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.

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,...

05, Jan

Paper Bag Tie-Strap Dress in European Linen

Our linen range has been flying out the door and nothing beats wearing a natural linen sundress in summer. This slip-on dress was a special...

05, Feb

Introducing the Coni Tunic Pattern

Say hi to our very first pattern of 2019 - the Coni Tunic! We're pretty excited to release this pattern while there's still some life and...

10, Feb

Getting back to basics: Athina & Georgie

When this Airmail Stripe linen arrived last month, I loved it straight off the bat. It's a 98% linen, 2% viscose blend with classic fine stripes. Say...

14, Feb

Colour in Thirds Sewing Competition

Remember Skylines? And before that Cut Out Lace? And even before that In Season? Well, we're very excited and inspired to launch our latest competition...

27, Feb

The Brumby Skirt

Meet the skirt that's been a solid four months in the making. It was actually finished, even worn, last October before I decided to make...

29, Mar

UPDATED Tokyo Jacket Pattern

In 2013 we released our Tokyo Jacket pattern with a lot of love and just a little fanfare. There was a blog post, an email...

18, Apr

Colour in Thirds Competition Winners

Congratulations to the following five prize winners in our 2019 Colour in Thirds Sewing Competition. First Place goes to Sarah with her self-drafted dress and...

29, May

Our latest pattern – the Florence Coat

Just in time for our southern winter, we're excited to release our latest pattern - the Florence Coat! The Florence Coat is a long-line, oversized,...

20, Jun

Sewing the Florence Coat in woven fabrics

Last month we released our Florence Coat pattern. The pattern is designed for non-fraying fabrics such as boiled wools, but we have so many excellent coatings...

03, Jul

Persephone Pants + modified Hilary Top

I made my first pair of Anna Allen's Persephone Pants in April last year, boldly calling them 'pair one of possibly a zillion pairs'. I've got...

04, Jul

Our NEW Verona Jacket Pattern

Introducing our latest pattern - the Verona Jacket. This cropped boxy style features extended shoulders, collar, a peaked hemline at front, centre back seam, front...

09, Jul

The Fairfield Button Up (Birthday) Shirt

Is it even a birthday shirt if it isn't gifted a little bit late? Not including the ten years of promises to make him one, this...

09, Sep

The Olya Shirt by Paper Theory Designs

In my last shirt post I mentioned that I'd already chosen my next shirt project and so here it is - the Olya Shirt from Paper Theory Patterns....

11, Sep

The Pietra Pants by Closet Case Patterns

Five or more years ago I bought a pair of tapered khaki pants that became one of my best wardrobe buddies. They had pockets. The...

20, Sep

If you only have one sleeve, make it BIG

I have SO much love for the big sleeves trend right now. A love affair that undoubtedly began with this dress but has just taken flight with...

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