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Corduroy Fabric

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Have you been looking to buy some beautiful corduroy fabric? The Fabrics Galore website is the place you need to be. We were first incorporated back in 1992, with our fun and inspirational shop on Lavender Hill, Battersea. Our dedicated team are like a family, as every member of staff is extremely devoted to their work and have a passion for fabric. If you require any more information regarding our gorgeous fabrics, you are more than welcome to contact our team, and someone will be more than happy to help you. 

Corduroy is a vintage textile of cotton or cotton-mix fabric with a raised, ribbed, sheared surface nap and underlying weave. It first became popular back in the 1700s in England and France - being known as “corde du roi”, or "cloth of the king." It is made from 100% cotton or a mixture of cotton and polyester, now heavily being used within the fashion industry and interior design industry. Here at Fabrics Galore, we stock both the needlecord variant, chunky corduroy and the normal corduroy in various colours- so it is completely up to you which type of fabric you choose. 

Corduroy fabric is ideal for trousers, skirts and jackets, mostly being used for traditional workwear clothing until the 1970’s when it started to be used for more high fashion clothing. It is one of the more durable types of fabric, so you can make almost anything out of the cloth. The fabric has very strong and durable properties, as it is a blend of woven and cut cotton which results in distinctive ribs, or wales, that run the length of the fabric. These are often referred to as the different “wales” of corduroy, which relates to the size of the cord and the number of ridges per inch.

Here at Fabrics Galore, both our online store and the physical store are run by Paul Johnston. He has built up an excellent reputation with various suppliers, which we then pass on to you - both in the range of products and the price. He has an outstanding reputation for his customer support and reliability, working very hard to sustain this with all of the consumers he works with. 

Would you like some more information about our corduroy fabric? Please make sure you contact Fabrics Galore, as Paul and his team would be more than happy to help you. If you would like to have a chat with Paul about our products in more detail, please feel free to give him a call on 020 7738 9589. He would be more than happy to share with you some of the stunning range of designs available in our online materials shop.


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