Satin Fabrics

  1. Choosing Satin Fabrics

    Choosing Satin Fabrics
    Satin Fabric is one of the most common fabrics there is, I think everyone has heard the word. However, there are so many different types it can be hard to know which is right for your project. Here at Calico Laine, we offer a wide variety of satin fabrics to suit every project and budget. Satin is a luxurious polyester...
  2. Bridal Fabrics for your wedding

    This year is coming to an end  and for those getting married next year who haven't got their gown sorted its now time to start thinking about Bridal Fabrics that you may use for the style of dress you want to have for you and your bridesmaids. If your anything like me, a complete perfectionist you will want to have...
  3. The Origin of Satin Fabric

    Satin Fabric first became popular in the middle ages in China. The cloth is named after the port where it was originated, Zaitum. Satin was considered a luxury item which was used for commercial trading purposes throughout China and the Arab world during the 12th century. The fabric didn't become popular throughout Europe until the 14th century. Satin Fabric was reserved for royalty and...
  4. Satin Fabrics in Fashion

    Satin Fabrics have been one of our best-selling dressmaking fabrics for over 40 years and have long been considered one of the most stylish and fashionable fabrics in the fashion industry. For many years Satin Fabric was only available to those blessed with great wealth however, with the advances in manufacturing techniques Satin Fabric is now readily available to almost...
  5. Satin Fabrics for party outfits

    With Christmas just around the corner, it is definitely party season with parties happening all over the place for Christmas and New Year. It is the perfect time to be dressmaking using Satin Fabrics to make yourself a unique outfit for the work Christmas Do or even a Christmas Day shindig. Satin Fabric is a luxurious fabric which has a glossy...
  6. Satin Fabrics for Fancy Dress Costumes

    We often get customers coming to us when they are going to a party and need to create a fancy dress outfit and with our large range of dressmaking fabrics we can usually find something that will suit their ideas. People do not want to spend too much money when they are creating fancy dress as the outfit is usually...
  7. Satin Fabrics at Calico Laine

    Here at Calico Laine, we stock many different kinds of fabrics and one of our best sellers is undoubtedly our huge range of Satin Fabrics. These gorgeous cloths are favoured for their shiny, lustrous finishes and are sought after for all sorts of reasons, including bridal wear, bridesmaid gowns, prom dresses and much more. To offer a little history on...
  8. Reversible Satin Fabric for special occasion wear

    Satin Fabric is always a popular material to use for special occasion outfits and will probably continue to be popular for this use for years to come. There are a number of different satins available on the market including duchess satin and stretch satin for structured dresses that need a bit of body to them; to silk touch satin which...
  9. Satin Fabrics at Calico Laine

    Satin Fabrics are popular for bridal and costume wear due to their beautiful glossy finish, attractive draping quality and soft feel. Here at Calico Laine we have many options of satin to choose from depending on what you are hoping to make. At the lower end of the price range, making it ideal for fancy dress or costume production, is our economy Satin Fabric. Economy satin is a lightweight...
  10. Brand New Satin Fabrics

    Satin Fabrics are one of the most popular dressmaking fabrics we stock - popular for their luxurious quality and glossy finish satin is one of the most widely used fabrics in the fashion industry. Satin Fabrics originate from China and have been exported to the west since the time of the Ancient Greeks and have been used in Europe since...

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