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  • Tartan Fabrics not just for Christmas

    Although Tartan Fabrics are not specifically Christmassy they do seem to be everywhere this time of year. I think this is truer than ever this autumn as tartan fabrics are also the height of fashion. Whether you're looking for gift wrap, Christmas decorations, a new dress or a blazer jacket there seems to be a tartan option everywhere you look. I just love wearing tartan fabrics, they are stylish, bold, classy and in turn a timeless option. Here at Calico Laine we stock a huge selection of tartan fabrics some of which have a very traditional long standing Scotti… Read More
  • Fabrics for the Autumn at Calico Laine

    Personally I just love the Autumn, there's something very cosy about the crisp mornings and the nights slowly drawing in. Obviously the change of seasons naturally leads to a change in our wardrobes, although there's something bright and cheerful about creating a summer wardrobe I love using nice warm cosy Autumn Fabrics. People quite often assume Autumn and Winter fabrics are going to be dark dull and dowdy but this season the catwalk is full of interesting and inspiring colours and textures, here at Calico Laine our new seasonal ranges of fabrics wont let you d… Read More
  • 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 of clothing. Corduroy Dressmaking Fabric Corduroy Fabric is a popular material due to its quality and weight which is perfect for this time of year. This Dress Fabric is particularly popular due to its … Read More
  • Dress Fabrics Online

    We have seen an increasing number customers stocking up for their newly gifted sewing machines. As designing and making your own clothes is becoming more popular, it is important that you choose the right Dress Fabric for the job. At Calico Laine, we stock a wide variety of dress fabrics online with detailed descriptions for each one, making it very easy for you to find the right material for your project. Whether you're working on a classic evening gown or a unique, playful party dress we aim to cater to all your dress making needs! If you're looking for a luxuri… Read More
  • Dress Fabric - Tartan Trends

    This winter tartan fabric has made a huge comeback in every way. People are wearing garments, footwear and accessories all with a tartan design. This is a trend that comes and goes every year and never goes out of fashion with many high street stores and top end designers. Here at Calico Laine we always notice this Dress Fabric become a lot more popular at winter time because of its dark shades and design. Royal Stewart Tartan On the catwalks this season we have seen designers like Stella McCartney, Marc Jacobs and Louis Vuitton all debut designs in this Dress F… Read More
  • Dressmaking Fabric - Winter Fabric

    As the cold weather has started to arrive, we are reminded that winter is fast approaching. The christmas posts on facebook and the christmas adverts appearing on the television are also a helpful reminder. So why not be proactive and start getting ready to wrap up and be snug as a bug this winter with our Dressmaking Fabric by making yourself a new dress, skirt or trousers. Or why not make multiple of all?! Here at calico laine we have some really fashionable winter Dressmaking Fabric to keep you stylish and warm this year. Winter fabric print 1 is a lovely grey… Read More
  • Dressmaking Fabrics: Tartans

    Following the Commonwealth Games and the Scottish Independence Referendum, Scotland is more prominent in people's minds than ever. One of the most famous things to come out of Scotland is the tartan pattern. This patterned Dressmaking Fabric is becoming increasingly popular for making many fashionable clothing items- not just kilts! Emma Stone and Dakota Fanning are fans of the tartan shirt. These can be worn as a smart shirt or as a casual cover-up. We carry sell a similar tartan fabric to Dakota Fanning's shirt for £5.99 per metre. Pink Tartan Fabric Tartan tr… Read More

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