Sewing Supply Shops in NYC

New York City can be overwhelming in many ways. We have so much here and sometimes finding a simple sewing trim I just wish there was a Jo-Ann's to go to.  Yes I confess, I wish I had a car and can just hop in and drive to the Jo-Ann's.  However then I would probably be living in a boring suburb.  As a sewing instructor I am asked where to shop for fabrics and supplies. I have lived in NYC since 2001 and definitely have my go to's.  So if you are a designer, sewer, or any other similar crafter here are some stores to check out.  And if I am missing one of your faves please let me know!

Starting on the Upper West Side:
Michaels 808 Columbus Ave cross is 100th 

Knitty City - small and cute yarn shop, people are always nice and helpful.
208 West 79th Street  New York, NY 10024 (212) 787-5896

Obviously the concentration of stores are in mid-town, the garment district.
B and J 525 7th Ave, New York, NY 10018, 2nd Floor

ROSEN and CHADICK 40th and 7th 2nd floor

Fabrics For Less 239 W 39th

A.K. Corp 257 W 39th - good selection of Alexander Henry fabrics

Notions and Trims  (zippers, ribbon, bias tape, thread, bobbins, pattern paper)

Panda 247 W 38th St

Sil Thread 257 W 38th St

Daytona Trims 251 W 39th

Vardman Inc. 269 W 39th

Steinlauf and Stoller 239 West 39th Street- awesome shop! and will grommet things for you

Pacific Trim 218 W 38 St
Joyce Trimming 109 W 38th

Across the street from Joyce a new shop B and Q Trims

Leaving the garment district

City Quilter 133 W 25th

Purl Soho 459 Broome Street - gorgeous lux yarns and lots of fabrics to choose from, a good selection of unique and fun Japanese prints


Fiber Notion- Park Slope  84 Union St cross is  7th

Brooklyn General - Carroll Gardens 128 Union St  11231

I hope you find this list useful and if you have any shops that you think are missing please comment!

Happy Stitching!