Affordable, traditional woven cotton tickings; striped, checked and patterned natural fabrics, the majority of which are made in the UK & Europe plus a huge choice of 100% linen fabrics in a variety of weights and colours. Their range includes lining fabrics, curtain poles and haberdashery so you can start curtain-making with all the sundries you need for the job and, if you want them to make for you, a dedicated website explaining the ordering process with a great gallery of examples. Tinsmiths’ upholstery fabrics are all tested for durability and include wool plaids, herringbones and heavyweight linens for traditional fixed upholstery and for loose covers. Tinsmiths’ Ledbury shop hold stock and provide a free on-line sampling service to make sure the customer gets exactly what they require.
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.
Coromandel has supplied exceptional hand-embroidered crewel fabric for over 35 years. A corporate member of the Historic Houses Association, customers include the National Trust, members of the LPOC and SPAB, retail clients and designers listed in House & Garden's Top 100. Fabrics are handmade in limited quantities using artisan methods and 100% natural fibres. The Contemporary Collection features white embroidery on neutral grounds and the Heritage Collection features multicoloured embroidery in motifs based on Elizabethan and Jacobean designs. Plain hand-loomed background fabrics are similar in texture to linen and are available in cream, ecru and slate. Free swatches or returnable samples available on request.
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.
Dora Fabrics' mission is to provide beautiful, handmade natural fabrics made in a manner kind to the environment, using natural dyes, water-based inks and pure, natural linen. Created in her studio in the South Downs by pattern-maker and printer Sarah Burns, natural dyes are harvested locally and graphic patterns are inspired by the Downs, ancient tracks and villages nearby. You can also contact Dora Fabrics if you would like to commission a bespoke design; and view the website for dates and details of workshops in pattern making, natural dying and other fascinating subjects.
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.
Lewis & Wood was established 25 years ago by Stephen Lewis and interior designer Joanna Wood.The company is renowned for it’s bold botanical and floral designs, Toile de Jouy, a stunning range of colourful printed velvets, plain linen taffetas and merino wool. Recent launches include the V&A archive-inspired ‘Spitalfields Collection’, which offers a contemporary interpretation of 17th century Huguenot artists work as fabric and wallpaper, the ‘Eastern Promise’ linen collection, which was inspired by the magnificent textiles and ceramics of the Middle East and Central Asia, and a new collaboration with textile collector Susan Deliss to produce ‘Batik’ - an exotic weave in 10 jewel colourways.
Parna has a broad selection of vintage linen, hemp and embroidery sourced from Central and Eastern Europe and beyond. Parna's vintage linen and hemp range for upholstery and soft furnishings includes vintage fabric on rolls, hemp sheets, Hungarian grain sacks and cart covers. Parna also has a range of artisanal, indigo-dyed and resist-dyed vintage linen. Versatile, hard-wearing, and eco-friendly, they can source to order and offer a matching service. Custom embroidery and monogramming service available.
Soane's collection of plain and patterned fabrics are woven and printed in British mills and workshops. Their experts employ traditional methods, such as block and screen printing, perfected over generations, to create fine quality fabrics with the timeless appeal and atmosphere of antique textiles. Each Soane fabric has been inspired by pieces in Lulu Lytle's own personal collection of antique, decorative textiles, art and jewels. The Image shown is Dianthus Chintz Lapis on Silk.
Traditional striped deckchair fabrics in 100% woven cotton in 45cm (18") wide widths. Plus wider 150cm widths - ideal for curtains, blinds and upholstery. Both widths are available in a great selection of strong striped designs with pattern on both sides. Plus hammocks, hammock chairs, traditional wooden-framed garden shelters, windbreaks, sun hats, cushions, aprons, childrens aprons, toddlers aprons, ovengloves, tea towels, beach bags - all made out of the fabrics.
Tissus d'Helene is a haven for textile and wallpaper designers from England, France, Italy, Belgium and America, whose belief is to maintain the highest standards in their craft. There are beautiful linens from Volga Linen Company, Nicole Fabre, Blithfield & Co, Sequana, Suzanna Davis, Rose Tarlow, Souveraine, Lisa Fine Textiles, Peter Dunham Textiles and others. Also prints, velvets, Italian and English silks, appliqué and embroidery. Since many of these textiles are printed, woven or embroidered to order, a lot of custom work is undertaken. Pictured are hand-dyed linens from Adam Bray.