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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. F249 4 Way Stretch Ponte Knit

     

    F249 4 Way Stretch Ponte Knit

    NEW
    £9.50 / Metre

    This Ponte Roma 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.

  2. B373 Neutral Stripe Jersey

     

    B373 Neutral Stripe Jersey

    NEW
    £14.00 / Metre

    This knit jersey has a great weight and texture perfect for any jersey projects and is definitely one of my favourite dress making fabrics of the moment.

    Machine washable and Oeko-Tex Standard with a 270gsm. Check out our Instagram page where you can see customer makes in this fabric!

    Free samples available. 

  3. B372 Waffle Knit Jersey Sage

     

    B372 Waffle Knit Jersey Sage

    NEW
    £14.00 / Metre

    This tactile waffle knit jersey has a great weight and texture perfect for any jersey projects and is definitely one of my favourite dress making fabrics of the moment. Available in a range of 4 lovely colours, this fabric is perfect for whipping up simple tops, dresses and trousers. 

    Machine washable and Oeko-Tex Standard with a 270gsm. Check out our Instagram page where you can see customer makes in this fabric!

    Free samples available. 

  4. Gingerbread Biscuits P132

     

    Gingerbread Biscuits P132

    NEW
    £9.50 / Metre

    100% cotton printed Christmas fabric, suitable for dressmaking and craft. Free samples available.

  5. Foraging in The Forest P131

     

    Foraging in The Forest P131

    NEW
    £9.50 / Metre

    100% cotton printed Christmas fabric, suitable for dressmaking and craft. Free samples available.

  6. Mistletoe Bloom P130

     

    Mistletoe Bloom P130

    NEW
    £9.50 / Metre

    100% cotton printed Christmas fabric, suitable for dressmaking and craft. Free samples available.

  7. Ruby Robin P129

     

    Ruby Robin P129

    NEW
    £9.50 / Metre

    100% cotton printed Christmas fabric, suitable for dressmaking and craft. Free samples available.

  8. Luxury Chinchilla Faux Fur Tex Ex 2593

     

    Luxury Chinchilla Faux Fur Tex Ex 2593

    £25.00 / Metre

    This stunning Luxury faux fur is beautifully soft and tactile. It is part of a one off range so unfortuantely when it is gone its gone, Free samples are avaliable to allow you to appreciate the superior quailty of this product. 

    This fur would make the most wonderful jackets/clothes and could be used in costume making but alternatively would also create beautiful pieces for home interiors.

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!

  1. F187 Ribbed Jersey Pink

     

    F187 Ribbed Jersey Pink

    £8.50 / Metre

    A lovely drape ribbed jersey.

    Ideal for T-shirts, dresses or childrens clothing.

    190 gsm

    Free samples available.

  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. Brushed Back Cotton Jersey Sweatshirt Navy C393

     

    Brushed Back Cotton Jersey Sweatshirt Navy C393

    £13.00 / Metre

    Super soft stretch fabric suitable for dressmaking and craft. Free samples available.

  4. Stretch Waffle Maroon C373

     

    Stretch Waffle Maroon C373

    £9.50 / Metre

    Stretch waffle fabric, suitable for dressmaking, soft furnishings & craft. Free samples available.

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. F34 Playful Kitty Stretch Crepe Sky

     

    F34 Playful Kitty Stretch Crepe Sky

    £8.00 / Metre

    Such a fun design printed on a stretch crepe. If you're after a great drape fabric for a maxi dress our a blouse- here's one for you!

    173 gsm.

    Free samples available.

  2. Floral Mercerised Jersey Teal F140

     

    Floral Mercerised Jersey Teal F140

    OUT OF STOCK
    £9.50 / Metre

    This lovely printed jersey has a super soft mercerised finish and hangs beautifully. It would make a stunning wrap dress or skirt. It could of course also be used for t shirts and pyjamas. 

    Weight: 240gsm. Free samples available.  

  3. Leaping Leopard Jersey Sage B355

     

    Leaping Leopard Jersey Sage B355

    £11.50 / Metre

    This is a lovely fun design printed onto a soft cotton jersey. The fabric would be suitable for dressmaking and crafting. 

    Free samples available.

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