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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