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  • Top Fall Fashion Trends (marieclaire.com)

    July 6, 2017 by Britex Fabrics

    patchwork There's an admitted difference between runway style and hallway style, but it's always fun to be inspired by the latest designer looks (curated here by marieclaire.com). Analyze what you see and how it can be interpreted to fit your taste and body type, pick out (or draft) a pattern and some fabulous fabrics from Britex, and go to town! Trend One: the Walking Quilt! Patchwork looks can be created by piecing different fabrics together, or by cutting your garment out of a single patchwork printed design. Our Bohemian Print panel fabric, seen above, offers a great patchwork look.

  • Red Plaid Wool Jacket with Scarf by Guest Blogger Shams (Communing With Fabric)

    December 5, 2016 by Communing with Fabric

    img_4041-red-wool-plaid Hey! It's Shams from Communing with Fabric with another project made from a fabulous Britex fabric! For this project, my assignment was to choose one of Britex's beautiful wools. I visited the store just a couple days before I left for Europe to make my choice. After much deliberation, I selected Mock Patchwork Plaid Wool.

  • Liberty of London Scarf - Melody

    June 18, 2010 by Britex Fabrics

    We adore Liberty of London! Melody made this gorgeous 2 ½ yard long, patchwork scarf out of over 30 Liberty of London cotton lawn prints. Every type of Liberty print is represented, from swirling paisleys, to dainty florals, to charming conversationals. Each patchwork piece is 2 ¾”, and the entire scarf is double-faced. It is for sale on Britex Fabric's 2nd floor ($225)

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