About Us


  The Fent Shop (trading as P F Day and Son) is a small family run business supplying dress fabric, haberdashery, curtain fabrics, fashion and bridal fabrics, curtain making accessories, knitting yarns and patterns, net curtaining, cross stitch and tapestry, buttons and many other needlework related items. We have been in the same premises in Kings Lynn since 1970, online since 2012. 

Here you are able to view and purchase a small selection of our vast stock. We stock many kinds of dress fabric, huge selection of craft fabrics, haberdashery, buttons, knitting yarns and accessories, curtain fabric, net curtaining and much more. Everything you need for your latest sewing project all under one roof.

We have a lot of products not listed on this website, such as the full range of patterns from Simplicity, Vogue, Butterick, McCalls and New Look, Anchor silks and tapestry wools, upholstery foam cut to size, leatherette, calico, braids and trimmings and much more. We also have Style Furnishings range of made to measure curtains, readymade curtains and accessories.

This website only shows a small selection of the vast quantities of stock that we carry. 

Please fill out a form on the 'Contact Us' page if you cannot see what you are looking for.

We are open Monday to Saturday 9.30am to 5.00pm, closed Sundays and Bank holidays.

If you can,  please visit us at  41 Broad Street, King's Lynn, Norfolk, PE30 1DP, 01553 768 613. If you can't visit us in person, take the online tour on our homepage.



History of The Fent Shop

The business was started in 1958 by Peter Day. It is now run by Peter's son John and John's wife Rose, their eldest daughter Louise manages this website. Below is a picture from the archives of the late Peter Day, and his son John who runs the business today.



       We are very proud that in January 2011 we were awarded the Royal Warrant and are able to promote ourselves as ' By Appointment To Her Majesty The Queen Purveyor Of Dress Fabrics And Haberdashery'. We have dealt with Her Majesty The Queen's dressmaking department since 2004.

       We pride ourselves on our stock levels and quality of service. Our friendly knowledgeable staff are always keen to help and advise.Often described by customers as 'An Aladdin's Cave'.

   Why not come and have a look?