Gingham Fabrics Added

After a super response as to whether we should add Gingham Fabrics to the site we have done just that. Available in a 1/4″ Check & trendy 1″ Check there are up to 10 shades available. Ginghams seem very popular at the moment and we thought the addition of the 1″ Check range would just

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Cotton Lawn Fabric

100% Combed Cotton Lawn. A finely woven high thread count fabric, cotton lawn has almost a silk like feel. Completely non stretch this fabric is ideal for summer clothing offering a cool alternative to other fabrics. Also used extensively as interlining. Creatively Cotton Lawn can be dyed, hand or machine stitched and is the ideal

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Edition 1 – Threads In Focus | How Thread Is Made

For over 80 years our family business has been manufacturing sewing threads and yarns. Threads for high speed industrial machines, for hand sewing, for practical purposes, for creative use. We have supplied threads literally from the cradle to the grave – from towelling nappies to shrouds! We hope ‘Threads In Focus’ will unravel some of the

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Overlocking Thread

Overlocking & Serging Thread

There has been a huge jump in interest for Overlocking Thread. We are delighted that whatever your thread requirement we have an extensive range and will be able to help. With this in mind we are pleased to provide a brief breakdown of two of the core overlocking threads and why you would want to use

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Machine Embroidery Stabilisers

Empress are delighted to stock Vilene Soluble Stabilisers for Machine Embroidery, Hand Embroidery and of course other projects. The two key stabilisers are Solufleece & Solufix. Solufleece is the next step on from the popular Soluweb and Solufix is a brand new adhesive backed water soluble. Learn more…

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