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

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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?

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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>

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Strictly Dance Fabrics

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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

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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

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Valentine’s Day Fabrics

Valentines Fabric

Fabric For Valentines. There is nothing more personal than a hand-made Valentine’s Day gift, and fabric craft is a beautiful way of showing your partner that you have been thinking about them. Whether you choose to make a set of sweet cushions, an embroidered scarf, a patchwork quilt or a new dress, Fabric-Direct has you

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