Delawareans are a crafty bunch which is why they value one of the best fabric stores in Delaware, The Interior Alternative Delaware in Newark, under The Fabric Outlet umbrella. In addition to this store, five locations exist across the country. The Interior Alternative warehouse contains one of the largest wholesalers and retailers of decorative fabrics in the U.S. You’ll find thousands of bolts of fabrics, and hundreds of accessories here. Many of us grew up learning how to sew, knit, or upholster from our parents and grandparents. If you’re still a fan of old-fashioned projects or expressing your creative side, you will love visiting this Delaware fabric store that you’ve just got to see to believe — The Interior Alternative.

Editor’s Note: The Interior Alternative does not carry quilting or craft fabric.

The Interior Alternative is just one of the six locations of The Fabric Outlet. The others include Vernon Hills, Illinois; Fountain Valley, California; and also Burlington, Charlotte, and Greensboro, North Carolina. Orders can also be placed online packed in 24-72 hours and received within three to seven business days.


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Are there any other fabric stores in Delaware?

  • Another good fabric store in Delaware is Serendipity Quilt Shop in Dagsboro, which has gained some national attention, as it was featured in the Better Homes and Gardens Quilt Sampler Magazine's Fall/Winter 2021 issue. And if that doesn't capture your attention, perhaps the expansive stock will, including more than 3,500 bolts of fabric from flannels, batiks, hand-dyed wool, solids, homespun, and everything in between with new choices arriving daily. The store also sells patterns, books, notions, and other sewing needs. Classes and workshops are also available; make a reservation today.

What are the other best fabric stores in the region?

  • Another great fabric store in the region is New England Fabrics and Decorating Center, which has been operating since 1934 when two brothers opened a fabric store in the basement of a building on Federal Street in Keene, New Hampshire. And now, 88 years later, the store has grown mightily surviving a name change, two moves, and the addition of several different departments to accommodate each customer's special needs. Some of those include quilting, discount fabrics, fashion, decorating, knitting and yarns, and sewing machines.

Where else can I shop at the best stores in Delaware?

  • One of the best stores in Delaware is The Yarn Maven in Smyrna. The store offers yarn, notions, and supplies for crocheting, knitting, and other crafts. The staff holds workshops and events, and it's just a great gathering space to share your hobbies with others. Special gatherings include weekly Knit & Crochet nights, Charity Knitting, and Knit Saturday. In addition, the store stocks great gifts, such as books, hand salve, a needle set, gift cards, and a hands-free task light. Also, don't forget to check out the clearance sale items.