Ray Stitch is a fabric and haberdashery shop who sell everything you'll need for your sewing projects, including cake, as well as running courses in dressmaking and fabric craft.

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99 Essex Road
N1 2SJ
+44 (0)20 7704 1060
Public transport:
Essex Road, National Railway
Book a taxi on +44 (0)844 556 0706 or with London's biggest car service app
Yelp Reviews

4 out of 5 based on 9 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Ray-Stitch

5.0 out of 5 5 May 2015
by James W.

For fabric, haberdashery and pretty much everything crafty in London this is the place! They have an incredible stock of fabric - all of it well chosen and in line with the style of their Islington location. It is a beautiful shop with great people delivering fantastic service and sound advice, all with a smile. I've done a number of classes in their basement classroom and they've all been...more

2.0 out of 5 21 February 2015
by Laura Kate S.

This shop is pretty, but past that I don't think it's so great. The prices are really very high (any place that sells Liberty fabrics for more than Liberty itself really puts me off). Apparently it used to have coffee, but that seems to not be there now. I saw a small section of Cotton & Steel (a popular fabric line) and, as I've been on the lookout for a specific print of theirs, asked if...more

3.0 out of 5 13 June 2013
by Lenka N.

This cute little fabric shop is undeniably at a very convenient spot in Islington. I am very fond of this place for the 'eco friendly' concept behind it. I adore their bamboo silk and fair trade cottons. However, what stops me from being really passionate about this place is their distinct limitation in both - their range and staff and owner's knowledge about their goods. Worse then this is,...more

4.0 out of 5 23 July 2012
by Freya C.

In this day and age, coffee will be served just about anywhere, my favourite and most recent new find is within this gorgeous little haberdashery.

Ray-Stitch initially enticed me with it's sun-soaked outdoor tables and chairs- somewhat a rarity for Islington- too many bars occupy the morning sunshine spots I've come to notice, and hands down this is a massive draw...(when London, does of...more

4.0 out of 5 22 July 2012
by Duncan W.

Ray Stitch is a cute little coffee/haberdashery shop (surely a combination which will never be repeated) on Essex Road. I am not really qualified to comment on the haberdashery part (although everything looked very pretty) but my coffee (in flat white form) was suitably creamy and my Chelsea bun was perfect with lots of currants and a well judged level of sweetness. The other cakes and...more

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