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  • Haberdashery Gift Ideas from Calico Laine

    Haberdashery Gift Ideas As we are about to hit the Autumn months, some of the more organised few start to think about Christmas. This means more gift buying and planning than anyone wants to start when they're still stuck in the post-holiday blues. Even if Christmas isn't on your mind just yet, we all love to think of fresh ideas for gift-giving at Birthdays and Special Occasions. The Beginner For that someone who has only just picked up crafting, knitting or sewing; they will most certainly need a good basic kit. If it is sewing they love, it is always best to st… Read More
  • Haberdashery for Bag Making

    We all love a good bag project; they can be as easy or complex as you like. From a simple tote to a patchwork creation, we have everything you need to complete your bag. Here at Calico Laine, we have a wide range of Haberdashery products to help you go from a few rectangles of fabric to a fully functional bag! Bag Handles There are so many ways to create handles for your bag. We have a wide range of ready-made bag handles that can be simply attached to your project, whatever the design. If you have decided on a classy evening clutch bag, our Bella Bag Handle is th… Read More
  • Your Haberdashery Kit with Calico Laine

    Haberdashery can be a bit of an umbrella word. It can cover everything from your most basic sewing essentials through to specialist items. But how do you wade through all the exciting sparkly pieces to get to what you really need? Our team at Calico Laine is on hand to help you create your perfect haberdashery kit. This is great if you are just starting out, or if you just want to organise and elevate your equipment. The Basics So what are the basics? This is your go-to kit which comes on every sewing venture you take and everyone's is slightly different. You will… Read More
  • Haberdashery, Gutermann threads

    Do you ever enter a Haberdashery shop and feel completely overwhelmed by the selection of threads on display? You're not alone. These days the variety is extensive and it's very easy to get confused by the sheer volume. Gutermann are the leading manufacturer of sewing threads with a fantastic global reputation and a history spanning over 125 years, so it's safe to say they know their haberdashery! You may have noticed in any haberdashers that Gutermann threads are a little more expensive than other brands. The reason for this is because this brand develops the m… Read More
  • Haberdashery, which machine needle?

    Haberdashery can be a complicated subject as it covers to so many variables, choices, personal preferences and brands. It doesn't matter if you're a complete beginner or an experience dress maker, its very easy to get confused when buying sewing machine needles. The selection is vast and it can be overwhelming understanding the intricacies. I've had a look though out haberdashery department here at Calico Laine and picked out some of our best selling machine needles and some which cause most confusion in the hope of eliminating any mix ups. Universal needles; Thes… Read More
  • School Essentials: Haberdashery

    School Essentials, Haberdashery: With the  changing of the seasons comes the start of a new school year. Some of our little ones aren't so little anymore and are making the big step from junior school to secondary. With this change comes a whole host of subjects and skills that they may never have experienced before, including textiles. Most schools now require parents to provide a basic standard sewing kit for their children to bring with them to their lessons. The temptation to grab a cheap mass produced kit can be great. This quick grab solution doesn't hold … Read More
  • Haberdashery Online - New Trims and Ribbons

    Here at Calico Laine we stock everything you may need for making all the wonderful dressmaking projects you can imagine. We have a huge range of dressmaking fabrics and Haberdashery Online that can help you to create a beautiful new wardrobe for yourself or your family. Whether you are making evening wear, bridal wear or fancy dress we can provide everything you need to make a top quality garment. We have recently added some new products to our Haberdashery Online range including ribbons and trims which can be used to add detail to your garments or can even be use… Read More
  • New Haberdashery Online to help you with your sewing

    Last weekend we had a summer open day at our Neston store to showcase all of our new fabrics and products around the store for local customers. One of the features of the day was a 'try before you buy' haberdashery table to allow customers to see and handle haberdashery items that they might not be familiar from our range. These products were either newly available in our Haberdashery Online section or items that we may have had for a little while that we, as sewers ourselves, love and wanted to share with our loyal customers. Here are a few of the items we demo… Read More
  • Haberdashery Online - Bra Accessories for the summer months

    This week we have had some gorgeous weather with the temperatures rising and the sun shining. It is the time of year when people start to get their summer wardrobe out and are beginning to buy new clothes to take on their summer holidays. Many of the tops for warmer weather are more revealing or have small straps to them and it is important to have the right undergarments to go with these including the a well fitted bra. In our Haberdashery Online section we stock a number of bra accessories to make you feel comfortable in the summer. Overtime you might find that… Read More
  • Haberdashery Essentials for the Beginner Dressmaker

    We often get asked in our Liscard and Neston branches if we have starter kits of Haberdashery to get people started when they are either just getting started with dressmaking or trying to encourage their children or grandchildren to sew. We do not stock small sewing kits such as this as we generally find that the items supplied with these Haberdashery kits are not very good quality. We instead, suggest building up your sewing box bit by bit and paying a little more for higher quality items that are going to last you longer and will be better to work with. When you… Read More

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