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 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) 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

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.

16, Jun

Introducing the Amara Vest

The development of this latest pattern coincided with an important global moment and global movement. This led us to taking some time to read and research local Indigenous organisations that...

16, Jul

The Berlin Jacket – now available in extended sizes

We are thrilled to announce the release of our Berlin Jacket pattern in the extended sizes 16-22. Originally released four years ago, the design remains...

30, Jul

The Envelope Dress by Cris Wood

Don't you just love it when a style of garment that you've fallen in love with pops up as a new pattern design? It's like...

05, Aug

Introducing the Avalon Pants

Life is very different in 2020. It's hard not to make some kind of connection between what many of us are now wearing (and sewing)...

27, Aug

The Zero Waste Dress by Birgitta Helmersson

Ever have one of those projects that - through no fault of the pattern - is just a domino effect of stuff ups that makes...

24, Sep

A Sundress In September – Vogue 2289

A sundress for Gabby and a sundress for September. I can't take credit for this make as it was actually her Nonna Silva who made...

02, Oct

A(nother) Sundress in September – Simplicity 7454

I'm pretty sentimental at the best of times but this year that sentimentality has kicked off to a WHOLE other level. One of my Mum's...

11, Nov

The Lennox Sweatshirt

2020. The Year of Comfort Dressing. On the back of our Avalon Pants release, we really felt that those oh-so-comfy bottoms deserved to be paired...

07, Dec

A modified Roscoe Blouse in Liberty Floral Edit

Not sure about you, but a large chunk of my 2020 has been spent online. I don't shop much anymore and I haven't shopped much...

08, Dec

Sadie Slip Nightie with scalloped lace

We've all got our pyjama preferences and mine has always been the nightie. With the arrival of our latest Liberty Fabrics, I thought it was...

02, Mar

Ines Shirt – Pocket Tutorial

Our latest pattern - the Ines Shirt - features a neat little 'floating' patch pocket that is not your average patch pocket. To help guide...

02, Mar

Introducing the Ines Shirt Pattern

In November last year, Silva sewed a shirt sample to coincide with the release of a limited range of fabrics from Ikuntji Artists that we were...

29, Apr

Introducing the Naia Pants Pattern

We're riding the wave of volume and comfort with our latest pattern, the Naia Pants! This release has been more than twelve months in the...

06, May

FELICIA PINAFORE DRESS SLEEVE EXPANSION PACK

After many requests and a few years of sitting on our 'To Do' list, we're so pleased to now be able to offer you a...

02, Jun

INTRODUCING THE LONDON COAT PATTERN

For a while now we've been planning a new addition to our boiled wool pattern family and here it finally is - the London Coat! The London Coat...

22, Jun

The Aura Skirt By Papercut Pattens

Ahhhh, Me Made May - the great revealer of both wardrobe favourites and wardrobe gaps. This last May gone, after reaching for pants and jeans almost every...

07, Jul

INTRODUCING THE RICHMOND COAT PATTERN

Meet our new pattern and one that we're really, REALLY excited to share with you - the Richmond Coat! Since releasing our Oslo Coat four years...

02, Aug

INTRODUCING THE LYON JACKET PATTERN

Introducing what we hope will be a simple and classic addition to your wardrobe - the Lyon Jacket! You know how we love a boiled...

27, Aug

Big Clothes and Small Clothes and Excellent Pants

Following on from my last make and the quest to make more bottoms, here's a new pair of pants. Or jeans. Or something in between. A...

10, Sep

Tutorial – The Sadie Slip Dress with a bound neckline and straps

We released our Sadie Slip Dress pattern in 2016 (she's nearly 5! *sniff*) and recently tested out this alternate method which replaces the facings and rouleau...

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Thanks for visiting us! Our online store is trading as usual and we're still processing and dispatching all local and international orders. Please note that due to the COVID-19 situation and increased postal/courier activity, delivery delays may occur.

Due to lockdown, our Surry Hills and Melbourne stores are currently closed to the public but we are available for phone/click & collect orders. Please call the stores to place your order.

Surry Hills - 02 9211 5536

Melbourne - 03 9654 4566

Our team is working hard to provide you with what you need to continue sewing and finding joy in these challenging times.

We’ve implemented a number of measures to keep our staff safe and we’ll continue to monitor and adjust to the situation, taking all the necessary precautions based on advice from the Australian Government and the World Health Organisation.

Thank you SO much for your support and we’ll keep you updated on any changes as they occur.

If you have any questions, please reach out to us via email - fabrics@tessuti.com.au

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