Portsmouth Fabric Company - Portsmouth, NH
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112 Penhallow St.
Portsmouth NH 03801
(603) 436-6343
fax (603) 430-2943
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9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Now open
Sunday 12 noon-5 p.m.



About Us

Portsmouth Fabric Company carries one of the largest and most unique selections of fabric in New England.

We offer the high-quality line of Swiss Bernina sewing machines and several independent pattern company collections.

PFC also carries specialty threads for embroidery and decorative sewing and serging, trims and ribbons, unusual buttons, and notions.

Portsmouth Fabric Company carries more than 7,000 bolts of cloth
Portsmouth Fabric Company carries more than 7,000 bolts of cloth. Photo: Marianne Pernod Young

Portsmouth Fabric Company caters to discerning consumers who want professional advice and individualized service with their product selection.

Portsmouth Fabric Company has an excellent selection of fabrics including:

  • bali batik cottons
  • contemporary quilting cottons
  • bali batik rayons
  • cut velvets
  • flannels
  • batistes
  • silk/metallic organza
  • Kona cotton solids
  • linens
  • polartec
  • silk dupioni solids
  • wool
  • Liberty of London lawns
  • stretch velvet
  • patterns in stock: Burda, Textile Studio, La Fred, Sewing Workshop, Folkwear, Kwik Sew, Lois Ericson, Revisions, Very Easy Vogue, Design and Planning Concepts, Great Copy, and more!



Photos: Marianne Pernod Young.

Since 1979 Portsmouth Fabric Company has sold natural-fiber fabrics, fashion fabrics and designer cuts, and since moving to its present location in 1980, has featured Bernina sewing machines.

In 1990 Portsmouth Fabric Company added contemporary quilting fabrics, and quilting and fiber arts books to its inventory, which now includes more than 7,000 bolts and over 400 book titles.

PFC is located in the hub of shopping and tourism in the historic district of scenic downtown Portsmouth, New Hampshire.

PFC Staff

Employees enjoy the Portsmouth waterfront: Judy Warren, Misa Erder, Susan Powell, Karin Lium, Pat Jolin, Julia Follett, Elayn Chesser, Carla Clarke, and Margi Varnum.

25th Anniversary Celebration

Wild Women Warriors

Vermont Quilt Festival 2003

PFC Booth

Lots of Choice

Celebrating Vermont

Happy Customers

Happy Employees on Way Home

Nashua Quilters Gathering

Judy Warren modeling the "Tablecloth Shirt"



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