Dressmaking Fabrics

  1. Chiffon Fabric

    Chiffon Fabric is one of my favourite fabrics and here at Calico Laine we have a fabulous selection. Many people are deterred from using this fabric because of its floaty and slippery nature. Today we’re going to look at some of the uses for Chiffon Fabric as well as examining a few methods for making this particular fabric a little...
  2. Dressmaking Fabrics

    With the last quarter of the year approaching fast, many of our customers are planning their winter sewing projects to make sure they keep warm during the cold weather, but are still able to enjoy their dressmaking hobbies. One of the most popular choices for this time of year is our fleece Dressmaking Fabrics - it is always at the top...
  3. Buy Fabrics Online at Calico Laine

    Recently at Calico Laine, we have been adding a lot of new fabrics to our stock both online and in-store. If our two shops aren't local to you, then there is always the option to Buy Fabrics Online through our website; everything we sell in our store is up for purchase on our website too, meaning that wherever you are...
  4. Dressmaking Fabrics - Sixties Fashion

    Cilla Black was an icon of sixties fashion. Recently, we have bid a sad farewell to local legend and television icon Cilla Black. Over recent Dressmaking Fabrics of what is widely remembered as one of the most exciting decades in our home town of Liverpool. Despite the industrial decline and social deprivation which blighted the city during this decade...
  5. Buy Fabrics Online at Calico Laine

    Like most women, I love shopping. When it comes to sewing buying fabric is no exception. Here at Calico Laine we fully appreciate the joy to be had from visiting your local fabric shop and spending the afternoon browsing the aisles. Sewing is such a diverse hobby which is becoming increasingly popular once again. However, many unfortunate people across the...
  6. New Dress Fabrics - Baby Corduroy

    Although we are in the middle of summer months we are still not seeing as much sunshine as we hoped. Already people have started looking at warmer Dress Fabrics to make up winter garments ready the colder period. We have recently had some brand new Baby Corduroy Dress Fabrics come in that would be perfect for creating beautiful winter skirts...
  7. Fabric Online

    At Calico Laine we have a wide variety of fabrics, so for anyone who has a real passion for sewing but just cannot find the time between working, taking the kids to school and doing the weekly food shop our website allows you to buy Fabric Online. Jardin Summer Print Fabric (4181/B) With summer coming fast we are all itching to...
  8. Dressmaking Fabrics at Calico Laine

    If you are looking for a new sewing project to work on, you might be pondering over what Dressmaking Fabrics will be right for the job. Lately I have been working on making a few garments for the approaching summertime, and in today's blog I'll be talking about the selections I have made from Calico Laine's huge range of Dressmaking...
  9. Dressmaking Fabrics for Costumes at Calico Laine

    Over the past few years, the hobby known as "cosplay" has been on the rise in Great Britain, and with new and recurring conventions popping up all over the UK, more and more people wanting to show their passion for their favourite movies, television shows and video games have been attending these events dressed up as their most loved characters...
  10. Dressmaking Fabrics - The Met Ball 2015

    The Met Ball is one of the biggest events in the fashion calendar and this years red carpet certainly did not disappoint. Based around the elegant Chinese theme, celebrities including Rihanna pulled out all the stops in an array of fantastical designs created from the world's finest Dressmaking Fabrics. East met west as American designers channelled the Chinese influence through...

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