The Marché Saint Pierre: a visit to the world of fabric

The Marché Saint Pierre: a visit to the world of fabric

Fabrics of all kinds, cotton by the metre, ribbons, lace, haberdashery goods and more… Established half a century ago, the famous Marché Saint Pierre has it all. A true institution, this market has the largest collection of fabrics stores in the parisian area! Located at 2 Rue Charles Nodier in the 18th district, this exceptional place is less than a ten-minute walk from the Hôtel des Arts. If you like dressmaking and sewing, it’s an essential place to visit during your stay in Paris.


The Marché Saint Pierre; a huge 2,500 m² retail space


Known to be one of the largest markets of its kind in the world, the Marché Saint Pierre is a magnet for both amateur and professional dressmakers, as well as international decorators and stylists. Spread over six levels, it offers an impressive choice of upholstery and clothing fabrics. If you’re looking for material by the metre, you’ll find an almost overwhelming choice here, from printed cotton to textiles for lining, tulle or even quilted fabrics. There’s even materials for costumes and stage decor in colourful abundance, including exquisite polyester satins. If it’s oddments you’re after, the range is just as vast; cotton, linen, brocade, cashmere or silk? It's up to you to choose the perfect fabric to create a dress, a coat, a pair of curtains or a bed throw.


Unbeatable prices


Famed for its exceptional selection of goods, the Marché Saint Pierre is also important for its cheap prices throughout the year. If you’re visiting Paris, this is the opportunity to build up your stock of fabrics before going home by taking full advantage of the low prices per meter or the promotions offered throughout the market.



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