Calico is a hugely versatile fabric with uses from the practical to decorative.
The four main types of cotton calico in store are regularly sent out to a vast mix of businesses. Some is needed for printing patterns for clothing, some industrial use in building and construction, lots for interior design for draping, theatre use for backdrops, and of course is integral for fashion and design for use as toilles fabric (practice clothing). Have a read on to find out which type of calico best suits your needs.
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Pure silk is synonymous with luxury, a fabric made for special occasions and showing off.
Seen in clothing from smart suits to elegant dresses and opulent interior designs on drapes and cushions. If you would like to know more about our dupion range, have a good look at the many colours available and learn a little about how its made, read on…. Continue reading “Luxury 100% Silk Dupion Fabric”
Super Stretch Lycra
Widely used for canopies, visual merchandising displays, garden shading, festivals and clubs this ultra stretchy pure white fabric can be easily stretched into fantastic looking shapes.
The Lycra fabric can be elongated into ultra contemporary designs for sleek merchandising and can also be printed on, making it ideal for advertising banners and canopies.
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With Hessian being one of our top sellers for events and displays we deal with massive orders for festivals, weddings, interior designs, TV shows, movies and more. Hessian is being shipped out to events in the UK and overseas for practical and decorative purposes, separating areas, tenting and shading, draping and decoration, banners and wall covering and even robust floor covering.
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Here at Fabric UK we really do aim to provide fabric for any job. Apart from or classic textiles range we have many varied collections of vinyl and leatherette, ideal for car and vehicle upholstering. From basic black leatherette in various textural qualities to slick gloss and glitter vinyl, you can re upholster to keep with the cars classic look or customise to whatever vision you have.
We have compiled a useful list of some of the most useful, popular and interesting vinyl leatherette so you can have a quick read through or just check out the images.
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We have a vast range of vinyl and leatherette fabric available here at Fabric UK to fit a range of creative and functional needs.
The vinyls and leatherette come in a range of weights. The thinner of the vinyls are more suitable for clothing as weight makes the fabric more manageable to cut and shape. The thicker vinyls are ideal for upholstery projects whether its for customising your car seats to creating a retro dinner look for your kitchen.
Neoprene 100% water resistant fabric
For fashion, fun or functionality, neoprene is an extremely useful fabric and the uses for modern neoprene fabric are so many and so varied, you probably have something made of neoprene right by you now.
Our KBT Neoprene fabric is created by sandwiching a 1.6 mm layer of SBR fabric (styrene butadiene) in between layers of polyester spandex resulting in a 2mm thick fabric.
If you haven’t already got a head full of ideas for your garden, the first thing to do is to get out there and take a good look, really look. It’s very likely there is an area hiding in your garden or yard that will trigger inspiration.
Use existing fence posts, hooks and trees if possible to gather drape and hang all kinds of fabric for practical or decorative use. You can create a beautiful space that will protect you from too much rain or too much sun, without breaking the bank. Sometimes being thrifty and being creative merge together and once a few simple solutions light the ideas bulb in your head, more will pop up.
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This week our imported Italian lining fabric has just landed in store. This beautiful lightweight lining fabric can of course be used in the classical way to line jackets and coats for men’s and women’s deigns, or take a look at the patterns and colours and see what inspires you.
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