Dressmaking Fabric

  1. Fabrics - New Craft Cottons

    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...
  2. Spring/Summer 2020 – Dressmaking Fabric

    Spring/Summer 2020 – Dressmaking Fabric
    The good weather is just around the corner. We’ve all had enough of our big sweatshirts and jumpers now. Surely, it’s about time we start to put them away, and dig out the Spring/Summer clothes. Here at Calico Laine we’ve got plenty of lovely, high quality dressmaking fabric that will help to inspire and create your new season wardrobe. Broderie...
  3. Holiday Dress Fabrics with Calico Laine

    Holiday Dress Fabrics with Calico Laine
    While we are all enjoying the Summer sun, some of us are lucky to be jetting off on holiday. Finding that perfect holiday wardrobe can be difficult; particularly with the way high street fashion is styled at the moment. I, for one, can find summer clothes shopping a bit daunting to say the least! So why not whip yourself up...
  4. Christmas Dressmaking Fabrics

    Christmas Dressmaking Fabrics
    The presents are almost wrapped, the fairy lights are twinkling..it's official..Christmas is almost here! Christmas Day is not complete without a glamorous outfit to feel fabulous in. Here at Calico Laine we have a huge range of patterns and dressmaking fabrics to suit every sewing ability and style. From a simple skirt, through to a glitzy dress we can help...
  5. Dressmaking Fabrics for beginners

    Dressmaking Fabrics for beginners
    If you're a beginner to sewing then you may feel a little over whelmed by all the different types Dressmaking Fabrics, patterns and haberdashery products. Obviously there are certain fabrics which are better suited for beginners and others your best avoiding at first. If you're just starting out then the first thing to do is decide what you want to make...
  6. Making bunting using cotton Dress Fabrics

    In the past few years we have seen a resurgence in vintage style decor in people's homes. There have been programmes on TV showing you how to achieve this look and it has becoming popular. One of the standout items for the vintage look is bunting. Hanging bunting up across your wall instantly gives you a vintage look. Bunting is...
  7. Tartan Fabrics for Burns Night

    Tartan Fabrics for Burns Night
    Tartan fabrics have been around for hundreds of years and are the ultimate timeless fashion fabric. Traditional tartan plaids have a strong association with Scottish culture and are particularly popular this time of year of Burns night is fast approaching. Burns night is a Scottish commemoration which celebrates the life and work of poet Robert Burns. Although Burns night is...
  8. Popular Dressmaking Fabrics at Calico Laine

    When seasons change different Dressmaking Fabrics become more popular with our customers. A garment for a specific time of year will mean you need to focus on weight and thickness of materials. This is why different Dress Fabrics are popular in different seasons. At this time of year people are still thinking about keeping warm and comfortable in fashionable pieces...
  9. Dressmaking Fabric for New Year's Eve

    In the last few weeks, many of our customers and ourselves have been enjoying Christmas nights out. It is the time of year when everyone likes to dress up and wear something special; many choosing to wear something with a bit of sparkle. When customers make their own outfits for the party season, they tend to buy Dressmaking Fabric in advance...
  10. Winter Dressmaking Fabrics - Calico Laine

    Dressmaking Fabrics our the most popular range of materials bought by our customers. We have found this to be the case because everybody wants their own unique clothing. Many people tend to create their own fashion inspired clothing pieces to save them cost and decision making as they are able to choose exactly what colour and design they want without...

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