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  • Sewing with Chiffon Fabrics

    Our selection of Chiffon Fabric is a lightweight, synthetic fabric used most frequently for evening wear and high end lingerie. Chiffon can be a bit slippery to work with so we would not usually recommend this fabric for beginners however if you are a confident sewer you can create a variety of stunning clothing items from our gorgeous range of Chiffon Fabrics: Cationic Chiffon - imported from Indonesia this is perhaps our best selling Chiffon Fabric. Featuring a stunning, two tone surface cationic chiffon is strikingly similar in appearance to genuine silk fabri… Read More
  • The uses of Chiffon Fabric

    When people think of Chiffon Fabric they automatically think of dressmaking projects and what garments can be made with this material. However this fabric can be used for a variety of different designs, one including decoration purposes at special occasions. On special occasions such as wedding days or birthday parties a lot of thought goes into the decoration and colour scheme of the celebration. You need to think about a lot of factors including seat backings, table decor and accessories that will go perfectly with all your decoration. If you are thinking Chiffo… Read More
  • Chiffon Fabrics for Special Occasions

    Chiffon Fabric is one of our best selling dressmaking fabrics; this lightweight, plain-woven fabric is a glamorous and elegant choice for the most special of occasions. Most often chosen for evening wear garments, Chiffon Fabric gives an elegant and floaty appearance to any gown and is often layered alongside other dressmaking fabrics to add volume and movement to your design. Michelle Williams in a stunning design crafted from beautiful Chiffon Fabric. Chiffon Fabric has long been a popular choice with some of the world's most famous designers and has been worn… Read More
  • Chiffon Fabrics at Calico Laine

    Chiffon Fabrics are a dressmaking fabric that are popular all year round for use in all kinds of occasion wear, such as posh garments for evening do's, formal wear and bridal wear. Usually seen as quite a feminine fabric, it is also often used for ladies' blouses and shirts, delicate scarves and even intimate garments such as lingerie. At Calico Laine, we stock an absolutely huge range of Chiffon Fabrics with all kinds of colours, widths and weights available. With so many kinds to choose from, there is guaranteed to be something to suit your personal tastes and… Read More
  • Chiffon Fabrics

    Chiffon comes from the French word for cloth or rag, it is a lightweight, plain-woven, Sheer Material. Chiffon Fabrics are a very popular choice with dressmakers and it is frequently used to create beautiful prom dresses, bridal gowns and lots of other eveningwear. If you choose to use any of our gorgeous selection of Chiffons it will definitely make the wearer feel elegant and classy on any occasion. All of the Chiffon Fabrics we stock are 100% polyester and are all machine washable on a cool wash, which makes life a lot easier! If you do choose to use any … Read More
  • Chiffon Fabric for Dressmaking Projects

    Chiffon Fabric is a dressmaking fabric that is incredibly popular for use in evening wear, formal wear and bridal wear. Usually seen as a feminine fabric, it is also often used for ladies' blouses and shirts, delicate scarves and even more intimate garments such as lingerie. Here at Calico Laine, we stock an absolutely massive range of Chiffon fabrics with all kinds of weights, shades and widths available. With so much choice, there is bound to be something to suit all tastes and needs, no matter what your dressmaking project is. Our Chiffon Fabric is perfect for… Read More
  • Chiffon Fabric Not Just For Christmas

    It’s getting to that time of year again when we all look in our wardrobes and decide we hate all our clothes and desperately need a new dress for the Christmas party. Obviously we’ll also need a new bag and shoes to match! It’s time to delegate a few hours to ourselves, get the sewing machine out and treat ourselves to a fabulous new frock. Today I’d look at the benefits of working with Chiffon Fabrics. Many people are needlessly deterred by working with chiffon but this is completely unnecessary. Chiffon is an economical fabric which washes well and looks… Read More
  • Chiffon Fabric

    Curtains aren't for everyone. Yes, they're pretty and look amazing, but lets face it, when the mornings are already dark and the curtains are closed and you're curled up snug in bed, it's terribly difficult to get up. I'm not saying this is the main reason for wanting to be lazy and spend an extra ten precious minutes in bed, but lets face it, having the curtains drawn makes it just that little bit more cosy! Personally, as winter looms even closer with no escape, I've taken my curtains down and decided to use Chiffon Fabric to replace them. This way it allows me… Read More
  • Chiffon Fabric at Calico Laine

    Here at Calico Laine, we stock an extensive range of Chiffon Fabric suitable for all tastes and needs - with so many weights and shades, our Chiffon is perfect for everything from formalwear and evening wear to bridal gowns, bridesmaid dresses and so much more. It is sought after for its elegant, ethereal appearance that it manages to achieve with its lightweight, floaty nature, and as such is popular for those who are not into huge, extravagant dresses. That isn't to say that dressmaking projects made from Chiffon can't be beautiful - on the contrary, there are… Read More
  • Chiffon Fabric

    Chiffon Fabric is one of my favourite fabrics and here at Calico Laine we have a fabulous selection. Many people are deterred from using this fabric because of its floaty and slippery nature. Today we’re going to look at some of the uses for Chiffon Fabric as well as examining a few methods for making this particular fabric a little easier to work with. Here at Calico Laine we have 3 main Chiffon Fabric ranges. Firstly is the cationic chiffon, this is a very light weight fabric with a wonderful colour range which includes solid colours as well as some stunning u… Read More

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