Cheap Fabrics and Haberdashery in Paris?

When we start sewing the first question is where to buy fabrics and the sewing items at good cost. This was also a question for me as a student I do not have huge budget to buy expensive fabrics and especially for learners. I started looking on internet for cheap fabrics, coupons, ribbons, thread reels etc. and the Google gave me some famous websites of shops but also many addresses. But the real task was to dig into the websites and reviews of many famous shops on google. I searched many famous websites like Mondial Tissus, Ma Petit Mercerie, Butinette, Rascol, Hamon, Coupons de Saint Pierre, Tissus ReineAmazon etc. Buying online can be tricky. Sometimes we do not find all items at one website and especially in case of fabrics. I personally feel the cost of delivery too high for buying just one item of few because free delivery for almost all these online stores is for around 60€ and above. And I do not like to buy on Amazon for the low quality of materials usually sold there.

Well it took a while but I found the places where I have to buy the fabrics and all my haberdashery (French: Mercerie). 

I visited two stores, Mercerie Discount and Coupons de Saint Pierre in 18th arrondissement just next to the famous Sacré-Coeur. I bought the L-Shape ruler, tracing wheel, scissors, tap measure in 19€ and there are always spools of thread, small zippers, buttons in outside bins for just cents. 
At Coupons de Saint Pierre, you can find 3 meters of fabric coupons for 5€ and it can include any kind of fabric cotton, poly cotton etc but silk coupons are expensive and you can also find haberdashery on the upper floor which I haven't visited but their website is always updated and you can order online. 

Now let me turn to the two most cheapest fabric and notions stores which are my favourite in Paris. The first is a fabrics store, Stop Tissus in the 20th arrondissement and you can find almost any kind of fabric. No fancy outlook, no fancy inside, its just cheap. I bought 12 meters of plain cotton fabrics and 2 meters of fusible interlining in just 20€.
Stop Tissus, 75020 Paris

All types of fabrics in Stop Tissus

12 meter of plain cotton fabrics in less than 20€


And the other is Fil 2000 in 2nd arrondissement, a very small shop and always busy, open on Saturday till afternoon as well. You can find all types of thread, wool, bias tape, piping, zippers, interlining fabrics, pattern cutting fabrics, scissors etc, hence everything you need in sewing and dress making. And the cost of thread spools is in cents, I bought two fat spools of thread in 0.80€.

I recently also found about marché du Tissu on Ma Maman La Fée which is held in various cities of France, Belgium, Netherlands and Luxembourg. You can find the calendar of the event for different cities.

I'm planning to visit the salon in Reims (Fr) on 30th November as it is near Paris.

The addresses of both shops are below:
Fil 2000
65 Rue Réaumur, 75002 Paris

And

Cozen-stop Tissus Sarl
62 Boulevard de Belleville, 75020 Paris

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