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Tag Archives: Cotton Fabric

  • Fabrics - New Craft Cottons

    It’s that time of year again. We are starting to get a lot of new fabrics in, ready for a brand new season. Our Craft Cotton department is currently bursting full of new beautiful colours and patterns for you to take a look at. They are made from 100% cotton, which means they are of the highest quality, and perfect for all your Spring time crafts. Batik Craft Cotton Fabrics If it is rich, bold colour palettes that you are wanting, then look no further than the Batik range of fabrics we have in stock. Batik is an old tradition of dyeing cloth, originating from In… Read More
  • Luxury Towelling Fabrics at Calico Laine

    Everyone loves the feeling of a fresh towel. There's nothing more lovely than a brand new towel or bathrobe. Here at Calico Laine, we have been stocking high quality Towelling Fabrics for many years so you can have that brand-new feeling all year round. Towels Making your own towels is a great way to add that personal touch to your home. You can choose your size, so if you love to be snug in an extra large towel, then go for it! Our luxury towelling fabrics are super soft and easily washable. This 100% cotton fabric is incredibly durable and will last for years to… Read More
  • Range of Dress Fabrics

    Dress fabrics come in all different weights, shapes, grains and sizes. This is partially why I love working in this industry, the choice is never ending and your options are limitless. This time of year it’s wise to choose dress making fabrics which are light weight and breathable in order to keep cool. If you’re lucky enough to be travelling abroad then you want garments made of cotton or other natural fibres. History of Cotton Cotton, silks and linen are the first fabrics which spring to mind when talking about summer weight dress making fabrics. These are i… Read More
  • Buy Fabrics Online - Summer Cotton Fabric

    Buy Fabrics Online for the summer Although we may have been having some horrendous weather this past week and the weather has made us think that it is more winter than summer, according to the forecast, more sunshine is on the way and we are expecting some nice sunny days next week. As well as a few hot summer days in the UK, many of you will be heading abroad for a beach getaway and this means that it is time to Buy Fabrics Online to create your summer wardrobe. Cotton fabric is an ideal fabric to choose for this season as it is natural and known to keep you war… Read More
  • How To: Make A Cushion

    As well as using our fantastic range of fabrics for dress-making, a lot of our customers like to use our products for making soft furnishing items for around the home. These include cushions and pillows, headboards for bedrooms, blankets, throws and so much more. In today's post, we will be covering how to make a simple 40-45cm square cushion for your home. What you'll need: 0.5 metres of fabric measuring at least 100cm in width A reel of cotton A tape measure A bag of toy stuffing Optional items for embellishing (e.g. buttons, acrylic jewels, embroidery thread, … Read More
  • Choosing Your Style of Dress!

    We often get asked questions about the types of fabrics we stock here at Calico Laine, and which ones are the best for achieving a certain look on garments. With so many different materials to choose from in our online catalogue, we understand how hard it can be when choosing the perfect fabric to compliment a particular style! Dresses are often created for special occasions or for glamorous evening-wear! I often speak to customers who already know the style of dress they are wanting to create, yet they want something a bit different when it comes to colour and te… Read More
  • Egyptian Cotton Muslin

    Egyptian Cotton Muslin is a lightweight rustic fabric which is available in either a white or ivory colouring which really highlights that natural look. Muslin can be used for dressmaking as a lightweight lining or underskirt for summer dresses and can even be made into various dressmaking ideas...This is the finest quality Egyptian Cotton Muslin which is made from 100% Cotton and is a highly sought after fabric as it is breathable and wont shrink! As it is made from completely natural fibers, you can even dye the muslin to create your own unique looking material!… Read More

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