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  • Buy Zips Online with Calico Laine

    When you buy zips online there are so many to choose from, especially at Calico Laine. Open end or closed end, plastic or metal, invisible, extra-long; the list goes on. There is a lot to consider when choosing the right one. We provide both the best quality zips and the knowledge of what zip would be best for your project. Buy Zips Online - Closed End Our most popular range of zips that we sell online are our YKK dress zips. These zips are closed end meaning they join at the bottom. As such they are perfect for many items of clothing, like skirts, dresses and blo… Read More
  • Using Concealed or Invisible Zips

    Many people are put off by the idea of using concealed or invisible Zips simply because they look more difficult than your ordinary zip. Adding a concealed zip is actually much easier than you might think. The name is quite self explanatory with invisible zips, they almost look like they are inside out and they are inserted into a garment or crafting project without any visual machine stitching showing. They are inserted using only the seam allowance so they are completely hidden. When inserting a concealed zip its quite easy to do with just your normal sewing … Read More
  • Using Concealed Zips for a neater finish

    When it comes to dressmaking, there are a number of different fastenings to choose from to fasten a garment. You can choose from zips, press fasteners, hooks and bars and buttons. The best selling fastener at Calico Laine is no doubt zips. Whether you are sewing a jacket, knitting a child's aran cardigan or making a bag; zips are one of the most reliable and have a great aesthetic. Zips come in a range of styles including dress zips, Concealed Zips, metal zips, jeans zips just to name a few. Concealed Zips give a garment a better aesthetic When making clothing, es… Read More
  • YKK Zips Online at Calico Laine

    I love the winter, I think there is something cosy about the dark nights but this time of year can cause havoc if you're not well equipped. Good quality clothing items can be expensive so its often worth while making do and repairing any imperfections. The most common complaint with winter coats is broken Zips. Don't be deterred by a broken zip, its actually quite an easy alteration. The hardest part of fixing a zip is usually taking the old one out so be sure to have some scissors or hand a stitch ripper. There's nothing worse than trying to get a job completed w… Read More
  • The Best Ways To Use Zip Fasteners

    The zip fastener or ‘clasp locker’ has been used for many years in dress making and haberdashery and its use has evolved over this time as well as its name with it commonly being referred to as zip, zipper or fly. The functionality and design of the zip has made it a popular choice in securing fabric together. It is a practical, easy to use and secure mechanism with different variations and uses. The popularity of the zip has led to a huge trend which involves taking away the function of the zip and simply using it as a design feature. What was once a fastene… Read More
  • Buy Zips at Calico Laine Today

    When you Buy Zips online with us you should take a look at our recently added range of new quality continuous zipping come into stock here at Calico Laine. This new zipping comes in a range of unique eye-catching colours and includes matching zip pulls. We have always had this zipping in darker shades so we thought a brighter shade pallet would be hugely popular. Continuous Zipping People mainly Buy Zips to use as a fastener in a garment, accessory or homeware product. Continuous zipping is often used for interior projects such as cushions as a larger amount is ne… Read More
  • Buy Zips Online at Calico Laine

    At Calico Laine we pride ourselves on offering high quality products at affordable prices in the world of sewing and dressmaking. One of the largest ranges that we carry on our website is our zips section. Many of our customers find that they struggle to Buy Zips locally especially in places such as Scotland and the Highlands. Our zips, like our fabrics can be used for dressmaking however we do stock a number of zips which would also be suitable for soft furnishing and upholstery. Buy Zips for dressmaking in the UK With the majority of our fabric primarily for dre… Read More
  • Zips Online

    Zips are one of the most popular haberdashery items we sell here at calico laine as they are needed for most sewing projects when it comes to making garments and accessories. Zips are the most essential fasteners and are known by everyone therefore customers always tend to lean towards them for their dressmaking projects. Our Zips Online sell particularly well and we can guarantee we will always have a variety of orders for zips of all different styles. We have recently had a huge sale on our zips with a massive 12% off any zip order online which drawn in a lot of… Read More
  • Buy Zips Online for creating Cushions

    Here at Calico Laine, most of our customers are looking for fabric for their dressmaking projects although we do get a few customers who are creating some home furnishing such as children's curtains, blackout curtain linings and throw cushions. For the sewing beginner, cushions are a great item to start with as they can be pretty simple to make however if you are a more experienced sewer you can make a more complicated version. Some cushions can be made in an envelope style which means that you do not need to think about creating a fastening but for those who want… Read More
  • Buy Zips Online at Calico Laine

    Now a days we live in a throw away society in which faulty or damaged garments simply get thrown away rather than being revamped or repaired. Lets be honest, decent, good quality clothes are not cheap so why do we throw so many things out which can be fixed easily? You can Buy Zips, threads and many other mending items either in your local haberdashery shop or online. Here at Calico Laine we sell a multitude of items which are ideal for giving your old clothes a new lease of life. One of the most common reasons for throwing out perfectly good clothes is a broken… Read More

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