Welcome to the Calico Mermaid

Calico Mermaid is downtown Porterville's quality fabric shop, opened in April 2011 by Georgia & Richard Goode. You'll find lots of inspiration & temptation here in books, patterns, classes, & fabric by Moda, Benartex, In the Beginning, Robert Kaufman, Michael Miller, Hoffman of California, Timeless Treasures, & Clothworks.



We have quilting & sewing classes as well as special events scheduled monthly for lots of quilty fun. There's additional parking & a back entrance behind the shop. Just let us know if you need help unloading your machine for classes.

The Calico Mermaid symbolizes our whimsical vision of an imaginative, inspirational space to sew, quilt, and create. We want your visits here to be relaxing, comfortable, & fun. Check our blog & Facebook for frequent updates & pictures of what's new at the Mermaid. We welcome you & hope to see you stop by the shop or here online. If there's something special you need, please let us know & we'll do our best for you.