Super Stretchy Panel Fabric.

Stretch Lycra Panel Fabric

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. For more artistic creations, this Lycra can be easily cut, shaped and stretched into intricate designs for indoor or outdoor shading and decorative pieces for festivals and events or stretched into huge organic looking shapes that look like they belong on a space station!

stretch festival tents

Stretched Shading gives a sleek contemporary look to events large and small. Huge marquees can be made from this fantastic fabric or you could design a smaller version for your garden. The white stretch Lycra we stock is extra wide, measuring 200 cm across, very handy for covering a lot of space in one go.

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Hessian Types and Uses

With Hessian being one of our top sellers for events and displays we have dealt with massive orders for festivals, weddings, interior designs, TV shows, movies and more. The season isn’t over yet! more festivals are ordering, overseas festivals as will as in the UK use hessian for separating areas, tenting and shading, draping and decoration, banners and wall covering and robust floor covering. And then comes the Christmas orders.

bright hessian fabric

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Vehicle Vinyl and Leatherette

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.

leatherette vinyl fabric textures and colours

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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Vinyl and Leatherette Fabric Collections.

Our Range

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.

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Awning Fabric for your Home or Business

Our range

The first thing to say about our Fabric UK awning range is how huge it is. When counting up the colour and pattern choices of our awning fabric the total came to 218.  We have 12 ranges of awning fabric with each range having colour and pattern variations from soft and neutral to bright and contemporary.

block stripe awning

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Neoprene Fabric and its Useful Uses.

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.

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Get Outside and Stay Outside!

contemporary shading block colours 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.

pretty garden shelter

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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Italian Jacquard Lining Fabric

 

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.

Italian jacquard fabric fillagree

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Cotton Calico

There is a city in the southern Indian state of Kerala known as Kozhikode in the local Malayalam language. Colonised successively by the Arabs, Portuguese, Dutch, French and British, it is also perhaps better known outside India by its English name Calicut and is the place that gave its name to a variety of cotton known as calico. Calico is a fabric designed from unbleached cotton, using a plain weave and a low thread count.

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Fabric Rotary Screen Printing Process

The various designs of our everyday clothing go through many different types of printing processes. There are many different types of fabric printing processes from basic hand printing (batik) to sophisticated multi-colour discharge printing processes. But as mentioned in the title in this article I am going to discuss about the common printing process in the UK of rotary screen printing.

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