sewing clothing

A sporty start to the New Year sew winter sportswear

Christine - 16. February 2016

Have you already planned your winter holiday? Are you going to get sporty? Do you need the right gear to go with it? If so, take a look at our soft shell fabrics. They are fantastic for making functional jackets and pullovers that you can wear under a ski suit, and they keep you warm, too. The fabric is breathable, making it ideal for sportswear. …

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To get toasty – woollens

Christine - 8. February 2016

In February, it can get cold again on certain days. And that’s the time to bring out that coat or blazer stashed away in your wardrobe – the one that keeps you toasty warm even when it’s cold out. That’s when woollen fabrics come into their own, as the structure of the wool stores heat, keeping the body snug. Warp-knit and milled boiled wool is …

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Comfortable and casual – fashion crafted from sweatshirt fabric

Christine - 5. February 2016

Anyone who likes to stay comfortable and casual is sure to have made themselves a sweatshirt fabric-based piece already. You’ll find we stock a wide variety of sweatshirt fabrics – some solid-coloured and others sporting terrific prints. The fabrics can also be brilliantly mixed and matched with one another, allowing you to make yourself your very own one-off sweatshirt-based piece! Sweatshirt fabric is often also …

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A new jacket for the in-between season – jacket fabrics

Christine - 4. February 2016

Practical parkas and water-repellent jackets for the in-between season are always a must in spring. Because sometimes the weather is so changeable that it’s good to have a waterproof jacket stashed away in your wardrobe. You can use the jacket fabrics at myfabrics.co.uk to sew yourself your very own favourite jacket. Virtually all the new jacket fabrics are water-repellent, and they’re available in a wide …

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Just in: Dressmaking patterns from the Kwik Sew label

Christine - 1. February 2016

Anyone looking for a dressmaking pattern is sure to find just what they’re after in the Kwik Sew range of dressmaking patterns. The American dressmaking pattern company Kwik Sew is known for its simple instructions and varied patterns. The seam clearance is always pre-incorporated in the dressmaking pattern, making cutting to size easy as pie. From dresses, through children’s clothing and sporty menswear, right through …

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