Dressmaking Fabrics

  1. Dressmaking Fabric to recreate Bafta glamour

    Last Sunday saw one of the biggest British awards ceremonies take place, the Bafta Film Awards. Often dubbed as the British Oscars, stars walked the red carpet in designer outfits with cameras flashing and journalists shouting 'who are you wearing?' before they sat down for the evening's event. Even if you didn't watch the awards themselves, it is always fun...
  2. Dressmaking Fabrics for Children's clothes

    I'm at that stage in life when everybody around me seems to be having babies or already have children and I have noticed that with a lot of people, their time and money all tends to be spent on the children as they are the most important thing in their life. One of the fun things to spend your money on when you...
  3. Dressmaking & Bridesmaids Dresses

    Like many other brides, my sister in law (to be) has just realised with great excitement that she’s getting married this year! Obviously with my Dressmaking background the bridesmaid dresses have fallen to me.  I love dressmaking so I’m honoured she’s asked. It’s a summer wedding with 5 bridesmaids ranging in age from 2 up to 35 years. I initially...
  4. Dressmaking fabrics for decorating a wedding

    Over the Christmas holiday and New Year, many loved up couples will have got engaged as this is one of the most popular times of the year to propose to someone. It may be a little early to be preparing for the big day however some brides to be are so excited they want to start planning things straight away...
  5. Winter Dressmaking Fabric at Calico Laine

    This morning has been chaotic on the roads as we have seen the first bit of snow of the season on the Wirral. The sun may be shining but there is definitely a chill in the air and my hands are like icicles as I write this post! What we could all  do with is some beautifully warm Dressmaking Fabric to create a cosy winter outfit...
  6. Dressmaking Fabrics - Fleece

    With the cold chill of winter now in the air, many of our customers are well into planning their winter sewing projects, creating a variety of stylish and comfortable pieces to keep them warm during the cold weather. One of the most popular Dressmaking Fabrics at this time of year is fleece - this is always the first fabric we recommend...
  7. Dressmaking Fabrics for Lining

    When embarking upon a new dressmaking project it is important to choose the correct Dressmaking Fabric for your project to achieve the required finish. If you choose to proceed with a lightweight Dressmaking Fabric you may also wish to consider using a dress lining. A dress lining is a second layer of fabric which ensures that your garment will not...
  8. Dressmaking Fabrics for Winter Weddings

    Over recent years we have been witnessing a significant increase in the number of brides turning away from a traditional spring/summer wedding to instead celebrate their nuptials with a winter wonderland spectacular and as a result we have enquiries regarding our Dressmaking Fabrics for weddings have picked up apace. Of course traditional summer weddings are always stunning however there is...
  9. Winter Dressmaking Fabrics

    Following the conclusion of the big four fashion week shows in New York, London, Milan and Paris our talented buyers have been hard at work sourcing the best quality Dressmaking Fabrics to keep your designs bang up to date for the new season. There are a number of key Dressmaking Fabrics that took centre stage on the fashion week runways and...
  10. Dressmaking Fabrics - Strictly Sparkle

    Last weekend saw the long anticipated return of Strictly Come Dancing - since its debut in 2004 Strictly has been one of the most popular programmes on our screens. Every series we see a new cast of celebrities take to the flow to learn a variety of dance routines including the waltz and the foxtrot clad in spectacular dancer costumes...

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