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  • Cost effective Dress Fabrics at Calico Laine

    Here at Calico Laine we are aware that the cost of dressmaking can add up if you have a few different projects on the go at once and many of our customers may be working with a strict budget if they are buying for a business or a school. With this in mind, we aim to offer a range of fabrics at different prices points for all our customers but our focus is good quality Dress Fabrics at affordable prices. Dress Fabrics at affordable prices One thing that you do not want to do when you are working with a strict budget is compromise on the quality and finish of your … Read More
  • Seasonal Dress Fabrics

    At this time of year, we definitely see a trend in which Dress Fabrics sell best in both our Calico Laine stores and online and this year we are seeing a lot of customers buying crushed velvet and tartan. These fabrics can be used for dressmaking as well as interior decoration and soft furnishings and are ideal for the Christmas period, especially in the red and green versions. Velvet has been particularly popular in many of the high street stores with dresses and jackets in this Dress Fabric being very on trend. This has subsequently made it very popular am… Read More
  • 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 something particularly magical about a winter wedding. With a winter celebration you can take advantage of extra special features such as log fires, twinkling fairy lights and … Read More
  • Fabrics Online from Calico Laine

    With the cold weather starting to set in, we are having plenty of customers visiting our website to buy Fabrics Online for creating warmer clothing to see them through the chilly winter. Here at Calico Laine, our latest updates to our stock include a whole slew of new fabrics suitable to wear in winter, such as flannels, wools, corduroys and much more. If you are interested in taking a look at our latest Fabrics Online, then look no further than our New Arrivals section on our website. Here, you can scroll through everything new that we have added to our stock, al… Read More
  • Buying Fabric Online with Calico Laine

    In this day and age, we sometimes forget how easy and convenient technology has made our lives - for example, as well as shopping with us in person at both of our stores here at Calico Laine, you can also Buy Fabrics Online from us through our website. This service has enabled us to help customers from all over the world who have been searching for that perfect fabric to complete their sewing project, yet may not be fortunate enough to live within reasonable distance of a fabric store that they can visit in person. At Calico Laine, we like to be fair to our custom… Read More
  • Dressmaking Fabric - Back to school

    It may only be the beginning of august but the school holidays are flying by and before we know it the start of a new school year will begin. The price of school uniforms has increased dramatically over the years with many parents opting to buy Dressmaking Fabrics to make their own or buy the fabric in bulk to pass on to a dressmaker. Here at Calico Laine we have an extensive collection of gingham fabric perfect for summer/autumn dresses and shirts. The gingham most commonly used for this purpose is the polycotton gingham. It is lightweight and breathable, a… Read More
  • Costume Dressmaking Fabrics at Calico Laine

    Last week saw the release of the new, long awaited Ghostbusters movie, and if you have ever spoken to me when visiting either of our two Calico Laine stores, you might have seen me walking around in my very own Ghostbusters jacket that I created using Dressmaking Fabrics and notions that I bought from our vast stock of items. I am a huge fan of the franchise and am looking forward to seeing the movie's take on spooks, spectres and ghosts haunting the city of New York - and in today's blog, I'll be talking about my jacket as well as another project that I have b… Read More
  • Dress Fabric for holiday clothing

    Well, it is officially summer but we haven't really had much of a summer so far. With a lot of rainy days it has been fairly depressing weather wise but it has been forecast that we are due to have a heat wave in the next few weeks so fingers crossed. For those of you who aren't waiting for the heat wave to get some sun, just in case it doesn't actually appear, and are going on holiday instead it is time for you to do some summer dressmaking. With some gorgeous Dress Fabric from Calico Laine, you can create the perfect summer dresses, skirts and tops to make you f… Read More
  • Dressmaking Fabrics for Costumes at Calico Laine

    At Calico Laine we have customers coming to visit us with so many different projects in mind, and my personal favourite kind to help out with is costume-making! A lot of our customers come to us in search of Dressmaking Fabrics to make fancy dress costumes for their children and for parties, but there is a hobby called 'cosplay' that I have mentioned a few times before on our Calico Laine blog, where the most dedicated costume makers come together to show their enthusiasm for movies, television shows, video games, comics and more by dressing up as their favourite … Read More
  • Dress Fabric - Gingham for Schools

    This week we have had a lot of customers coming into our Liscard branch to purchase gingham Dress Fabric for making school dresses and skirts for the summer term. Back when I was at school, we just bought our school dresses from the local uniform shop however it seems that Mum's are getting a bit more creative and making their own summer dresses and gathered skirts instead of buying ready made. One customer this morning, had even made a dungaree style dress! As half term is approaching, it will give parents the chance to spend a day making their summer uniforms b… Read More

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