Javan Lapp


Plain Stitches

We have enjoyed working with Jay.  He has great fabrics and knows his stuff.  He has been a constant source is valuable information.  We count on Jay and The Sourcing District and recommend them heartily. 


  • Color cards
  • Sample yardage
  • Production yardage
  • Closures and trims
  • Customized branding
  • Consulting


We have unmatched experience

No one brings you the market savvy and contacts like The Sourcing District.  Our unique blend of historical prospective and up to the minute trend knowledge is at your disposal when you deal with Jay and The Sourcing District.


We offer a unique "swatching service".  This is a great first step for the start up or early on independent designer.  Contact us for the specifics.  Charges range from $9.00 up to $49.00 and in extreme cases, more. Make your request as definitive as possible.  Contact  You can start up by reaching us through our contact page.  Your satisfaction is our mission.  Do you want to get off on the right foot?  This is a GREAT way to start.

Ordering is easy.  One call to 708-386-8586 brings you the most complete assortment of fabrics and all important notions and construction necessities offered in one spot anywhere in North America.  We've selected only the finest vendors in the sewn products industry.  Our unmatched experience will be shared with you.  No one can benefit an Independent Designer like The Sourcing District.

The Sourcing District brings you the continuity that can drive your business to be a success with the least possible risk.  Sample, perfect your product, create demand and then buy for production.  We provide you with the ability to replicate your work.  Buying your fabric from retailers???  This is just a waste of time.  Only The Sourcing District solely concentrates on representing suppliers that offer continuity.

The Sourcing District represents the finest suppliers in the sewn products industry.  We are your one stop for the best in professional fabrics, trims, notions and all sorts of garment construction necessities.  All with continuity and the kind of price and quality that provides you with the best chance for commercial success.  No one provides you with the selection and the depth of quality that you will find at The Sourcing District.




Our Unique method