• stofftraum, Basel's shop for beautiful fabrics

    For creative dressmakers and brave little tailors! In our shop you will find all the finest quality fabrics you need for sewing and dressmaking hobby. We specialise in exclusive, unusual and innovative clothes fabrics and have a wide-ranging, selection of silk, wools and knitted fabrics to make your hobby exciting and fulfilling. Our experienced and expert staff are more than happy to help you personally with your choice of materials or give you practical advice in sewing and dressmaking. And, of course, we also have a large selection of patterns, zips, buttons and other sewing materials.
  • stofftraum, Basel's shop for beautiful fabrics

    For creative dressmakers and brave little tailors! In our shop you will find all the finest quality fabrics you need for sewing and dressmaking hobby. We specialise in exclusive, unusual and innovative clothes fabrics and have a wide-ranging, selection of wools and knitted fabrics to make your hobby exciting and fulfilling. Our experienced and expert staff are more than happy to help you personally with your choice of materials or give you practical advice in sewing and dressmaking. And, of course, we also have a large selection of patterns, zips, buttons and other sewing materials.
  • stofftraum, Basel's shop for beautiful fabrics

    For creative dressmakers and brave little tailors! In our shop you will find all the finest quality fabrics you need for sewing and dressmaking hobby. We specialise in exclusive, unusual and innovative clothes fabrics and have a wide-ranging, selection of wools and knitted fabrics to make your hobby exciting and fulfilling. Our experienced and expert staff are more than happy to help you personally with your choice of materials or give you practical advice in sewing and dressmaking. And, of course, we also have a large selection of patterns, zips, buttons and other sewing materials.

Our Fabrics

Silk

We are proud of our wide range of most beautiful silk fabrics.
Silk

Wool

High-quality basics, crepe, satin, as well as a wide selection of cuddly sheathing materials invite you to sew.
Wool

Boiled Wool

Boiled Wool ("Lana cotta") usually made from pure virgin wool, is easy to process and offers high wearing comfort.
Boiled Wool

Jerseys

With us you will find jersey best suited for T-Shirts and Dresses.
Jerseys

Sewing instructions

sewing of boiled wool

sewing of boiled wool

Boiled wool is an easy material to process. This Fabric doesn’t fray and therefore no seam finishing is required. The characteristic allows new processing possibilities, otherwise taboo in tailoring.

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sew on a button

sew on a button

It seems to be the simplest in the world, the illusion deceives, we have tips and tricks.

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sew on a button
sew in consealed zipps

sew in consealed zipps

Insertion of consealed zippers is simple. A detailed tutorial ist available here.

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contact

stofftraum
Pfluggässlein 5
CH-4001 Basel

T +41 (0)61 272 70 61
F +41 (0)61 261 37 09
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opening hours

Mon 13:30–18:30
Tue until Fri 10:00–18:30
Sat 10:00–17:00

public holidays

Basel carnival: our shop remains closed
summer holidays in July: Mon closed Tue until Sat 10:00–14:00
August 1. our shop remains closed