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Sewing supplies in Madrid

Almacenes Cobián 
We will be very surprised if you don’t find all you have ever dreamed of here. However, if this happens, have a walk around: there are dozens of haberdashers shops.
Plaza de Pontejos 2 - Metro Sol 
Tel.: 91 531 28 42 

La Ciudad del Plata 
The second floor is a treasure trove for those who love pearls, sequins, ribbons and shiny bits and pieces.  A great place for those with creative flair! 
Calle Gerona 2 - Metro Sol
Tel.: 91 366 44 61



Jose Maria Ruiz Natural silk

José María Ruiz has specialized in commercializing natural silk fabrics since 1982.  This store is just great.  They only sell silk, but all kind of silks including hand-made pieces for “haute-couture”. There is an infinity of colors and texture, silks for clothing or for the home, silks from India and other countries! Have a look at their coupons which are sold with a 50% price discount.


Ribes & Casal

A shop where you can buy all types of material at a reasonable price.  Our favourite in Madrid.


Calle Imperial

This is an ideal street to walk through when you’re looking for natural fabrics such as linen or hessian, or when you need hard-wearing fabrics for your outdoor furniture. Near the Plaza Mayor, this street has a lot to offer.


Tejidos de la Maja

The best brands at outlet prices: worth a visit!
 the shop situated calle Marqués Viudo de Pontejos, you’ll only find fabrics used by the most famous names in international “haute couture” (YSL, Lacroix, etc.).  All pieces are sold at very interesting sale prices. Most of them are left overs from previous collections.




Fabrics, carpets, wallpapers, furniture...  Gancedo is also the exclusive representative of the most prestigious fabric editors and manufacturers.

Pepe Peñalver

Beautiful top of the range fabrics. Their collections join artistic elements with exquisite quality.  These feature their hallmark colour palette which has
traditionally defined the brand.

Almacén de Telas

A great address: this warehouse sells off beautiful fabrics by well-known labels at sale prices. Prices start at € 6 per metre. It is open all day but closed on Mondays.


Usera usera

A fabric shop and the only agent for Designers Guild in Madrid.  Wonderful coloured fabrics and tasteful home accessories at expensive prices.



You’ll find several K.A. shops in Madrid. They sell a wide range of fabrics, including special children’s fabrics, in different price brackets. They only sell good quality products and exclusive designs. 

There is a K.A. shop in the Factory outlet shopping mall of Getafe (A4 - km 17). They sell their old collections and some items with small defects.