Fabric Information

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.