Fabric Thrift Store Locator

Posted by Livie Olsen on

Fortunately, Sewing and Craft supply thrift stores are a thing - and they're becoming more common!  To help you locate one, we've compiled a guide.  If there isn't one near you, you can also shop some of them online. 


A Thrifty Notion

Located in Manhattan, Kansas.  This sewing thrift store is the sister store to Fenceline Fabrics.  They take in-person, or by mail donations.  They will also pick up large donations in the Northeast Kansas area.


Located in Queens, New York. Fabscrap takes clothing industry leftovers and either recycles them or makes them available for reuse.


Shop or Donate in person


East Bay Depot for Creative Reuse: 4695 Telegraph Avenue, Oakland, California 94609 

ReCreate: 8417 Washington Blvd #135 Rosefille, CA 95678  916-749-3717

SCRAP: 801 Toland St. San Francisco, CA 94124

(415) 647-1746


The Reusable Resources Adventure Center  2255 Meadowlane Ave. W. Melbourne, FL 32904

(321) 313-9591


The Reuse Market: 3777 W Chinden Blvd. Garden City, ID 83714


The Idea Store: 125 Lincoln Square Urbana, IL 61801  (217) 352-7878


A Thrifty Notion1431 Poyntz Ave, Manhattan, KS 66502. 785-477-4457

Fabric Recycles9268 Metcalf Overland Park KS 66212 


Ruth's Reusable Resources: 39 Blueberry Road Portland, ME 04102 (207)-699-5565


Scrap B-More925 S Charles St Baltimore, MD 21230 410-637-8333


The Scrap Box: 581 State Cir, Ann Arbor, MI 48108 (734)-994-0012 (Donate Only)
Arts & Scraps16135 Harper Detroit, MI 48224 (313) 640-4411 (Donate Only)


ArtScraps: 1459 St. Clair Ave St. Paul, MN 55105 (651)-698-2787

New York

New Paltz Reuse Center3 Clearwater Road, New Paltz, NY 12561 (845) 255-8456

FABSCRAP: 140 58th Street Brooklyn Army Terminal, Building B, Unit 5H-4, Brooklyn, NY 11220 (929)276-3188 

North Carolina

Scrap Exchange Creative Reuse Arts Center:
2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707

Scrap Thrift:
2020 Chapel Hill Road, Suite 31
Durham, NC 27707

Resource Warehouse: 451 11th St NW  Hickory, NC 28601 (828) 256-2695 


MECCA: Materials Exchange Center for Community Arts:
449 Willamette St., Eugene, OR 97440  (541)-302-1810

SCRAP PDX: 1736 SW Alder St. Portland OR 97205  (503)-294-0769


Pittsburg Center for Creative Reuse: 214 North Lexington Street 
Pittsburgh, PA 15208 412-473-0100

Lancaster Creative Reuse: 1865 Lincoln Hwy E  Lancaster PA 17602 (717) 617-2977

The Resource Exchange1701 N. 2nd St
Philadelphia, PA 19122
(267) 997-0060


Turnip Green: 945 Woodland St, Nashville, TN 37206 (615) 720-7480


Texas Art Asylum: 1719 Live Oak  Houston, TX 77003 (713) 224-5220 

SCRAP Denton420 S Bell Avenue Denton, TX 76201 (940) 808-1611

Austin Creative Reuse: 6406 N. IH35 #1801, Austin, TX 78752  (512) 375-3041 


Upcycle: 1605 Cameron Street  Alexandria, VA 22314  (703)-861-8705

SCRAP RVA: 120 W Brookland Park Blvd. Richmond, VA 23222 (804)-525-9060

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  • There’s a super rad fabric consignment shop in the Pike Place Market in Seattle.


    Fabric, cool people, and you get to be in historic goodness; but away from the crowds!

    Michelle Collyer on

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