Get Your DIY On: Best Fabric Shops in Auckland!

Find out where to shop for fabulous fabrics in Auckland with our ultimate guide.


If you’re a fashion designer, why not refresh your fabric collection and discover a range of fabulous selections at the best fabric stores in Auckland. Or if you enjoy a bit of sewing at home, take a visit to the best fabric stores in Auckland and be dazzled by the fabulous fabric suppliers.

We have rounded up seven of the best fabric stores in Auckland where you’ll be spoilt for choice and unlikely to come away empty-handed. 

Drop-in or browse online to discover an ever-changing selection of beautiful materials. Find out where to shop for incredible fabrics in Auckland with our ultimate guide.

Warning: Be prepared for your bank account will take a hit in these shops.

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1. New Zealand Fabrics and Yarn

📍 Queens Arcade Shop 28, 34 Queen Street, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand


☎ +64 9-379 2415


Monday – Saturday: 10am-5pm
Sunday: 11am-4pm


✓ Fabrics✓ Yarn✓ More Crafts✓ Needlework & Sashiko

Pop into New Zealand Fabrics and Yarn at their Queens Arcade shop and discover a wonderful range of high-quality fabrics, charm packs, jelly rolls, and much more!

With a range of different themes to choose from such as New Zealand and Australian themes to Birds and Bee’s prints.  New Zealand Fabrics and Yarn has something for everyone.

You can also find an amazing choice of yarns available in a wide range of gorgeous colours. I always visit this place when I go to Queens street and I never leave empty-handed.

The shop also provides a drop-in craft group which is available for everyone to enjoy, the group class runs every Wednesday from 11 am – 1 pm, (except public holidays). There is a small fee of $5 which includes coffee, tea, and a good crafting chinwag!

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2. Drapers Fabrics Auckland

📍 394 Khyber Pass Road, Newmarket, Auckland 1023, New Zealand


☎ +64 9-524 5716


Monday – Saturday: 10am-5pm
Sunday: 10am-4pm


✓ Fabrics✓ Patterns✓ Accessories✓ Vintage Homeware

Drapers Fabrics Auckland brings you a selection of a beautiful range of fabrics in their shop in Newmarket, Auckland. With more new and exciting products added to their shop and website every week, you really are spoilt for choice.

Drapers Fabrics source high-quality dressmaking fabrics from all around the globe from Italy, France, Japan, and Spain.

Here you’ll find pure wool, silk, cotton, linen, rayon and silk, vintage wool, denim, activewear fabrics, and lots more! If you are unable to find what you are looking for or need bigger quantities, speak to a member of their friendly team who will be more than happy to help.

3. The Fabric Store Auckland

📍 139 Newton Road, Eden Terrace, Auckland 1010, New Zealand


☎ +64 9-366 1991


Monday – Friday: 9am-5pm
Saturday & Sunday: 10am-4pm


✓ Fabrics✓ Patterns✓ Accessories✓ Vintage Homeware

Another one of Auckland’s best fabric shops is The Fabric Store Auckland. They offer a broad range of stunning fabrics, specialising in merino wool jersey fabric, linen fabric, cotton fabric and Liberty of London fabric along with many other fabulous fabric types.

What I love about this fabric store is that there’s something for everyone here, and probably something you didn’t even realise you needed. And it’s also super organised, the fabrics are stored on tidy rolls, colour coded, and it’s easy to find what you need.

This is not a cheap fabric store, but the range of high quality fabrics is out of this world, and the staff are super helpful and passionate about the products. 

4. The Fabric Warehouse Auckland

📍 5 Harold St, Mt Eden, Auckland 1024


☎ 09 631 7438 


Monday – Friday: 9:30am-5pm
Saturday & Sunday: 10am-4pm


✓ Dressmaking Fabric✓ Swimwear & Activewear Fabrics✓ Fashion Knits✓ Cotton Embroidered Fabrics
✓ Natural Fibres✓ Dancewear Netting✓ Curtain Fabrics✓ Upholstery Fabrics
✓ Sweatshirt Fabrics✓ Formal Fabrics✓ Stretch Laces✓ Trims

Since it opened in Auckland in 2006, The Fabric Warehouse Auckland has built up a successful reputation for being one of the best fabric stores in Auckland and is the one-stop-shop for all your fabric needs.

When you visit The Fabric Warehouse Auckland you’ll be spoilt for choice and unlikely to come away empty-handed. There are over 3000 varieties of quality fabrics in lots of different colours, patterns, and designs you could ever possibly imagine.

This fabric warehouse in Auckland caters to all sewing needs from home to commercial, their awesome store has plenty to choose from and has free parking right outside too!

5. Nick’s Fabrics

📍 5 Lovegrove Crescent, Ōtara, Auckland 2023, New Zealand


☎ 09 631 7438 


Monday – Friday: 9am-2pm
Saturday: 9am-2pm


✓ Dress Fabrics✓ Furnishing Fabrics✓ Merino✓ Cotton Embroidered Fabrics

Nick’s Fabrics is located in Ōtara, Auckland. Here you’ll find quality fabrics at realistic prices, as well as bargains to be found.

From a range of different fabrics such as dress, furnishing, merino, and cotton embroidered fabrics, you’ll have a great time looking at all the stunning fabrics in this shop.

Whatever the project, whatever your sewing experience, and whatever your budget, you’re bound to find a fabulous selection of fabrics in Nick’s.

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6. Geoff’s Emporium

📍 274 Dominion Road, Mount Eden, Auckland 1024, New Zealand


☎ +64 9-630 5498


Monday – Friday: 9am-5:30pm
Saturday: 9:30am-4pm


✓ Fabric✓ Sewing Supplies✓ Art Supplies✓ Dress ups & Costumes
✓ Craft Supplies✓ Toys✓ Artist Canvas✓ Wool

When you take a trip to Geoff’s Emporium in Mount Eden you are always in for a treat.

Offering a brilliant range of quality fabrics that are budget-friendly, there is plenty to choose from at this wonderful emporium has cotton, cotton spandex, linen, knits, stretch materials, rayons, chiffons, polyester drill, sweat shirting, canvas, faux fur, felt, upholstery, curtain, vinyls, nylons and lots more.

You name it they have probably got it! With expert staff who are experts and are more than happy to offer help and guidance to help you find what you’re looking for.

This is a real favourite of mine, the combination of textures, textiles, and haberdashery that gives you a little bit of everything. I could literally spend all day in this shop! Visit their awesome Mt Eden store in Auckland and see for yourself!

7. The Fabric Shop Otara

📍 21 Lovegrove Cres, Otara, Auckland


☎ +64 9-274 6045


Monday – Friday: 9:30am-4pm


✓ Fabrics✓ Patterns✓ Accessories✓ Vintage Homeware

Final Words

If you’re looking for the best fabrics shop in Auckland, I’d suggest visiting any or all of these fabulous fabric stores if you can.

They all have a great range of fabrics to choose from and the staff are super friendly and knowledgeable who pride themselves on being able to provide a high level of customer service.

I hope you enjoyed reading this guide on where to go fabric shopping in Auckland. 

Happy Shopping!

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