Designing Your Home Office

Home Office Fabrics

More and more people are working from home today. It is not hard to see why. Who wouldn’t want to work from the comfort of their own home? Not only is it cosier but it means you will save money on commuting and childcare won’t become such a headache either. However, one thing that people

Continue reading »

7 Summer Dressmaking Trends

Making dresses from scratch is a wonderful way to create a bespoke piece of clothing that differs from everything that’s on the market. Sewing your choice of unique fabrics together, the results can be something that you proudly show off to all of your friends and family. It can also be a way of saving

Continue reading »

Royal Wedding Dresses

From the Duchess Of Cornwall to Lady Gabriella Windsor, with the Duchess Of Cambridge, the Duchess Of Sussex and Princess Eugenie in between, we take a close look at the fabric that made up the Royal brides’ beautiful wedding dresses since 2005. Share this Image On Your Site Please include attribution to with this

Continue reading »

The Renaissance Of Home Sewing

Only a few years ago, home crafting and sewing in the UK was deemed to be a niche passion for committed crafters and dressmakers. Driven by the availability of cheap and easily disposable clothes and homeware imports, traditional skills had fallen in popularity in favour of fast and immediate fashions.  But today, home crafting and

Continue reading »

A Guide To Making Your Own Wedding Dress

Would you consider making your own wedding dress and bridesmaid dress?  Only a few years ago, this type of ambitious project only tended to be undertaken by professional seamstresses. But recently we have seen an increase in the number of intermediate dressmakers looking to create their own fabulous one-off couture wedding dresses. And why not?

Continue reading »

Infographic – The UK Fabric & Textile Industry

An illustrated summary of the UK’s fabric and textile industry, brought to you by Fabric Direct Online. Share this Image On Your Site </p><br /> <p><strong>Please include attribution to with this graphic.</strong></p><br /> <p><a href=’’><img src=’’ alt=’UK Fabric Industry’ width=’620px’ border=’0′ /></a></p><br /> <p>

Continue reading »

Strictly Dance Fabrics

strictly come dancing

Is there any TV show that has had more of an impact on the nation’s dance aspirations than Strictly? Since it burst onto our screens in 2004, the BBC series is now licensed to 40 countries across the world, has aired nearly 250 episodes and regularly gains over 8 million UK viewers per episode! The

Continue reading »

Your guide to buying fabric online.

Buying Fabric Online

Your guide to buying fabric online For most sewing fans, nothing beats the experience of browsing in an Aladdin’s Cave packed with fine fabrics and enticing haberdashery. However, there are plenty of occasions when an online fabric store provides an essential service. For example: – When you’re too busy to visit a fabric store in

Continue reading »
1 2 3 4