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Top 10 Cosy Fabrics & Patterns to Go With Them

Fabrics that will keep you warm and dress patterns that have style and practicality. Sweatshirt fabrics, French Terry, double jersey alongside sweater knits and fleeces. Perfect for layering and keeping warm. 

Marlo Sweater - True Bias


The Marlo pattern is an oversized sweater with a dropped shoulder, deep V-neck, wide bands and large buttons. Below are some fabrics that we recommend pairing with this pattern.

Pattern Price £19

Sweater Knits


This fabulous chunky knit wool and polyester blend fabric is a great choice for cosy, warm garments. Create sweaters, cardigans or unique gilets with this luscious fabric. 

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Bouclé fabrics are made from a yarn that is knotted and irregular, giving it a one-of-a-kind appearance. These fabrics are perfect for adding a touch of texture to your project. And because they are more often than not, made from wool or cotton, they are also very durable.

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Bert & Ernie Top and Pants - Style Arc


A leisure wear essential the Ernie Knit Pant is designed for comfort. Pair with the equally comfy Bert Knit Top. Below is some fabric that is perfect for creating the Bert & Ernie Top and Pants Combo.

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Cotton Velour Fabrics


Create luxurious lounge wear, tracksuits and more with our range of velour fabrics. Differing slightly in composition and stretch; both Venus and Serena are a plush, warm material that is perfect for loungewear.

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Boxy Raglan Sweatshirt - Wardrobe By Me


The Boxy Raglan sewing pattern is a classic sweatshirt with raglan sleeves, rib cuffs, crew neckline, and hem band. Below is some fabric that is perfect for creating this pattern.

Pattern Price £16

Sweatshirt Fabrics


Cosy and warm, these sweatshirt fabrics perfect for making on-trend hoodies and joggers. A soft and fluffy "cuddle-me" fabric that meets OEKOTex® standard 100.

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Plain French Terry

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French Terry is perfect for sweatshirts and joggers as well as hoodies, dresses, tops, tunics, and baby clothes. Our selection of French Terry fabrics come in a variety of prints and plains, and is the perfect choice for creating a cosy loungewear.

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Anderson Knit Dress - Style Arc


This windcheater dress pattern features raglan sleeves, optional inseam pockets with a rib trim. Why not add a pop of colour and pair with one of our printed French terry fabrics bellow.

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Printed French Terry

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The Toaster Sweater - Sew House Seven


The Toaster Sweaters consist of two different high neck top designs to keep you toasty warm and stylish in the cooler months. This pattern will make a versatile light to medium-weight sweater. Below are some fabrics that are perfect for creating this pattern.

Pattern Price £20

Ponte Roma


Our ponte roma fabric is both strong and shape-holding and comes in a huge range of colours. With a double jersey construction and a looped textile design, this fabric is incredibly soft and cosy.

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Alpen Fleece

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Our super soft, cuddly fleece fabric are perfect for projects where you want that extra bit of warmth and comfort.

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Logan Shacket - Style Arc


Logan is an on-trend, oversized jacket with slightly dropped shoulders. It features a two-piece shirt collar, two large breast pockets, in-seam pockets, optional turn-up cuffs, a rounded back yoke, shaped hemline and twin needle top stitching. Below are some fabric that we recommend using with this pattern.

Pattern Price £15.50

Boiled Wool


Boiled wool is perfect for winter garments like coats, jackets, cardigans and coatigans. This fabric is also naturally resistant to odour, dirt and water and is loved by customers for its easy sewability and fabulous range of colours.

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Brushed Cotton


These durable & comfortable finely brushed fabrics are made from 100% cotton or a quality blend of, making them super soft and breathable.

£8 per metre

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