AST Fabrics, formerly A. Sommer Textiles, is a wholesale distributor of high quality, decorative textiles serving the home furnishing industry as well as the contract and hospitality markets. AST Fabrics has been serving the design community for over 50 years, spanning two generations of the Sommer family.

AST Fabrics was a pioneer and is now an industry leader, in providing a wide range of natural fiber, yarn dyed chenille, and boucle fabrics as its core collection. Their relationship with their main mill allows them to deliver orders quickly. 

Layered in with their soft palettes of textures, you’ll find complementary subtle patterns, interesting solids in bold and traditional hues and those perfect accent fabrics to complete your project. They also offer a broad selection of indoor/outdoor fabrics, exclusive jacquard patterns, linens, silks, and wool blends.

AST Fabric’s home base is in the San Francisco Bay Area.  They pride themselves in offering personalized service. Whether it is in their showrooms throughout the US, through direct sales representatives or on the phone with their in-house staff, they meet the varying needs of the professional designer.  Their core "Chenille" line is woven exclusively for them in California.  You’ll find their fabrics are either stocked on their shelves or woven for you in as little as two weeks!  They have become known for their quick lead times, excellent customer service and a commitment to impeccable quality.


Indoor and Outdoor Textiles



Tel: (617) 480 2135​ | Email:karengwalls@gmail.com

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