This is the default style used in all designs.  The case of this style cannot be controlled.  If you would prefer a capital A, E, or R at the start of your name, please request an alternate text style.  The Classic is the next closest to Standard.

















What is the difference between landscape and portrait orientation?

We ask which format you would like your design printed onto the fabric for all designs that have a single direction or "right way up", in order to give you more flexibility for your project.  

The following images demonstrate Landscape vs Portrait orientation:


As you can see - the design/text itself does not change, merely the rotation of the entire design on your yardage (whether it be a yard, multiple yards, or a fat quarter).  If you are using a single yard, and cutting it up for beanies and bibs, or using for a swaddling wrap - then landscape is probably what you want.  If you are making a cot or larger blanket - then usually customers select portrait.

The default orientation for a single yard print is landscape - this is the way it comes off the printers as the length of one yard is less than the width.  The default orientation for 2+ yards is portrait - as once you get past a yard in length, the fabric is longer than it is wider.


What is the difference between a reprint and a custom design?

A reprint is used to order a design with no changes - for example a design you have already ordered through a prior order, or a copy of one of the samples on the website.  You cannot make any changes to the name or colors on a reprint.  For all other orders, select the custom design option and enter your name, colours and any other required personalization options.


The current list of fabric types available via the website are listed below.

You are welcome to sell items you have made with fabric purchased from ShelleyMade.  Business customers should contact us through the Small Business Program page for further details on how we can help with your orders, and to be placed on our Approved Retailers list.

Please note - Basic Cotton and Kona cotton were retired May 2019.  Signature Cotton has replaced both options, as a cotton with the weight of Kona, but the cheaper price point of Basic Cotton.

SIGNATURE COTTON (42"/107cm wide)

Everyday-use cotton for quilting, crafts and apparel

  • 100% cotton
  • 4.3 oz per square yard/145 gsm
  • Estimated shrinkage: 1-3% in length and 2-4% in width
  • Perfect for quilting, craft projects, costuming, toys and accessories

BASIC COTTON (42"/107cm wide) - Retired May 2019

100% natural combed cotton fabric with a simple, versatile construction

  • 3.2 oz per square yard/110 gsm
  • Estimated shrinkage: 3-4% in length and width
  • Perfect for craft projects, quilting, lining apparel and bags, home decor, and soft toys and accessories

KONA® COTTON (42"/107cm wide) - 
Retired May 2019

100% natural combed cotton fabric with a wide weave that's great for quilting

  • 4.3 oz per square yard/145 gsm
  • Estimated shrinkage: 2-3% in length and 4-5% in width
  • Perfect for quilting, appliqué, shirting, dresses, children's clothing, and home decor

COTTON POPLIN (42"/107cm wide)

Lightweight quilting cotton for apparel, quilts and home accents

  • 100% cotton
  • 3.3 oz per square yard/115 gsm
  • Estimated shrinkage: 2-4% in length and 0-1% in width
  • Perfect for quilting, shirting, skirts, dresses, pajamas, and home decor

MINKY (54"/137cm wide)

Ultra cuddly with a soft napped finish for blankets and cool weather projects

    • 100% polyester
    • 6.6oz per square yard/225 gsm
    • 2mm pile
    • Estimated shrinkage: 1-2% in length and 0-1% in width.
    • Perfect for blankets, throws & quilts, loungewear, winter accessories, plushies & stuffed toys

FAILLE (54"/137cm wide) - Retired January 2021

100% polyester fabric with a slinky feel and matte finish - almost like a matte satin 

  • 4.4 oz per square yard/150 gsm
  • Thread count: 145 x 73
  • Estimated shrinkage: 1-2% in length and 0-1% in width
  • Perfect for pillows, dresses, blouses, and scarves

RECYCLED CANVAS (54"/137cm wide) - Formerly Eco Canvas

A woven canvas featuring REPREVE® recycled polyester suitable for seasonal outdoor use.  50% REPREVE® / 50% polyester

  • 7.1 oz per square yard/240 gsm
  • Perfect for upholstery, bags, home decor, outdoor pillows, toys, play mats, and jackets

VELVET (54"/137cm wide)

Elegant shimmer with a plush feel for durable, bespoke home decor and apparel

  • 100% polyester velvet
  • 9.2 oz per square yard/313 gsm
  • Estimated shrinkage: 0-1% in length and 0-1% in width
  • Perfect for indoor home decor and upholstery, heavyweight apparel, and luxurious accessories

ORGANIC COTTON SATEEN (56"/142cm wide)

Eco-friendly, quilting-weight cotton with unmatched softness and slight sheen

  • 100% organic cotton
  • 3.8 oz per square yard/130 gsm
  • Estimated shrinkage: 1-4% in length and 3-4% in width
  • Perfect for shirting, dresses, ties and pocket squares, and lightweight home decor


Eco-friendly double gauze with an open-weave muslin structure that crinkles when washed 

  • 100% organic cotton
  • 3.5 oz per square yard/120 gsm
  • Estimated shrinkage: 8% width and 14% in length
  • Prints are likely to be off-grain
  • Perfect for swaddle blankets, bibs, burp cloths, and reusable bags

FLEECE (56"/142cm wide)

Low-loft fleece with a hint of stretch and vibrant colors is perfect for blankets, plushies and loungewear

  • 100% polyester
  • 6.6 oz per square yard/225 gsm
  • Estimated shrinkage: 0-1% in length and 0-1% in width
  • Perfect for adult and youth loungewear, blankets and pillows, soft toys, and cool weather apparel

ORGANIC COTTON KNIT (56"/142cm wide)

Eco-friendly, medium-weight interlock knit perfect for garments with a bit of structure

  • 100% organic cotton knit
  • 6.3 oz per square yard/215 gsm
  • Stretch: 2-way: ≥ 25% horizontal stretch; < 25% vertical stretch
  • Estimated shrinkage: 2-4% in length and 6-8% in width.
  • Perfect for children and adult apparel items, including t-shirts, dresses, baby clothes, and more

COTTON SPANDEX JERSEY (60"/152cm wide)

A hint of stretch blended with a medium-weight cotton that’s perfect for apparel

  • 93% cotton, 7% spandex
  • 5.5 oz per square yard/185 gsm
  • Stretch: 4-way: ≥ 50% horizontal stretch; ≥ 50% vertical stretch
  • Estimated shrinkage: 7-8% in length and 1-2% in width
  • Perfect for adult and baby apparel and loungewear


Other options are available, including lycra, satin, etc.  We can currently print up to 10 continuous yards in length for a single design.  Over that number, we need to break the yardage up into multiple pieces - which we can split to your specifications.  If you would like information on an alternate fabric type not listed here, please contact us and we would be happy to help.



For all fabric types listed on this page...wash separately using a phosphate-free detergent in cool or warm water on a gentle/delicate cycle. Machine dry on a low temperature setting. If required, iron on the back of the printed fabric using the associated fabric type setting. 





The following are the answers to some common questions we are asked.  If you have another question not answered here, please feel free to Contact Us.  We are always very happy to help!


I can't find the name I would like on the site - can I get a custom order?

Of course!  In fact, the vast majority of our orders are custom designs.  The site is set up to enable you to enter the name you would like on any of our designs.  Just click into the design you like on the site in order to enter your name, colours, and any other personalizations.


What colors can I use?

Any colors - truly!  We use a printed fabric color chart that contains over 1,500 different color shades - so just describe the shades you would like on your order and we will take it from there.  Alternatively you can check the "I need help with colors" box on the ordering pages - and we can talk it through with you. 


Can I see the design before you print it?

Absolutely.  We will not print your fabric before you have seen your design proof, and approved it.  We will always create a digital proof based on the details you provide in your order - and email it through to you for review and approval.  If you have not seen your design proof within 24 hours of ordering - please check your Junk Mail folder as your email software may have redirected it there.


Can I have multiple names on a design?

You can have multiple names on the Nested Layout, Monogram Layout, and the Date Layout.  We do not suggest more than 3-4 names be used, so that the design repeats well across the fabric.  Brush, Horizontal, Typographic and Diagonal are all single name only layouts.

If you would like to include all of your family in a design - we recommend the special Family range of designs - which can have up to 50 names included.


What is the difference between a reprint and a custom design?

A reprint is used to order a design with no changes - for example a design you have already ordered through a prior order, or a copy of one of the samples on the website.  You cannot make any changes to the name or colors on a reprint.  For all other orders, select the custom design option and enter your name, colors and any other required personalisation options.


Where are you located?

We ship all orders from the United States - anywhere in the world.  The website currently supports orders to the USA, Canada, Australia and New Zealand - if you would like to order and are located elsewhere - just Contact Us and we can organise an order via email.


Can I send you a photo for colors?

Yes of course.  Many customers want us to match our fabric colors to their nursery decor, bedding, etc.  Just place your order, and let us know in the comments you are going to send a photo for color matching and we will do our very best!  Just reply to the order confirmation email you receive, attach the photo, and let us know what you would like.


How much is shipping?

Shipping costs are calculated for you in the cart, based on the items you have added for both Standard (USPS) and Expedited (FedEx) shipping.  This is based on the combination of fabric type, quantity and shipping destination.  Orders over $80 will qualify for free Standard Shipping!


How long does it take to print?

We submit your designs to print as soon as you have given us approval that your proofs are correct. Printing takes anywhere from just a few days, up to a week before the fabric will ship via your chosen shipping method.


Can I get it faster?

The website caters for both standard shipping, and express shipping.  We do have a rush print service available also on request, which prints and ships your fabric the next business day after you provide your approval.  If you are interested in this service please contact us for pricing, and we can manually invoice you for this.


I don't have a PayPal account - can I still purchase?

Of course!  You do not need a PayPal account in order to purchase on the site.  You can follow the instructions here to enter your credit or debit card details manually:



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