Shopping for Boiled Wool

 

Our Mallee Jacket was designed with boiled wool in mind, but you can also use it with any of our other outer layers, and it's perfect if you're looking for something extra cosy!

If you're looking for boiled wool, below are some places to shop depending on where in the world you are, which we're updating as of April 2021!

 

In NZ and Australia

The Fine Cloth Company NZ
The Fabric Box NZ
Drapers Fabric NZ and Australia

Miss Maude NZ
Ackroyd & Adams NZ
The Drapery Australia
Minerva's Bower Australia

In USA and Canada

Mood Fabrics USA
Simplifi Fabric Canada
Stonemountain & Daughter USA
Sitka Fabrics Canada
Stylemaker Fabrics USA
Needlework Hamilton Canada
Britex Fabrics USA
The Confident Stitch USA

In the UK

Croft Mill UK
Sherwood Fabrics UK
Minerva Fabrics UK
Simply Fabrics UK
Stone Fabrics UK
Dragonfly Fabrics UK

This dark green boiled wool is from the selection at Dragonfly Fabrics in the UK

3 comments

  • Hi Judy! My friend who is a vegan sewer made a boiled vegan wool coat out of some heavy bamboo felt. It cost an arm and a leg per meter but she said it was super warm.

    Val
  • Great question Judy- Unfortunately boiled wool is a pretty special fabric with some great qualities.

    Have you seen these Mallee Jackets from Gillian? https://craftingarainbow.com/2020/09/20/muna-and-broad-mallee-jackets/

    Jess from Muna and Broad
  • Question: Is there a suitable substitute for boiled wool?
    I love the look of the Mallee jacket and of boiled wool in general for so many things, but I’m highly allergic to lanolin and wool (trust me – this problem really sucks). I have yet to find something that makes a good substitute (other than cheap poly fleece). fingers crossed that you have some good ideas.

    judy

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