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Bridal Fabrics

  • Bridal Fabrics - Best Dressed Guest

    When you are dressing for a big occasion such as a family wedding, it can be difficult to find a balance between a glamorous piece that you would wear for a night out and a subtle, classy outfit which is suitable for a formal ceremony, even a church service. As we all know, there are certain rules that apply when dressing for a wedding ceremony. For ladies, you should be sure to dress somewhat conservatively and ensure that you are not displaying too much skin, make sure your outfit fits correctly as you will likely be wearing it for many hours, particularly if yo… Read More
  • Bridal Fabrics - Most Memorable TV Wedding Dresses

    When you are planning a wedding ceremony, inspiration for your ideal Bridal Fabrics and perfect style of gown is all around you. For some, you will have been harbouring an image of your ideal wedding dress for decades, possibly since the first time you saw you favourite Disney Princess tie the knot, or when you cried buckets watching Scott and Charlene walk down the aisle to 'Suddenly' back in the 1980s. For others, you may be struggling with finding the perfect balance between modern fashions, childhood fantasy and the myriad of Bridal Fabrics you have seen to cr… Read More
  • Bridal Fabrics - The Top 5 Most Iconic Bridal Gowns

    When choosing a bridal gown, there is endless inspiration available for brides to be including websites, wedding magazines and wedding fayres and the choice of designs and Bridal Fabrics on display can become a little daunting. With so many beautiful designs available it can be a little overwhelming and with your bridal gown being one of the most important aspects of your big day you will want to be sure that you make the right choice in a gown that will suit you and will compliment your colour scheme but most of all, you will want your wedding dress to be the ki… Read More
  • Bridal Fabrics Through The Decades - The Evolution of Bridesmaid Gowns

    Now the bride has chosen her style of gown and has settled on her perfect bridal fabric it is time to think about how she will dress her maids. The bridesmaids are an integral part of not only the wedding celebration itself but are a source of friendship and support to the bride in the lead up to the big day. The tradition of bridesmaids is thought to have originated from Roman Law which required ten witnesses to be present and dressed in identical clothing to the bride and groom in order to confuse the evil spirits who were thought to attend and administer curses… Read More
  • Alternative Bridal Fabrics

    Contrary to popular belief, not all little girls dream of a big white wedding. Brides who have always been a bit of a tom boy or who appreciate alternative fashions, may not feel comfortable walking down the aisle in a big, fluffy white gown that would not look out of place on a Disney Princess! While a girls wedding is always the most important day of their lives and every girl, no matter her tastes or personality, will want to look her best on her big day she will still want to feel like herself and be comfortable in front of her loved ones. So if you think a pe… Read More
  • Bridal Fabrics for a Beach Wedding

    With the cost of your perfect wedding day and honeymoon continuing to rise, many couples are choosing to combine the two by marrying abroad. Couples may choose to marry away from home for a number of reasons not least that it is impossible to guarantee the weather in the UK regardless of what month you choose to marry. Many couples opt for a more intimate ceremony or to marry alone with just their witnesses and have a party when they return home. This can save a lot of money and is often the easier option in families with a complicated dynamic and takes much of th… Read More
  • Bridal Fabrics for a Traditional Ceremony

    For many a modern day bride, tradition is still an important aspect of their wedding day and for those brides who have dreamed of a big, white wedding the ideal place for their nuptials is often their local church. Particularly for brides who have connections with their local parish or wish to marry in the same place as their parents or grandparents, a church wedding is a wonderful choice. A traditional church wedding can be a small intimate affair or a grand occasion however, a marriage service conducted in church, regardless of denomination will be presided over… Read More
  • Bridal Fabrics 2014

    Now the party season is over and Christmas is a distant memory, many of our clients are turning their thoughts to the upcoming wedding season. Whether you are a bride to be or a professional dressmaker working on a very special commission, our extensive range of stunning Bridal Fabrics will be everything you need for the perfect bridal gown and bridesmaid dresses. Queen Victoria's lustrous gown sparked a gown for white wedding dresses. Surprisingly, the white wedding dress is something of a modern phenomenon. Prior to the 19th century, brides rarely purchased a n… Read More
  • Choosing Your Bridal Fabrics!

    When it comes to selecting the perfect Bridal Fabrics for your requirements, look no further than our stunning range of materials here at Calico Laine! Today I would like to take a look at some of our best-selling materials within our range of Bridal Fabrics and how they can be incorporated into your Bridal Dressmaking to achieve the results you really want! One of the first kind of materials that is often considered when creating dresses and other such garments is Satin. Our most popular and widely used Satin Bridal Fabric is Duchess Satin. This stunning heav… Read More
  • Bridal Fabrics 2013

    If you are planning on tying the knot then first of all congratulations! Not only do we wish you a wonderful day, but also a fantastic time planning the occasion. To ensure that planning goes as smoothly as possible, here at Calico Laine we have put together a wonderful selection of all the highest quality  bridal fabrics all in one place for you to browse through. Don't worry if you are unsure which options are best for you, we have a fantastic team of experienced sales staff to guide you through your purchase! First of all we would recommend seeking advice from… Read More

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