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Ethical Business Resources

Ethical Wholesale Fabric & Notions


Trying to find ethically-made fabrics wholesale to use for your ethical fashion brand? Below are resources to help you find fair trade fabric, GOTS certified fabric, dead stock fabric, organic cotton fabric, sustainable yarns, ethically-made notions and more.  For ethical retail fabrics and craft supplies, click here.


Little Cocalico

(Custom-printed ethical & sustainable fabrics for small & large business sewing designers as well as wholesale & fabric boutiques.)

Batik Boutique

(Batik fabric, traditionally handcrafted in Malaysia, available by special order.)

Waymaker Fabrics

(100% American-made digital print fabrics.  Custom prints also available.)



(Bulk order sustainable, natural-dyed Eri Silk yarn, handspun by artisans in India.)


(Wholesale, sustainable, artisan made fabrics from India.)

Mehera Shaw

(They offer their eco-friendly, organic cotton, artisan hand block printed fabrics wholesale.)

Pure Weave Fabrics

(They offer high-quality fabrics, ethically-made in India)

Huston Textile Co.

(Selvage fabric, woven in California using vintage techniques and sustainably grown fibers.)

Fab Scrap

(Shop their recycled fabrics, leather, trims, buttons, buckles, thread and more at their New York warehouse or online.)


(Eco-friendly, sustainable regenerated nylon fabric from Italy for use in swimwear, athletic wear and other fashion.)

Wide Foundation

(Sustainably made zippers)


(Ethical and sustainable textiles and crafts, including grass fabric for sustainable fashion brands.)

Fancifuls Inc.

(Made in USA brass charms, embellishments, findings and more for jewelry and accessories.)

Handloom Denim

(Eco-friendly, handloomed denim.)


(YKK offers sustainable zippers, made out of organic cotton, plants or recycled materials.)

Half Moon Atelier: "Ethical Fabric Sources"

(Blog post with a massive list of sustainable and organic fabric sources, including retail, wholesale and textile recycling links.)


(High quality zippers, buttons, jeans buttons, eyelets, cotton tape, pullers, rivets and more made in Switzerland.)

Queen of Raw

(Buy and sell sustainable and deadstock fabrics online.)

Virtue + Vice

("Sustainable Fabric Suppliers + Sustainable Fabric List")

The Curious Gem

(UK based company which offers jewelry making supplies, including gems, beads, cords, chains, tags, eco-friendly packaging and more and has a direct relationship with their suppliers.)

Cradle to Cradle Certified Products

(Search their database to find businesses offering fabrics, yarn thread, notions and more that have qualified for their ethical certification.)

Common Objective

(They keep a database of ethical fabric suppliers and cut and sew services for ethical fashion brands.  They offer both free and pro memberships.)

Source My Garment

(Books, courses and coaching on responsible offshore manufacturing.)

New Morning Coaching: Personalized Business Coaching for New Businesses: First Session is Free!
Business Support

Business consultation and support services aimed at helping social good businesses succeed.

Wholesale Links

Looking for products for your store?  Browse our list of mission-based brands which offer wholesale.

Website Design

Resources to help you design and set up your website and online store.

Fabric Sourcing

Where to find wholesale ethical, sustainable and deadstock fabrics for your ethical fashion brand.

Drop Ship

Get started easily with an online fair trade store by selling drop ship.


Free resources that teach SEO basics to help your website get found online.

Social Media

Paid and free resources to help you get your business found on social media.

Affiliate Links

How to set up affiliate marketing to promote your brand or shop.

Custom Products

Where to buy ethically-made custom business logo products and custom wholesale products.

Cut & Sew Services

Where to find ethical cut and sew services to supply your ethical fashion brand.


Where to find eco-friendly packaging supplies for shipping your ethical products.


Paid and free resources that can help you market your brand or store.


Links to information on fair trade/ethical certifications.

Supply Chain

Resources for tracing your supply chain and finding ethical and sustainable sourcing options.

Social Good Business Resource Guide: How to grow your fair trade shop or social good brand online--paid and free resources to help you grow and get found.
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