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It’s A Wool-derful Life

Following the closure of Purely Wool on Market Street, Lancaster a few months ago we decided to trial a small selection of wool products in Fabrix. We were aware that many of our customers were also keen knitters and crocheters and the closure of Purely Wool would leave them with limited options when it came to finding the quality brands…
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14th November 2015
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Hallowe’en Fabric Fun!

If you've been past Fabrix in the last few days you will have doubtless noticed that we've added a new Hallowe'en themed window! We decided on a somewhat subtle approach; there are no fake spider webs (though there are a couple of incy wincy spiders...), witches' hats or vampires but I'm sure you'll love the gorgeous 'Sew Scary' quilting panel…
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1st October 2015
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Sign Of The Times

If you've passed Fabrix in the past few days you may have noticed that the shop front has had something of make-over. We had some new fascia boards put up and a lovely new paint job (thanks Gary and Dave!) followed by some new shop signage which we had placed today.        
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10th September 2015
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Wayne’s World

We all know local boy Wayne Hemingway is something of a fashion guru, famed for his Red Or Dead brand plus his globally renowned homestyle designs. Fabrix Lancaster are delighted to announce that we are official stockists of his new gorgeous vintage textile range for Makower. This uber cool collection, made from¬†100% super quality cotton is 112cms wide and is…
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23rd July 2015
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My Sewing Sense Is Tingling!

We've got some amazing Marvel superhero cotton fabric new in the shop this week. These fabulous designs are great for a whole range of fun projects, come on in and see what we have in stock!
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12th July 2015
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Ahoy there!

All aboard for our new craft window! I've been busy making a selection of ocean-themed characters, so keep your eyes over-board as you sail past Fabrix over the next few weeks. The pattern recommends that these are made using fleece fabrics but I've employed a combination of felt and fleece. If, like me, you got lots of scraps of polar…
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5th July 2015
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Fabrix July window

We've just finished the July window display here at Fabrix. We chose three patterns from each of our main suppliers and using a range of dressmaking materials from our shop created these little beauties! The first (above) is Vintage Vogue pattern 9105. This lovely asymmetric fastening dress is made from Broderie Anglaise which I underlined with a polycotton and finished…
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2nd July 2015
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Sunny fabrics for June

As the weather's finally picked up we've added lots of colour into our June window. Elaine has made a lovely viscose print dress using a Burda pattern while I've made some viscose trousers, a butterfly print jersey top and coral jacket. I've also sewn a sunflower motif linen and viscose dress with a linen-cotton blend jacket. These are all in…
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3rd June 2015
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Royal Fabric Fit for a Queen!

Lancaster is buzzing with regal-fever today (May 29) as the Queen arrives in the city to pay a private visit to Lancaster Castle. In acknowledgement of this grand, traffic-stopping occasion we thought we'd share with you a little royal fabric from our extensive stock of materials fit for a Queen! Of course Fabrix will remain open all day so please…
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29th May 2015