About Us

The Fabric Room offers an extensive collection of the finest quality European fabrics and notions at very competitive prices. Our showroom is well catalogued and clearly organized to facilitate your search. Our experienced staff take pride in assisting our customers find exactly what they need.

We operate as a wholesale showroom by appointment and sell primarily to industry professionals as well as to enthusiasts. Fabrics are sold by the piece, with piece lengths ranging from 1m to 50m. Notions are sold by the piece or metre.

Due to the breadth of our inventory, a visit to our showroom
is the most efficient and rewarding way of finding what you need. If that is not possible please contact us and we will try to assist you in the best way we can.

Our History

If there was a beautiful fabric that Lida Baday didn’t buy, it was probably because she didn’t see it. Lida is passionate about fabric and her collections always started with the discovery or development of remarkably beautiful and refined fabrics. The feel of the fabric against the skin was as important to her as the fabric’s ability to be molded or sculptured into clean modern shapes. She is renowned in the industry for her exquisite taste, technical knowledge of, and appreciation for, luxurious fabrics and materials.

During the 27 years of creating her much admired womenswear collections, Lida amassed a vast inventory that included some of the finest fabrics and notions produced by Europe’s top mills as well as exceptional laces, ribbons and buttons made from a variety of natural materials.

After closing her company in 2014, The Fabric Room was created as a means to make these materials available to the wider industry. With more than 2,500 fabrics totaling over 200,000 metres, and a seemingly endless variety of exceptional notions, we are an unique resource for the fashion professional.

Some of the original employees that worked with this inventory over the years are now with The Fabric Room to offer advice and help you find what you are looking for.

Our Fabrics

Our inventory of imported fabrics include beautiful natural fibres such as wool, silk, linen, cotton as well as a wide range of yarn-dyed poly and viscose blends. All expertly organized to make searching through our inventory as easy as possible.

We carry French lace from Solstiss, Darquer and Sophie Hallette, a vast selection of fine Italian jersey, luxurious Italian leather skins and exquisite European trims sold by the metre. We also offer a wide range of linings, fusings and unique and novelty fabrics such as velvet, metal blends, tulle and suiting.

Our Notions

We also offer a wide range of linings, fusings and exceptional notions including fine Italian hardware, natural and novelty buttons. We also carry a broad assortment of grosgrain, velvet and silk imported ribbon.

We stock YKK zippers and have the largest inventory of Swiss-made Riri brand metal zippers in Canada. In addition, we carry silk thread, horsehair, sew thru boning, shoulder pads, India and twill tape, bust shapers, hooks, snaps, and many other items.

Contact Us

70 - 2700 Dufferin Street

Toronto, Ontario, Canada M6B 4J3

Monday — Friday 9am — 5pm
By appointment

General Email:shop@thefabricroom.ca

Telephone: 416 603 8020

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