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Now Representing Exotic Silks!

We are proud to announce are new association with Exotic Silks.  This is a beautifully curated line of silk, silk blends and other luxury fibers.  Classic chiffon, satin, charmeuse, organza and artful printed and hand painted fancies and much more.  Huge selection.  Also a captivating selection of silk blend velvet, velvet burn out and printed velvet.

Kendor Textiles is always on the cutting edge

Kendor Textiles is mobbed at every fabric show.  Featuring the latest in sustainable, technical and functional textiles with a fashion flair.  Now see organic cotton stretch poplin and twill with gorgeous finishes.  Bamboo blended with merino wool and recycled technical outerwear as well as recycled performance fabrics add to Kendor's endless commitment to ethical and functional textiles.

Fashion leader Gordon Fabrics LTD shines

If you have not seen Gordon Fabric LTD for 2020, then you have not seen the fabric fashion leader.  For color, texture and quality, Gordon Fabrics LTD is not to be missed.   

See Over a Dozen of the Industry's Top Suppliers

Easy to shop.  Better than a trade show.  Got questions?  Contact Jay at 708-386-8586 or email

About Us

What We Do

The Sourcing District represents over 15 suppliers of fabric and garment construction necessities.  We represent the industry's premier suppliers serving independent designers, event planners, uniform manufacturers, fabric retailers and more.  All of our suppliers offer quality, continuity and REAL wholesale pricing.  We also represent some of the most experienced suppliers in the industry.  In fact, all of the companies that we represent have a long track-record of success and service to the independent designer community.  Looking for today's finest suppliers?  Look to The Sourcing District.

Who We Represent

  • Kendor Textiles     Today's #1 Textile Company.  Ethical sourcing and more.
  • Sextet Knits    Proudly Made in the USA.  Finest Ponti de Roma and rayon Jersey for tops and dresses.
  • Gordon Textiles LTD   Innovation and Quality.  Fashion forward.  Prints, washed linen and double gauze beyond compare.
  • Philips Boyne    The finest supplier of shirting and woven cottons in the world. Huge selection and inventory.
  • Oriole Textiles     Since 1929, the premier supplier of party, formal and bridal fabrics.  Satin, taffeta and so much more.
  • Mikan Printing     Today's top contemporary supplier of labels, tags, custom trims and more.  Made in the USA.
  • Exotic Silks    The largest selection of silk and silk blends.  Amazing prints, burn outs and silk blend velvet.
  • Blue Desert Fabrics   Poly/Cotton and Cottons in broadcloth, poplin, twill and an array of basics for fashion apparel and uniform wear.  The latest in Chambray.  Sensational cotton linings!

  • Guide Fabric    Over 50 years of service to the apparel industry.  Finest interfacing, muslin and linings.  
  • Art Gallery Fabrics    A melange of prints.  Huge selection.  Cotton prints in premium quilting, voile, knit and canvas and new rayon prints and exclusvie rayon solids.
  • Barbie International    The volume button and zipper king!!  Serving the garment trade for over 100 years.
  • Pearl Trim     Your #1 source for elastic, twill tape, bias binding, cordedge and all kinds of utilitary trims.

We Offer More

On many items, we can assist with our vast network of pattern makers, technical designers, cutting rooms, factories and consultants.  We have decades of real life garment manufacturing experience.  We have decades of real textile and garment manufacturing experience.  

Looking for unmatched selection?  Unmatched experience?  Unmatched contacts?  You are looking for The Sourcing District.  We are the go to source for Independent Designers and garment manufacturers.

Contact Us

Better yet, see us in person!

The Sourcing District

635 S. Humphrey, Oak Park, IL 60304, US

(708) 386-8586


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