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#1 sal2328

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Posted 28 July 2015 - 10:05 AM

I was wondering if anyone knew good places to order fabrics online. I'm in the US, and not a tailor so I need a site that is willing to deal with an order of no more than 5 yards.

I'm looking for a gray worsted mohair (and wool) like Tonik or a sharkskin with some sheen for a mod inspired suit. My limit is about $100/yard, and I would really like to see swatches prior to ordering half a grand in fabric.

This is not to save money, but because my tailor does not have any mohiar or sharkskin in his books, and the only sharkskin offered by his regular fabric supplier are $200/yard super 150s, which is out of my price range.

 

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Posted 28 July 2015 - 11:28 AM

Hi, i am official seller of Carlo Barbera.

Curious just got a bunch of offers at one third of his price as i always got.

Are S130s S150s mohairs and sharskins from 50e a meter.

Please see my adds on www.thekerbau.com as username mop.

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#3 cperry

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Posted 29 July 2015 - 03:37 AM

http://www.bblackandsons.com/

 

Also, http://www.ginnysfinefabrics.com/ (carries B. Black & Sons).  Ginny will provide fabric swatches based on your description of what you're looking for.  I highly recommend her.


Edited by cperry, 29 July 2015 - 05:09 AM.

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