Now its coming up to winter a lot of our customers are starting to purchase more of our thicker and heavier weight fabrics that are more useful for creating warmer garments and warmer interior items such as blankets and throws especially for them colder months. Over the last few weeks we have seen a huge rise in sales of our fleece fabrics, suede fabrics, cotton drills and gabardines as they are all more suited to the colder temperature that is creeping up on us. With customers starting to prepare their winter creations we are making sure all our winter categories online are up to date with our brand new heavier weight fabrics online and our regular items all in stock so there is plenty of materials to choose from.
One of our materials that is extremely popular leading up to winter is our Gabardine Fabric which is available in a wide range of eye-catching colours that are all 150cm wide with a 65% polyester and 35% cotton mix composition. Gabardine Fabric is an extra strong and durable material with a distinctive tight weave and heavy weight making it a perfect fabric choice for outdoor garments when the weather is not too good. This material can be used for a wide variety of clothing items suitable for the outdoors such as overcoats, trench coats and other heavy weight protective garments that can also be seen as fashionable pieces. Even though this fabric is especially used for outdoor workwear you can also use it for creating regular stylish garments such as jackets and accessories like bags.
As winter is approaching us a lot of people tend to lean more towards the darker shades when buying their fabrics for winter sewing projects. Gabardine Fabric has the perfect selection of colours with lots of more darker/warmer shades to choose from such as deep reds, dark blues, greens and browns that are great choices for the new seasons trends. Similar fabrics that also link to our Gabardines and also sell well in the colder months are cotton drills, gaberchinos and polyester twills that all have a similar distinctive weave and are all great for workwear and outdoor garments like Gabardine. All of these fabrics can be seen under the drills and gabardines section on our website if you want to take a look at these materials and perhaps order some samples so you can get the look and feel of each fabric before ordering a large amount.