the perfect piece to slide into summer - the Romy Top! You may have seen this before as it's already...

22, Nov

My Romy Top to Dress

Thanks for yesterday's amazing response to our latest Romy Top pattern. For those of you who've already purchased the pattern, we're super excited to see...

06, Dec

The Maya Top

True story. Earlier this year we replaced the old cover of our Robbie Pants pattern with this photo below and since then, we've been fielding weekly queries...

14, Dec

Our NEW Hilary Top Pattern

She almost didn't make it to our 2018 list, so we're very happy (also relieved!) to introduce you to our new Hilary Top pattern. This pretty,...

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