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Dressmaking Fabric Ideas

Whether you're looking for a basic cotton dressmaking fabric or a glamorous sequin fabric you're sure to find what you need in our dressmaking fabric section.

Dressmaking fabric includes everything from hardwearing denim, to delicate silks for scarf making. We stock fabrics suitable for all your dressmaking needs; Corduroy for trousers and jackets, jersey for pyjamas and some funky, fun fabrics for fancy dress.

If you need any help selecting your dressmaking fabric please don't hesitate to call us on 01691 670562.

Need a pattern for your project?
We carry Tilly and the Buttons and Sew Over it Patterns online. In store we also have Butterick and Vogue books filled with a variety of dressmaking patterns these can be order from us and will be delivered straight to your door.

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  1. W53 Floral Embroidered Scalloped Edge Cotton White

     

    W53 Floral Embroidered Scalloped Edge Cotton White

    NEW
    £12.00 / Metre

    This beautiful embroidered cotton is finished with a scalloped edge on both sides. As it is a lightweight cotton it would be lovely for dressmaking projects such as dresses, blouses and skirts but may need lining as it quite sheer. You could also use the cotton to make really pretty lightweight curtains.

    Free samples available. Weight: 105gsm.  

  2. Silver Polar Fleece Fabric ES012

     

    Silver Polar Fleece Fabric ES012

    NEW
    £7.00 / Metre

    Warm, soft, washable and quick drying this antipil polar fleece is ideal for blankets, clothes and pet products as well as a variety of other projects. It meets Okeo-tex standards and is 275gsm.

    Free samples available 

  3. F381 Stretch Crepe Spot Navy

     

    F381 Stretch Crepe Spot Navy

    NEW
    £8.00 / Metre

    This lovely textured crepe has a really soft drape which would be perfect from making dresses, skirts and blouses. 

    Weight 170gsm. Free samples available. 

  4. Tex Ex 2839 Bold Zig Zag Rainbow

     

    Tex Ex 2839 Bold Zig Zag Rainbow

    £10.00 / Metre

    This lovely 100% printed cotton fabric is perfect for a whole range of dressmaking projects. It is a soft but crisp cotton with a nice drape that would be perfect for dresses, blouses and gathered skirts as well as use in craft projects too. 

    We have a huge range of cotton dress fabrics at Textile Express and free samples are available on all of our designs. 

    This cotton is 146gsm. 

  5. Tex Ex 2843 Funky Floral Multi

     

    Tex Ex 2843 Funky Floral Multi

    £10.00 / Metre

    This lovely 100% printed cotton fabric is perfect for a whole range of dressmaking projects. It is a soft but crisp cotton with a nice drape that would be perfect for dresses, blouses and gathered skirts as well as use in craft projects too. 

    We have a huge range of cotton dress fabrics at Textile Express and free samples are available on all of our designs. 

    This cotton is 146gsm. 

  6. Tex Ex 2842 Cottage Garden Autumn

     

    Tex Ex 2842 Cottage Garden Autumn

    £10.00 / Metre

    This lovely 100% printed cotton fabric is perfect for a whole range of dressmaking projects. It is a soft but crisp cotton with a nice drape that would be perfect for dresses, blouses and gathered skirts as well as use in craft projects too. 

    We have a huge range of cotton dress fabrics at Textile Express and free samples are available on all of our designs. 

    This cotton is 146gsm. 

  7. Tex Ex 2841 English Garden Sky

     

    Tex Ex 2841 English Garden Sky

    £10.00 / Metre

    This lovely 100% printed cotton fabric is perfect for a whole range of dressmaking projects. It is a soft but crisp cotton with a nice drape that would be perfect for dresses, blouses and gathered skirts as well as use in craft projects too. 

    We have a huge range of cotton dress fabrics at Textile Express and free samples are available on all of our designs. 

    This cotton is 146gsm. 

  8. Tex Ex 2840 Tulip Field Multi

     

    Tex Ex 2840 Tulip Field Multi

    £10.00 / Metre

    This lovely 100% printed cotton fabric is perfect for a whole range of dressmaking projects. It is a soft but crisp cotton with a nice drape that would be perfect for dresses, blouses and gathered skirts as well as use in craft projects too. 

    We have a huge range of cotton dress fabrics at Textile Express and free samples are available on all of our designs. 

    This cotton is 146gsm. 

Sewing Nora

Looking for a simple sew you will want to wear everyday? Then look no further! Pssttt You also get a baggy t-shirt option with the pattern!

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  2. Cable Knit Mint B241

     

    Cable Knit Mint B241

    £16.50 / Metre

    This chunky cable knit is definitely my favourite dress making fabric of the moment, Available in 4 lovely colours and perfect for jumpers, dresses and cardigans But would also be gorgeous as something simple like a throw!

    Machine washable and Oeko-Tex Standard with a 485gsm. Check out out Instagram page where you can see customer makes in this fabric!

    Free samples available. 

  3. F238 Stripe Heavy Jersey Charcoal

     

    F238 Stripe Heavy Jersey Charcoal

    £9.50 / Metre

    This heavy jersey hangs beautifully and would be suitable for a wrap dress or skirt. It could of course also be used for t shirts and pyjamas. 

    Free samples available

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Stretch Dressmaking Fabric

I know sewing stretch fabric can seem a bit daunting but once you get the hang of it, it's great! The fit is far more forgiving and you end up with a super comfy garment at the end!

  1. W36 Herringbone Knit Jersey Monochrome

     

    W36 Herringbone Knit Jersey Monochrome

    £13.50 / Metre

    This is a beautifully soft heavy weight double knit with a herringbone design and a wool touch face. 

    This type of jersey is perfect for sweaters, cardigans and loungewear sets for both children and adults. 

    Not quite what you are looking for? Check out our full range of jersey fabrics

    Free samples available. Weight 345gsm. 

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  3. F170 Fans Jersey Multi

     

    F170 Fans Jersey Multi

    £4.00 / Metre

    This fun printed jersey hangs beautifully and would make a stunning wrap dress or skirt. It could of course also be used for t shirts and pyjamas. 

    Free samples available. 

  4. F62 Lurex Knit Glitzy Flower Stripe Red

     

    F62 Lurex Knit Glitzy Flower Stripe Red

    £4.00 / Metre

    An eye catching knitted lurex jersey with a fun twist on a classic stripe, we only have this 1 roll available so if you love it don't miss out!

    280gsm

    Free samples available.