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For All You Quilting Fans

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Get everything you need from our large range of quilting fabric. Fat quarters are easy to handle for small projects. If you are planning your first quilting project these will be perfect for you. We have plenty of designs to choose from. From florals to tractors and seaside to rabbits there's something for everyone. Quilts make great gifts for new babies or perhaps a larger quilt for a house warming.
Browse our range of patchwork accessories too, rulers, french curves, double sided self healing mats, temporary adhesives and the rotary cutters to go with everything else. Choose different weights of wadding to pad out your quilt and top quality cotton for the backing.
With plenty of choice you will have fun making your quilt.

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Upholstery Supplies

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Visit our online shop to view our large range of upholstery fabrics. We have durable and very strong fabrics such as Dralon that are suitable for covering chairs, bar stools, foot stools, cushions and would make lovely roman blinds. If you need them to be fire retardant it would need treating to british safety standards maybe with a fire retardant spray. We have lots of colours and patterns to choose from. Greys and Reds, Greens, Golds whatever would suit you or your home decor plus all the webbing tape to go with it. If you require a glue gun for your project we have that too.
Don't forget we now run a Click and Collect service in addition to all other delivery options.

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Burns Night 2020

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A Burns Night supper is a celebration of the life and poetry of the poet Robert Burns (25 January 1759 – 21 July 1796)
The suppers are normally held on or near the poet's birthday, 25 January.
If you are planning to impress your guests with the perfect setting for your Haggis, Neeps & Tatties we have some traditional tartan ribbons and fabrics for you to choose from. Have a look at Macgregor tartan ribbon in red and green, Blackwatch tartan ribbon in navy and green, Royal Stewart in red and blue or the nice bright Buchanan in red green and a bold bright yellow. If you want to be a bit more adventurous why not browse the tartan fabric to use for table runners to place the Haggis on, or even Royal Stewart tartan fabric to make yourself a kilt.
Have a great time celebrating.

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Fancy Dress Fabrics

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It's that time of the year again. Party season is in full swing. So if you need some inspiration take a look at our online store to get lots of ideas for those fancy dress outfits for the new year celebrations.
Why not browse the polyester stretch foil in lots of beautiful, sparkling and shiny colours.
Suitable for fancy dress,dancewear and swim suits or weddings. It hangs softly and would drape lovely in an evening dress.
Just remember to use a stretch fabric needle with this one, these can be found in our Haberdashery section.
If that is not what you are looking for have a look at the nylon twinkle satin fabric in lots of gorgeous colours with a beautiful shine. Also ideal for fancy dress and lots of other projects.

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New Click and Collect Service

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Here at Malbers Fabrics we try to make your purchase as easy as possible. To help with that we are now offering a Click and Collect service.
If you are local to North Devon we now operate a "Click & Collect" option where you can collect from our warehouse on Mondays 9am - 1pm and Thursdays 9am - 1pm except for bank holidays. Please select this option in the "Shipping Method" in the cart.
And don't forget that for all of December you can use code DEC19 to get 10% off each order. Whats not to like?

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Christmas Bows

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With Christmas fast approaching it is time to think about decorating your home and Christmas tree.
Here at Malbers Fabrics we have a vast range of Berisfords ready made bows of the best quality. Many of which are self adhesive so you don't even have to sew!
Choose from traditional gold and green tartan double bows or red and gold bows for many Christmas projects. Our red satin long tail bows are really useful for tying Christmas parcels or decorating the branches of your Christmas tree. Our range of tartan glitter ribbons are great for a special finishing touch around your Christmas cakes to impress your guests over the Christmas period. We also have gift tags in gold ribbon with a green satin edge on gold elastic including a greetings card to make you gift look extra special. The ideas are endless, so with less than 4 weeks to go have a look at our on line store as we think you'll be pleasantly surprised and don't forget to use voucher code - NOV10 - at the checkout until NOV 30th for 10% discount off every order.
Have fun making and decorating this Christmas.

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Gorgeous Christmas Fabrics

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Christmas preparations are now well underway. We have everything you need for your festive makes. Our Christmas fabric collection includes designs suitable for any project.
Tablecloths, table runners, napkins and crackers all made from one of our designs would look amazing on your celebration table this year.
Choose from traditional gold holly in a small design on a red or green background, this traditional design will certainly look the part. If you fancy a more modern design we have Rudolph Reindeer on a cream background with silver trees and birds trimmed with a vibrant red.
Also a silver background with white and red Christmas trees and gold snowflakes which would look lovely as a tablecloth with a white dinner service. All these come in a 147cm width.
We also have a lovely Henry Glass Winter Cottage Robins design which is suitable for all year round. Why not sew yourself a pair of curtains and matching cushions this comes in a 112cm width and is of superior quality.

Don't forget that you still have until the end of November to get 10% off any order. Just use code Nov10 at checkout.

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Christmas Ribbon Selection

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We have an extensive range of christmas ribbons in our online fabric store. Different colours and widths ideal for wrapping christmas parcels, cards and creating bows for your christmas tree.
There are glitter wire edged tartan ribbons in wide widths which is easy to tie into beautiful bows. The Father Christmas ribbon looks fabulous on childrens parcels or handmade stockings and christmas decorations. If you make your own Christmas cake we have lots of narrow satin and metallic ribbons in various widths, perfect for that finishing touch.
Whatever your Christmas craft project may be we have plenty of colourful seasonal ribbons to choose from.

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Quality Curtain Linings

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Why not visit our online fabric store to browse our large range of curtain linings as a perfect way to finish your blinds and curtains. Interlining gives your curtains body and keeps the heat in your home as well as giving them a luxurious feel. Lining curtains and blinds gives them protection from the sunlight. If you live in a property that creates condensation a curtain lining can protect the fabric form discoloration. Another benefit of lining your curtains is the blackout effect. Sleep more soundly in a darker room, especially important in a child's bedroom.
From good quality 100% cotton solpruffe to 100% cotton interlining we have a selection to suit most needs. So whatever fabric you choose for your curtains we have a lining to compliment the fabric. 
Once you've chosen your fabric and curtain lining visit our Haberdashery section for everything you might need to complete your project.
Go ahead and make your home warm and cosy this winter.

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Halloween Costumes

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Planning your Halloween costume? We have a huge selection to help you in our online fabric shop.
We have 17 different colours of dress nets which would stand out a treat against a black satin fabric or a vibrant red. Dress Net is of a stiff structure which is ideal to add volume to a garment. The 'Flo Gold' would be ideal for pumpkin costumes, the 'Black' for witches or the 'Flo Green' for those slimey goings on. Dress net is available in 137cm width and costs £1.08 per metre so get started on your costumes now.
In our haberdashery section you will find a selection of laces, trimmings and accessories to add that finishing touch to your halloween sewing project.
Have fun being creative.

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Warm Winceyette

Malbers Fabrics Winceyette

Why not treat yourself to some soft, warm and cosy winceyette fabric this autumn. It is perfect for the colder months ahead. Made from 100% cotton which is very easy to work with and kind to the skin.
It is a medium weight non stretch fabric.
Ideal for pyjamas, nightdresses, baby sheets, quilt backings and much, much more. We have floral designs,  animal prints and lots of plain colours to choose from.
So visit the fabric section in our online store to see the range we have to offer. For everything required to complete your sewing project visit our haberdashery section.

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All Shades of Tartan

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Tartan is another warm fabric back in trend for Autumn and Winter this year. We have tartans in all different colour combinations i.e pinks, yellows, blues, reds to name but a few.
There are lots of different uses for tartans why not make yourself new curtains, cushions or even cover your headboard. Don't forget to look at our Haberdashery and Upholstery sections for everything required to complete your project.
Dressmakers love tartan to make skirts, coats, dresses or waistcoats due to it being a soft to handle fabric.
This easy care fabric comes in a nice wide width and will keep you feeling cosy and warm all winter long.

So why not take a look at the great choice of tartans in our online store to be inspired.
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70's Corduroy is back and on trend.

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Let's stay on the Autumn theme this week with 100% cotton corduroy.
Be inspired by 70's fashion which is on trend for this winter with corduroy fashion items making a comeback.
The perfect choice for your sewing projects such as tops, skirts, trousers and jackets not to mention children's clothing. Corduroy is also a popular choice for home furnishings and accessories and our haberdashery section has all you need to complete these projects. We have an extensive range of lovely colours of corduroy which are soft to the touch. The wide width of 144cm means you get more for your money.
Wash at 30 degrees but test a small piece first.
Samples are available from a dropdown box on each item.
So why not visit our online store to see the eye popping colours that will make your mouth water.

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Autumn stitching - 100% Cairngorme Wool

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Now we are starting to feel the chilly nights why not visit our online store and view the 100% Cairngorme wool in the beautiful rich lovett green and terracotta colours of Autumn.
It is a natural durable and rich fabric with multiple uses. Perfect for curtains, cushions, loose covers, bag making or why not make yourself a lovely warm coat, waistcoat or skirt to wear with those winter boots.
If this is not to your taste there are plenty more warm fabrics to choose from on our website with all the sewing accessories to go with them in our haberdashery section. Go on treat yourself to a bit of luxury this Autumn.

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Christmas Stitching - Advent Calendars

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It is that time of year again for Christmas sewing projects to be thought about.
We have just added two brightly coloured 100% Cotton Advent Calendars to our online fabric store. One is a Christmas Tree design to let your imagination run riot with ways to embellish and embroider it.
Or why not choose the Christmas Stocking advent calendar to pad and quilt to your hearts desire.
The cotton is good quality, soft and easy to work with. Both are in traditional christmas colours which I am sure will delight children and adults equally. The Christmas gift to last a lifetime.
 
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Versatile Poly Cotton

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Poly Cotton is a versatile fabric made up of various ratios of Polyester and Cotton. Both are durable fibres which combined make a long lasting and easy to work with fabric making it a dressmakers best friend.
In our online fabric store we have a wide range of plain and patterned Poly Cotton fabrics suitable for numerous sewing projects such as shorts, tops, dresses, cushions and seat pads. As schools open up again maybe textiles classes will be thinking about craft rolls in fun designs that are easy to work with. The options are endless.
These fabrics are available in various widths and colours. Our easy to use selection process on our website allows you to purchase the right amount for your project to the nearest half metre.

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New In - Chatham Glyn Fabrics

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We now stock a new range of Chatham Glyn 100% Cotton fabrics which are a lovely quality. These very fashionable designs are perfect for all your blinds, curtains and soft furnishing projects. 
Get the latest designs here at Malbers Fabrics.

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Crafting With Felt

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Felt is an incredibly popular crafting fabric. Our selection provides a variety of lengths, widths and selection packs to cater for all of your projects. Buy by the metre or packs of squares. A wool and viscoes mix gives a lovely soft feel.
The uses for this fabric are endless from covering roulette tables to making delicate felt flowers and purses. Visit the felt section on our website to see the selection on offer.
And don't forget all orders over £20 get free delivery until 22nd August. What's not to love!

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New Ribbon Selection Packs

Malbers Fabrics Ribbon Packs

We have recently added some ribbon packs to our website. A brightly coloured assortment of ribbons in lots of different widths for all your craft projects. Most packs have various plain coloured ribbons of varying widths, one pack has a selection of festive designs which will be handy for getting those Christmas craft projects underway.
All the ribbons are no less than a metre long and some substantially longer. These packs are perfect for building your ribbon reserves.  
Follow the link below to view the different packs we have available.

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Versatile Denim

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Here at Malbers Fabrics we have a great range of Denim from lightweight pale and dark blue, soft to the touch, ideal for dressmaking right through to a heavy denim suitable for all crafting projects and furnishing projects.
Also a lovely stone washed medium denim which is slightly brushed and so on trend for this season. All come in wide widths to make them more economical.
Try mixing a soft denim fabric with a delicate floral or a dark denim with a strong bold primary coloured fabric. You can even pull off the "double denim" look if you get the shades right.
The possibilities are endless.

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Get everything you need from our large range of quilting fabric. Fat quarters are easy to handle for small projects. If you are planning your first quilting project these will be perfect for you. We have plenty of designs to choose from. From florals to tractors and seaside to rabbits there's something for everyone. Quilts make great gifts for new ...
Visit our online shop to view our large range of upholstery fabrics. We have durable and very strong fabrics such as Dralon that are suitable for covering chairs, bar stools, foot stools, cushions and would make lovely roman blinds. If you need them to be fire retardant it would need treating to british safety standards maybe with a fire retardant ...
A Burns Night supper is a celebration of the life and poetry of the poet Robert Burns (25 January 1759 – 21 July 1796)The suppers are normally held on or near the poet's birthday, 25 January.If you are planning to impress your guests with the perfect setting for your Haggis, Neeps & Tatties we have some traditional tartan ribbons and fabrics fo...
It's that time of the year again. Party season is in full swing. So if you need some inspiration take a look at our online store to get lots of ideas for those fancy dress outfits for the new year celebrations.Why not browse the polyester stretch foil in lots of beautiful, sparkling and shiny colours.Suitable for fancy dress,dancewear and swim suit...

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