Hawes & Freer

Defining quality since 1922

For fashion designers, students & home sewers
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We source only the best quality in cotton, linen, wool, silk and more.
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Premium lining fabrics in a huge range of colours and designs, from jacquard to stripes and checks.
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Offering the most comprehensive range of fusing for jackets, shirts and other tailoring.
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Bridal Fabrics & Lace

Design your dream wedding gown with our extensive range of quality lace, satin, tulle and trims. Order samples online or visit our Auckland showroom.
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Merchant & Mills

Explore our range of indispensable notions from the renowned Merchant & Mills brand for beautiful and functional sewing supplies and tools.
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Hawes & Freer

15% Student Discount

For students studying apparel and textiles
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Whether you are a professional garment designer, home sewer or simply following your fashion journey, our unique fabrics, delicate trimmings are perfect for your next project.

Elevate any design with our curated selection of gorgeous fabrics and elegant trimmings.

Expertly sourced from around the world, our stunning silks and intricate laces ensure unrivalled quality and sophistication. Since 1922, our expert team has been dedicated to supporting industry and individuals with advice and direction tailored to your unique needs. Our commitment to excellence means we not only provide you with the finest materials, but an exceptional level of service too.

A Piece Of History

Hawes & Freer was established in 1922 by Tom Hawes. His nephew Dennis Freer joined him in 1946 and this was the beginning of Hawes & Freer.

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