19 Awesomely Nerdy Fabrics

Star Trek Badge FabricWe currently have a handful of reuholstery projects stacking up in the garage (posts on those coming soon!), and have been scouring the internet to find the best geek fabrics. We found so many that we like, we might end up using all of them to make the nerdiest quilt around.

Here are our 19 current favorites, in no particular order:


We really like how this Skyrim fabric has a bold graphic look, but keeps the geekery fairly subtle.
Skyrim Videogame Fabric

LOVE this Doctor Who fabric! Both the design and the color combo are perfect for reupholstery projects.
Doctor Who Damask

For the math geeks out there! This fabric is perfect for a chair redo or a pillow. Love the graphic black and white.
Equation Fabric

While I do wish I could find a great TNG fabric (any suggestions?), this OST retro badge design is pretty awesome. I could see it making a great lampshade on a midcentury base.
Star Trek Badge Fabric

Another great Star Trek fabric, for the Spock lovers.
Star Trek Fabric

We do think it should be Captain America instead of Wolverine on this cool graphic Marvel fabric, but either way, it’s a winner.
Marvel Superhero Fabric

Talk about subtle nerd. From afar this looks like a beautiful classic damask, but look a little closer… the silhouettes are classic Nintendo.
Nintendo Damask

Grindhouse fabric
Grindhouse Fabric

One of our favorites of the bunch. The details in this Star Wars fabric are incredible.
Star Wars Fabric

Are cassette tapes nerdy? Not really, but this fabric is still cool.
Cassette Fabric

Love this ST Enterprise fabric for pillows.
Star Trek Enterprise Fabric

Another perfect example of subtle geek fabric. If you aren’t a Legend of Zelda fan, this just looks like a classic medallion print.
Zelda Fabric

8-Bit Robots in Love!
8-bit Robot Fabric

Cthulhu Damask fabric, in an excellent color combo. I could see this on a chair or shower curtain.
Cthulhu Damask Fabric

Classic movie monsters.
Classic Monster Fabric

Pacman-esque ghost fabric.
Pacman Fabric

Black and white Superman comic book fabric.
Superman Fabric

Wood grain fabric!
Wood Grain Fabric

I love this Portal Companion Cube fabric. Maybe for a duvet cover?
Portal Fabric


  1. Pilar G. says

    Hi. I love those fabrics!!! Where did you got those? I just can’t find any fabric store near me that carries them.

  2. Jennie Lee says

    Love the fabrics! The cassette tapes one ties in to “Guardians of the Galaxy”! Believe it or not, Walmart has Spider-man, Superman, Wolverine, Capt. America, etc. fabrics. I like your blog. I just moved here in July. It’s my first house; my childhood home. I’m 62, and I’m trying to restrain my inner nerd somewhat, but I am starting to organize my Comic Book room, and I am looking forward to displaying my toys, like the Galactus figure that says “I hunger.” (I laugh out loud every time he says that.)

  3. Jennie Lee says

    I know it’s been 7 months since my last comment, but things are really (finally) starting to move on my “comic book room” project. I’ve got Marvel comics fabric for the 2 windows (don’t want the comics to fade, right?). I’ve bought wire shelves to hold all those comics boxes. I bought an Avengers beach towel to hang up like a poster (using binder clips). And I’m well on the way to stripping out all the wallpaper and carpet. Yesterday I decided to make the closet into a “reading nook”. I’ve removed the doors and I plan to put some type of storage cabinet on the floor, with something like bean bag chair(s) or cushions on top, and white Christmas lights above, with my Hallmark Star Trek/Star Wars spaceships dangling down. Perhaps a Spider-man hanging from the pullcord for the light? I’ll send you updates. :)

    • says

      Wow – that sounds AMAZING!! We’ve always wanted to turn a closet into a reading nook, and hope to someday have the space for it. We can’t wait to hear more updates!

      • Jennie Lee says

        I just wanted to let you know that there is a pin available on Pinterest that we nerds would like. Just search on Pinterest for “200+ Free Pumpkin Carving Stencils”. A lot of other related pins will come up, too, but this pin has Star Trek, Star Wars, Marvel, Dr. Who, Pokémon, and too many more to list. Happy Hallowe’en!


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