At Calico Laine we are passionate about Haberdashery. We want to ensure that our customers have everything they need for dressmaking and that your finished projects are of the highest quality. Calico Laine have extensive experience within the sewing and dressmaking industry and it is because of this experience that we understand which specialist Haberdashery products are necessary to give your projects that special touch. Due to the popularity of television programmes such as The Great British Sewing Bee, our Haberdashery department has never been busier and we have seen a massive rise in new customers hoping to purchase items they have seen demonstrated on TV including the ever popular bias tape maker by simplicity.
Make your creations stand out from the crowd with our choice of feathers including peacock feathers, diamond feathers, feather boas and marabou feathers. All of the feathers our Haberdashery department stock are natural feathers and are available in a variety of colours. Our feathers are perfect for everything from table decorations and cake toppers to hats and fascinators.
If you feel that some of your fabrics have lost their wow factor, restore them to their former glory with our dylon products including dylon cold water dyes, dylon fabric paint and dylon machine dye. Create your own designer look using our dylon 3D colour fun effects which is suitable for use on fabric, plastic and card. Put the dazzle back into your whites with dylon ultra whitener and other whitening products. Dylon is the most popular and trusted brand in the industry so you know your fabrics will be safe when using dylon dyes, whiteners and stain removers. If you are unsure of which dylon product is most suitable for your needs, our knowledgable Haberdashery staff will be pleased to assist with any enquiry.
To meet your dressmaking, our Haberdashery department carry a range of bra strap extenders, zips, ribbons and ribbon embellishments. To ensure the cleanest cut and perfect application we also stock a range of dressmaking scissors manufactured by some of the biggest and most trusted brands in the industry such as fiskars, janome and kleiber.
To give your dressmaking projects that extra professional touch, our range of bias binding is available in a variety of materials from 100% cotton bias bindings through to satin bias bindings and is available from our Haberdashery Online section in a variety of widths. Bias binding is sold by the metre as well as by the roll. To ensure the perfect application of your bias binding we also provide a wide range of bias binding tools such as deckle edged blades, simplicity bias tape maker and pinking blades plus much more.
For the most special of evening dress projects our range of bra accessories, available from our fully stocked Haberdashery Shop are perfect for ensuring that the appearance of underwear does not spoil your gorgeous designs. Our bust forms are ideal for achieving shape and contouring to your garments, incorporated into tops and dresses bust forms offer shape and comfort for the wearer and can elimnate the need for underwear.
Our Haberdashery Shop carry a range of self cover buttons, one of the most popular ranges in our Haberdashery collection these buttons are a great way of replacing existing buttons or replacing buttons with a more attractive alternative. Self cover buttons are a very useful item of Haberdashery and are the perfect addition to every sewing box. To make your task even simpler, we stock the prym self cover button tool which is suitable for use with self cover buttons in a variety of sizes.
If it is chic accessories that you are working on you will love our range of bag handles. One of our most popular styles is the wood look plastic bag handles which offer a smooth and comfortable grip as well as being an attractive fashion accessory. Our Haberdashery Online range also includes, long bar, fish eye and bamboo bag handles.
Here at Calico Laine our range of toy components have proven to be very popular with crafters who are looking to create a special gift that will be treasured for many years to come. Choose from our range of toy eyes, toy noses and animal joints to name a few.
Find out how to use our most popular Haberdashery items on our blog page.