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Visit us by appointment

You are very welcome to shop for our wide variety of African fabrics, beads and fair trade baskets in person. However, we don't have a traditional shop and we don't keep regular shop hours.

To avoid a wasted trip, please contact us in advance to make sure that we are not away in Africa or 'on safari' to a textile event somewhere in the UK or Europe

Magie Relph, Bob Irwin and Isobel Holland

Shop location and contact info

33B Greens End Road
Meltham, Holmfirth

Our correct location on Google Maps

IMPORTANT: If you are using Google Maps on a mobile device and you enter African Fabric Shop, it will NOT take you to our shop address at 33B Greens End Road in Meltham. It will take you to the old shop location, which was our house. For correct directions to the shop, enter our shop post code: HD9 5NW. We are in the unit behind the hair dresser and the dog grooming salon.

t: 01484 850629


A note about access

Please be aware that as we do not operate as a conventional shop, we are located up a flight of 15 stairs.

Next Shop Open Day

Saturday 7 Oct, 10 am - 4 pm

Special guest artist Steph Saward will be on hand with her hand-dyed yarns, threads, shawls and silk scarves. Made right here in Meltham!

Hand-dyed shawl by Steph Saward

Occasional workshops at The African Fabric Shop

With Magie Relph, Isobel Holland and guest tutors

From time to time we offer workshops at our shop in Meltham, West Yorkshire. Many of you already know Magie, but let us introduce you to Isobel Holland.

Isobel never ceases to amaze with her creative energy and outputs. From textile art and quilting to her innovative jewellery designs, she's always coming up with something new and exciting. Isobel designs all of our jewellery kits and teaches our occasional jewellery workshops.

Occasionally we invite guest tutors as well, among them award winning quilter, acclaimed teacher and a great fan of African fabrics - Janice Gunner.

Our workshops are stimulating, friendly and - above all - fun!

Magie Relph and Janice GunnerMagie Relph and Janice Gunner selecting fabrics at The African Fabric Shop
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