Affordable, traditional woven cotton mattress tickings, linens for curtains, blinds, upholstery and some lightweight linens for dress-making, plus a fabulous range of striped, checked and patterned natural fabrics, the majority of which are made in the UK and Europe. They hold stock on the roll at their Ledbury shop and have an on-line sampling service to help you to select from the range. Tinsmiths also stock lining and haberdashery for curtain-making. Parcels and rolls are sent by overnight courier.
Linen fabrics are ecological to produce and this collection of of natural linens is ideal for curtains and upholstery. There are also pretty sheer linens for lightweight curtains or four poster beds. Ada & Ina offer a competitively priced curtain and roman blind making service with simple online measuring instructions. Trade and retail clients are welcome. Free sample service.
Blithfield is an elegant collection of home furnishing fabrics and wallpapers, founded in 1997 by Anne Dubbs and Liz Downing. The collection is known for its extensive range of beautifully colored printed and woven designs, the majority of which are based on archival documents. Blithfield’s lovely designs are at home in both contemporary and traditional settings. The Blithfield collection includes Peggy Angus’s designs. Peggy Angus, 1904-1993, was a notable English artist and teacher, who created tile and wallpaper designs in the mid 20th century.
Cloth & Clover’s designer Tania McIvor looks to the past when designing her fabric range, in particular to antique printed textiles and traditional arts and crafts. The fabrics have a rustic prettiness and are evocative of the faded comfort of historic country house interiors. Keen to support British craftsmanship, Cloth & Clover’s designs are printed in England on a Scottish linen base cloth.
Long-established family company offering hand-embroidered crewel fabrics. There is a versatile natural or two-tone range, multicoloured crewel in muted tones as well as a range based on Tudor and Jacobean designs. Plus handloom cotton fabrics upon which the wool is normally embroidered, available in natural or ecru. They are 100% cotton and have the same natural feel as linen. Returnable samples or swatches on request. Discounts available on end of batches and remnants.
De Le Cuona is known for its luxurious textiles most notably the extensive collection of plain and patterned linen with textural effect, which is unsurpassed in its variety and quality. As well as the signature palette it is the texture and finish that makes these fabrics special. The designs range from the soft, pumice stonewashed cloths and heavy upholstery weights to the elegance of ancient copper-rolled embossed linen and couture stitched linen sheers. De Le Cuona has flagship showrooms in London, New York and Moscow as well as distributors worldwide.
Holly’s fabrics include linens and cottons using her distinct floral style, suited to curtains and soft furnishings. All her fabrics are made and printed in the UK. Holly has been hand painting fine china in her Dorset home studio for over fifteen years. Her work ranges from one-off bespoke items to entire dinner services and tiles for kitchens and bathrooms. Her timeless delicate designs are inspired by the natural world, flowers, fruit, vegetables and insects. Holly works exclusively with UK companies for her base china and for the supply, printing and make-up of her fabrics and textile accessories. Her designs translate to fabrics beautifully and are sought out for curtains and blinds.
Pretty floral linens inspired by 19th c French designs, sold by the metre or made up into cushions, bed throws, waste paper bins, door stops, covered filing boxes, lampshades and more. New to the collection - natural plain linens, stonewashed hemp, velvets and 'Next Generation' cottons in floral, ikat or candy stripes. Also handmade floral wallpapers, printed in England, to complement the Kate Forman fabric range.
An inspirational range of original printed cotton and linen fabrics in geometric contemporary designs; available by the metre, or as cushions, lampshades and as made-to-measure curtains and blinds. Try the virtual showroom, mixing and matching prints to suit your aesthetic.
Extensive collections specifically targeted towards high-end architects, yacht and interior designers supplying: luxurious kid mohair velvet, Italian silk velvet, cotton velvet, linen velvet, textured upholstery fabric, hand woven linens, fine satin wool for upholstery and curtains. Chenille, sheer linen, raffia, classic silk damask, fine faux leather, Contract and domestic fabrics and innovative sheers/voiles. Their upholstery fabrics focus on unusual, contemporary and interesting textures including luxurious cashmere silk velvet and heavy weight upholstery linen and corduroy. Also double-width washable sheers, luxury cashmere throws and bed blankets; FR sheers and FR contract velvets; and natural, hand-woven linen.
Lewis & Wood was established 20 years ago by Stephen Lewis and interior designer Joanna Wood. The company is renowned for it’s bold floral designs, Toile de Jouy, and a stunning range of printed velvets, plain linen taffeta, tweeds and merino wools. The new Rococo Collection, designed by Melissa White, includes both wallpapers and velvet and linen fabrics. The company is famous for its signature wide width wallpapers, which includes striking metallic designs, and the re-colouring of old favourites, Jasper Peony and Adam’s Eden. 2014 also sees the company team up with Christopher Moore and his unrivalled collection of Toiles and Indienne linens will be available exclusively through Lewis & Wood.
THE LINEN SHOP fabrics, woven in Scotland and Belgium, are exclusively designed by the owner Fran White with each addition carefully selected to complement the collection. The range is ideal for curtaining, soft furnishings, upholstery, craftwork and a myriad of other uses. Please visit the online store for examples of the fabrics available and to purchase their ready-made items or lengths of linen.