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Where to find patchwork fabric in the UK

Are you looking to spruce up your home and wardrobe? Then why not start creating some designs with our patchwork fabric in the UK? Here at Fabrics Galore, we have a wide selection of materials to choose from in beautiful bright colours that will be sure to lift your mood and spirit. They are definitely our most unique products and will be sure to help you design some amazing creations that are unlike any other. 

What is the difference between Patchwork and Quilting?

Many people tend to confuse patchwork and quilting, but they couldn’t be more different. Patchworking is the process of sewing together to form a pattern or a block. When you have created all of the blocks that you need, they can then be sewn together to form a quilt top. Whereas, quilting is the sewing together of three layers that make up the entire quilt, the top layer, the middle wadding and the backing. Although we do have a variety of specific patchwork fabric in the UK, almost any material and pattern can be used, not forgetting our large range of blender fabrics. These particular styles are more abstract but can help blend together the different components of the quilt. We have more than 60 to choose from, so you know that you will be able to find everything you need and more.

Liberty fabrics perfect for patchworking

Liberty fabrics and novelty prints are both fantastic for patchworking as well, the possibilities are endless, so you won’t be short of ideas for your next project. From cotton lawn to sweatshirt fabric, we have some of the most stunning Liberty materials that can help create a look that stands out from the rest. Your kids will be sure to love our novelty fabrics that are perfect as patchwork fabric, from unicorns to dinosaurs, bunnies to monsters, you can create a special design filled with all of your children's favourite things.

Patchworking do’s and don’ts

There are some key things to remember when it comes to using patchwork fabric: a quarter-inch piecing almost always requires a quarter seam allowance, this will help you to reduce bulk, create more accurate blocks and avoid unnecessary problems in the future. When it comes to cutting, piecing, pressing and sewing, it is crucial to stay accurate with every fine detail; this can ensure that you are left with a quality product that is of a high standard. Patchworking is a lot of fun and with so many materials on offer, you can be sure to have a full range of high-quality pieces that come together like a fine piece of art to be proud of. 

Browse the Fabrics Galore range of patchwork fabrics 

With so many different styles, shapes and colours to choose from, we think our patchwork fabric will exceed your expectations. We recommend using our cotton fabrics because this will be easier to work with and won’t itch your skin. They are also extremely durable, so they won’t shrink or discolour through the wash, so you can trust that you are purchasing the best materials on the market for all your creative designs. Feel free to browse the Fabrics Galore store today and find exactly what you need for all of your patchworking needs.

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One stop fabric shop

Welcome to the Fabrics Galore London online store, packed full of beautiful fabrics to inspire your next dressmaking, patchwork quilting, craft or home furnishing sewing project. We stock a huge range of different materials alongside designer fabrics from Liberty, Cath Kidston, Orla Kiely, Laura Ashley, William Morris and Alexander Henry. We source the highest quality fabrics, so whether it be a cotton, linen, viscose, chambray, jersey or wool, we have you covered.Check out our dressmaking fabric for something with drape, fabulous Liberty cotton lawn prints, quilting fabrics for patchwork inspiration or the home furnishing section to pimp your pad. So, what are you waiting for? Let’s get sewing!

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