How do you buy wholesale fabric?


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Purchase wholesale fabric online from websites such as Fashion Fabrics Club and Hancock Fabrics. Be prepared to supply a valid Tax ID for most wholesale fabric purchases. A wholesale purchase also requires a specific number of yards per fabric.

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Fashion Fabrics Club offers over 20,000 fabrics online, as of 2015. Buy at least 25 yards of one fabric to qualify for a wholesale purchase. These purchases may not be combined with other discounts or coupons. Email Fashion Fabrics Club directly to discuss your needs and purchase fabric.

Hancock Fabric requires a valid Tax ID number, $500 minimum per order purchase and average $1000 monthly purchase for wholesale orders. Seasonal and licensed fabrics are not included in Hancock Fabric's wholesale program. Speak to Customer Service to submit the appropriate paperwork and qualify for wholesale purchases.

Wholesale fabric pricing without a formal wholesale program is offered by websites such as Fabric.com and In Weave Fabric. Fabric.com offers tiered pricing, as of 2015, based on the number of yards per fabric you purchase. In Weave Fabric offers wholesale fabric by the bolt as of 2015.

Monitor retail fabric stores' sales for additional wholesale fabric options. Seasonal fabric is heavily discounted by retailers such as JoAnn's during the off-season. Discontinued fabrics are also marked down considerably.

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