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  1. Dressmaking Fabrics - Choosing the right dress lining

    When selecting your Dressmaking Fabric you may also want to consider colour matching to a dress lining. Linings are used to line a variety of sewn items such as clothing, hats, bags and many more. They give a strong finish to the inside of a garment while concealing interlinings, raw edges and padding.  Linings extend the life of a garment and add warmth - especially...
  2. Rose and Hubble Dressmaking Fabrics

    We have a huge selection of Dressmaking Fabrics at Calico Laine, from satin to voile, gingham to corduroy but one of our biggest ranges is our cotton prints which includes many gorgeous prints from the renowned Rose and Hubble. Rose and Hubble manufacture printed cotton fabric, usually in a width of 112cm, which vary in patterns from floral designs to children's prints...
  3. Dressmaking Fabric - Beginners Guide

    If you're new to the world of Dressmaking it can be a bit of a daunting task choosing the right dressmaking fabric for your project. Here are a few tips to guide you through the maze to your perfect dress. Beginners guide to Dressmaking Fabric The Dressmaking Fabrics you'll be looking at will either be woven or knitted, and range from fabrics made from animal fibres...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. Dressmaking Fabrics - Pantone Pink

    For many designers and dressmakers, the announcement of the Pantone Colour of the Year is perhaps one of the most anticipated and important events of the year. Designers will base their collections around the Pantone choice as it is a huge indicator of which shades will be prevalent on the catwalk and in turn, in high street stores. Of course...
  9. Fabrics Online - LBD

    In the world of fashion what is in and what is out changes on what seems like a daily basis however, one item remains a fashion staple and that is the Little Black Dress. The LBD is a timeless piece dating back to the 1920s. Classic designers such as Coco Chanel and Jean Patou created a variety of versatile designs that...
  10. Buy Fabric Online to get ready for Christmas

    So, this weekend is the August bank holiday and a time that means that it is the end of the summer. It will soon be September and the kids will be returning to school, after a long six weeks off. As soon as the schools start the autumn term, most parents start to think about the dreaded 'C' word...Christmas! It may...

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