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Sewing with Fine Fabrics…..

What is it that magnetically pulls us towards fabric? The jewelled colours? The amazing kaleidoscope of patterns? The way it excites our fingertips when we touch it? The still almost mystical way in which with a little or sometimes a lot of skill it magically transforms into fabulous garments that can make you feel like a million dollars. Whilst each of our individual motivations may differ slightly, common to us all is that the nicer the fabric the stronger Read More...
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A Man’s World??

A mans world? No, not any longer, why should we ladies leave sumptuous wool suiting just to the men. It is often overlooked for ladies wear, but it shouldn’t be. Suiting wools are the product of years of technological advancement, resulting in fabrics that can be whisper fine with a range of subtle beautiful patterns not just the stripes and checks of yesteryear. With sublime finishes that can feel soft or silky to touch and best of all they Read More...
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My Journey to achieving the Perfect Fit!

We all know the feeling, pounding the pavement for hours searching for that perfect skirt/dress/pair of jeans only to find that what we like doesn’t quite feel right, the waist is too gaping, the bust too tight, nasty drag lines appearing where we really don’t want them etc, etc. Going up or down a size doesn’t help, it just moves the problem to another area. What we all know intuitively, if not consciously, is that our favourite garments, the Read More...

Summer Sensations

Just a blink from Spring and we are heading towards summer. Looking forward to hot balmy days, delicious BBQ’s and decadent summer balls. The question in mind is what to wear to achieve that cool, chic enviable look. The catwalks are full of glorious florals, romantic lace and sheer classics. Couture Fabrics has some wonderful floral chiffons and organza with opulent borders reminiscent of bursting garden borders in a rainbow of colours. Read More...

Our new website has launched

We would like to welcome you to the brand new Couture Fabrics website. We’re so excited to showcase some of the luxury fabrics that we’ve sourced from the best Italian manufacturers. At Couture Fabrics, we regularly update our stock with items sourced from the finest Italian producers. From silk to cashmere, jacquard to men and women’s suiting, we stock them all. You can find the full range of our fabrics by using the list below. Cashmere Wool Silk Floral Cotton Lace Embellished Linen Stretch Men’s suiting Women’s suiting Jacquard Hi-tech Coating Students All great designers started out as Read More...