Quick Guide to Fabrics

Fabric Width

To help you choose the most suitable base fabric for your project.

Materials marked with AU are printed in Australia.

UK = Fabrics available for special order custom printing in the UK

All other materials are printed by Spoonflower USA or Berlin.

ANY design from Thistle and Fox can be printed on ANY base material

Fabric widths marked in centimetres and inches

Produced in USA & Germany - worldwide shipping - free to AU & NZ

Width = 105cm

Petal Signature Cotton - 42"
Cotton Poplin - 42"


Width = 130-138cm

Poly Crepe de Chine - 52"
Linen Cotton Canvas - 54"
Recycled Canvas - 54"
Satin - 54"
Chiffon - 54"

Minky - 54"
NEW* Cotton Lawn - 54"
NEW* Performance Velvet - 54"

NEW* Performance Linen - 54"

Belgian Linen - 54"

Width = 140cm

Organic Double Gauze - 56"
Organic Cotton Knit - 56"
Organic Cotton Sateen - 56"
Cotton Canvas - 56"
Fleece - 56"
Modern Jersey - 56"
Sport Lycra - 56"
Denim - 56"

Width = 145-150cm

Lightweight Cotton Twill - 58"

Cotton Spandex Jersey - 60"

WIDE Width = 295cm / 118" 

Longleaf Cotton Sateen

Perennial Cotton Sateen

Printed in Australia by NEXT STATE PRINT

​Lawn - 130cm (52")

Soho Linen Cotton - 138cm

Verona, Odessa- 135cm (54")

​140cm (56")

Classic Organic Cotton 

Como Cotton Sateen 

Eco Drill

Satin, Crepe, Georgette 

Scuba & Eco Active Knits 

Velvet 

145cm (58")
Poplin , Twill
Oxford Cotton 
Panama Canvas, Organic Canvas ​

Brooklyn Jersey, Terry Towelling

Lennox - tracksuit fleece 150cm (60") 

Printed by Spoonflower

Printed in Australia

Fabric Uses Part  1

What is the best material to use for ...?

beeswax food wraps

Petal Cotton

Organic Cotton Sateen

Cotton Poplin

Classic Organic Cotton - AU

Lawn - AU

Como Cotton Sateen - AU

Doll clothes

Petal Cotton

Cotton Lawn

Dressmaking / Quilting

Woven clothing

Petal Cotton

Cotton Poplin 

Cotton Lawn *NEW

Organic Cotton Sateen

Organic Cotton Knit

Cotton Spandex

Classic Organic Cotton - AU

Poplin - AU | Lawn - AU

Como Cotton Sateen - AU

Oxford - AU

Organic Classic Cotton - AU

Stretchy Clothing

Organic Cotton Knit

Cotton Spandex Jersey

Sport Lycra

Organic Stretch Jersey - AU

Brooklyn - stretch AU

Kids clothing

Organic Cotton Knit

Petal Cotton

Cotton Poplin, Lawn

Modern Jersey

Organic Cotton Sateen

Classic Organic Cotton- AU

Como - AU

face masks

Petal Cotton

Cotton Poplin

Organic Cotton Sateen

Classic Organic Cotton- AU

Como - AU

Baby blankets

Organic Double Gauze

Organic Cotton Knit

Fleece, Minky

Brooklyn (stretch) AU

Organic Stretch Jersey - AU

Fabric Uses Part 2

What is the best material to use for ...?

Wide Width Fabric

Bed sheets, Duvets

Perennial Cotton Sateen

Longleaf cotton sateen (matte) both 295cm wide

Water Repellant

Tentex - UK

Lotus Twill - UK

PUL - select designs available via Clover & Co Fabrics.

Light Jackets, overalls & similar structured clothing

Light Cotton Twill

Linen Cotton Canvas

Soho Linen Cotton - AU

Belgian Linen

Performance Linen

Performance Velvet

Upholstery

Cotton Canvas& Denim

Celosia Velvet & Performance Velvet.

Performance Linen

Velvet - AU

Panama Canvas- AU

Rigid Linen - AU

Verona - AU

Heavier Garments & Bags

Denim

Cotton Canvas

Celosia Velvet

or Performance Velvet

Performance Linen

Belgian Linen

Organic Canvas - AU

Velvet - AU

Home decor - Curtains, Roman Blinds, Cushions, Bags

Linen Cotton Canvas

Celosia Velvet

Recycled Canvas

Denim

Light Cotton Twill

Cotton Canvas

Belgian Linen

Performance Linen

Performance Velvet

Organic Canvas/Panama- AU

Verona, Odessa- AU

3 Pass Blackout - UK

Table linens

Organic Cotton Sateen

Belgian Linen

Perennial Cotton Sateen

Longleaf cotton sateen (matte) both 295cm wide

Soho Linen Cotton- AU

Como Cotton Sateen - AU

Fabric Uses Part 3

What is the best material to use for ...?

Swimwear, leggings, Active wear

Sport Lycra 

Active - AU

Scuba - AU

General Purpose Knits - stretchy garments & accessories

Organic Cotton Knit

Cotton Spandex

Sport Lycra

Modern Jersey

Organic Stretch Jersey- AU

Lingerie, Fancy Dresses

Dance wear, Scarves, robes 

Satin

Chiffon

Poly Crepe de Chine

Scuba & Active(for bralettes & sports bras) - AU

Crepe, Satin, Georgette - AU

Textured Crepe - UK

Tracksuits & loungewear

Organic Cotton Knit 

Cotton Spandex Jersey 

Terry - AU

Lennox - AU

headbands 

Organic Cotton Knit

Cotton Spandex Jersey

Organic Stretch Jersey - AU

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