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Updated 10/23/2020
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Safe to Shop
Please note. These have been vetted by me or by followers I trust as stores owned and operated by BIPOC and allies.
Questions? Discrepancies? Additions? Please click on the link in the @pinkmimosabyjacinta bio and fill out the form :)
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TypeNameKnown forOwnershipTypeLocationWebsiteInstagramVettedBIPOC/Minority/AllyNotes
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Quilting Patterns, Publication3rd story WorkshopQuilting PatternsLocally OwnedE-commerceCanada-Basedwww.3rdstoryworkshop.com@3rdstoryworkshopYesPOC owned
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Fabric7 by Raz
African, Ethnic and Contemporary designs
Locally OwnedE-commerceCANADAhttps://7byraz.com@7byrazNo.Black Owned
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Yarn, Dyeing, Fabric, ClassesA Verb for Keeping Warm
Yarn • Fabric • Natural Dyeing studio • Classes
Locally Owned
Brick and Mortar + E-commerce
Oakland, California, USAwww.averbforkeepingwarm.comWoman owned
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Sewing machines, Sewing classes, Fabric
AAA Sewing and FabricSewing MachinesLocally Owned
Brick and Mortar + E-commerce
Lomita, California, USAwww.aaasewingandfabric.com@aaasewingandfabricNoWoman OwnedUnverified
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FabricsAboriginal Fabrics
Fabrics designed by Aboriginal women
Locally OwnedE-commerceAustraliawww.aboriginalfabrics.com.auNoUnverified
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FabricAfrique Clothing StoreAfrican FabricLocally OwnedE-commerceAustin, Texas, USA
www.etsy.com/shop/afriqueclothing.store
@afriqueclothingstoreYesBlack Owned
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FabricAfro ThreadsFabricLocally ownedE-commercewww.shopafrothreads.com@shopafrothreadsYesBlack Owned
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FabricAle Wives FabricsSpecialty fabricsLocally Owned
Brick and Mortar + E-commerce
Midcoast, Maine, USAwww.alewivesfabrics.com@alewivesfabricsYesWoman Owned; ally
Supporters of Black Lives Matters (Friends with On the Round)
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Sewing PatternsAlice and Co PatternsInclusive sewing patternsLocally OwnedE-commerceLondon, England, UKwww.aliceandcopatterns.com@aliceandcopatternsYesWoman owned; ally
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Sewing PatternsAll Well WorkshopSewing PatternsLocally OwnedE-commerce-www.allwellworkshop.com@allwellworkshopYesWoman owned; allyLinks to social justice
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Sewing Patterns, FabricAmelia Lane DesignsFashion FabricsLocally OwnedE-commerce-www.amelialanedesigns.com@amelialanedesignsYes
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Sewing Patterns, PublicationsAmerican DuchessHistorical patternsLocally OwnedE-commerce
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DesignerAmy SinbaldiFabric designer, authorLocally ownedB2B
https://nanacompany.typepad.com/
@amysinibaldiPOC Owned
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Yarn, Knit Patterns, Embroidery KitsAn Caitín BeagYarn, Patterns, EMbroideryLocally OwnedE-commerce-
https://caitinbeag.com/collections/yarn
@ancaitinbeagNoAlly
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DesignerAneela Hoey
Bag pattern designer, fabric designer, author, workshops
Locally owned
E-commerce + In Person + B2B
UK based
https://comfortstitching.typepad.co.uk/
@aneelahoeyPOC Owned
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Sewing TutorialsAnita by DesignYouTube Sewing TutorialsLocally OwnedVirtual-https://www.anitabydesign.com/@anitabydesignNoBlack Owned
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FabricAnkara and LaceAnkara, African LaceLocally Owned
Brick and Mortar + E-commerce
Queens, New York
https://ankaraandlace.co/collections/
@ankara_and_laceNoBlack Owned
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FabricAnkara MalkiaAfrican FabricsLocally OwnedE-commerce-www.ankaramalkia.com@ankaramalkiaYesBlack Owned
I've personally bought from this website. Ships fast and gorgeous fabric.
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Yarn, Knitting Kits, Knitting ClassesArgyle Yarn ShopYarn, Kits, ClassesLocally Owned
Brick and Mortar + E-commerce
Brooklyn, New York, USA
https://shop.argyleyarnshop.com/
@argyleyarnshopNoAlly
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Knitting PatternsAroha KnitsKnitting PatternsLocally OwnedE-commerce-https://linktr.ee/arohaknits@arohaknitsNoAlly
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Sewing NotionsArrow MountainButtonsLocally OwnedE-commerceMelbourne, Australia
https://www.etsy.com/shop/arrowmountain
@arrowmountainNoPOC Owned
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YarnAT Haynes House YarnsYarnLocally OwnedE-commerceFort Washington, Maryland, USA
https://athayneshouseyarns.com/collections/at-haynes-house-yarns
@at.haynes.house.yarnsNoBlack Owned
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EventAtlanta Quilt FestivalAfrican American Quilt ShowLocally OwnedEventAtlanta, Georgia, USA
https://www.atlantaquiltfestival.com/
@atlantaquiltfestivalBlack owned
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FabricBabbara DesignsAboriginal FabricLocally OwnedE-commerce
Maningrida, Northern Territory, Australia
www.babbara.com@babbaradesignsYesPOC RunFabrics from Aboriginal artists
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FabricBabbarra DesignsSilk Prints, Lino Prints, Screen PrintsLocally Owned
Brick and Mortar + E-commerce
Australiahttps://babbarra.com/shop/@babbarradesignsNoIndigenous Owned
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Tailoring, Upholstery, and Classes
Baldwin's Leather and Fabrics
UpholsteryLocally OwnedBrick and MortarPhiladelphia, Pennyslvania, USANA@balwins_leather_and_fabricsYesBlack Owned
Still operating but no updates to instagram since 2018
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FleeceBallyhoo Fiber EmporiumFleece and felted rugsLocally Owned
Brick and Mortar + E-commerce
Bagdad, Kentucky, USA
www.ballyhoofiberemporium.com
@ballyhoo.fiber.emporiumYesAllyActually incredible
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Knitting Patterns, Sewing Patterns, Crochet Patterns
Bayron HandmadeCustom patternsLocally OwnedE-commerce-www.bayronhandmade.com@bayronhandmadeYesBlack OwnedGorgeous crochet and knitting patterns
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Sewing PatternsBeaute' J'adorePatternsLocally OwnedE-commerce
https://beautejadore.com/digital-patterns-2/
@beautejadoreNoBlack Owned
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Scholarships, yarn, fabricBed Head Fiber
Textile dyeing and making workshops
Locally OwnedE-commerceSeattle, Washington, USAwww.bedheadfiber.com@bedheadfiberYesWoman Owned; ally
Also gives you the opportunity to help sponsor education in fabric and fiber dyeing
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Fabric, Yarn, Notions, ClassesBeetle and FredCommunity, FabricLocally Owned
Brick and Mortar + E-commerce
Beacon, New York, USAwww.beetleandfred.com@beetleandfredYesAlly
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YarnBlack Squirrel BerkeleyYarnLocally Owned
Brick and Mortar + E-commerce
Berkeley, California, USAwww.blqcksqirrelberkeley.com@blacksquirrelberkeleyYesWoman Owned; allySupports black fiber artists, Supports LGBTQ+
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Fabrics, Sewing NotionsBlackbird FabricsGarment FabricLocally OwnedE-commerce-www.blackbirdfabrics.com@blackbirdfabricsYesWoman Owned; allySupported by many people I respect
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Sewing patternsBlank Slate Sewing PatternspatternsLocally OwnedE-commerceUSAhttps://blankslatepatterns.com/@blankslatepatternsnoPOC, woman Ownedsize inclusive patterns
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FabricBlerdy MommaCustom FabricLocally OwnedE-commerce-www.blerdymomma.com@blerdymommaYesBlack Owned
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Fabric, Quilting Patterns, ClassesBlue Bar QuiltsFabricLocally Owned
Brick and Mortar + E-commerce
Middleton, Wisconsin, USAwww.bluebarquilts.com@bluebarquiltsyesWoman owned; allyBig supporters of BLM
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Crochet ClassesBombastic YarnCrochet tutorials via youtubeLocally OwnedVirtual-www.bombasticyarn.com@bombasticyarnYesBlack Owned
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FabricsBombay Stores FabricsBatiks and Silk fabricsLocally Owned
Brick and Mortar + E-commerce
UK Based
www.bombaystoresfabrics.co.uk/
@bombaystores_fabricsYesPOC owned
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DesignerBright BloomsDIY fashion & homeLocally OwnedBrand ambassadorLondon, UKhttps://thebrightblooms.com/@thebrightbloomsPOC OwnedBrand work
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Craft Supplies, WorkshopsBrooklyn Craft CompanyCrafts, WorkshopsLocally Owned
Brick and Mortar + E-commerce
Brooklyn, New York, USA
https://linktr.ee/brooklyncraftcompany
@brooklyncraftcompanyNoAlly
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FabricBrooklyn MojoHandmade TextilesLocally OwnedE-commerceNew York, USAhttps://www.brooklynmojo.com/@brooklynmojoNoBlack Owned
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Fabric, Sewing Patterns, Sewing Notions
Burnley & Trowbridge
Historical fabric, patterns, sewing notions
Locally OwnedE-commercewww.burnleyandtrowbridge.com@brownleyandtrowbridgeYesWoman owned; allyCan personally vouch
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Sewing PatternsBy Hand LondonSewing PatternsLocally OwnedE-commerceLondon, Englandwww.byhandlondon.com@byhandlondonYesWoman owned; ally
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Crochet ClassesBZY PeachClasses and PatternsLocally OwnedE-commerceAtlanta, Georgia, USAwww.bzyPeach.com@bzypeachYesBlack Owned
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FabricCarlos FabricsFabricLocally Owned
Brick and Mortar + E-commerce
Huntington Park, California, USAhttps://www.carlosfabrics.com/@carlosfabricsNoAlly
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Quilting, classes, fabricsCarol Lyles ShawQuilting classesLocally OwnedEcommerceUSA Basedhttp://www.carolelylesshaw.com@carole_lylesshawYesPOC owned
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Quilt finishingCarol WilliamsQuiltsLocally OwnedEcommerceUSA Basedhttp://www.quiltsandsewon.netYesPOC owned
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Sewing ClassesCarole Lyles ShawOnline Sewing ClassesLocally OwnedVirtual-www.carolelylesshaw.com@carole_lyleshawYesBlack Owned
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SpeakerCarolyn MazloomiCurator, Writer, ArtistLocally OwnedIn Personhttps://carolynlmazloomi.com/@carolynlmazloomiBlack owned
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Sewing Patterns
Cashmerette Pattern Company
Inclusive size sewing patterns Sizes 12-28 and cups C-H
Locally OwnedE-commerce-www.cashmerette.com@cashmeretteYesWoman Owned; allyIncredible plus sized patterns
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Embroidery Beading KitsCelia JayiEmbroidery Beading KitsLocally OwnedE-commerceEssex, England, UKhttps://www.celiajayi.com/@celiajayiNoBlack Owned
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Sewing PatternsCharm Patterns (by Gertie)Size inclusive, vintage patternsLocally OwnedE-commerce-
www.charmpatterns.bygertie.com
@gertie18YesWoman Owned; ally
Size inclusive patterns, a patreon account with pattern additions; I've bought several of her patterns and am a member of her patreon account.
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PublicationsChinelo BallyBook on how to draft patternsLocally OwnedE-commerce-@chineloballyYesBlack Owned
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FabricChizzy AfriqueAfrican Wax FabricsLocally OwnedE-commerceSan Antonio, Texas, USA
www.etsy.com/shop/chizzyafrique
@chizzyafriqueYesBlack ownedI can personally vouch for them
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Sewing PatternsChristine Haynes PatternsSewing PatternsLocally OwnedEcommerceUSAhttps://christinehaynes.com/@christinehaynesYesAlly; woman owned
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Sewing Studio
Christine Shirley Design Studio
Sewing Lesson, Sewing CapsLocally Owned
Brick and Mortar + E-commerce
Wayne, Pennsylvania, USA
www.christineshirleydesigns.com
@christineshirleydesignsNoWoman Owned; allyDoes mentoring work
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Sewing PatternsCloset Case PatternsChic, up to date sewing patternsLocally OwnedE-commerceMontreal, Canadawww.closetcasepatterns.com@closetcasepatternsYesWoman Owned; allyI can personally vouch for them
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FabricsCloth & CandyCotton FabricsLocally OwnedE-commerceUK
https://www.clothandcandy.co.uk/shop/
@clothandcandyNoAlly
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FabricCloth CandyFabricLocally OwnedE-commerceUK Basedwww.clothandcandy.co.uk@clothcandyYesPOC OwnedVery cute and whimsical fabric
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FabricCloth StoryDenim and JerseyLocally OwnedE-commerce-www.clothstory.com@cloth_storyYesWoman owned; ally
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Sewing PatternsCocowawa CraftsSewing Patterns/ClassesLocally OwnedE-commerceLondon, England
https://www.cocowawacrafts.com/
@cocowawacraftsNoUnverified
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Colette
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DesignerColorful Stitches
Teachers in person classes, books, dyeing
Locally Owned
E-commerce + B2B + In Person
https://www.colourfulstitches.com/
@gyleenBlack Owned
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Yarn, Knitting and CrochetColorful StitchesYarnLocally OwnedEcommerceUSA Basedhttp://www.colorfulstitches.comYesAlly
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FabricCoquetry ClothingStretch FabricsLocally Owned
Brick and Mortar + E-commerce
Olive Branch, Mississippiwww.coquetryclothing.com@coquetryclothingYesWoman owned; ally
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Quilting PatternsCotton and JoyPatternsLocally OwnedE-commerce-https://www.cottonandjoy.com/@cottonandjoyNoPOC Owned (Latina)
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Craft Supplies, ClassesCraft HabitCraft suppliesLocally Owned
Brick and Mortar + E-commerce
Raleigh, North Carolina, USAcrafthabitraleigh.com
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Sewing ClassesCrafty GeminiYoutube Sewing classesLocally OwnedVirtualLa Crosse, Floridawww.craftygemini.com@craftygeminiYesPOC Owned (Latina)
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Sewing Machines, Fabric, Studio space
Created Domesticity
Bernina sewing machines and fabrics
Locally Owned
Brick and Mortar + E-commerce
Baltimore, Maryland, USAwww.shopdomesticity.com@createddomesticityYesWoman Owned; allyHigh quality fabrics, berninas, classes
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Sewing classes, publicationCreative CookieSewing booksLocally OwnedE-commerce-www.creativecookie.square.site@creativecookieYesBlack owned
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Fabric, PatternsCrimston TateFabricLocally Owned
Brick and Mortar + E-commerce
Indianapolis, Indiana, USAwww.crimsontate.com@crimsontateYesWoman owned; allySupports SJS Academu
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Sewing PatternCris Wood SewsPatternsLocally OwnedBrick and MortarSeattle, Washington, USA@crisswoodsewsYes
*Unverified, no clear promotion of service or website
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Fabric, Sewing ClassesCultured ExpressionsAfrican FabricsLocally Owned
Brick and Mortar + E-commerce
Rahway, New Jersey, USAwww.culturedexpressions.com@culturedexpressionsYesBlack Owned
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FabricCutters & ClothFabricLocally OwnedE-commerceCalgary, Alberta, Canadahttps://cuttersandcloth.com/@cuttersandclothNoAlly
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FabricD&H Fabrics CoGarment FabricLocally Owned
Brick and Mortar + E-commerce
Aldie, Virgina, USAwww.dhfabricsandco.com@dhfabricsandcoYesWoman Owned; ally
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FabricDarrell Thomas TextilesFabricLocally Owned
Brick and Mortar + E-commerce
Ontario, Canadahttps://darrellthomas.com/@darrellthomastextilesYesLGBTQ+; ally
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Sewing Classes, Fabric, NotionsDB Maker
Bag and guitar strap sewing classes and materials
Locally OwnedE-commerceRaleigh, North Carolina, USAwww.dbmakers.com@db_makerNoBlack Owned
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Sewing PatternsDecades of StyleVintage sewing patternsLocally ownedE-commerceBurbank, California, USA
https://www.decadesofstyle.com/
@decades_of_styleYesWoman owned; ally
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Patterns, Sewing Classes, NotionsDIBY ClubPatterns, Sewing ClassesLocally OwnedE-commerce-https://doitbetteryourself.club/@dibyclubNoAlly
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FabricDistrict FabricFabricLocally OwnedE-commercePort Townsend, WA, USAhttps://districtfabric.com/
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Community, Meet UpDMV Makers MeetupCommunityLocally OwnedIn personWashington DC, USA@dmvmakersmeetupYes
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Fabric, ClassesDomesticityFabricLocally owned
Brick and Mortar + E-commerce
Baltimore, Maryland, USAhttps://shopdomesticity.com/@createdomesticityYesWoman owned; ally
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Yarn, FleeceDot RanchYarnLocally OwnedE-commerceOregon, USAwww.dotranchurros.com@dotranchYes
Indigenous, Woman Owned
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FabricDose of FabricWholesale Ankara Locally OwnedE-commerceNJ, USA and Canada
https://www.etsy.com/shop/DoseOfFabric
@dose.of.fabricNoBlack Owned
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FabricDove Tailed LondonAfrican Wax FabricsLocally Owned
Brick and Mortar + E-commerce
London, Englandwww.dovetailed.co.uk/@dovetailedlondonYesBlack ownedMy sew sister vouches for them
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Fabric, Yarn Sewing NotionsDrygoodsFabric and Sewing ClassesLocally owned
Brick and Mortar + E-commerce
Seattle, Washington, USA
https://drygoodsdesignonline.com/
@drygoodsdesignYesWoman Owned; allySupporter of LGBTQ
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Roving Yarn, FleeceEbony By NatureYarnLocally OwnedE-commerce--@ebony.by.natureYesBlack Owned
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Sewing classes, WorkshopsEcoEquitableSewing co-opLocally OwnedBrick and MortarOttawa, Canadawww.ecoequitable.ca@ecoquitableYesWoman Owned; ally
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FabricEdinburgh FabricsFabricLocally Owned
Brick and Mortar + E-commerce
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
www.edinburgh-fabrics.myshopify.com
@edinburghfabricsYesPOC OwnedOwned and operatated by a Pakistani family
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PatternsElbe TextilesPatternsLocally OwnedE-commercePerth, Australiahttps://elbetextiles.com.au/@elbe_textilesNoAlly
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Sewing PatternsEllie and Mac PatternsSewing patternsLocally OwnedE-commerce-www.ellieandmac.com@ellieandmac_patternsYesWoman owned, ally
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Fabric, Sewing PatternsEllie Whittaker StudioUniquely designed fabricLocally ownedE-commerceAustraliahttps://elliewhittaker.com.au/@elliewhittakerstudioYesWoman Owned; allyShips internationally; bright fabrics and prints
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FabricEmerald Curtain FabricCustom FabricLocally OwnedE-commerce-www.emeraldcurtainfabric.com@emeraldcurtainfabricYesBlack OwnedFabric depicting Black culture
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Teacher, Sewing ClassesErica Bunker
Brand ambassador, teacher, online video tutorials
Locally OwnedIn Person + onlineChicago, Illinois, USAhttp://www.ericabunker.com/@ericabunkerBlack OwnedGREAT at brand work
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Yarn, Knitting Youtube TutorialsEssence Of AutumnHand Dyed Yarn, YoutubeLocally OwnedVirtual + E-commerce-
https://www.essenceofautumnyarn.com/link
@essenceofautumnNoBlack Owned
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Craft Store, ClassesEweknit & Craft
Fabric, Yarn, Craft Supplies, Notions, Patterns, Classes
Locally Owned
Brick and Mortar + E-commerce
Toronto, Canadahttps://eweknit.co/@eweknittoNoAlly
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FabricFabric IndulgenceFabricLocally OwnedE-commerceSeattle, Washington, USAwww.fabricandart.com@fabric.indulgenceYesWoman owned; allyBLM + Police reform