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Photography of Poplin Prints - Chartwell

Poplin Prints - Chartwell

A lovely black cotton poplin with a small scale floral design. The flowers are possibly roses, possibly not. Either way, you cannot go wrong with this.
Part number: CM1208
 
Photography of Summer Flowers - Blue

Summer Flowers - Blue

This is an extremely pretty and whimsical cloth. The print is almost abstract, but decidedly floral, and it has a silky satin finish. A lovely hand and good drape; perfect for dresses.
Part number: CM1195b
 
Photography of Pima Cotton Lawn - Sandringham

Pima Cotton Lawn - Sandringham

148cm wide simply stunning William Morris inspired print in the most gorgeous mint colour with a hint of lilac, blue, plus the flowers in peach - the photo does not do justice to how pretty this is - because green, aqua and mint are hard to portray... T
Part number: CM303s
 
Photography of Pima Cotton Lawn - Mannington

Pima Cotton Lawn - Mannington

148cm wide gorgeously delicate rose and flower print in pink, green, yellow and lilac on a pale blue ground. This is in our Pima Cotton Lawn range, which for those of you that know, excuse the blushing description to follow. It is basically superior quali
Part number: CM303q
 
Photography of Pima Cotton Lawn - Powis

Pima Cotton Lawn - Powis

Beautiful blue and red floral print on a cream ground. This is in our Pima Cotton Lawn range, which for those of you that know, excuse the blushing description to follow. It is basically superior quality to normal lawn, the yarn is made from extra long st
Part number: CM303p
 
Photography of Lady Sings - Blue

Lady Sings - Blue

The lady sings the blues, but we whistle quite happily with this fabric in mind. A white cotton poplin with all tones of blue and purples making up a floral pattern. It even has shades of green. A lovely cloth from a top Italian maker.
Part number: CM1205
 
Photography of Topsy Turvy

Topsy Turvy

When my colleague told me about a fabric she had named 'Topsy Turvy' I thought that was an odd name (even by our standards) but now that I have seen the fabric, it all makes sense. The flowers on this pink cotton lawn are indeed topsy turvy, some are the
Part number: CM1204
 
Photography of Pretty Polly - Summer Rose Yellow

Pretty Polly - Summer Rose Yellow

This is exactly what it says, a summer rose on a soft yellow base. The rose is pale blue with darker blue details. Very summery.
Part number: CM1203
 
Photography of Pretty Polly - Summer Rose Blue

Pretty Polly - Summer Rose Blue

This is exactly what it says, a summer rose on a blue base. The rose is lilac with darker purple details, with one or two smaller blue flowers sprouting in its shadow. Very summery.
Part number: CM1203
 
Photography of Pretty Polly - Mekko  Green

Pretty Polly - Mekko Green

You cannot deny that this cloth is cheerful. A white poly/cotton with good sized flowers in greens, pink and yellow. The flowers are almost like those in a child's drawing or a cartoon, lending it an innocent feel.
Part number: CM1202b
 
Photography of Pretty Polly  - London Underground

Pretty Polly - London Underground

I would say 'All aboard' but truth be told I am not sure that they say that on the London Underground. I am however, very well versed in all the stops available on the Underground due to this lovely poly/cotton. Set on a white base, this underground them
Part number: CM1201
 
Photography of Pretty Polly - Little Stars

Pretty Polly - Little Stars

Twinkle, Twinkle.... Little poly/cotton. That doesn't have quite the same ring to it, does it? This is a polycotton though, with a white base and small multi-coloured stars all over it. Very fun and perfect for crafts.
Part number: CM1200
 
Photography of Pretty Polly - Everything's Rosie Blue

Pretty Polly - Everything's Rosie Blue

115 cm (45”) wide poly/ cotton print fabric in a very pretty floral design. When I say this name I can’t help but hum the tune to the BBC children’s programme.
Part number: PC4b
 
Photography of Pretty Polly - Ditsy Daisy Pink

Pretty Polly - Ditsy Daisy Pink

This small floral poly/cotton is very, very pretty. If I was French, I would say it is tres bon. As I am English however, I will just say that it is a small scale floral design in pinks, red, purple, and lime greens on a white base.
Part number: CM1199b
 
Photography of Pretty Polly - Ditsy Daisy Blue

Pretty Polly - Ditsy Daisy Blue

This small floral poly/cotton is very, very pretty. If I was French, I would say it is tres bon. As I am English however, I will just say that it is a small scale floral design in blue, aqua, pink, purple. green with brown leaves.
Part number: CM1199
 
Photography of Pretty Polly  - Bottie Wat Wat

Pretty Polly - Bottie Wat Wat

Do you have a degree in Robotics? We don't, but we can tell you about these little robots. Set on a white base these little robots come in all shapes and colours. Although you could use them for children's clothing, they will be brilliant for crafts.
Part number: CM1198
 
Photography of My Mum Makes - Pretty Pants

My Mum Makes - Pretty Pants

60 in wide good quality cotton/lycra jersey in the faintest of rib knits with an all over tiny floral print - very nice.
Part number: CM1197g
 
Photography of My Mum Makes -  Funky Pants - Black

My Mum Makes - Funky Pants - Black

When you was a child did you ever refer to somebody as a 'Fancy Pants?'. We thought these were more of a funky pants, than a fancy pants. Either way I bet this black cotton jersey with mutli-coloured stars will be perfect for children's wear.
Part number: CM1197f
 
Photography of My Mum Makes -  Funky Pants - Pale Blue

My Mum Makes - Funky Pants - Pale Blue

When you was a child did you ever refer to somebody as a 'Fancy Pants?'. We thought these were more of a funky pants, than a fancy pants. Either way I bet this cotton jersey with pale blue stars will be perfect for children's wear.
Part number: CM1197e
 
Photography of My Mum Makes -  Funky Pants - Royal Blue

My Mum Makes - Funky Pants - Royal Blue

When you was a child did you ever refer to somebody as a 'Fancy Pants?'. We thought these were more of a funky pants, than a fancy pants. Either way I bet this cotton jersey with royal blue stars will be perfect for children's wear.
Part number: CM1197d
 
Photography of My Mum Makes -  Dino Red

My Mum Makes - Dino Red

Rawwrrrr! Oh I'm sorry, I think I just got a bit carried away with all of these dinosaurs. The dinosaurs come in green, yellow and orange and all seem to be very friendly - known of those scary Jurassic Park ones here. Which is just as well as we think th
Part number: CM1197c
 
Photography of My Mum Makes -  Dino Blue

My Mum Makes - Dino Blue

Rawwrrrr! Oh I'm sorry, I think I just got a bit carried away with all of these dinosaurs. The dinosaurs come in green, yellow and orange and all seem to be very friendly - known of those scary Jurassic Park ones here. Which is just as well as we think th
Part number: CM1197b
 
Photography of My Mum Makes -  Shaun the Sheep

My Mum Makes - Shaun the Sheep

Set on a blue base, these sheep admittedly look a little bit confused. I suppose that might be because some of them are upside down while others are just a bit slanted. Shaun the sheep, is always creating chaos. We think these would also make some very ni
Part number: CM1197a
 
Photography of Tropic - Purple

Tropic - Purple

144 cm wide black and purple abstract floral dress fabric. Superb quality and Italian made, the abstract pattern is large and abstract enough to avoid worries with patterrn matching, well we think so but have a look through the images
Part number: CM1163c
 
Photography of Lizzano

Lizzano

Simply Stunning pink cotton dress fabric from John Kaldor , this is in -between a poplin and a lawn, soft and delicious, just perfect for a summer dress, only a smigen of it so be quick.
Part number: CM1196
 
Photography of Bayou

Bayou

154cm wide fabulously woven, striped cotton twill trousering. I wouldn’t have to be a lot younger, to have a pair of shorts made out of this. In fact I know a man, who would make them for me. But by the time I get round to it, he would have bought it all,
Part number: CM1194
 
Photography of This Ain't No Peter

This Ain't No Peter

We have here another fabric from John Kaldor, so don't say we never treat you. Set on a navy base are flowers of white, orange, pink and blue. A stunning crepe de chine that will make up beautifully.
Part number: CM1193
 
Photography of Poplin Prints - Cottontail Lime

Poplin Prints - Cottontail Lime

This cotton is as cute as can be. The bigger rabbits are interspersed by fairy-tale-like mushrooms and smaller rabbits sitting patiently in a row. Every so often, a friendly bird pops up to say hello. The lime green ase gives a good contrasting effect, ma
Part number: CM1675c
 
Photography of Pink Pop

Pink Pop

150cm wide very fine cotton poplin in the palest of pale pinks and a soft silky finish.
Part number: CM1192
 
Photography of Old Smoothie - Lime Green

Old Smoothie - Lime Green

150cm wide, fine cotton sateen in either emerald green, a bright golden yellow, or a darkish lime green. There is an inordinate amount of yarn in this cloth. And I do believe it could have been woven from satinized yarn rather than been treated and satini
Part number: CM1186d
 
Photography of Old Smoothie - Bright Golden Yellow

Old Smoothie - Bright Golden Yellow

150cm wide, fine cotton sateen in either emerald green, a bright golden yellow, or a darkish lime green. There is an inordinate amount of yarn in this cloth. And I do believe it could have been woven from satinized yarn rather than been treated and satini
Part number: CM1186b
 
Photography of Old Smoothie - Emerald Green

Old Smoothie - Emerald Green

150cm wide, fine cotton sateen in either emerald green, a bright golden yellow, or a darkish lime green. There is an inordinate amount of yarn in this cloth. And I do believe it could have been woven from satinized yarn rather than been treated and satini
Part number: CM1186a
 
Photography of Boleyn

Boleyn

Having recently watched Wolf Hall and noted amongst other things, the heaving bosom of Ann Boleyn particularly, when she got her tucker up. This 150cm, almost, wide cotton shirting is in an abundant white chambray weave with faint darker pinstripe at very
Part number: CM1189
 
Photography of Angelica

Angelica

150cm wide cotton seersucker in a subdued navy blue, turquoise, pale blue, white and beige stripe. The stripes are around half a centimetre wide, and some are bordered by the faintest of navy blue pinstripes. It has a very soft hand, and would therefore b
Part number: CM1188
 
Photography of Jolene

Jolene

A rather splendid Italian cotton seersucker, a fraction short of 150cm wide, in a citrus yellow. With a pale blue, turquoise, white and slightly darker green fine stripe at 1cm intervals down the cloth. The predominant colour is yellow, the stripe is ther
Part number: CM1187
 
Photography of Superior Quality White Cotton Poplin

Superior Quality White Cotton Poplin

Superior quality 100% white cotton poplin in brilliant white. Perfect for sewing and crafts alike.
Part number: CH26a
 
Photography of Rosie

Rosie

This is a stunning John Kaldor fabric. Brilliant quality with a red and pink rose design this would look beautiful made up into a 1950's style dress. It is a good weight trouser/dress fabric and ever so pretty.
Part number: CM1176
 
Photography of Heathery

Heathery

152cm wide british made pure new wool. Heathery sort of tweed, quite light in weight, but not too dark in tone. It comprises of brown, beige, grey-black and yellow yarns; carefully interwoven but forming a small wiggly line check which is in black. A litt
Part number: CM1175
 
Photography of Voila - White Voile

Voila - White Voile

White Cotton Voile. Use to make dresses or curtains.
Part number: CM684a
 
Photography of Poplin Print - Harriet

Poplin Print - Harriet

This is a gorgeous, if understated, cotton poplin. The floral design is made up in black, grey and white. I think that this fabric made up and worn with a bright red lipstick will look divine - and ever so slightly retro.
Part number: CM1171
 
Photography of Poplin Print - Nala - Blue

Poplin Print - Nala - Blue

Brand new for Autumn 2014 this is a Superb Peacock Cotton Fabric Print in Blues
Part number: CM989b
 
Photography of Peacock

Peacock

Great colour, great cloth. Substantial but light.
Part number: CM1168
 
Photography of As Tears Go By, it is the Evening of the Day I Sit and Watch... Pink

As Tears Go By, it is the Evening of the Day I Sit and Watch... Pink

60” wide truly fabulous pale pink polyester crepe de chine I suppose to be absolutely accurate it isn’t a crepe to chine but it’s a near as you’ll get to it without it being one.
Part number: CM933c
 
Photography of For The One and Only Kate Moss

For The One and Only Kate Moss

60in wide black mechanical stretch crepe fabric. We may well get into trouble for using her name, I am not entirely sure but please let us know if you do know. This fabric was made for her collection at Top Shop. These dresses retail at £150 + mark, not t
Part number: CM381b
 
Photography of Sweet Chariot — Pale Peach

Sweet Chariot — Pale Peach

150cm wide glorious cotton seersucker Italian shirting in white with the palest small peach woven check. This was made for a top end British Designer and went into shirts that cost a fortune.
Part number: CM1167c
 
Photography of Sweet Chariot — Pale Lilac

Sweet Chariot — Pale Lilac

150cm wide glorious cotton seersucker Italian shirting in white with the palest small lilac woven check. This was made for a top end British Designer and went into shirts that cost a fortune.
Part number: CM1167a
 
Photography of Woodstock

Woodstock

More design than you can shake a stick at. Floral, paisley, geometric, abstract and a bit of architecture.
Part number: CM1166
 
Photography of Viscose Jersey – 4 way Stretch - Navy

Viscose Jersey – 4 way Stretch - Navy

Stunning quality 4 way stretch viscose spandex jersey fabric in a beautiful navy blue, it is hard to get the shade correct online so if in doubt please order a sample
Part number: CM732r
 
Photography of Viscose Jersey – 4 Way - Pale Mink

Viscose Jersey – 4 Way - Pale Mink

Stunning quality 4 way stretch viscose spandex jersey fabric in what we are calling pale mink, that is because this colour is hard to define, it is almost a grey but it has a warm tinge to it so in essence we don't think we can call it grey. It is so beau
Part number: CM732q
 
Photography of Navy Georgette

Navy Georgette

Navy georgette polyester dress fabric
Part number: CM1165
 
Photography of White Lightweight Cotton Iron on Interfacing

White Lightweight Cotton Iron on Interfacing

White Lightweight Cotton Iron on Interfacing. Voile Weight.
Part number: CM1164
 
Photography of Pink Dobby Lining

Pink Dobby Lining

Pale pink polyester dobby lining.
Part number: CM1163
 
Photography of Spanish Eyes - Ivory

Spanish Eyes - Ivory

56” wide beautiful polyester lace in a fine but dense enough pattern to hide all that you want to hide and enough yarn in it to let it hang under its own weight.
Part number: CM1044d
 
Photography of Spanish Eyes - Champagne

Spanish Eyes - Champagne

56” wide beautiful polyester lace in a fine but dense enough pattern to hide all that you want to hide and enough yarn in it to let it hang under its own weight.
Part number: CM1044c
 
Photography of Spanish Eyes - Navy

Spanish Eyes - Navy

56” wide beautiful polyester lace in a fine but dense enough pattern to hide all that you want to hide and enough yarn in it to let it hang under its own weight.
Part number: CM1044b
 
Photography of Crinkle- Brown

Crinkle- Brown

Fantastic Italian heavyweight cotton cheesecloth, the best of the best, I can't quite purvey to you have lovely this is, it is such a wonderful fabric, interesting understated, different, this will make superb trousers or a kaftan top. As with the natu
Part number: CM867c
 
Photography of A Blast From the Past  - Blue

A Blast From the Past - Blue

144cm wide fine cotton lawn in white with something of a knobbly slub weave in the weft at one inch intervals across the cloth. This has then been printed fairly large blue pattern. Some of the flowers are solid some are outline. A very light, soft cloth.
Part number: CM1105b
 
Photography of Pima Cotton Lawn - Liberty Aqua

Pima Cotton Lawn - Liberty Aqua

Made into a tea dress this will have heads turning. Glam it up with navy heels or city sights with red hats. It will also make up beautifully into a summer skirt or blouse and t
Part number: CM303n
 
Photography of Hand Printed Batik - Pink

Hand Printed Batik - Pink

145cm wide beautiful quality hand printed cotton batik fabric in a gorgeous pink.....
Part number: CM1671d
 
Photography of Tropic

Tropic

144 cm wide black and purple abstract floral dress fabric. Superb quality and Italian made, the abstract pattern is large and abstract enough to avoid worries with patterrn matching, well we think so but have a look through the images
Part number: CM1163b
 
Photography of Poplin Prints - Polly Pink

Poplin Prints - Polly Pink

This cotton poplin has an pink base, with white leaves climbing up it. Displayed in small white clouds are also pink and blue flowers. When I saw this cloth at first it made me think of the words "happy" and "pretty". As such, I have named it Polly, after
Part number: CM1679b
 
Photography of Poplin Prints - Spiro - Green

Poplin Prints - Spiro - Green

This cotton poplin just looks like good old fashioned fun. The cheerful design makes me think of spirographs children used to have years ago. Full of greens, yellows, reds and blues this is perfect for children's clothes or just for brightening up a room
Part number: CM1678b
 
Photography of Poplin Prints - Spiro - Pink

Poplin Prints - Spiro - Pink

This cotton poplin just looks like good old fashioned fun. The cheerful design makes me think of spirographs children used to have years ago. Full of pinks, oranges, yellows and green this is perfect for a little girls dress, or just for brightening up a
Part number: CM1678a
 
Photography of Poplin Prints - Francesca

Poplin Prints - Francesca

This lovely poplin incorporates flowers you will see in any garden. In my mind, that makes it perfect for summer days, worn when taking a tour of the garden. With varying tones of pinks, green and yellow this is a very pretty cloth.
Part number: CM1677
 
Photography of Poplin Prints - Celine Navy

Poplin Prints - Celine Navy

A lovely quality dark navy cotton poplin with bunches of flowers all over the cloth. Although the style of the flowers is traditional, I think that the colours used give them a more modern feel. Either way, it will make up beautifully.
Part number: CM1676b
 
Photography of Poplin Prints - Celine Red

Poplin Prints - Celine Red

A lovely quality red cotton poplin with bunches of flowers all over the cloth. Although the style of the flowers is traditional, I think that the colours used give them a more modern feel. Either way, it will make up beautifully.
Part number: CM1676a
 
Photography of Poplin Prints - Edith Mint

Poplin Prints - Edith Mint

This is a very pretty floral cotton poplin. Set on an soft mint base, the floral bunches are bright and cheerful, with a vintage feel to them. I could imagine wearing this as a tea dress, drinking cloudy lemonade on a hot summers day; would you like to jo
Part number: CM1674b
 
Photography of Poplin Prints - Edith Ivory

Poplin Prints - Edith Ivory

This is a very pretty floral cotton poplin. Set on an ivory base, the floral bunches are bright and cheerful, with a vintage feel to them. I could imagine wearing this as a tea dress, drinking cloudy lemonade on a hot summers day; would you like to join m
Part number: CM1674a
 
Photography of Poplin Prints - W. Morris - Beige / Coral

Poplin Prints - W. Morris - Beige / Coral

This is a very pretty cotton poplin design inspired by William Morris comes in a very pretty beige and coral.
Part number: CM1065a
 
Photography of 50 Shades - Dark Grey

50 Shades - Dark Grey

Tiny grey and white check suiting. Another Italian made fabric for a famous British designer, very soft cotton, this has been lightly brushed to give it this soft handle that would be equally at home in a big floppy shirt or a pair of trousers or indeed w
Part number: CM977b
 
Photography of A Blast From the Past

A Blast From the Past

144cm wide fine cotton lawn in white with something of a knobbly slub weave in the weft at one inch intervals across the cloth. This has then been printed fairly large pale cerise pink pattern. Some of the flowers are solid some are outline. It my memory
Part number: CM1105
 
Photography of A Dark Secret - Poly/Viscose/Lycra Suiting

A Dark Secret - Poly/Viscose/Lycra Suiting

The cloth is black, it has a dull satin finish, scruples fairly well in the hand but not entirely crease free by any stretch of the imagination, probably a 7oz weight in old money, which makes it slightly heavier than the Chino, it is a gorgeous soft hand
Part number: CM399
 
Photography of A Rarity - Mink Pink

A Rarity - Mink Pink

Stuff like this does not come along; both in terms of quality of the cloth and the beautiful prints. We have 5 superb Italian 70% cotton, 30% silk lawn fabric in gorgeous designs
Part number: CM1106e
 
Photography of Alice

Alice

There was a famous Alice from Burnley whose house includes a butterfly collection. This cloth has certainly collected a few butterflies among its flowers. Very bright, very cheerful, perfect for little girls.
Part number: CM1031
 
Photography of And the Cotton is High

And the Cotton is High

It is hail storming outside and this fabric made me think of summertime, a superb super 180s 60in wide cotton shirting of the finest possible variety. Stunning woven plaid made up of red, pink, 3 shades of blue and more in-between. Easy to wash. Perfect
Part number: CM1065
 
Photography of Angel Delight - Black

Angel Delight - Black

60 inch wide black viscose cupro like peachskin blouse fabric, this is as soft as a cloth can get and amongst other things I bet it makes fabulous nighties. It would actually be perfect for hareem pants, or a lovely soft elegant blouse.
Part number: CM824a
 
Photography of Angel Delight - Stone

Angel Delight - Stone

Approx Width: 141cm /55" Composition: Polyester Description: 60 inch wide viscose/ cupro like peachskin, this is as soft as a cloth can get and amongst other things I bet it makes fabulous nighties. It would actually be perfect for
Part number: CM824c
 
Photography of As Tears Go By, it is the Evening of the Day, I sit and Watch...

As Tears Go By, it is the Evening of the Day, I sit and Watch...

Even for those of us who can remember the era, for which that song came, may not had a garment made out of this rather fabulous black polyester dress fabric, somewhat shiny. Definitely made for on the posh side of things. A rather beautiful cloth.On the
Part number: CM933a
 
Photography of Audrey

Audrey

Stunning floral cotton dress fabric, a timeless and pretty pattern that will look good on any age. Printed in Italy, this cotton poplin will look beautiful made up. It does have a slight stiffness to it but I think that is just the finish and it will soft
Part number: CM1135
 
Photography of Aye Aye

Aye Aye

60” wide polyester georgette, in black and cream with an all-over design that looks something a bit like the eyes in a peacock’s tail. The face in an Edward Munch painting, but without the drama. Ultra lightweight and beautifully made.
Part number: CM899
 
Photography of Beef Tomato

Beef Tomato

56” wide Spanish viscose twill dress fabric in black with a lot of colourful leaf decoration in grey, pale grey, peach, rust and purple and cream. None of your vine grown tomatoes here this is a lovely big tasty cloth. Super quality.
Part number: CM994
 
Photography of Bet n' Like - Pink

Bet n' Like - Pink

45'' wide poly/cotton summery print in pinks Great quality at 65% and 35%
Part number: CM659a
 
Photography of Better No Like

Better No Like

60” wide polyester, with a hint of stretch. Blouse fabric in an abstract floral design; in white, dark blue, black, lime and mint green. There’s a lot of white showing and the whole thing to me has feeling of movement. Very striking
Part number: CM995
 
Photography of Big Zig zag

Big Zig zag

60 ins wide, silky polyester jersey in a black and deep turquoise zigzag print. The edges of the zigzags are not even, almost like a dye that has run but on a little bit. Has something of an element of voodoo to it.
Part number: CM1015
 
Photography of Black Betty

Black Betty

150cm wide black wool jacketing in a very light bouclé weave. Nothing fancy, but a very subtly beautiful cloth.
Part number: CM1085
 
Photography of Black Cotton Voile

Black Cotton Voile

A lovely black cotton voile. The name says it all, it lightly drapes and it would be perfect for clothing for a hot holiday. Use as a wrap. Folds up to nowt.
Part number: CM740
 
Photography of Black Wool with Cashmere Coating

Black Wool with Cashmere Coating

This is a stunning black wool and cashmere coating fabric. It is a wonderful weight; it has a small amount of polyester in it to give it added durability. This will last a lifetime and will never date. Stunning! If you are into black and white decor this
Part number: CM992a
 
Photography of Blue

Blue

60” wide cotton poplin in a big blue abstract design on a cream ground. the design is a sort of floral and leaf pattern and there are many shades of blue but the predominant one is a rich French navy and there is black outlining on the petals of the flowe
Part number: CM1000
 
Photography of Body Warmer

Body Warmer

60” wide, polyester/lycra net in black with black individually made flowers stuck on to it. The flowers themselves vary from 4cm to 10cm wide and they are in rows. You would certainly have to wear your Liberty bodice under this.
Part number: CM1043
 
Photography of Boris

Boris

60” wide fine cotton lightweight gabardine in a rich camel colour. Sufficiently finely woven to give the cloth a sheen, it is not artificial, it is the quality of the yarn and the tightness of the weave that has caused this. It won’t be that often that he
Part number: CM976c
 
Photography of British Needlecord - Cerise

British Needlecord - Cerise

British made needlecord that was originally made for Barbour, 100% cotton.
Part number: CM1005b
 
Photography of British Needlecord - Olive Green

British Needlecord - Olive Green

British made needlecord originally made for Barbour. Wonderful olive green stretchy corduroy 97% cotton, 3% lycra
Part number: CM1005a
 
Photography of Burn Out

Burn Out

This describes a processes of textiles, a process whereby some parts of a cloth are removed chemically to a pattern, leaving it thickened in places, basically. What has happened in this particular case, is that the thin places are almost a fine net, and t
Part number: CM923
 
Photography of Bête Noir

Bête Noir

140cm wide black very fine 70% Cotton, 30% Silk. Which if it was cotton it would be a lawn. Supremely fine and the hand of an angel hair. It’s an age thing you know.
Part number: CM1108
 
Photography of Carolina

Carolina

120cm wide exceptionally fine polyester crepe in cream. Prettiness is brought about by the cloth being squeezed a little giving a very fine creased/ ribbed look. Silky soft and a no-crease cloth
Part number: CM1156
 
Photography of Changing Spots

Changing Spots

58/60” wide polyester, lightweight crepe with an all-over animal print, which could be a leopard, could be a cheater, or just a figment of someone’s imagination… but I hope that conveys the animal bit of it too you. It’s a bit of a see-through cloth, desp
Part number: CM897
 
Photography of Chekov

Chekov

didn’t know really where to start with this but start with the width its 135cm. it’s made of 53% cotton 38% wool and 9% nylon. What will it make… not a suit because the pattern isn’t suitable for that but a jacket certainly. It’s in dark grey with an i
Part number: CM1088
 
Photography of Christmas

Christmas

Cotton poplin in cream. With an all over father Christmas print of the man himself; in various guises and poses along with little houses, hearts and Christmas presents wrapped in red, green and some in gold.
Part number: CM1003
 
Photography of Christmas Organza

Christmas Organza

A classic red organizer with sparkly red stars and dots.
Part number: CM1061
 
Photography of Colossal - Silver Grey

Colossal - Silver Grey

150cm wide excruciatingly beautiful cotton lycra fine lightweight Needlecord. Talk about hot knives through butter- it also has a slight sheen to the surface and if I carry on like this someone’s going to send me out.
Part number: CM1111b
 
Photography of Compleat - Bronze

Compleat - Bronze

145cm wide permanently narrow pleated polyester taffeta in Bronze which is perhaps made up of dark olive, and pale yellow yarns.
Part number: CM1094b
 
Photography of Compleat - Gold

Compleat - Gold

145cm wide permanently narrow pleated polyester taffeta in Gold which is made of light yellow and peach coloured yarns
Part number: CM1094b
 
Photography of Cotton Jersey - Palest Peach

Cotton Jersey - Palest Peach

100% Cotton Jersey fabric in pale peach; 60 in wide. Perfect for summer tops and dresses.
Part number: OT64i
 
Photography of Cotton Jersey - White

Cotton Jersey - White

100% Cotton Jersey fabric in white, at least 60" (152 cm) wide.
Part number: OT64a
 
Photography of Cotton Jersey with Lycra- Black

Cotton Jersey with Lycra- Black

Good quality medium in wash jersey, perfect if you need a bit of give.
Part number: CM610b
 
Photography of Cotton Rich Blue Chambray

Cotton Rich Blue Chambray

A 60” (150cm) wide pale blue, cotton rich poly/cotton chambray shirting. Another cloth, which has a bit of a history, probably made locally quite a few years ago, when they were experimenting how to get rid of cotton when it became too expensive. Because
Part number: CM963
 
Photography of Country garden - Beige

Country garden - Beige

60ins wide cotton in stunning quality cotton lawn(as good as liberty and our pima quality) with an all over patchwork print in hundreds of different types of flowers all very small not a lot of the background showing very colourful it comes in three colou
Part number: CM830b
 
Photography of Country garden - Blue

Country garden - Blue

60ins wide cotton in stunning quality cotton lawn(as good as liberty and our pima quality) with an all over patchwork print in hundreds of different types of flowers all very small not a lot of the background showing very colourful it comes in three colou
Part number: CM830a
 
Photography of Crepe - Dark Aqua

Crepe - Dark Aqua

A lovely medium/heavyweight polyester crepe in deep aqua
Part number: CM1105f
 
Photography of Crepe - Dark Teal

Crepe - Dark Teal

Fine polyester crepe in teal. Beautifully made cloth obviously easy to look after, easy to wear and can be brightened up by throwing paint on it.
Part number: CM1104k
 
Photography of Crepe - French Navy

Crepe - French Navy

A lovely crepe in French Navy
Part number: CM1105c
 
Photography of Crepe - Lime

Crepe - Lime

A lovely heavyweight crepe in lime
Part number: CM1105c
 
Photography of Crepe - Mid Grey

Crepe - Mid Grey

A lovely lightweight crepe in mid grey with a subtle check pattern within the weave. It is not obvious, but it is visible. You can best see this in the photo featuring of a hand.
Part number: CM1105c
 
Photography of Crepe - Pale Beige

Crepe - Pale Beige

A great pale beige crepe with a textured weave.
Part number: CM1105e
 
Photography of Cricket Pitch

Cricket Pitch

This is a lovely open weave poly/cotton. I have named it cricket pitch because for some reason it reminded me of playing fields (perhaps it was the weave?) when really this is more of a lime green. Either way, this is a very refreshing and ligthweight clo
Part number: CM985
 
Photography of Demdyke

Demdyke

Can you work out the link between the name of this cloth and where we are based? If you can you will understand the name, as this polyester cloth is also dark and mysterious. It’s slight shine will have you spell bound.
Part number: CM756
 
Photography of Denim Shirting

Denim Shirting

150cm lightweight cotton denim shirting / light weight trouser skirt fabric in not quite the traditional dark denim blue but nevertheless a denim blue constructed in a broken twill weave a hint of lycra, nice and soft, a great cloth
Part number: CM1112
 
Photography of Development - Pink

Development - Pink

54” wide linen/viscose/elastane suiting in either a fairly flat oatmeal or a shade on from baby pink. The cloth shares, well obviously shares the attributes of linen in the little slubbiness in the appearance. So it’s not exactly smooth, it has the benefi
Part number: CM971b
 
Photography of Doctor Dolittle - Beige

Doctor Dolittle - Beige

This is a 150cm wide slightly open weave wool coating in very pale beige with perhaps a hint of pink. This hasn’t been brushed so it actually has a bit of a hairy appearance but a cuddly hairy not coarse hairy and is quite light in weight. If you wanted t
Part number: CM1089
 
Photography of Doctor Dolittle - Rose Pink

Doctor Dolittle - Rose Pink

This is a 150cm wide slightly open weave wool coating in rose pink. This hasn’t been brushed so it actually has a bit of a hairy appearance but a cuddly hairy not coarse hairy and is quite light in weight. If you wanted to depict an alpaca you might use t
Part number: CM1089b
 
Photography of Dong Ho

Dong Ho

A rather splendid 60 inch wide cotton shirting. Just the thing for protecting your headand shoulders tying it with a red and whiteband and galloping across the desert- if of course you are daft enough you will meld into the background as it colour is almo
Part number: CM808c
 
Photography of Double D - Grey

Double D - Grey

150cm wide double-sided lightweight faux suede cloth in a slightly shimmering pale silver grey. What would Annie Oakley have to say about this?
Part number: CM1114
 
Photography of Dressiness - Black

Dressiness - Black

60” wide black, viscose/polyester/cotton lightweight dress fabric which has an element of “dressiness” and might even have been used for evening wear.
Part number: CM931b
 
Photography of Déjà vu

Déjà vu

This is a lightweight cotton jersey with an off white ground onto which are printed cerise and taupe and olive flowers
Part number: CM253
 
Photography of Estelle

Estelle

For those of you from an era, that many want to forget about, you will recall It Ain’t Half Hot Mum. And in this programme, there is a troop of Troubadours sent to the jungles to entertain the troops and they wore all manor of garments made in this lightw
Part number: CM1008
 
Photography of Etchings

Etchings

140cm wide white 60% poly/ 40% cotton blouse cloth with an all over pink outline floral pink print which includes areas that have not received any print at all and looks as though it has been etched. This has brought about by a chemical process which actu
Part number: CM1102
 
Photography of Fancy Dress Satin - Black

Fancy Dress Satin - Black

148cm wide black decent quality Fancy Dress Satin Fabric, nice and soft and a good weight, thicker than lining and great for dresses. Great for fancy dress or costumes for school plays.
Part number: CM1668d
 
Photography of Fancy Dress Satin - Cerise

Fancy Dress Satin - Cerise

148cm wide decent quality Cerise Fancy Dress Satin Fabric, nice and soft and a good weight, thicker than lining and great for dresses. Great for fancy dress or costumes for school plays.
Part number: CM1668a
 
Photography of Fancy Dress Satin - Pale Blue

Fancy Dress Satin - Pale Blue

148cm wide pale blue decent quality Fancy Dress Satin Fabric, nice and soft and a good weight, thicker than lining and great for dresses. Great for fancy dress or costumes for school plays.
Part number: CM1668b
 
Photography of Fancy Dress Satin - Red

Fancy Dress Satin - Red

148cm wide red decent quality Fancy Dress Satin Fabric, nice and soft and a good weight, thicker than lining and great for dresses. Great for fancy dress or costumes for school plays.
Part number: CM1668f
 
Photography of Fancy Dress Satin - Royal Blue

Fancy Dress Satin - Royal Blue

148cm wide royal blue decent quality Fancy Dress Satin Fabric, nice and soft and a good weight, thicker than lining and great for dresses. Great for fancy dress or costumes for school plays.
Part number: CM1668c
 
Photography of Fancy Dress Satin - Silver

Fancy Dress Satin - Silver

148cm wide silver decent quality Fancy Dress Satin Fabric, nice and soft and a good weight, thicker than lining and great for dresses. Great for fancy dress or costumes for school plays.
Part number: CM1668g
 
Photography of Fancy Dress Satin - White

Fancy Dress Satin - White

148cm wide white decent quality Fancy Dress Satin Fabric, nice and soft and a good weight, thicker than lining and great for dresses. Great for fancy dress or costumes for school plays.
Part number: CM1668e
 
Photography of Finest Shirting -Navy

Finest Shirting -Navy

Beautiful quality cotton lawn shirting in navy.
Part number: CM843c
 
Photography of Flat Cap

Flat Cap

150cm wide wool, soft flat tweed suiting in a wonderful array of autumnal colours. Reds, greens, browns, heather; just a wonderful mélange of colour. Very county, very beautiful.
Part number: CM1076
 
Photography of Fleece - Birds

Fleece - Birds

We have some very nice quality fleece fabrics for you
Part number: CM988b
 
Photography of Fleece - Pink Cuddle

Fleece - Pink Cuddle

We have some very nice, good quality fleece for you. This one is in a lovely pink.
Part number: CM988c
 
Photography of Flower meadow

Flower meadow

A French made viscose fabric of the highest order, high twist viscose which means that is feels beautiful to touch , almost silk like (not quite but beautifully smooth, it doesn't crease easily, and will be perfect for all occasions. A beautiful floral pa
Part number: CM
 
Photography of Flower Power

Flower Power

Blue, yellow, green , red, pink, lime, navy and orange. You certainly get a lot with this cloth. The floral design has an overlay of white polka dots, making it stand apart from other bright floral fabrics; you cannot help but smile when you see it. If yo
Part number: CM884
 
Photography of Fur Fur Better Thing

Fur Fur Better Thing

160cm wide lightish grey short pile on a black thickish jersey cloth. How about that then. Very soft and cosy and made from polyester which is very clever. This was made for an Italian designer.
Part number: CM1116
 
Photography of Give it Some

Give it Some

60 inch wide quite substantial but lightweight cotton lycra twill with an abstract design with a plethora of all the colours of the spectrum - bring on summer.
Part number: CM840
 
Photography of Give Me Strength

Give Me Strength

150cm wide heavy cotton cloth with a ribbed, rope-like stripe at quarter inch intervals all down the cloth. It has been softened by a very light sanding; and so it is soft and it’s strong. I have a feeling that this could have been used as a lightweight f
Part number: CM1079
 
Photography of Golden Oldie

Golden Oldie

130cm wide 100% cotton cheesecloth in pale blue – oh I wish that they were all so simple.
Part number: CM1118
 
Photography of Granchester

Granchester

6 wale cotton corduroy in a clerical grey which has got a slightly lighter grey tinge to the surface.
Part number: CM1119
 
Photography of Guinness

Guinness

60” poly (20%) wool (80%) melton German jacket cloth in cream. With perhaps just a tint of a pinkish tinge, although that could be the light I’m standing in. It has a self-coloured window pane check in the weave, it is beautifully soft and whilst not ev
Part number: CM1023c
 
Photography of Half Way

Half Way

60” wide cotton plaid check shirting in a cream, brown, blue, and a green check; with an over check in purple. This is very likely to have been made as a lining for a jacket of some kind, but it’s still a half-way decent cloth.
Part number: CM964
 
Photography of Hand Printed Batik - Blue

Hand Printed Batik - Blue

145cm wide beautiful quality hand printed cotton batik fabric in a gorgeous blue, the pattern made up of a plethora of colours including orange pinks yellow and green and each metre is unique......
Part number: CM1671e
 
Photography of Hand Printed Batik - Green

Hand Printed Batik - Green

145cm wide beautiful quality hand printed cotton batik fabric in greeen cerise teal and orange. All of these have a plethora of colours and each metre is unique......
Part number: CM1671c
 
Photography of Hand Printed Batik - Orange

Hand Printed Batik - Orange

145cm wide beautiful quality hand printed cotton batik fabric in oranges, browns ans some greens and yellow. All of these have a plethora of colours and each metre is unique......
Part number: CM1671b
 
Photography of Hand Printed Batik - Purple

Hand Printed Batik - Purple

145cm wide beautiful quality hand printed cotton batik fabric. All of these have a plethora of colours and each metre is unique......
Part number: CM1671a
 
Photography of Hat Dance

Hat Dance

150cm wide at least striped polyester taffeta which looks fabulous in its own right and can be used as either an outer garment or a wonderful lining. the stripes are horizontal in a variegated pattern in tones of copper bronze olive black a fine orange st
Part number: CM1107
 
Photography of Hefferlump - Aqua

Hefferlump - Aqua

An aqua cotton with different coloured elephants all over it. This really is something special, not to mention really cute.
Part number: CM882a
 
Photography of Hefferlump- Brown

Hefferlump- Brown

A charming brown cotton with different coloured elephants all over it. This really is something special, not to mention really cute.
Part number: CM882a
 
Photography of Hidden Garden

Hidden Garden

54” wide viscose dress fabric in an all extended, all over floral-come-jungle print, with hidden amongst the foliage and flowers are butterflies. It has lots of different muted colours in the design and there is no predominance of any particular one, but
Part number: CM1017
 
Photography of Holly Hobbie - Daydream

Holly Hobbie - Daydream

Last year we had a lovely selection of poplin prints that reminded me of my childhood doll. I loved my Holly Hobbie so I couldn’t pass up the opportunity to snap these up. Not bargain basement, but they are licensed Holly Hobbie fabrics from America. The
Part number: CM686b
 
Photography of How Now...

How Now...

60inch wide Teflon coated, cotton lightweight trousering in dark chocolate sort of brown, a light sanding has given it a fabulous hand. Country of Origin: Germany
Part number: CM808b
 
Photography of Humming Bird

Humming Bird

This is a fabulous high twist, Italian viscose dress fabric with a bright print, that includes a charming humming bird.
Part number: CM862
 
Photography of Imelda

Imelda

Pleated, well almost pleated; you may say this is just crinkled, if in doubt order a sample. However this is a very nice fabric, a white poly/cotton that has a black spot on it next to a same size spot, which is actually a ‘burn out’ which creates a shado
Part number: CM885
 
Photography of Irish Linen- Brown

Irish Linen- Brown

54 inch wide Irish linen suiting
Part number: CM831c
 
Photography of Floppy

Floppy

60” polyester elastane, knitted jersey with absolutely loads of stretch, which doesn’t really loose its density however much you pull it; so there’s a lot of yarn in it. It comes in cream and I get the impression that it could well be used for those all i
Part number: CM932
 
Photography of Lightly Toasted

Lightly Toasted

145 cm wide polyester taffeta with a very slight wrinkled finish. Beautiful in a ball gown and comes in a dark but not navy blue.
Part number: CM1096
 
Photography of Dowager

Dowager

145cm beautifully coloured polyester crepe de chine in pale turquoise with a quite large floral design in very delicate shades of peach pink lemon and lime with a little bit of white. It has summer written all over it.
Part number: CM1101
 
Photography of Galaxy

Galaxy

145cm wide viscose dress fabric in a middle sort of grey with an all over navy and pale blue pattern which looks a bit like Brian Cox staring into the abyss and telling you what’s been there for the last zillion years. A lovely hand and quite an elegant
Part number: CM1163d
 
Photography of I See No Ships

I See No Ships

150cm wide navy blue polyester chiffon with an all over print of youthful activity. American youthful activity in that there are trucks, Chevrolet sports cars big dodge sedans, the odd dancing girl, musical notes. Perhaps whoever designs this was taking a
Part number: CM1160
 
Photography of Into the Deep

Into the Deep

150 cm wide 70% wool 30% nylon gorgeous lightweight coating in a fabulous boucle weave in deep ocean colours - that is to say very dark blue bordering on black sort of kingfisher blue, turquoise blue and then into a pale blue all rippling together as the
Part number: CM1091
 
Photography of Lindley

Lindley

150cm wide 65% wool 35% polyester hacking check suiting in green with a blue and dark burgundy houndstooth check. Not everything comes to he who waits.
Part number: CM1161
 
Photography of Lindt

Lindt

150cm wide cotton velvet in a wonderful, very dark brown. Made in Germany, by the best people available for dress velvet. Beautifully soft, with an incredibly fine pile. This will make fabulous evening skirts or day time jackets.
Part number: CM1078
 
Photography of No Hiding Place

No Hiding Place

150cm wide fine polyester crepe de chine in a turquoise and black sort of camouflage design. Not the army camouflage, another sort of camouflage; I’ve no idea what. But it is to be some sort of camouflage design. Very, very fine. Very summer.
Part number: CM1081
 
Photography of Spanish Eyes - Soft Dusky Pink

Spanish Eyes - Soft Dusky Pink

140cm wide French, ridged lace in a gorgeous dusky pink, with a sheen in the petals of the floral design. There is a possibility of a little bit of lycra but there is an inherent stretch in the net, that the design has been knitted on to. Beautifully soft
Part number: CM1080
 
Photography of Pat Pending

Pat Pending

145 cm wide medium weight Ponte Roma jersey in black with a self-colour leafy italic design. made in 40% wool 30% polyester 30% acrylic it is a beautifully made double jersey cloth.
Part number: CM1154
 
Photography of Softer Than

Softer Than

145cm wide very soft viscose dress fabric in a very, very light peachy pink incredibly soft and comfortable cloth.
Part number: CM1138
 
Photography of Sundial

Sundial

140cm wide cotton embroidery in a rather delicate shade of mint green. The pattern is actually a floral but it looks like a series of sundials joined together by strands of embroidery. There quite a lot of intricate work gone in to this cloth which deserv
Part number: CM1159
 
Photography of Black Crepe British Wool Jacketing

Black Crepe British Wool Jacketing

59in wide 100% pure new wool jacketing in a black heavy crepe like weave would suit long skirts as well as jackets and it from one of England's top manufacturers
Part number: CM1023f
 
Photography of Knights in Black Satin

Knights in Black Satin

Approximately 60” Wide cotton lightweight satin, with enough fine yarn to make two lots of cloth. There has obviously been some treatment to get the cloth to have this, rather exquisite dull shine, but the amount of yarn in it would have almost have done
Part number: CM924
 
Photography of Lace

Lace

54/56” wide cotton with polyester lace. With a lovely soft finish and a very floral pattern.
Part number: CM911
 
Photography of Ladies Day at the Races - Lagoon

Ladies Day at the Races - Lagoon

I don’t think the designs are suitable for a day at a winter race meeting, but certainly Ascot, Derby and on a particular fine Grand National, frocks made from these beautiful crepe-de-chine fabrics may be just the ticket, I know the emphasis these days i
Part number: CM395a
 
Photography of Lady

Lady

58/59” wide pale cream polyester/viscose peached suiting. Very much of a summer nature, soft to the touch, very crease-resistant. More of a lady’s cloth than a man’s a suspect.
Part number: CM958
 
Photography of Laurent

Laurent

150cm wide pure wool lightweight crepe with a delightfully soft finish in a colour described chartreuse which in fact a fairly acid yellow so if you can hack the colour you’ve got one hell of a cloth. Made in the UK for Chanel, but pricey. For them the pr
Part number: CM1162
 
Photography of Lime Grove

Lime Grove

62” polycotton trousering. A bright, but not to bright mint. Very refreshing.
Part number: CM818b
 
Photography of Linton

Linton

Splendid wool nylon tweed lightweight coating just an element of a boucle weave and lots of interest in the weave ultimately it’s a multi check design in black grey cream burnt orange and maybe a bit of something else. The boucle aspect is in the cream ya
Part number: CM1074
 
Photography of Love Me Do - Bella

Love Me Do - Bella

This could be the sister to one of our previous fabrics, Beatrice. I think that the simple white floral design on a black base is quite charming, don’t you?
Part number: CM613y
 
Photography of Love Me Do - Coriandoli - Duck Egg Blue

Love Me Do - Coriandoli - Duck Egg Blue

Set on a pale duck egg base, this floral print really will steal your heart. Small in scale, the pink flowers are not in a uniformed direction, as if scattered into the air.
Part number: CM613z
 
Photography of M & S Shirting- Babycord - Pale Blue

M & S Shirting- Babycord - Pale Blue

This cloth is divine, it is so soft. A fabric used by Marks and Spencer for ladies shirts but it has all different kind of uses, joys, it is even soft enough for quilt making or even a good quality lining.
Part number: CM647c
 
Photography of M & S Shirting- Babycord - Sage

M & S Shirting- Babycord - Sage

This cloth is divine, it is so soft. A fabric used by Marks and Spencer for ladies shirts but it has all different kind of uses, joys, it is even soft enough for quilt making or even a good quality lining.
Part number: CM647b
 
Photography of Make it Through the Night - Black Cupro

Make it Through the Night - Black Cupro

150cm wide ‘cupro’ cloth which is a chemically produced cloth I think it all used to be cuprammonium acetate or something - this is a derivative of that in that it certainly has some polyester in it. It’s a sueded fabric and has a sort of sheen and soft
Part number: CM1126b
 
Photography of Make it Through the Night - Fawn Cupro

Make it Through the Night - Fawn Cupro

148cm wide fine cupro type satinized lining in a colour which some would describe as nude - I couldn’t possibly comment.
Part number: CM1126c
 
Photography of Make it Through the Night - Olive Cupro

Make it Through the Night - Olive Cupro

150cm wide ‘cupro’ cloth which is a chemically produced cloth I think it all used to be cuprammonium acetate or something - this is a derivative of that in that it certainly has some polyester in it. It’s a sueded fabric and has a sort of sheen and soft
Part number: CM1126b
 
Photography of Maypole

Maypole

60” wide fairly heavy, very drapey, polyester crepe, not a cheap and nasty crepe, it’s a very expensive one, beautifully made and really will make up well.
Part number: CM381
 
Photography of Mexican Widow

Mexican Widow

60” wide polyester velour with a little bit of stretch, in a rather glorious dark red colour. The sort of things to make a Scottish widow’s cloak from. But in this case it might be a Mexican widow’s.
Part number: CM950
 
Photography of Mini Panda

Mini Panda

150 cm wide cotton suiting fabric from Spain in cream and black. It is actually a cream cloth with this small black maybe footprint, handprint, and toe print pattern in black printed on it. But don’t go berserk or you’ll look a bit like Charlie Chester or
Part number: CM1092
 
Photography of Moleskin

Moleskin

60” wide cotton moleskin, in a weight and depth of pile to drool over. This was made originally made for Barbour and is a dark olive green - another pair of trousers I ask myself.
Part number: CM1021
 
Photography of Momma Said

Momma Said

Number 3, momma said, was about to say I’d reached an awkward age. But I must have said that many times before, because I have had many awkward ages to go through. And I am certainly not at an age to be able to wear this cloth, or maybe the colour. It’s i
Part number: CM1069
 
Photography of Mother Care

Mother Care

Exactly that! 150cm wide brushed cotton, made for mother care. As brushed cotton goes, this is light on the brushing but it is still a soft and delicate cloth for the money.
Part number: CM1044
 
Photography of Mouflon - Black

Mouflon - Black

Looks like wool, feels like wool, and if it was wool we wouldn’t be able to afford it. Nevertheless beautiful cloth, well suited for winter coats and jackets. Washable.
Part number: CM1022c
 
Photography of Mouflon - Red

Mouflon - Red

Looks like wool, feels like wool, and if it was wool we wouldn’t be able to afford it. Nevertheless beautiful cloth, well suited for winter coats and jackets
Part number: CM1022b
 
Photography of N' then then

N' then then

130cm wide white fine cotton poplin with a sort of variation on the Olympic five ring motif in red green yellow and blue forming a sort of flower head. Around the flower heads there has been a little cutting exercise so that the petals if you will are out
Part number: CM1129
 
Photography of Navy Denim

Navy Denim

Soft dark navy denim (almost black.) It is medium to lightweight, but just light enough for a shirt.
Part number: CM322c
 
Photography of Navy Worsted Suiting Cloth

Navy Worsted Suiting Cloth

60” wide pure worsted wool, lightweight suiting in a lovely rich dark navy, there is a little bit of crepeness to the weave, which gives it a little bit of surface interest, beautifully made cloth.
Part number: CM1181
 
Photography of Navy Waterproof Breathable Ripstop Fabric

Navy Waterproof Breathable Ripstop Fabric

This is a very nice navy blue waterproof lightweight canvas ripstop with a breathable membrane in white.
Part number: CM1152e
 
Photography of Needlecord - Cream

Needlecord - Cream

60ins wide cotton needle cord.
Part number: CM819a
 
Photography of Nothing But

Nothing But

60 wide viscose lycra jersey in a fairly large black and off white hounds tooth check which isn’t straightforward throughout the cloth there are areas of more black than cream and then areas where there is more cream than black - so it’s a pattern within
Part number: CM1035
 
Photography of Olive

Olive

150cm wide polyester acrylic fleece. Not in the polar tech type fleece but a rather more solid and furry variety - it’s quite hefty without being heavy. Tightly knit short pile and comes in a speckled olive green. You pretty much know what this has been u
Part number: CM1150
 
Photography of Out of Time - Black Stretch Worsted Wool Fabric

Out of Time - Black Stretch Worsted Wool Fabric

It would also be prudent at this time to tell you of this 60 inch wide black pure wool worsted suiting whose wondrous nature I am almost a loss to describe. If you want send for a sample you probably will anyway because of the price but e-by-gum is gradle
Part number: CM842b
 
Photography of Paisley Changeant Linings - Black

Paisley Changeant Linings - Black

We have a new collection of paisley linings - presently we are offering it in six colours, a nice quality polyester lining.
Part number: CM990d
 
Photography of Paisley Changeant Linings - Gold

Paisley Changeant Linings - Gold

We have a new collection of paisley linings - presently we are offering it in six colours, a nice quality polyester lining.
Part number: CM990c
 
Photography of Paisley Changeant Linings - Rust

Paisley Changeant Linings - Rust

We have a new collection of paisley linings - presently we are offering it in six colours, a nice quality polyester lining.
Part number: CM990e
 
Photography of Paisley Changeant Linings -Blue

Paisley Changeant Linings -Blue

We have a new collection of paisley linings - presently we are offering it in six colours, a nice quality polyester lining.
Part number: CM990a
 
Photography of Paisley Linings - Purple

Paisley Linings - Purple

We have a new collection of paisley linings - presently we are offering it in six colours, a nice quality polyester lining.
Part number: CM990b
 
Photography of Papillon

Papillon

160 cm wide polyester double jersey in a grey and black zigzag knitted pattern. A soft finish alike to very hardwearing and easy care properties makes this a fairly outstanding fabric.
Part number: CM1131
 
Photography of Parma Violet

Parma Violet

150cm wide lilac brushed cotton - not my favourite sweet but the colour reminded the girls in the office of our youth. A fine but decent enough brushed cotton fabric, perfect for lounge pants.
Part number: CM1043
 
Photography of Party Frock

Party Frock

56” wide black polyester with an all-over sheen to the finish, and then finished in such a way to dispense with the flat surface so that it is very vaguely rippled. Clever
Part number: CM1037
 
Photography of Passeth all Understanding

Passeth all Understanding

150cm wide black finely ribbed polyester evening wear cloth made in a forgotten era for the things that we have already forgotten about as you will have gathered. Great cloth for big skirts tiny boleros and something to wear for the Last Tango in Halifax.
Part number: CM1133
 
Photography of Pima Cotton Lawn - Affandi

Pima Cotton Lawn - Affandi

This is a stunning, high quality pima cotton lawn. The pattern on this looks a bit Indonesian to me, hence the name. The pale blue, purple, green and other tones compliment each other in such a way that a dress made out of this would be eye catching, but
Part number: CM303m
 
Photography of Pima Cotton Lawn - Cherry Pop

Pima Cotton Lawn - Cherry Pop

This is a stunning quality pima cotton lawn. The dark purple base is covered with red cherries and lilac leaves. Now, I am not sure what type of cherries have lilac leaves, but either way they look delightful.
Part number: CM303i
 
Photography of Pima Cotton Lawn - Hanakatoba

Pima Cotton Lawn - Hanakatoba

Made into a tea dress this will have heads turning. Glam it up with navy heels or city sights with red hats. It will also make up beautifully into a summer skirt or blouse and t
Part number: CM303j
 
Photography of Pima Cotton Lawn - Liberty

Pima Cotton Lawn - Liberty

Made into a tea dress this will have heads turning. Glam it up with navy heels or city sights with red hats. It will also make up beautifully into a summer skirt or blouse and t
Part number: CM303i
 
Photography of Pima Cotton Lawn - Paradise

Pima Cotton Lawn - Paradise

Made into a tea dress this will have heads turning. Glam it up with navy heels or city sights with red hats. It will also make up beautifully into a summer skirt or blouse and t
Part number: CM303h
 
Photography of Plain Poly/cotton - January

Plain Poly/cotton - January

Poly/cotton shirting fabric with a soft finish, in grey
Part number: CM880
 
Photography of Plain Poly/cotton - Mellow Yellow

Plain Poly/cotton - Mellow Yellow

Yellow poly/cotton shirting fabric with a soft finish
Part number: CM884
 
Photography of Plain Poly/Cotton - Polo

Plain Poly/Cotton - Polo

Poly/cotton shirting fabric with a soft finish, in pale mint
Part number: CM883
 
Photography of Plain Poly/cotton - Seville Orange

Plain Poly/cotton - Seville Orange

Orange poly/cotton shirting fabric with a soft finish
Part number: CM884
 
Photography of Plain Poly/Cotton - Ten Green Bottles

Plain Poly/Cotton - Ten Green Bottles

A poly/cotton shirting in bottle green. This has a lovely soft finish.
Part number: CM876
 
Photography of Poplin Print - Hojo - Pale Blue

Poplin Print - Hojo - Pale Blue

Soft and elegant this Japanese inspired print is beautiful and offset on a beautifully soft pale blue ground.
Part number: CM1673c
 
Photography of Poplin Print - VW Camper Van

Poplin Print - VW Camper Van

This cloth includes two of my favourite things; cotton poplins and VW Campervans. It is bright, fun and will make up beautifully whether you use it for dressmaking, quilts or in a child's bedroom.
Part number: CM1170
 
Photography of Poplin Print - Nala - Green

Poplin Print - Nala - Green

Brand new for Autumn 2014 this is a Superb Peacock Cotton Fabric Print in Green orange yellow and turquoise
Part number: CM989a
 
Photography of Poplin Print - Nala - Red

Poplin Print - Nala - Red

Brand new for Autumn 2014 this is a Superb Peacock Cotton Fabric Print in red and pink
Part number: CM989c
 
Photography of Poplin Prints - Afternoon Tea

Poplin Prints - Afternoon Tea

A lovely cotton poplin this would make a gorgeous dress, especially if it was a dress to wear to cream tea in the mid-afternoon. The light blue base is complemented by the pink roses, yellow blooms and light green foliage.
Part number: CM873
 
Photography of Poplin Prints - Caroline - Pink

Poplin Prints - Caroline - Pink

We had bought a lot of fabrics and I was adamant that I was not going to buy anything else for a while, but I couldn't resist this because I think it is so pretty, so timeless and ageless and by that I mean any baby, girl, woman, lady or grandma could wea
Part number: CM701a
 
Photography of Poplin Prints - Caroline- Aqua

Poplin Prints - Caroline- Aqua

We had bought a lot of fabrics and I was adamant that I was not going to buy anything else for a while, but I couldn't resist this because I think it is so pretty, so timeless and ageless and by that I mean any baby, girl, woman, lady or grandma could wea
Part number: CM701f
 
Photography of Poplin prints - Caroline- Chartreuse

Poplin prints - Caroline- Chartreuse

We had bought a lot of fabrics and I was adamant that I was not going to buy anything else for a while, but I couldn't resist this because I think it is so pretty, so timeless and ageless and by that I mean any baby, girl, woman, lady or grandma could wea
Part number: CM701d
 
Photography of Poplin Prints - Caroline- Delph

Poplin Prints - Caroline- Delph

We had bought a lot of fabrics and I was adamant that I was not going to buy anything else for a while, but I couldn't resist this because I think it is so pretty, so timeless and ageless and by that I mean any baby, girl, woman, lady or grandma could wea
Part number: CM701b
 
Photography of Poplin Prints - Caroline- Navy

Poplin Prints - Caroline- Navy

We had bought a lot of fabrics and I was adamant that I was not going to buy anything else for a while, but I couldn't resist this because I think it is so pretty, so timeless and ageless and by that I mean any baby, girl, woman, lady or grandma could wea
Part number: CM701c
 
Photography of Poplin Prints - Catherine - Blue

Poplin Prints - Catherine - Blue

This is a very pretty blue cotton poplin with a variety of intermingled white flowers that have green, blue and orange centres. There is also the occasional darker pink flowers, leaves and blue buds.
Part number: CM983a
 
Photography of Poplin Prints - Catherine - Pink

Poplin Prints - Catherine - Pink

This is a very pretty peach pink cotton poplin with a variety of intermingled white flowers that have green, blue and orange centres. There is also the occasional darker pink flowers, leaves and blue buds.
Part number: CM983b
 
Photography of Poplin Prints - Cleo - Apple

Poplin Prints - Cleo - Apple

44in wide beautiful granny Smith apple green floral Cotton floral cotton fabric. Printed onto a lovely cotton poplin this will make up beautifully......
Part number: CM875a
 
Photography of Poplin Prints - Cleo - Cadet

Poplin Prints - Cleo - Cadet

44in wide beautiful Cadet Blue Floral Cotton floral cotton fabric. Printed onto a lovely cotton poplin this will make up beautifully......
Part number: CM875b
 
Photography of Poplin Prints - Cleo - Orange

Poplin Prints - Cleo - Orange

44in wide beautiful orange floral cotton fabric. Printed onto a lovely cotton poplin this will make up beautifully......
Part number: CM875c
 
Photography of Poplin Prints - Cleo Pink

Poplin Prints - Cleo Pink

floral cotton fabric. Printed onto a lovely cotton poplin this will make up beautifully.
Part number: CM875d
 
Photography of Poplin Prints - Cotton Owl

Poplin Prints - Cotton Owl

We just love this design, owls are somehow just cute so if you are after a cute design for someone, if you are planning to make pyjamas, curtains, cot bumpers, cot sized duvet covers then all you need is mask and you’ve got the perfect hide and seek.
Part number: PP44
 
Photography of Poplin Prints - Grace - Pink

Poplin Prints - Grace - Pink

A lovely baby pink cotton poplin with dark pink flowers, bows and white hearts printed on to it.
Part number: PP31c
 
Photography of Poplin Prints - Grandmother's Garden

Poplin Prints - Grandmother's Garden

Grandmother’s always have the best garden’s don’t they? And that’s what I thought of when I saw this cloth. It’s floral and pretty but also has a lovely vintage feel to it.
Part number: CM886
 
Photography of Poplin Prints - Jessica

Poplin Prints - Jessica

While the pattern on this is not overbearing, it will definitely get you chatting. It is very pretty, but in such a way it won't look like you are trying to hard. The intricate details of the dots on the ivory flowers, set onto a light navy base give it a
Part number: CM871
 
Photography of Poplin Prints - Lila

Poplin Prints - Lila

Fun and funky, this is a vivid pink cotton poplin has an eye catching and bright floral design.
Part number: CM1063
 
Photography of Poplin Prints - Mad Men

Poplin Prints - Mad Men

This is a beautiful quality cotton poplin onto which is printed a very pretty small scale floral in red surrounded with a black ground. It is a super design that we think is quite classy. It could be from the 50’s or 60’s, maybe not the 70’s but what it w
Part number: PP43
 
Photography of Poplin Prints - Mrs Jumbo

Poplin Prints - Mrs Jumbo

This has been named after Dumbo’s mother as I felt it was a bit to girly to be named after Dumbo himself. From checks to flowers the elephants on this cream cotton poplin sport a variety of designs and colours. It would be perfect in a little girl’s bedro
Part number: CM887
 
Photography of Poplin Prints - Polytichum

Poplin Prints - Polytichum

Naturally this is a great cloth, sat on a sage base; there are spots of pink, dark brown and a white. However the white is printed so that it has a slight greenness to it. A lovely cloth that is patterned so you wont have to worry so much about the patter
Part number: CM872
 
Photography of Poplin Prints - Sherlock

Poplin Prints - Sherlock

A lovely grey poplin with bunches of vintage style flowers scattered across it. Very pretty.
Part number: CM996
 
Photography of Poplin Prints - Stars in Their Eyes

Poplin Prints - Stars in Their Eyes

We definitely had stars in our eyes when we saw this, it’s just that great. It is a great quality cotton poplin with a blue base and white star pattern. It would make a great shirt or even a pretty dress.
Part number: CM888
 
Photography of Poplin Prints - Tea Dress

Poplin Prints - Tea Dress

This colourful traditional rose design is very summery, perfect for making into a tea dress. Also it is really good if you don’t mind the 45” wide bit, for curtains and cushion covers. This would be perfect for Burda Style Pattern: V Neck Flutter Dress V
Part number: PP45
 
Photography of Poplin Prints - Tiny Rose Navy

Poplin Prints - Tiny Rose Navy

Navy cotton poplin with a small scale pink floral pattern. This has a lovely vintage look to it.
Part number: CM1063
 
Photography of Precious

Precious

56” wide, stunning green black and royal blue silk floral fabric. Beautifully fine.
Part number: CM1674
 
Photography of Pretty Polly - Brum

Pretty Polly - Brum

Do you remember the children's TV show Brum? I do, in my eyes it was a classic, so I've named this cloth after it as the cars on this are in classic cartoon style. This is a high quality poly cotton at 80% - 20% did you say your son/grandson needed some n
Part number: CM859
 
Photography of Pretty Polly - Columbus

Pretty Polly - Columbus

This is a lovely print on a 80/20 poly/cotton cloth, being ships you could say that it is more suited to boys but I like to have a go at sailing and my daughter loves rowing so not wanting to stereotype you could make this into all kids of things. Pyjamas
Part number: PC6
 
Photography of Pretty Polly - Everything's Rosie

Pretty Polly - Everything's Rosie

115 cm (45”) wide poly/ cotton print fabric in a very pretty floral design. When I say this name I can’t help but hum the tune to the BBC children’s programme.
Part number: PC4
 
Photography of Pretty Polly - Happy Driving

Pretty Polly - Happy Driving

Beep beep! The design on this cloth states 'Happy Driving' but I think you'll be happy no matter what you do while wearing this cloth. It is a great quality polycotton at 80%- 20%. I can see a lot of little boys being very owning a top made out of this.
Part number: CM860
 
Photography of Pretty Polly - Lola

Pretty Polly - Lola

poly/cotton with a sweet floral design.
Part number: PC10
 
Photography of Pusillanimous

Pusillanimous

150cm wide polyester satin Dupion in a rather delightful shade of puce. Satin backed polyester slubbed Dupoin of the finest dress quality.
Part number: CM1099
 
Photography of Racing Silk - Black

Racing Silk - Black

57" (145 cm) wide 100% polyester artificial silk in Black.
Part number: MY27d
 
Photography of Racing Silk - Purple

Racing Silk - Purple

57" (145 cm) wide 100% polyester artificial silk in Royal Blue.
Part number: MY27b
 
Photography of Racing Silk - Red

Racing Silk - Red

57" (145 cm) wide 100% polyester arificial silk in Jubilee Red.
Part number: MY27a
 
Photography of Racing Silk - Royal Blue

Racing Silk - Royal Blue

57" (145 cm) wide 100% polyester arificial silk in Royal Blue.
Part number: MY27b
 
Photography of Racing Silk - White

Racing Silk - White

57" (145 cm) wide 100% polyester artificial silk fabric in Jubilee White.
Part number: MY27c
 
Photography of Red Waterproof Breathable Ripstop

Red Waterproof Breathable Ripstop

Strong lightweight breathable ripstop fabric. This is a pillar box red ripstop fabric with a silver membrane on the reverse.
Part number: CM1152d
 
Photography of Reet Petite

Reet Petite

60 ins wide at least. Very fine viscose lycra jersey, in navy blue. A bit see through when stretched but otherwise a very densely but fine knitted fabric.
Part number: CM1039
 
Photography of Safely Gathered

Safely Gathered

150cm wide polyester, pleated finish, fine crepe blouse cloth. Where the pleating has been gained chemically, rather than physically. So it is a very tiny, tiny pleat; which easily flattens out if you pull it but nevertheless it gathers, is the purpose I
Part number: CM1065
 
Photography of Corset

Corset

54" wide polyester, taffeta with bands of fancy weave elastic giving a ruched effect.
Part number: CM896
 
Photography of Sands of Iwo Jima

Sands of Iwo Jima

60’’ wide, 70% linen, 30% cotton. “Denim” fabric in shades of sand of brown and white yarn. It doesn’t have a very soft hand and just a slight sheen to the surface which is created by having so much linen in it. That being the case, of course it will crea
Part number: CM641
 
Photography of Satin Backed Crepe - Red

Satin Backed Crepe - Red

European, glorious satin backed bright red dress fabric. This is a medium weight superb quality satin backed crepe dress fabric that can be worn either way crepe side or satin side up. Perfect for evening bridal wear It is very hard to photog
Part number: CM945d
 
Photography of Scarlet

Scarlet

140cm wide fine polyester 'sackcloth' weave polyester dress fabric in a nice flamenco/ scarlet red, nice soft finish with good draping qualities. good shirting or light skirting fabric.
Part number: CM1137
 
Photography of Second Lieutenant's Ball

Second Lieutenant's Ball

Now I know there’s no such thing as a second lieutenants ball. But perhaps if there was it might be a little more light-hearted, perhaps even a tad naughty. And if that were the case, one might consider wearing a frock made out of this; fairly sensuous bl
Part number: CM998
 
Photography of Seeing Double - Cross Hatch

Seeing Double - Cross Hatch

To be or not to be… Black, not a pure dark black fabric, albeit a stunning cloth. Some blacks can be a little paler than others and it is fair to say that this is one of these. A good weight cotton suiting fabric with a cross hatch weave which gives it a
Part number: CM888a
 
Photography of Seeing Double - Parade

Seeing Double - Parade

58” wide 100% cotton chino trousering in a true khaki, with a little bit of weave interest in the form of a self-coloured fancy, intermittent stripe; whose yarns are ever so slightly shinier than the back cloth. Also available in black.
Part number: CM888b
 
Photography of Seersucker - pale blue and white

Seersucker - pale blue and white

This is a lovely pale blue/white tiny check cotton seersucker. Puff sleeves come to mind! 45 in wide.
Part number: OT97b
 
Photography of Shadow of a Smile

Shadow of a Smile

A 57", polyester viscose, lightweight shirting in a cream and white woven shadow weave linen look check the weave of which almost has the effect of a seersucker, it floats it drapes and it doesn’t crease and is awfully feminine.
Part number: CM341
 
Photography of Shine On - Gold

Shine On - Gold

44 in wide gold lamé fabric on a solid black for decoration, for fancy dress,high gloss mirror finish.
Part number: CH29a
 
Photography of Shine On - Silver

Shine On - Silver

44 in wide silver laméfabric on a solid black background; for decoration, for dress, for furnishing even. High gloss mirror finish.
Part number: CH29b
 
Photography of Shot

Shot

150 cm wide polyester lining fabric in black shot with lime green which can possibly be used a reversible cloth but if you did then there’s a lot of lime green showing an d very little black but still very effective.
Part number: CM1095
 
Photography of Simple Satin

Simple Satin

60 inch wide viscose in black with a dull satin finish.
Part number: CM1098
 
Photography of Slightly Startled

Slightly Startled

Imagine if you will a herd of Zebra whizzing across that place the mass Amara something of that sort - being chased by a pack of cheetahs you would then have a sweep of black and white in rows. you can forget the cheetahs there some way behind. but this
Part number: CM1042
 
Photography of Slinky - Olive Green

Slinky - Olive Green

The width of this polyester cloth suggests to me, that it has been made for underwear. It’s quite stretchy, so I can’t be exact about the width but it’s around the 50” mark and comes in a pale olive green or a silvery pale grey. It doesn’t have to disappe
Part number: CM947a
 
Photography of Slinky- Silver

Slinky- Silver

The width of this cloth suggests to me, that it has been made for underwear. It’s quite stretchy, so I can’t be exact about the width but it’s around the 50” mark and comes in a pale olive green or a silvery pale grey. It doesn’t have to disappear under a
Part number: CM947b
 
Photography of Snow White

Snow White

White broderie anglaise, with a delicate pattern.
Part number: CM741
 
Photography of Snuggle Bear

Snuggle Bear

145cm wide super soft gorgeous grey elephant cuddle fleece. Perfect for anything to keep you cosy.
Part number: CM1045b
 
Photography of Spanish Eyes - Black

Spanish Eyes - Black

56” wide beautiful polyester lace in a fine but dense enough pattern to hide all that you want to hide and enough yarn in it to let it hang under its own weight.
Part number: CM1044a
 
Photography of Splendiferous

Splendiferous

splendid cotton jacketing in a navy blue thick twill weave with the pattern of the twill prominent. it has a very very soft hand and went into expensive jackets- gorgeous stuff . It is 59 inches wide.
Part number: CM925b
 
Photography of Spotty Muldoon

Spotty Muldoon

150cm wide silky, fine, lightweight polyester satin in a burgundy wine colour with an all over quite small gold spot pattern. A quite stunning cloth.
Part number: CM1139
 
Photography of Stay Loose

Stay Loose

62” wide super white polyester heavy “cheesecloth” probably white enough and good enough to make flowing garments that are worn in Saudi Arabia. And if looked after will keep this wonderful whiteness for years to come. Great for tablecloths too.
Part number: CM1046
 
Photography of Striped Taffeta  - Brown

Striped Taffeta - Brown

Striped Taffeta - Brown. I am not absolutely certain that this cloth isn't a lining, if it's a lining it's a stormer, if it's for skirts, waistcoats, bodices, that type of thing, it's extremely good. It is a great cloth, a nice hand. 100% polyester.
Part number: CM345a
 
Photography of Summer Suiting- Sandy Basket Weave

Summer Suiting- Sandy Basket Weave

British 60’’ wide all wool, lightweight summer suiting. This is a pale sand colour made up of slightly different coloured yarns in a basket weave.
Part number: CM644a
 
Photography of Superior Quality Italian 4 Way Stretch Black Jersey

Superior Quality Italian 4 Way Stretch Black Jersey

Superior Quality Italian 4 Way Stretch Black Jersey with 2% lycra
Part number: CM1163
 
Photography of Supersonic - Ivory

Supersonic - Ivory

54” wide superfine ivory cotton lawn with a calended satin finish you hear of fabrics described as having two, three, four, five, six hundred thread count, I honestly don’t know what this is I’ve got a magnifying glass on it and I couldn’t begin to count
Part number: CM303h
 
Photography of Supersonic - White

Supersonic - White

54” wide superfine white cotton lawn with a calended satin finish you hear of fabrics described as having two, three, four, five, six hundred thread count, I honestly don’t know what this is I’ve got a magnifying glass on it and I couldn’t begin to count
Part number: CM303g
 
Photography of Taffeta - Grey

Taffeta - Grey

60” wide steel grey very finely woven polyester taffeta.
Part number: CM1047
 
Photography of The Big Swirl - Crepe

The Big Swirl - Crepe

58 inch wide darkest black polyester/Lycra lightweight skirt cloth or trousers for that matter but not jackets, beautifully soft and wonderfully swirly fabric. Quite densely woven polyester crepe suiting.
Part number: CM822
 
Photography of The Eye of the Beholder - Green

The Eye of the Beholder - Green

60” wide, fine polyester crepe in a sort of wild herb green. Might possibly be described as sombre but is a nice soft green
Part number: CM1049d
 
Photography of The Eye of The Beholder - Margaret Lockwood

The Eye of The Beholder - Margaret Lockwood

Of course, we wont all remember Margaret Lockwood, but if memory serves me right, she was in the Merry Window, and indeed, one or two other dark romantic plays and films. And she did wear black a lot, she may have even worn something made from this. 58” w
Part number: CM1049f
 
Photography of The Last British Bullfighter -Beige

The Last British Bullfighter -Beige

58" (152 cm) wide beige cotton lawn fabric. This is nice quality cotton lawn which would be lovely in a sleeveless shirt for the summer or your holidays.
Part number: MY36c
 
Photography of The Price of Tripe

The Price of Tripe

I haven’t seen anything quite as brave as this for quite some time. 150cm fine cotton dress fabric which is made up different sized patches. It must be machine sewn but it does look in many respects as though it has been hand sewn. There are lots of diffe
Part number: CM1141
 
Photography of The Road To The Aisle

The Road To The Aisle

54 ins wide polyester cotton satin cloth with an all over jacquard/ brocade pattern standing proud of the best fabric it’s all in a slightly off white colour and highly suitable for both bridal and eveningwear its quite substantial and I imagine not easy
Part number: CM1060
 
Photography of The Romosa

The Romosa

Described on the ticket as gold, and indeed, there is gold in it. It’s a 60” wide cotton, viscose and polyester. There is a printed gold random sort of design, which I’m fairly sure is another window dressing cloth and would certainly do everything you wo
Part number: CM1061
 
Photography of The Undertaker

The Undertaker

60” wide, pure worsted wool fine twill flannel suiting in jet black, with a hand of silk. 2% lycra for a bit of give. Just beautiful.
Part number: CM1052
 
Photography of Think Pink

Think Pink

140 cm wide boiled wool coating in pink. not something you can readily get hold of these days but this cloth has a wonderful tight texture and if it had a pattern it would be that of a very flat boucle and this is brought about by the process that brings
Part number: CM1090
 
Photography of Tickles Your Fancy

Tickles Your Fancy

150cm wide soft polyester satin in a wonderful shade of dark purpley blue. This is a bit of an “I want to be alone cloth” in that it has a very sensual appearance and handle and might cause heart problems in some quarters. Not only is it a satin it has a
Part number: CM1097
 
Photography of Tie Dye Cotton - Blue

Tie Dye Cotton - Blue

145cm wide beautiful quality tie dye cotton batik fabric. Due to the nature of this fabric each metre is unique, this comes in gorgeous ocean blues with areas of green and a little purple and is just beautiful. These have been tested at 30 degrees and the
Part number: CM1672a
 
Photography of Tie Dye Cotton - Cerise

Tie Dye Cotton - Cerise

145cm wide beautiful quality tie dye cotton batik fabric. Due to the nature of this fabric each metre is unique, this comes in gorgeous deep cerise pink and purple with paler pinks, lilac and a hint of yellow.
Part number: CM1672c
 
Photography of Tie Dye Cotton - Earth

Tie Dye Cotton - Earth

145cm wide beautiful quality tie dye cotton batik fabric. Due to the nature of this fabric each metre is unique, this comes in gorgeous ocean blues with areas of green and a little purple and is just beautiful. These have been tested at 30 degrees and the
Part number: CM1672b
 
Photography of Tie Dye Cotton - Lime

Tie Dye Cotton - Lime

145cm wide beautiful quality tie dye cotton batik fabric. Due to the nature of this fabric each metre is unique, this comes in gorgeous deep cerise pink and purple with paler pinks, lilac and a hint of yellow.
Part number: CM1672d
 
Photography of Time Goes By - Blue

Time Goes By - Blue

Cotton voile checks from Austria where you have heard me wax lyrical many times before- particularly in the younger days of Croft Mill they never cease to amaze and surprise the sort of stuff they turn out. Quite simply stunning pink cotton lawn, so fine
Part number: CM1110b
 
Photography of Time Goes By - Pink Peach

Time Goes By - Pink Peach

Cotton voile checks from Austria where you have heard me wax lyrical many times before- particularly in the younger days of Croft Mill they never cease to amaze and surprise the sort of stuff they turn out. Quite simply stunning pink cotton lawn, so fine
Part number: CM1110a
 
Photography of Upper Crust

Upper Crust

A 60” wide polyester/viscose lightweight suiting with a mix of yarns, in a mixture of yarns; the end result of which is a silvery sort of beige. The downside could be its weight, maybe a bit light but it is a beautiful colour and it takes some crumping to
Part number: CM954
 
Photography of Viscose Jersey - Ivory Twist

Viscose Jersey - Ivory Twist

64/66” wide knitted silky viscose jersey in ivory, might be a little too sensual for some. 64/66” wide knitted silky viscose jersey in ivory, might be a little too sensual for some. There is a shine in one of the yarns in this which means that it does not
Part number: CM918
 
Photography of Viscose Jersey - Marled Pale Denim

Viscose Jersey - Marled Pale Denim

59"/150cm wide, soft viscose jersey in a wonderful pale marled denim. What can I make with this? Dresses, T-Shirts, Skirts
Part number: CM979e
 
Photography of Viscose Jersey – Cerise Pink

Viscose Jersey – Cerise Pink

A lightweight, nice weight and nice quality viscose jersey fabric in a cerise pink. This would look stunning made into tops or a lovely dress.
Part number: CM129e
 
Photography of Viscose Jersey – Claret

Viscose Jersey – Claret

Relax with this claret. This lightweight viscose jersey will look wonderful made into tops.
Part number: CM730
 
Photography of Viscose Jersey – Cream Twist

Viscose Jersey – Cream Twist

A lovely fine and nice quality viscose jersey fabric in a stunning cream... this would be very nice made into tops.This is great quality, and drapes a dream. It has a lot of yarn however it may not be the best for hiding lumps and bumps.
Part number: CM979b
 
Photography of Viscose Jersey – Dusky Pink Twist

Viscose Jersey – Dusky Pink Twist

A lovely fine and nice quality viscose jersey fabric in a stunning dusky pink... this would be very nice made into tops. This is great quality, and drapes a dream. This is a medium weight jersey, all the better for hiding lumps and bumps.
Part number: CM1182
 
Photography of Viscose Jersey – Khaki

Viscose Jersey – Khaki

We think you'll be marching towards this! A lightweight khaki/soldier green viscose jersey. This would be lovely as a dress, skirt or cowl neck top. This is slightly thicker than the dark grey.
Part number: CM732a
 
Photography of Viscose Jersey – Pale Royal

Viscose Jersey – Pale Royal

This viscose jersey will look wonderful made into tops, it is slightly paler than our other royal blue jersey though the photos may not show much difference. If in any doubt, please request a sample.
Part number: CM727i
 
Photography of Viscose Jersey – Peach Twist

Viscose Jersey – Peach Twist

A lovely fine and nice quality viscose jersey fabric in a stunning peach... this would be very nice made into tops.This is great quality, and drapes a dream. It has a lot of yarn however it may not be the best for hiding lumps and bumps.
Part number: CM979a
 
Photography of Viscose Jersey- Pale Pink

Viscose Jersey- Pale Pink

Viscse Jerseyfabric has become very popular as it drapes very well and is nice and soft. This is a 59"/150cm fabric, in a lovely pale pink . A really nice colour.
Part number: CM1667
 
Photography of Vivienne

Vivienne

57In (145cm) wide woven Royal Stewart fabric in red, made to imitate a fine wool, I must emphasise that it is not but it is doing an OK job at trying to fool you, not that many of you would be fooled but I hope you know what I am getting at. This tartan
Part number: CM1061b
 
Photography of Voluptuocity - Black

Voluptuocity - Black

60in wide polyester/ lycra (2%) dress velvet in either red or black. Party dresses for all or just a posh lounging sort of cloth.
Part number: CM571a
 
Photography of Washed Denim

Washed Denim

Wonderfully soft 59inch wide washed denim in a super traditional mid blue.
Part number: CM322b
 
Photography of Water Resistant Fabric - Grey

Water Resistant Fabric - Grey

A superb lightweight mid-grey polyester coated ripstop fabric.
Part number: CM1152c
 
Photography of Waterproof - Flourescent Orange

Waterproof - Flourescent Orange

This is a very strong polyester PU coated waterproof canvas fabric. It is a very bright fluorescent orange.
Part number: CM1152a
 
Photography of Waterproof - Royal Blue

Waterproof - Royal Blue

A superb lightweight royal blue polyester coated ripstop fabric.
Part number: CM1152b
 
Photography of Waterproof Green Canvas

Waterproof Green Canvas

A strong, green, coated waterproof polyester canvas. Best to have the coated side as the face.
Part number: CM1152d
 
Photography of White Cotton Lycra Drill

White Cotton Lycra Drill

A 60” wide fine white cotton lycra twill, lots and lots of very fine yarn in this so it doesn’t want to be wasted on.
Part number: CM370
 
Photography of White Cotton Poplin

White Cotton Poplin

Pure and simple 100% white cotton poplin in brilliant white. .
Part number: CH26
 
Photography of White Moon - Superior Quality Italian Jersey

White Moon - Superior Quality Italian Jersey

60in viscose lycra jersey in white.This is a wonderful quality Italian jersey which has a magnificent hand and will be beautiful to wear. This jersey has a nice texture, it is still smooth but not as smooth as some of our cotton jersey
Part number: CM845
 
Photography of Wild Dreams

Wild Dreams

140cm wide fine very soft silk satin cloth in black with an all over “arty” floral print in white grey cerise and pink. A lot of which look a bit like random brush strokes.
Part number: CM1065
 
Photography of Yee Har!

Yee Har!

150cm wide faux suede in a light camel colour. Exceedingly soft and reminds me of a lady I saw line dancing in the wild horse saloon in Nashville. She had the boots the hat the gun belt (not the gun) the whole shebang- she looked absolutely fabulous - tas
Part number: CM1148
 
Photography of Yorkshire- Worsted -Tiny Check

Yorkshire- Worsted -Tiny Check

60” wide wool worsted suitings, Yorkshire cloth through and through. Number 1 is in an extremely fine, sort of check in black and cream. Number 2 is almost, a very, very fine crepe weave in black and white. The overall effect of that one is grey.
Part number: CM945a
 
Photography of You Have Been Warned

You Have Been Warned

Fine polyester voile in a wildly abstract print with vivid colouring.
Part number: CM847
 
Photography of Zoom

Zoom

150cm wide very fine polyester crepe de chine with an abstract pattern in purple and black on an off white ground which has the effect of a television camera zooming in and out on a pattern. So it goes from small to large, then back to small again. So it’
Part number: CM1083
 
Photography of Zorro

Zorro

145cm wide beautifully soft flowing silky red polyester lightweight dress or blouse fabric that might be seen on the inside of Zorro’s cape. It feels to me like one of those fabrics that you wouldn’t know you had on. Not because of the weight but because
Part number: CM1104
 
Photography of Jack James

Jack James

54 inch wide 100% brushed cotton lumberjack shirting check fabric in navy blue, beige with a fine line over check in red. Lovely Cloth.
Part number: OT46
 
Photography of Poplin Prints - The Crafty Spot - Sienna

Poplin Prints - The Crafty Spot - Sienna

A fun spotty cotton poplin fabric. To me this looks like an orangey-red, I am told it is Sienna. Whatever the technical name, it is charming.
Part number: PP10l
 
Photography of Poplin Prints - Polly Tiffany Blue

Poplin Prints - Polly Tiffany Blue

This cotton poplin has an aqua base, with white leaves climbing up it. Displayed in small white clouds are also pink and blue flowers. When I saw this cloth at first it made me think of the words "happy" and "pretty". As such, I have named it Polly, after
Part number: CM1679a
 
Photography of Super D

Super D

60” wide, beautiful, lightweight, woollen suiting cloth, in a very fine Donegal tweed. In all truth it can’t be Donegal tweed because there is not enough specks of colour, and it’s not coarse enough. In fact it feels beautifully soft.But nonetheless its q
Part number: CM1047
 
Photography of Sweet Chariot — Pale Blue

Sweet Chariot — Pale Blue

150cm wide glorious cotton seersucker Italian shirting in white with the palest small blue woven check. This was made for a top end British Designer and went into shirts that cost a fortune.
Part number: CM1167b
 
Photography of Crinkle- Navy

Crinkle- Navy

Fantastic Italian heavyweight cotton cheesecloth, the best of the best, I can't quite purvey to you have lovely this is, it is such a wonderful fabric, interesting understated, different, this will make superb trousers or a kaftan top. As with the natu
Part number: CM867b
 
Photography of Italian Crepe

Italian Crepe

Italian poly/viscose/spandex designer crepe dress fabrics in a gorgeous vivid teal. A medium weight stunning quality dress fabric with some give to make these well fitted dresses you like.
Part number: CM1162
 
Photography of Pretty Polly - Lavender

Pretty Polly - Lavender

A very pretty poly/cotton with a purple floral design. The design is small in scale, and looks as if the flowers have been scattered over the base cloth - so there will be no big pattern matching worries.
Part number: CM1174
 
Photography of St Lucia

St Lucia

When Caroline named this fabric, she must have been dreaming of a Caribbean paradise. It is easy to see why, the large scale floral print makes you dream of sun-kissed beaches and floral forests. This cotton stretch fabric is a good weight and a good qual
Part number: CM1177
 
Photography of And Now...

And Now...

Manufactured in one of Italy's finest mills. This is a 48inch wide silk/cotton/viscose chevron pattern knitted cloth is apparently from Missoni. Beautifully elegant/ stand out form the crowd.
Part number: CM847
 
Photography of Flannetic

Flannetic

144 cm wide cotton check flannel shirting in a quite fancy weave containing herringbone, zigzag and plaid. Mainly in pale blue, dark blue with a bit of green and an overcheck in red. Out of this world quality
Part number: CM1115
 
Photography of Wide Width Cotton Jersey - Black

Wide Width Cotton Jersey - Black

An extra wide cotton jersey in a true black. The width of this cloth is just excellent.
Part number: CM1183
 
Photography of Crepe - Rose Pink

Crepe - Rose Pink

A lovely lightweight crepe in rose pink.
Part number: CM1105h
 
Photography of Navy Lace

Navy Lace

150cm wide navy blue all over body polyester lace which won’t have the same effect as red flannel but it may have some.
Part number: CM1128
 
Photography of Night Garden

Night Garden

56” wide, dark navy blue, pure silk, fine blouse cloth, with a floral decoration in silver/gold and deep turquoise. There’s something rather Japanese about this and its absolutely gorgeous.
Part number: CM1034
 
Photography of Omerta

Omerta

145cm wide black polyester straw cloth/ linen look lightweight suiting in a very dark black. Good weight nice soft finish. Great draping qualities.
Part number: CM1093
 
Photography of Due South

Due South

164cm wide fine, cotton seersucker in white with a fine navy blue, and green stripe. Each bordered with a very fine yellow pinstripe, and in between which is a very fine chain stitch stripe in white. This is a horizontal stripe, which doesn’t mean a great
Part number: CM1185
 
Photography of Ab Fab - Pale Blue

Ab Fab - Pale Blue

Rather splendid 148cm wide polyester crepe de chine in two quite outrageously coloured floral patterns. Visually stunning. In two colour ways. Get noticed.
Part number: CM16670b
 
Photography of Summer Flowers - Gold

Summer Flowers - Gold

This is an extremely pretty and whimsical cloth. The print is almost abstract, but decidedly floral, and it has a silky satin finish. A lovely hand and good drape; perfect for dresses.
Part number: CM1195
 
Photography of Whoa

Whoa

Now, I don't know about you but I have never thought of cotton as being a glamorous cloth. However, the floral design on this one, does have an essence of of vintage glamour. A black base with floral and yellow flowers, will you make me a shirt fro
Part number: CM1203
 
Photography of Smith

Smith

As you are going to see in shades of grey and blue, and as it is a surplus fabric to a maker of stupidly expensive articles to glean that this cloth is quite outstanding. 100% cotton
Part number: CM1104
 
Photography of Black Out - Chino Trousering

Black Out - Chino Trousering

60” wide, superb 97% cotton/3% elastane trousering, chino weight, with a dull satin finish.
Part number: CM999
 
Photography of Pretty Polly - Mekko  Blue

Pretty Polly - Mekko Blue

You cannot deny that this cloth is cheerful. A white poly/cotton with good sized flowers in blues, pink and yellow. The flowers are almost like those in a child's drawing or a cartoon, lending it an innocent feel.
Part number: CM1202a
 
Photography of Pima Cotton Lawn - Hadden

Pima Cotton Lawn - Hadden

148cm very delicate and pretty coral and peach floral print on a pale yellow ground. To understand a little more about the cloth itself as we have mentioned previously, please read on... It is basically superior quality to normal lawn, the yarn is mad
Part number: CM303r
 
Photography of Pima Cotton Lawn - Osborne

Pima Cotton Lawn - Osborne

140cm wide blue peacock feather print on a stunning cloth. This is in our Pima Cotton Lawn range, which for those of you that know, excuse the blushing description to follow. It is basically superior quality to normal lawn, the yarn is made from extra lon
Part number: CM303t
 
Photography of Pima Cotton Lawn - David Austin

Pima Cotton Lawn - David Austin

148cm wide stunning red floral Pima Cotton Lawn... A little info on our other Pima Cotton Lawns they are basically superior quality to normal lawn, the yarn is made from extra long staple cotton and is combed and extra fine, the combination of all of
Part number: CM303u
 
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Cotton Jersey - Black Tubular

Black medium weight Cotton Jersey fabric. At least 60" (152 cm) wide.
Part number: OT64f
 

Buy the Perfect Dress Making Fabric Here at Croftmill

Welcome to our dress making fabrics page where you will find an extremely broad range of different types of dress fabrics for you to buy online. People often contact us to ask what dress fabrics are most suitable for when it comes to clothes and dressmaking. Dress fabrics is a wide term so on this page you will find some fabrics which are more suited to jacketing, some for making trousers and some which are perfect for dress making, be it a poly/viscose in black for work or maybe a printed viscose dress fabric for your holidays.

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