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The Creative Craft Show; Simply Christmas

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The Creative Craft Show; Simply Christmas

After a few weeks recovery from Alexandra Palace, our fat quarters boxes are ready to hit the road again for the Creative Craft Show at the NEC in Birmingham. Come and find us at F18. This show originally started out as a paper craft show, but has increasingly opened its doors to most other crafts, and the range of products is more varied than any other show we do. There is quite literally everything a crafter could possibly want, beads, ribbons, knitting wool, pens, paper and even the occasional London based fabric shop. And it is actually just as big...

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Halloween at Fabrics Galore

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Halloween at Fabrics Galore

 With Halloween upon us, trick or treaters are fast approaching the front doors, with Halloween parties also in preparation. Here at Fabrics Galore we know the best Halloween costume can often become a vital part of the spooky season, therefore, we offer a variety of fabrics ready to guide your costume ideas. So, if you want some inspiration for your Halloween outfit, take a look at our must have fabric designs for 2018 below! WHERE THE HALLOWEEN CELEBRATIONS STARTED Halloween has often been seen as an American celebration but each year the popularity of the day grows in the UK....

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The Best Autumn Fabric Trends

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The Best Autumn Fabric Trends

  We love autumn here at Fabrics Galore, as we say goodbye to the trends of summer and welcome a new range of fabrics that are certain to turn heads this season for all the right reasons. Fashion trends are constantly changing, and our team understand that it can sometimes be difficult to keep up with all the latest must have designs, but luckily for you the Fabrics Galore team are always on the ball! So, in this blog post, our experts guide you through the hottest autumn fabric trends to make your fall 2018 sewing project the best yet!...

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The Knitting and Stitching Show at Alexandra Palace

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The Knitting and Stitching Show at Alexandra Palace

The first part of this week, was all about recovering from Exeter by unloading the van and getting the shop looking slightly more ship shape. But now we must turn our attention to prepping for the next show, which happens to be one of our biggest, The Knitting and Stitching Show at Alexandra Palace. ATTENDING FOR 20 YEARS! Paul can’t actually remember but we think we have been going for nearly 20 years; but this year it is going to be ever so slightly different as we are in a new location with a new stand number H6. But nothing...

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The Creative Craft Show in Numbers

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The Creative Craft Show in Numbers

The Creative Craft Show in Exeter last weekend provided 150 exhibitors and thousands of visitors with a ton of crafty inspiration to make our fabric fly off the stand over the 4 days. Thanks to all the people who came to say hello and bought fabric – we hope you were as inspired by the event as we were! WHAT WE TOOK! 63 Soft Furnishing Rolls 25 Bolts of Liberty 80 Christmas Fabrics 80 Patchwork Fabrics 60 Jerseys 35 Cords 900 Fat Quarters Here is Paul working out the best way to display all the lovely fabrics at their best…essential...

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