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Tag Archives: Dressmaking Fabrics

  • Summer Party Dressmaking Fabrics

    We all love getting dressed up for a Summer event; be it a wedding, the races or even a party of some sort. If the weather holds out (which we hope does this year) parties happen outside in the sunshine. Warmer weather means there are so many more style options available for that perfect occasion outfit. For those talented crafter's; making your own outfit can be a real pleasure, meaning you have a unique piece to show off! Here at Calico Laine, we have a huge array of Dressmaking Fabrics and patterns available for you to look and feel great. Summer Prints - Dress… Read More
  • Dress Fabrics at the Oscars 2019

    Don't we all wish for our own red carpet moment? I know I do, and I definitely take advantage of any moment I can create this for myself. Occasion dresses can seem a bit daunting but with a little inspiration from the stars, anything is possible. Here at Calico Laine we have a stunning selection of Dress Fabrics for you to create your Oscars moment. Pretty Pastels - Dress Fabrics Pastels were definitely the colours of the night, with pretty sugary pinks and dusty blues dominating the red carpet. I am in love with Charlize Theron's Dior simple chic dress in a prett… Read More
  • Dress fabrics, preparing you for Christmas

    With Christmas fast approaching many of us have started thinking about outfits for all the various social occasions we have scheduled in to celebrate the festivities. Whether it's your work night out, a lunch with your family or a new Christmas day frock then now's the time to start looking at patterns and Dress Fabrics in order make your outfit perfect. The majority of us have at least one reason to wear a nice dress over Christmas, the nice thing about looking for dress fabrics is that the choice and varieties are endless. There is nothing worse than turning u… 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
  • Dress Fabrics at Calico Laine

    Calico Laine specialises in Dress Fabrics and we find it extremely satisfying to offer such an exciting and fashionable assortment of fabrics that will fulfil your every wish! Every week we have AT LEAST one new material come in and so our range grows constantly adding to our already ginormous stock.   Our stunningly beautiful and ever expanding Dress Fabrics collection includes our gorgeous jardin summer prints, a fine selection of different chiffon fabrics and crepe fabrics just to name a few. If you are interested in taking a look at our impressive selection o… Read More
  • Create beautiful dresses with our dressmaking fabric

    There's nothing more satisfying than creating a brand new dress for your or your family or friends. Dressmaking is an amazing craft to take up that is not only fun but can also be really beneficial when you see how great it is to make your own dresses. This is why we make sure we always provide the best dress fabrics in our store. Make sure you choose the right dressmaking fabric When you make your brand new dress, there is nothing better than finding amazing dressmaking fabric to use. With this in mind, we always make sure that we have top quality fabrics in our … Read More
  • Dress Fabrics at Calico Laine

    Its coming up to that time of year were festive parties and work celebrations are happening every weekend. These are the events you want to make a huge impression and look your best rather than your typical work look that you are seen in daily. However can you imagine turning up to your work party with the same dress on as one of your colleagues, now that would be a disaster. So why not create your own christmas party dress and stand out from the crowd! Here at Fabric-World we have a large range of Dress Fabrics that would be perfect for creating the perfect eveni… Read More
  • Faux suede Dressmaking Fabrics for Autumn

    It is that time of year when we are all putting our summer clothes away in the wardrobe and getting out the jumpers and trousers. Sometimes it feels like it's not long since we last had them out with our British weather! Autumn time is time for wearing chunky knits, lots of layers and textures and we have the prefect Dressmaking Fabric to go with the season, faux suede! Faux suede is a great Dressmaking Fabric for autumn as it can be used to create a bit of texture and interest in your outfit. It is a much less expensive alternative to a genuine suede and on firs… Read More
  • Dress Fabrics for Autumn

    It is slowly creeping into the autumn months and summer is nearly behind us therefore at calico laine we are starting to think about our range of Dress Fabrics for the autumn months and getting new materials in especially for our customers. When the weather gets colder people are looking for more thicker and comfortable fabrics to make up into garments but still keeping the style and trend going. All of our winter fabrics are due in stock within the next few weeks as we like to be prepared and start thinking about materials a little earlier than expected which mea… Read More
  • Summer Life Saver: The Maxi Dress

    The sun is shining all over the country, at last British summer time is cracking the flags, which means it's time to get those fabulous summer dresses out. When the weather is like this there's nothing I love more than a long walk in West Kirby or a lounge on New Brighton beach. We're so blessed on the Wirral to be surrounded by such beautiful seaside towns it's important to make the most of it and that's why I want to share a cheeky life hack to get you from daytime casual to evening out without even having to change! I give you - The maxi dress. These … Read More

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