Calico Fabric is loom state, un-dyed, untreated natural cotton made with a low thread count. This is a low cost, coarse, cotton fabric and is one of the oldest cottons. Calico Fabric first made its way to Britain in the 1600s and is still extremely popular today. Many of our regular craft enthusiasts Buy Calico Fabric for quilting and homemaking crafts.
Due to the plain, unbleached properties and its low cost it is often used by fashion designers and dressmakers to make sample pieces. Calico Fabric enables you to create samples of your creations giving you the opportunity to show off and sell your creations at a fraction of the cost of the finished product.
Calico Fabric is a coarse fabric and is a good choice for items that are required to be sturdy and long lasting such as bags and aprons.
Calico Fabric is a popular choice amongst crafters to create a variety of projects such as patchwork prints, curtains, pillowcases and duvets.
Here at Calico Laine we stock a wide range these include Heavy Drill Raw Calico, Light Weight and Medium Weight Calico. It is important to remember that this is a natural, raw fabric it could be liable to some shrinkage when washed.
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