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  • Easter Fabric at Calico Laine

    It feels like we’ve only just got over Christmas, so it seems strange to be talking about Easter already! But as all you crafters and sewers know, it is important to get cracking with your projects in order to get them done. If you are lacking in some inspiration let us here at Calico Laine help you out. Fabrics for Easter When we think of Easter, we think of lovely spring florals. If you head to our website and look under the category Cotton Print Fabrics, you will find a wealth of floral prints. From big and bold to delicately ditsy, there is something that is… Read More
  • Crafting ideas for Spring

    The spring is a great time to get Crafting. By now everyone is utterly fed up with the cold weather and dark nights so I always enjoy embarking on some spring projects to cheer myself up. At the moment I'm making bags, firstly I made a very simple but effective beach bag in preparation for our family summer holiday. I realise you can buy beach bags relatively cheaply these days but I have really enjoyed making this, it has a secret compartment for my purse and better still it matches my swim suit! Crafting  with Interfacing If you're looking for new crafting ide… Read More
  • Kid's Crafts for February Half Term

    It doesn't seem too long since we had a break for Christmas but in the next few weeks the kids will be off school again for half term. With the weather turning particularly cold recently, it is inevitable that they are going to have to spend a lot of the holiday indoors. This is the best time for children to explore their creative side with Kid's Crafts. This can be things that have done before or new activities that the whole family can join in with. Use wooden letters for Kid's Crafts Crafting with wooden letters A recent addition to the craft section at Calico… Read More
  • Crafts to take up in the New Year

    When it comes to New Year, people like to make resolutions about giving up things such as drink and unhealthy food. Instead of giving up something this year, I think it would be a great idea to start something new. It is always rewarding having a hobby and Craft projects are a great hobby to begin in the New Year. The umbrella term of Crafts covers a vast number of things including knitting, embroidery and jewellery making. There is plenty to choose from so why not give a few difference ones a go. Why Crafts are a popular pastime  Crafting can be a relaxing hobby… Read More
  • Crafts for Christmas with Calico Laine

    Crafts For Christmas Christmas time is all about family, fun and laughter with lots of special little treats along the way. I love all creative things this time of year especially gift wrapping presents and creating beautiful christmas cards to give to family and friends, its the perfect season to go Crafts crazy! Here at Calico Laine we stock a variety of different Craft pieces that are great for creating stunning festive fun at christmas. Our christmas Crafts include our selection of ribbons, buttons and cards that can all be made up into beautiful creations. Ch… Read More
  • Calico Laine the 'Fabric Shop'

    Our stores are based on the wirral in neston and liscard and they are both extremely popular to all our customers who shop with us. Calico Laine the Fabric Shop not only sells a wide range of gorgeous materials but also has a lot more products to offer including haberdashery items, craft pieces and a variety of knitting wools so our customers can be sure they will always find something they need when coming to shop with us. Coral Heavy Corded Lace Fabric If you are looking for summery fabrics we have recently had a brand new range of beautiful printed cotton mate… Read More
  • Berisfords Ribbons

    Our Berisfords Ribbons are a constant top seller here at calico laine due to their excellent quality, variety of colours and pretty designs that catch everyones eyes. Berisfords Ribbons are a well known brand of ribbons that customers always ask for when shopping here, so us as a team make sure we stock all ranges including satin ribbon, grosgrain ribbon and chiffon ribbon as well as the popular printed ribbons that all customers love. Berisfords Ribbons are also great for different occasions whether its craft projects you are creating or presents you are gift wra… Read More
  • Kid's Crafts for Easter

    Now that the clocks have gone forward, we are truly into spring and next week is the beginning of most children's spring break from school which includes the easter bank holiday. The majority of school holidays at this time are over two weeks and this can be a long time to keep the children amused, especially if the weather is a bit dreary. A great way to entertain the kids is to do some easter themed Crafts to encourage their creativity and keep them busy. Colours that are usually associated with springtime and Easter are pastel shades including lilac, lemon, app… Read More
  • Crafts for Children

    The thought of the clocks springing forward this weekend fills me with joy. Spring is on its way. I just love this time of year, the buds on the trees and the daffodils are a sure sign that everything is coming back to life. As well as the promise of warmer days ahead, we can also celebrate Mothers day this weekend. I love mothers day, not only because my children make me breakfast in bed, but also because it gives me a excellent reason to get my stash of Crafts out. In our house we believe that a hand made gift is much more meaningful and personal than anything y… Read More
  • Crafts for Fabrics

    Here at Calico Laine we have a large collection of different Craft items suitable for a variety of different projects. Some of our Crafts include card making, cross stitching kits and knitting accessories which are all suitable for a wide range of different projects and also can be used by all ages from small children to the older generation. Neon Pink Fabric Spray Paint We have recently just got in some brand new gutermann fabric spray paints that are now part of our Craft collection which can be seen in both stores and online under the paints section. Our range… Read More

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