For Students

If you are interested in any of our fabrics, or require further assistance in purchasing fabric, please email us at or call us on 01274 576718.

Students get 10% off when shopping with us. Use code 'STUDENT10' and your student email address at checkout for the offer to apply!

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How to Order Free Samples

You can order up to five fabric samples from us, free of charge.

When browsing the fabrics, you’ll see an Order Sample button. Click this and the sample will be added to your basket. The request for free samples can only be made once per customer and any subsequent requests will be chargeable.

With over 400 fabrics to choose from, you are spoilt for choice. From simple cottons to rich velvets, there’s something for your next project, and at Whaleys we know how important it is to find the perfect fabric. Weight, texture and colour all impact on how the finished piece will turn out, so we offer free fabric samples on most of fabrics to assist you in making that crucial decision.

We’ll deliver your five samples straight to your door, free of charge. Simply browse our range below, selecting the “request a sample” button on the product page. Once you’ve found your five desired fabrics, follow the checkout process and your free samples will be shipped out to you.

Although we offer free samples on most of our fabrics, some of our fabrics don’t have samples immediately available, so if there’s no sample available for your ideal fabric, please get in touch.

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