Fabrics

  1. New Spring Fabrics at Calico Laine

    New Spring Fabrics at Calico Laine
    Here at Calico Laine, we are always updating our range of stunning Fabrics to bring you the latest trends. Spring is definitely in the air and we are loving that little bit of sunshine. Our brand new Spring Fabrics have got us all inspired for our next projects. Craft Cotton Fabrics We are particularly proud of our Craft Cotton Fabrics...
  2. Great British Sewing Bee #5 - Recycling Week

    Great British Sewing Bee #5 - Recycling Week
    We're going green this week with the Great British Sewing Bee! Using the theme of reduce, reuse, recycle; the contestants were asked to use re-purposed garments and fabrics for this weeks challenges. Reducing our waste when sewing is an important part of what we do. So much fabric ends up in landfills every year and we can all do our...
  3. GBSB #4 - Technical Fabrics

    GBSB #4 - Technical Fabrics
    How are we already at week 4! After saying goodbye to Poncho-loving Ben, it is now time for technical week. 'Technical Week' means the contestants tasks will include the use of 'technical' or 'performance' Fabrics, designed for a particular property. Fabrics in this category can have waterproof qualities, high amounts of stretch, windproof and many more capabilities. This was a...
  4. Dress Fabrics at the Oscars 2019

    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...
  5. The Great British Sewing Bee #1 - THAT Jumpsuit!

    The Great British Sewing Bee #1 - THAT Jumpsuit!
    The Great British Sewing Bee is finally back! Our team here at Calico Laine have been clearing their Tuesday nights in preparation for the excitement to begin.The sewing bug is gripping the nation and we cannot get enough! The Wiggle Dress The contestants were thrown in straight away with the first challenge; the classic wiggle dress. This iconic dress curves...
  6. Christmas Crafternoons with Calico Laine

    Christmas Crafternoons with Calico Laine
    Looking for something festive to do with the family over the Christmas period? Why not create your very own Christmas 'Crafternoon'! This is a great idea to get the kids involved in crafting or just for bringing the family together with a few Christmas tunes and a glass of mulled wine. With Calico Laine's online store, you don't even need...
  7. 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...
  8. Buy fabrics online today

    Buy fabrics online today
    Here at Calico Laine you can buy fabrics online or in either of our stores based on the Wirral. There are many benefits to going into an actual fabric shop to see and feel the quality of what's available, its also nice to go and be inspired, quite often we have an idea of what we want but something completely...
  9. Dress fabrics, preparing you for Christmas

    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...
  10. Christmas Fabrics with Calico Laine

    Christmas Fabrics with Calico Laine
    I don't know about your household but every year in out house Cinnamon our naughty elf comes to visit every day through December. My kids absolutely love the elf's antics but as a parent it is actually really hard work trying to think up new ideas for the 4th or 5th year running. This year I'm determined to be super...

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