tartan fabrics

  1. GBSB #3 - 70s week - Calico Laine

    GBSB #3 - 70s week - Calico Laine
    The 1970s, a decade of the style tribe and political rebellion. So what's the best way of celebrating this? On the GBSB of course! This week the GBSB contestants were tasked to create three 70s-inspired garments to encapsulate the varying styles. Flares The pattern challenge this week could not have been anything other than a good pair of flares. They...
  2. Tartan Fabrics not just for Christmas

    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...
  3. 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...
  4. Tartan - the best winter fabric you'll find

    Tartan - the best winter fabric you'll find
    Whenever we think about the perfect winter fabrics our minds always end up in two places: wool and tartan. While we know that tartan is more of a pattern rather than a fabric, we still think it brings up gorgeous ideas about designs and outfits that we can create with that familiar Scottish pattern. Tartan - the perfect winter fabric...
  5. From net curtains to tartan fabric

    From net curtains to tartan fabric
    A snapshot of the top stock from a leading textile company for the UK We sell haberdashery items, craft supplies and fabrics UK wide, from our ever growing online store. At any given time we have hundreds of fabrics to choose from, including many seasonal and sale items. We thought we would take some time today to look at a...
  6. Winter Fabrics

    This is my favourite time of year when it comes to fashion and creating your own garments as I am in love with the colours, trends and different styles that are around for the winter months. September is when we start getting in all our brand new Winter Fabrics which is a really exciting time for the staff here at...
  7. Dressmaking Fabrics

    As the new year began I started a fantastic dressmaking course which finished just last week. It was great. It taught me so many different things that you don't really consider if you have never done any type of sewing projects before or if you are a beginner. The key thing within dressmaking, with whatever garment you decide to make...
  8. Checked Fabric

    Here at Fabric-world we have some beautiful Checked Fabric and now the weather is colder, it is the perfect time to bring these prints out. Our Brushed Cotton is stunning quality and super soft to the touch. It is made from 100 % cotton and can be made into shirts, tops, skirts and many other dressmaking ideas. One of my...
  9. Tartan and Brushed Cottons

    Style and design (along with quality) are always one of the top areas we look for when bringing you new fabrics. As the colder weather is fast approaching us, Tartans and Brushed Cottons are right on trend! Tartan is a medium weight fabric made from Polyester and Viscose and can be made into all sorts of different dressmaking ideas such...

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