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Lightweight Denim

Malbers Fabrics Lightweight Denim

These Lightweight Denim fabrics are ideal for the summer season and very hard-wearing. They are lightweight enough to make a summer dress, shirt, skirt or trousers and ideal for children's dungarees. Many of us enjoy wearing denim all year round but can find the heavier weight denim too warm in the summer. These lightweight types of denim are breathable so keep you cooler in the warmer months. What could be nicer?
These denim fabrics can also be useful when making bags and homeware accessories such as cushion covers.
Always allow for shrinkage with denim and be sure to wash separately.
Enjoy these great fabrics which are available in widths of 155cm and 148cm.

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New Florals

Malbers Fabrics April Floral Cottons

We have recently added these new floral 100% cotton fabrics to our ever-growing range of lovely cotton poplin fabric. This cotton is smooth which makes it easy to handle. This is useful for sewers of all abilities. Being easy to wash and crease resistant, these fabrics are perfect for dressmaking. Let's face it we all want easy care, everyday clothing and the less ironing we create ourselves the better.
The colours are very crisp and clear. They would all make lovely summer dresses with matching headband or face mask, this is all the rage at the moment. Why not use these fabrics for projects around the home to brighten things up in time for summer. If your thing is quilting they are ideal to quilt and there is lots of choice of colours to blend together.
They are a very reasonable price at £5.99mt and 45"/112cm wide.
This range is a great favourite with all our customers.

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Character Fabrics


We are excited to announce we now have a new Character Category on our website and there are plenty of Disney and character fabrics to choose from. We have just added 'Mickey Love' and 'Mickey Mouse Club House'. These lovely 100% cotton fabrics are top quality and have been digitally printed to make the images even sharper and brighter. These fabrics are ideal for quilting, bags, home decor and many more cute projects. Being made of 100% cotton they are very easy fabrics to work with. Take a look at our new category by clicking the link below and we are sure you won't be disappointed.
It's time to get creative for the little people in your life.

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Little Johnny Collection

Malbers Fabrics Little Johnny collection blog

More new fabrics in the 'Little Johnny Collection'. They just keep arriving and the designs are just delightful. Your children are bound to recognise these popular characters.
In stock now is 'Peppa Pig' having a great time on the beach like we all will be hopefully before long. Also 'Hello Kitty' sitting among the rainbow's and clouds. See if you can spot her?
Then there is 'Hello Kitty Candy Floss' and Kitty is sat with a cute unicorn and it does all look like a candy floss dream.
You will have lots of fun making a wide range of gifts and products such as curtains, clothing and bunting with these fun fabrics.

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April Flowers

Malbers Fabrics April Flowers

Hello April Flowers.
Floral fabrics seem to be all the rage this year and more fabric designs have arrived.
These are John Louden fabrics and are very bright with a fresh and clear design. The quality of these fabrics is still top rate which is what you would expect from a company that has been established in Manchester since 1926. The cotton used for these fabrics is sourced from Korea where the best cotton in the world is produced.
kc20 is a lovely design of Watercolour Wildflowers on a white background and is truly delightful to look at and work with. kc68 is a blend of Oranges and Pinks which provides inspiration for some beautiful projects. They are 100% cotton and 60" / 150cm wide so can be used for clothing, home decor, quilting, bunting and weddings the list is endless.

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Jersey Fabrics


Spring is in the air and all the summer dresses will be in the shops shortly. Why not use these last few days of lockdown to make a pretty summer dress of your own?
In stock now is a gorgeous 100% cotton fabric from the 'Little Johnny Collection' in a beautiful floral design. The lovely bright colours appear incredibly crisp as this fabric is digitally printed. It is a good weight 220gsm with a nice stretch. Made from 95% cotton and 5% spandex this fabric will be nice and cool to wear during the warmer weather that's on the way. 
If patterned fabric is not for you we have some John Kaldor jersey in 3 different colours which are 100% polyester and has a lovely drape and a good stretch.
So get those sewing machines out and running while you still have more time to create your perfect dress.
Make sure you have the correct needle for your sewing machine when using a stretch fabric. We have a range in our Haberdashery section.

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Paw Patrol

Malbers Fabrics Paw Patrol Blog

We are very excited about our brand new range of fabrics called 'The Little Johnny Collection'. Best quality 100% Cotton in a good wide width of 147cm/58". These fun fabrics feel gorgeous and are very easy to handle, making them perfect for projects like quilting, patchwork, homewares, crafting and dressmaking. Being good quality cotton this collection of fabrics can be washed at 30° on a normal wash.
Let your imagination run wild with these fun 'Paw Patrol' designs. We have 'Paw Patrol Powers' and 'Paw Patrol Girls Badges'. Young people will love anything you create with these fabrics of their favourite characters.
As these are digitally printed cotton the characters and colours are very clear and vibrant.
It's as though all your favourite characters have suddenly come to life. Take a look at 'Paw Patrol Powers' and Paw Patrol Girls Badges'. I'm sure you won't be able to resist!
Shopping online for all your fabric and haberdashery requirements couldn't be easier, just click and browse.

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What A Year!

2021 hand written lettering decorated with realistic Gold 3D Stars isolated on white background. Glossy Christmas star icon. Chinese Happy New Year of the Metal Ox. Xmas holiday concept design. Vector

During this dreadful pandemic we have all had our lives affected in different ways. It's been incredible watching how people adapt and diversify. For some peope it meant a total rethink of how they run their busineses.  For producers of handmade items that could no longer run their shops or market stalls it meant moving online. Some had lost their jobs and were starting from scratch. We started getting orders from makers trying to produce more variety of products in greater quantities.
Face masks were being produced at a rate of knots. Makers were sharing designs and buying our fabrics to produce colourful masks for adults and children. Now that mask wearing has become the norm for most of us, people who perhaps hadn't plugged in their sewing machine for a few years were busy stitching away, supplying family and friends with masks to match outfits. Homemade masks have cut down on the amount of one use masks being thrown away, this has to be a vey good thing.
Many of us took on completely new skills during lockdown. Uphostery fabrics were very popular as people decided that if they couldn't go to a shop to buy new they would have a go at revamping the old.
We would like to say a huge thank you to everyone that has ordered from our online fabric shop. You have helped this independent family business to survive and prosper.
Wishing you all a better 2021 in every way.

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Cotton Duck Canvas

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New in stock is 100% Cotton Duck Canvas in two striking patterns in lovely colours. The first one is a dog pattern and the second is a matching spot. The spot is approximately the size of a 10p. They are ideal for bags, blinds, upholstery, cushions, dog beds and lots more projects. Cotton Duck is more tightly woven than a plain canvas and very hard wearing. It comes in a nice wide width which makes it very versatile for lots of projects.
The two fabrics can be mixed together and are in a lovely orange multi coloured design. Again you are still in time for that last minute christmas present which can be used all year round and would cheer up the winter months.
Malbers Fabrics online fabric shop has everything you need to complete those special items.

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Winter Winceyette

Malbers Fabrics Wincyette Brushed Cotton

Now the weather has turned colder and the mornings are frosty and crisp you could make yourself some lovely warm pyjamas to keep yourself or your family cosy this winter. You could even make hot water bottle covers as Christmas presents for loved ones. Have a look at our range of Winceyette or Brushed Cotton from cute giraffe's, lovely floral's, plain, to a fantastic brushed cotton check. There's a design to suit everyone on your gift list.
Flannel brushed 100% cotton is lovely and soft to the touch and easy to work with. It is a breathable fabric yet it traps the heat to keep you warm. So what are you waiting for there is still time to complete all those Christmas presents or just to treat yourself, after all you are worth it!!

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Fabulous Felt

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If you have decided on some of the lovely bright Hessian that we put in the last blog what about adding some bright coloured Felt to your craft projects. We have a great range of felt by the metre in more than 20 different colours and widths all at reasonable prices. Felt is a very easy smooth fabric to work with as it is non fraying, easy to cut and easy to sew. You can stick or sew it onto another fabric as an applique on a Christmas sack or Christmas stocking. Children also love it to cut up and make pictures out of. It can be used for display boards, school projects and of course Christmas decorations.
If you can't decide on the colour we have lots of felt packs to choose from. Each has a mixture of colours in a A4 size from reds through to pink and lots of colours inbetween. These are of a premium quality and again very easy to work with.

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Durable Hessian

Malbers Fabrics Hessian

Now is a good time to start your Christmas Stockings or Advent Calendars.
Here at Malbers Fabrics online fabric shop we have a huge selection of bright and colourful Hessian fabrics which are ideal for the backing on Advent Calendars, Christmas Stockings and Christmas Sacks. Hessian Bottle Bags are eco friendly and reusable. Why not get creatve and use as present wrapping instead of all that glittery paper.
Hessian Fabric, often referred to as Jute or Burlap is a rough, coarse, loosely woven fabric often used as an eco friendly material for bags, rug making and other craft projects. Hessian is traditionally used to make bags and sacks for transporting goods due to it's strength and durability. In more recent years hessian has been used often as a decorative material for craft projects and upholstery projects because of its raw, rustic, natural appeal.
There are 11 colours from natural to bright jewel colours to choose from.
They are reasonably priced from £4.49 - £4.99m and 96cm - 100cm wide.

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Winter Warmer


The air is beginning to feel chillier and thoughts turn to warm winter coats which we know a lot of our customers have already started to make. We have plain wool fabric and lots of lovely check wool which is very popular and on trend this season.
Take a look at Scottish Rich Wool Mix Boucle - this has a dark grey background with a green and tan check. It is beautifully soft but also very warm and would go with a variety of different outfits. You could also make a matching hat or scarf to co-ordinate.
If you think you would like something different we have 100% Wool- Lovett Green- Cairngorme in an elegant Check which is 156cm Wide. This is a luxurious 100% wool fabric and is a limited edition.
So why not make a coat your project this Winter?

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Christmas Crafts


With the nights drawing in there's not a better time to turn our thoughts to the winter months ahead and with Christmas looming why not visit the Christmas section of our website and browse our extensive range of bright, cheerful Christmas fabrics.
There are 100% cottons in best quality fabric which are ideal for Christmas table cloths, napkins, and any craft project. You could always make your own environmentally friendly crackers and fill them with a gift of your choice finished with some festive ribbon from our extensive range. Why not design your own advent calendar and back it with red or green hessian from our online store. We have traditional red, green or cream holly designs, Advent calendar panels ready to sew and also stocking panels ready to sew all made from 100% cotton which is of quilting quality and in nice wide widths. I am sure you won't be disappointed.
If you prefer something a bit finer we also have christmas polyester cotton fabric @ £3.49 mt. The designs range from Holly, Gingerbread Men to Candy Sticks.
Explore and have fun.

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Trimmings Galore

Malbers Fabrics Trimmings Galore

With the nights drawing in now is the time to start your winter projects. We have just added glitter pom pom's, plain fluffy pom pom's and lots of plain and glitter pipe cleaners. If you are doing a large project we also have large bags to choose from.
If you are looking to trim bags, blinds, cushions and clothing have a look at the pom pom trim by the metre. There are lots of different designs to choose from. Bright multi-coloured pom pom trim, tassle trim with a gorgeous aztec design braid and much  much more . Again all at reasonable prices so have a look at the trimmings section of the website to make your selection and get started on gifts, homewares and decorations..
If you need glue for your craft projects we have a great selection to choose from.
We are sure you won't be able to resist unleashing your creative side!

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Festive Ideas

Malbers Fabrics Festive Bows

The festive season will soon be upon us and we are thinking of lots of ideas for presents and decorations. We have in stock thousands of bows and flowers which could be used to finish off the wrapping and decoration of gifts. A lot of the bows that we stock are made of best quality Berisford ribbon which has a lovely soft and satin feel to it. If you make homemade chocolates they are ideal for around the box, they have long tails on them and most of them are stick on. All at very reasonable prices. So what could be easier?
Why not use our decorative ribbons on your christmas tree as an attractive finishing touch to your decorations. If you don't fancy bows we have lots of flowers that can be used on christmas cards and as trimmings on clothing and accessories so why not take a look at our selection, you'll be spoiled for choice.

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Crochet Lace Trim

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We have just had a fantastic new range of Crochet Lace Trim added to our website.
These Cotton Crochet Lace Trims come in different widths and lengths and are designed using distinct lace patterns made with crochet weaving for a unique appearance. These lace trims are made using 100% cotton fabric for durability and convenient use.
If you are working on a project with a vintage look these are ideal. For clothing, on cushions as a trimming and for weddings around flowers etc or as decoration on costumes. It gives a very delicate and elegant look to any sewing you are doing. Choose from 3 different colours Natural, White and Black. So why not have a go at trimming something rather plain that you have bought to give it a different look.
Please allow for approx 10% shrinkage as with most cottons.
Visit the lace section of the website by clicking the link below.

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New In

Malbers Fabrics New In Cotton Floral Fabric

If you visit the 'New In' section on our website malbersfabrics.co.uk you can see all the new fabrics we have in stock which have now started to come in thick and fast. Why not make the most of the last bit of summer and treat yourself to a fashionable dress in one of the new floral cottons we have in stock. There is a vintage green with pink and cream flowers in a 100% cotton poplin. This fabric is soft, smooth and crease resistant which makes it very easy to work with. It also washes beautifully with little ironing required (always a winner). Other colour combinations are available, we have blues, pinks, reds and many more besides. The colours and tones of these fabrics are delightful and should give you lots of sewing inspiration over the next few weeks of summer.
So click below to start browsing and don't forget, once you've chosen your fabrics pick up everything you need to complete your project in our well stocked Haberdashery section.

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Christmas Is Coming

Malbers Fabrics Christmas Coming

When you're talking handmade it's never too early to think about those Christmas projects.
Here at Malbers Fabrics the exciting Christmas fabrics have started to arrive and will give you inspiration in heaps.
We have 100% cotton fabrics in the wide width of 140cm which are ideal for many Christmas stitching projects including Christmas table cloths, wrapping, Christmas gifts, homewares, home decoration, pretty much any craft project you can think of. We also have polyester cotton fabric in 110cm width at a cheaper price which will make gifts etc more affordable if you're making for many. There are many designs from Holly designs in gold on cream, gold on red, and gold on green to fabrics with Christmas motifs, from Gingerbread Men to Father Christmas. Something to suit all tastes. These fabrics are ideal for beginner sewers as it is very easy to work with. I know a lot of you sew Christmas projects all year round so here at Malbers Fabrics we have them for sale on our website all year round. There are also the Christmas fat quarters which are ideal for small projects and quilters.
So have a browse and have fun creating some Christmas magic.

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Polyester Cotton Fabrics

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Here at Malbers Fabrics online store we have a beautiful range of Polyester Cotton fabrics, 65% polyester and 35% cotton. This range is a very good weight and quality which is easy to handle and sew. It is crease resistant and washable on a low temperature.
We have a choice of 9 different colours in a lovely floral range and also a choice of matching stripes in 5 colours all at a reasonable price of £3.49 per metre and 112cm/45" wide. If you're not sure about which  colour is right for your project we do fabric samples so you can look at them first.
These fabrics are ideal for clothing, craft projects and home decor. As many of us are making face masks you could use floral on one side and stripe on another. Maybe even make a matching dress or skirt, the possibilities are endless!! 
Have a browse through our range and once you've chosen your fabrics visit our haberdashery section for all the supplies you'll need to complete your project.
Happy sewing.

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Our latest news and offers are here in the blog!

These Lightweight Denim fabrics are ideal for the summer season and very hard-wearing. They are lightweight enough to make a summer dress, shirt, skirt or trousers and ideal for children's dungarees. Many of us enjoy wearing denim all year round but can find the heavier weight denim too warm in the summer. These lightweight types of denim are breat...
We have recently added these new floral 100% cotton fabrics to our ever-growing range of lovely cotton poplin fabric. This cotton is smooth which makes it easy to handle. This is useful for sewers of all abilities. Being easy to wash and crease resistant, these fabrics are perfect for dressmaking. Let's face it we all want easy care, everyday cloth...
We are excited to announce we now have a new Character Category on our website and there are plenty of Disney and character fabrics to choose from. We have just added 'Mickey Love' and 'Mickey Mouse Club House'. These lovely 100% cotton fabrics are top quality and have been digitally printed to make the images even sharper and brighter. These ...
More new fabrics in the 'Little Johnny Collection'. They just keep arriving and the designs are just delightful. Your children are bound to recognise these popular characters.In stock now is 'Peppa Pig' having a great time on the beach like we all will be hopefully before long. Also 'Hello Kitty' sitting among the rainbow's and clouds. See if you c...

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