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.

09, Mar

The wrap top – New Look 6560

I've made a few skirts over the last twelve months and was looking for a simple wrap top alternative to the tucked-in options that I...

06, Apr

Our New Rae Top Pattern

Back in February (which actually feels like somewhere between forever and a lifetime ago) we released our Rae Dress pattern and, at that time, mentioned...

15, Apr

Free Tessuti Apron Pattern

Here's a pattern that's been on our must-do list for a while now. It goes like that, until the right time, which definitely feels like...

21, Apr

The Wiksten Shift Dress

So many unfinished projects and now, some time. I've resolved to finish several UFOs before I move onto anything new so here's completed Isolation Project...

11, May

The Zadie Jumpsuit

Another one ticked off that UFO/ISO/WFH list. Here's my Zadie Jumpsuit, that globally beloved pattern from Paper Theory Patterns. Despite having owned the pattern for...

27, May

KNOTS & CROSSES COMPETITION WINNERS

Congratulations to the following prize winners in our 2020 Knots and Crosses Sewing Competition! First Prize goes to Danellia in her incredible patchwork shirt. Comprising...

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...

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Thanks for visiting us! Our Surry Hills, Melbourne and online stores are 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.

Surry Hills p. 02 9211 5536

Melbourne p. 03 9654 4566

Our team is working hard to provide you with what you need to continue sewing and finding joy in what this brings us during 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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