Welcome to Selvage

Welcome to Selvage, an online fabric, pattern, and haberdashery store. My name is Heidi and I have created Selvage to give the home sewer an amazing range of quality fabrics, dressmaking patterns, and sewing tools.

I sell fabric that I love to use in my own sewing.  Art Gallery Fabric has an incredible range of beautiful prints ideal for garment sewing and quilting. The softness in their fabric makes it a delight to sew with and I am excited to stock Art Gallery cottons, knits, canvas and voiles.

Liberty Of London needs no introduction, people from all over the world 'oooh and arrrh' when the name is mentioned. I have had a love affair with Liberty prints since high school and it was a lot of fun selecting the prints for my store.

Cotton & Steel fabric use a range of incredible designers which made choosing the lines to sell in Selvage extremely hard as I would like them all. Selvage also offers organic fabric from Cloud 9 and Birch.

Merchant & Mills from the UK are responsible for my recent obsession with scissors. I own nearly every pair that I sell. Do good scissors make a difference.....they sure do! Quality scissors like Merchant & Mills Red Shears are an investment you won't regret. It is a delight to cut with them each time.

Many know the health benefits of sewing for leisure but here is the proof from Robert Reiner, Ph.D., a New York University psychologist,

“View your craft as if it were a medication that you need to take every day for optimal benefit,”

A recent study required experienced sewers as well as novice sewers to perform 5 different leisure activities such as sewing a simple project, playing a card game, painting at an easel, playing a hand-held video game and reading a newspaper. Results showed that sewing was the most relaxing activity of the five studied: It produced drops in heart rate, blood pressure and perspiration. 

Study found in "Through The Needle - Bernina" Issue 19

For several years I have collected independent patterns from designers all over the world and I am excited to be able to offer some of my favorites to sewers everywhere. Clever Charlotte children's patterns, Sew Over It and Sewaholic, Colette, Made By Rae, Merchant & Mills, Violette Field Threads, Tilly and The Buttons and Sew Liberated are some of the lines you will find at Selvage.

I hope you have as much fun looking through my store as I did creating it. It is my aim that you will find everything that you need to create beautiful clothing and quilts for you and your family. If you need help with a purchase please contact me on 0447 633 997 or email heidi@selvage.com.au

Happy sewing!