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  • Dressmaking Fabrics for Weddings at Calico Laine

    As the days grow a little longer after the winter, we are seeing our first customers who are seeking out the perfect Dressmaking Fabrics for their wedding day coming to visit us in store. Here at Calico Laine, we stock plenty of items that would be a great choice for such an occasion, and in today's blog we'll be talking about a few of our suggestions that are always popular among brides-to-be and their army of helpers! Duchess Satin – These gorgeous Dressmaking Fabrics are definitely our top choice for bridal gowns and bridesmaid dresses, and they are custom… Read More
  • Wedding Fabric - Grooms

    It is always important on a wedding day that the groom and friends match the bridal party. Sometimes this can be very difficult to achieve, especially where bespoke dresses are chosen, or the bridal party has chosen an unusual fabric off the peg. There is always an easy answer to how to match turn to our vast selection of Wedding Fabric and have ties and pocket squares made up to match as opposed to struggling in purchasing ready made ones. With the wide selection of Wedding Fabric here at calico laine you will be spoilt for choice. We can not only match the colou… Read More
  • Bridal Fabrics at Calico Laine

    If you are getting married soon and looking for the perfect Bridal Fabrics for your big day, look no further than our massive selection available here at Calico Laine. With so many different Fabrics, colours and textures available, there is bound to be something to suit you and make your wedding that much more special. Popular in Bridal gowns at the moment are Lace Fabrics. We have different weights and widths of Lace available, including our basic lightweight Lace Fabric, perfect for table decorations and as an interesting overlay to add a little more detail to y… Read More
  • Satin Fabrics at Calico Laine

    One of the most popular types of Dressmaking Fabric that we sell here at Calico Laine is Satin – and with so many different kinds and colours to choose from, it’s hardly surprising. Satin Fabrics have always been regarded as lustrous and luxurious, and was the first choice Fabric for 14th century England royal courts. Today, they are still considered to be the same – Satin is always a popular choice for formal events and garments such as weddings, bridal and bridesmaid gowns and prom dresses. Its use is not just limited to Dressmaking either – it is also a… Read More
  • Wedding Fabrics at Calico Laine

    When it comes to picking the perfect Wedding Fabrics for your big day, every bride wants to look her best in an exquisite gown, as well as her bridesmaids. Instead of buying off-the-rack garments, it might be worth looking at having your gowns handmade – and what better place to look for Bridal Fabrics than our massive selection available both online and in-store? Our most popular choice in Wedding Fabrics is our Duchess Satin – this beautiful fabric looks stunning both on the roll and when made up, and is available in a whole host of colours, so whatever colo… Read More
  • Bridal Fabrics at Calico Laine - May 2014

    Any and every bride-to-be wants her big day to be perfect; from decorations to outfits and songs to food, absolutely everything must be exactly as she and her groom want it. A big part of any wedding is the bride’s gown and, of course, her bridesmaids’ outfits; we quite often have brides-to-be visit us in-store to see our selection of Bridal Fabrics for themselves before they choose. In today’s blog, we’ll be talking about a few of the Fabrics that we recommend to them, in the hope that it will aid you with your own choice of Bridal Fabrics for your own we… Read More
  • Bridal Fabrics at Calico Laine

    If you are getting married this year, then chances are you will be looking for those perfect Bridal Fabrics to be used for your bridal gown and bridesmaid dresses on your big day. At Calico Laine, we have several Bridal Fabrics that are popular choices for these outfits all year round, and also for accessories such as cravats and cummerbunds. In today's blog, we'll be talking about some of these Bridal Fabrics; whatever your theme or chosen colours, we are bound to have something to suit your needs. Duchess Satin - Arguably our most popular Bridal Fabrics is our d… Read More
  • Bridal Fabrics - a quick overview

    Now that the bad winter weather has (mostly) gone away, a lot of our customers are seeking inspiration for their weddings this year. With so many different bridal fabrics available, it can be a little bit daunting trying to find the perfect one for your big day, so in today’s blog we’ll be talking about some of our most popular bridal fabrics that we have available for purchase. Duchess Satin – Our heaviest weight satin, this beautiful bridal fabric comes in numerous colours and looks absolutely stunning before and after being made up. Because of its weight,… Read More
  • Bridal Fabrics for a Beach Wedding

    With the cost of your perfect wedding day and honeymoon continuing to rise, many couples are choosing to combine the two by marrying abroad. Couples may choose to marry away from home for a number of reasons not least that it is impossible to guarantee the weather in the UK regardless of what month you choose to marry. Many couples opt for a more intimate ceremony or to marry alone with just their witnesses and have a party when they return home. This can save a lot of money and is often the easier option in families with a complicated dynamic and takes much of th… Read More
  • Bridal Fabrics 2014

    Now the party season is over and Christmas is a distant memory, many of our clients are turning their thoughts to the upcoming wedding season. Whether you are a bride to be or a professional dressmaker working on a very special commission, our extensive range of stunning Bridal Fabrics will be everything you need for the perfect bridal gown and bridesmaid dresses. Queen Victoria's lustrous gown sparked a gown for white wedding dresses. Surprisingly, the white wedding dress is something of a modern phenomenon. Prior to the 19th century, brides rarely purchased a n… Read More

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