The world of the Harry Potter series is full of memorable clothing (quidditch uniforms), accessories (striped Hogwarts house scarves), and assorted magical objects (the sorting hat), so perhaps its no surprise that sewists have long been drawn to using Harry Potter fabric for their sewing projects.
It’s so popular, in fact, that finding the best Harry Potter fabric by the yard can be a bit of a challenge.
Some fabric designs go in a straightforward commercial direction, such as using recognizable logos, words, and symbols. While others are more artistic, with subtle references to the Harry Potter series, such as using the famous Griffindor color scheme.
For this post, we’ve rounded up some of the best Harry Potter fabric patterns for 2020 from the top online fabric-by-the-yard shops. Continue reading below to find the best wizard fabric for your handmade project.
1. Hogwarts House Crests in Black Fleece
A lightweight fleece that features a pattern displaying the crests for the four Hogwarts houses — Gryffindor, Slytherin, Hufflepuff and Ravenclaw.
2. Quidditch Fabric in Blue or Pink
The sport of Quidditch has its own group of fans among Harry Potter readers, and this 100% cotton fabric could be a great choice for anyone who dreams of capturing the Golden Snitch.
3. Marauder’s Map Fabric in Midweight Fleece
The Marauder’s Map is a favorite of many readers, and it sums up the irresistible spirit of adventure and discovery that is central to the Harry Potter series.
4. Hogwarts Crest on Yellow Cotton
Another fabric pattern inspired by the crests of the houses, this Hogwarts fabric offers a cheerful color palette anchored by a pleasant yellow background.
5. Hufflepuff Fabric in Yellow Fleece
For Potter fans with an affinity for particular Hogwarts houses, there are great fabric options. This Hufflepuff fabric celebrates a fan favorite house known for loyalty, fair play, and hard work.
6. Ravenclaw Fabric in Blue Stripes
On a sharp blue-on blue strip background, this mid-weight fleece Ravenclaw fabric features the house crest for the students known for their cleverness and humor.
7. Slytherin Fabric on Green Fleece
Slytherin House may be the home to most of the villains in the Harry Potter series, but as any devoted Potter fan will tell you, it’s more complicated than that. This Slytherin fabric displays the house crest on a versatile dark green stripe background.
8. Hermione Granger Fabric
This fun Hermione Granger fabric builds a pattern using stylized illustrations of Granger and other witches. The fabric has a little stretch to it, using a blend of 95% cotton and 5% spandex
9. Harry, Hagrid, Ron, & Hermione Fabric in Teal Fleece
A fun option that depicts some of the core characters from the Potterverse — Harry, Hagrid, Ron Weasley, and Hermione Granger. (And Hedwig the owl, too!) With a full moon and silhouette of Hogwarts, this teal-toned medium-weight fleece has a slightly spooky aesthetic.