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.
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. » Read more..
Fabric UK is bringing you one of the most iconic materials… Union Jack on trevira at £4.99/metre.
The Union Jack dress was an item of clothing worn by singer Geri Halliwell at the 1997 BRIT Awards. The mini dress had a flag of the United Kingdom, the Union Jack and on the front a white peace symbol. The next day press from all over the world ensured it made the front page and that moment is remembered as one of the most iconic pop moments of the 1990s and BRIT Awards history.
The Daily Telegraphs recalls it as top in an online poll that was set up to find the 10 most iconic dresses of the last 50 years, beating Marilyn Monroe’s dress and the wedding dress of Princess Diana. » Read more..
Print is the new fashion. Printed dresses can be every girl’s favourite summer garment, with fun patterns, shapes, designs and colours. Fabric UK has a wide range of prints available, including designs on cotton, animal print designs, stripes and polka dots. We have everything for everyone. The good news is that if you are a photographer, you get the fabrics FOR FREE for a limited time if you promote them on your blog, stating the source where you got it from and like and share our facebook page. As simple as that. Also, if you are creating video content/tutorials using one of our fabrics, you get them for free. Read on to see how print has been used for fashion! » Read more..