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

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.

09, Aug

New Menorca Crinkle linens (and sewing tips too)

New season means new fabrics! With our southern hemisphere spring so close we can smell it, here come all the lovely, light and colourful new...

13, Aug

The Leni Top, but make it a dress

Pinterest made me do it, as Pinterest often does. I found this Raey dress (below), saved it and could not get it out of my...

27, Aug

Face To Face with the Athina Top

Here's a design from our first drop of new & exclusive Tessuti Fabrics prints. Face To Face is a black & white 150gsm linen that's perfect for...

30, Aug

Bailee Shorts + Tessuti Robe = LOVE

Been seeing some cute robe and short sets around so when this Capri Pink Stripe 100% textured cotton fabric arrived it screamed "MAKE ME INTO A...

08, Oct

The NEW Mattea Dress & Mattea Top Pattern

We're gearing up for summer days & summer nights with our latest pattern. Introducing Mattea - a simple, comfortable style that offers options for both...

25, Oct

Tessuti Multi Elastic Waist Skirt: A Sewing Tutorial

Here's a simple skirt we're calling the Multi Elastic Waist Skirt. Wordy, sure, but also accurate. The design features (optional) pockets and a waistband comprising...

01, Nov

Introducing our new Jensen Pants pattern

Introducing our latest pattern, the Jensen Pants! These pants have been on the the pattern to-do list for a long time. Five years in fact,...

06, Nov

Our Kate Top Pattern: Updated & Expanded

We're slowly working on expanding the sizing on a selection of our existing Tessuti patterns and here's the latest one - the Kate Top. Originally...

22, Nov

Pattern Review: Simplicity 9326

It's been a few years since I made an 'occasion' dress and our staff Christmas dinner provided the perfect opportunity to make a pattern I've...

29, Nov

New Sydney Classes – Learn to Sew a Kaftan

We've just added a new sewing class to our timetable and it's a summer dream! In this class, you'll learn to sew the Isabelle Kaftan,...

21, Jan

Meet the Ophelia Dress!

Introducing our very first pattern of the new year - the Ophelia Dress! We think it's summer in a garment - lightweight, loose, cool and...

07, Feb

Fabric Feature – Reformed Two Way Stretch

In our early blogging days, we were partial to posting something we called 'Fabric Feature of the Week'. Not sure why we stopped doing that...

14, Feb

The (Hello Yellow) Helene Jeans by Anna Allen Clothing

Not sure what made me want to make a yellow pair of jeans. Pinterest possibly, Instagram probably, harmoniously combined with a deep affection for this...

26, Mar


Introducing our latest warm weather staple - the Sonia Shorts. Casual yet stylish, comfortable yet chic, we've designed this pattern to tick all those wants/needs...

05, May

Patch Your Stash – Surry Hills Sewing Class

If you're based in Sydney and looking to de-stash your scraps, check out the latest addition to our Sydney sewing class timetable! Patch Your Stash...

22, May

Updated & Expanded: The Frankie Top & Frankie Dress

The latest Tessuti pattern to get a refresh and size expansion most definitely falls under the category of oldie/goodie. Say hello to our new Frankie...

06, Jun

Introducing our new Cora Top pattern

Introducing our latest pattern, the Cora Top! We describe Cora as a sweet and simple style that's been designed as a truly classic piece with...

12, Jun

The Cora Top with (bonus) stitching detail

On the back of last week's Cora Top release, here's a little blog post showing how Silva added this simple & impactful hand stitched detail...

13, Jun

Marrakesh Rainbow Linen – Pre-order now

It's (almost) back! Our Marrakesh Rainbow Washed Linen was first stocked in January 2021 and a few times since then. Yarn-dyed, washed and soft, this...

23, Jun

Meet the Avery Skirt Pattern

Meet our latest pattern - the Avery Skirt! Avery is a midi-length, four-gore panel skirt that skims the hips before flaring out towards a narrow...

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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.

Our Surry Hills store is now open. Due to lockdown, our Melbourne store remains 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