Fire Retardant Polyester Fabric

Fire Retardant polyester fabric

100% Polyester fabric, treated with a non-durable fire retardant (NDR – FR),

Excellent fabric with high opacity makes it the right fabric for stage back drops, curtains, wall covering good option as a fabric to create a masked stage area, scenery, control light spill, Ideal for covering stage borders and legs in theatres. Continue reading “Fire Retardant Polyester Fabric”


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Dense Headlining Felt Fabric

Felt Head liner fabric 2mm thick
This fabric is highly versatile for many uses, Felt fabric is a dense non-woven fabric matted and compressed fibers without any woven weft or warp fiber. Continue reading “Dense Headlining Felt Fabric”


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How To Work Out Fabric Weights

Finding out exact fabric weights can be a little tricky at times and it doesn’t help matters when one company may use a slightly different method than another. We need to know the weight of the fabric before working with it, therefore you can get a better idea of what you can do with it. Knowing the weight is even more important when buying fabric online when you can physically feel the fabric.

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Navy Cotton Velvet Headboard

Velvet is a fantastic versatile fabric, curtains, upholstery, cushions, clothing, velvet will work for all. This is because it gives fantastic texture & is pretty hard wearing so you can think it is a purchase to last. Our sofa at home is covered a velvet & it still looks brand new, despite being used every day for over a year now.

Today I want to show you uses for a navy cotton velvet sold at Fabric UK.

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Tips For Caring For Vintage Fabrics

Vintage fabrics are often some of the most difficult to care for, partially because of their age and also because they will often not have been created using any of the modern techniques that allow more modern fabrics to be so easy to clean, store and iron.

Of course, with vintage fashion now becoming extremely popular, more people than ever before are looking to purchase older fabrics so that they can create great outfits. If that sounds like you, the following tips should help you to take care of your new fabric so that it lasts as long as possible.

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Tips For Working With Sequin Fabrics

Before we start with this guide we think it is important to point out that working with sequins is not for the faint of heart. People who have plenty of experience working with fabrics will often find that they struggle with sequins, so we recommend that beginners get a little more used to the intricacies of the fabrics that they work with before trying their hand at adding sequins.

Still, when you get it right, sequins can add a touch of glamour to practically any garment that you design. By following these tips, you should have a much better chance of getting the end result that you’re looking for.

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Tips For Painting on Fabrics

While we tend to focus on the things that you can do to manipulate fabrics, there are a number of people who may prefer to paint patterns onto their pieces instead of sewing them in.

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Luckily, this is possible with a number of different fabrics, though you will usually need to be fairly careful when doing it. Here we look at a few helpful tips that should ensure you get it right. Continue reading “Tips For Painting on Fabrics”


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Tips For Cutting Fabrics Properly

Whether your an experienced sewer with many successful projects under your belt or you’re just getting started with a needle and thread, there are always ways to improve your technique to ensure that the fabric you’re working on produces an end product that you will fall in love with.

fabric cutting tools

Cutting fabrics into a pattern is something that many people struggle with, so the following tips are intended to offer you a little bit of help, ensuring you get the perfect pattern every time. Continue reading “Tips For Cutting Fabrics Properly”


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Tips For Working With Slippery Fabrics

As you may have noticed, we have a new stock of polyester fabrics in this month, so we figured what better time than now to take a look at some tips for working with it and other slippery fabrics?

Such materials can often be a challenge simply due to the fact that it is often difficult to keep it completely still, whether its on the cutting table or sewing machine. By following these tips you should encounter fewer problems. Continue reading “Tips For Working With Slippery Fabrics”


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Tips For Working With Fleece

While fleece is generally quite easy to care for, it can be fairly difficult to work with. This is particularly the case if you are used to working with softer fabrics that are easier to manage, such as silk or cotton.

However, with the right knowledge you should find that you can create garments using fleece without too much trouble. Here are a couple of tips to get you started. Continue reading “Tips For Working With Fleece”


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