Supplies

A selection of both curtain making and upholstery supplies, ranging from 3 pass blackout curtain linings and heading tapes to cushion inserts and hook & look velcro. Useful for those who wish to create their very own designer curtains, soft furnishings or upholstery.

 

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High quality stainless steel durable, highly ergonomic scissors. Cuts thin and thick fabrics, paper,..
£20.00
Professional quality, stainless steel pinking shears . 9" (23cm). Made in Germany   ..
£8.50
Durable titanium coated dressmaking scissors with a comfort grips.   Standard UK Delivery..
£5.50
Durable titanium coated dressmaking scissors with a comfort grips.   Standard UK Delivery..
£4.50
Durable titanium coated hobby scissors with a comfort grips.   Standard UK Delivery ..
£3.50
Durable titanium coated embroidery scissors with a comfort grips.   Standard UK Delivery ..
£3.00
Decree Snip and Measure 8" (20cm) scissors. Perfect for craft and fabric work. A lockable tape ..
£4.00
Decree Comfort Premium 10" (25cm) Multi-purpose scissors. Ideal for dressmaking.   S..
£4.00
Decree Comfort Premium Multipack scissors. Three pairs. 5.5" (14cm) 6" (15cm) 8.2..
£5.00
Hemline pro-cut series thread snips (4.75" / 12cm). Spring loaded and ergonimcal design. Perfec..
£4.50
Fibre glass tape measures 60" (150cm) in one of 4 colours.   Standard UK Delivery ..
£1.25
150cm (60") retractable tape measure.   Standard UK Delivery ..
£2.50
300cm (120") extra long retractable tape measure.   Standard UK Delivery ..
£3.50
Three coloured marking pencils in blue, pink and white. Marks are easily removed with a damp cloth o..
£2.75
Three coloured marking pencils in blue, pink and white. Marks are easily removed with a damp cloth o..
£2.75
Three clay based tailor's chalk in white, red and blue. Comes in a small plastic container to ke..
£1.75
Tailor's chalk available in white, red, blue and yellow.   Standard UK Delivery ..
£0.75
Four clay based tailor's chalk in white, red and blue and yellow. Comes in a small plastic conta..
£1.75
Useful for marking sewing and cutting lines on fabrics. Marks can be removed with a damp cloth. &..
£1.75
Useful for marking sewing and cutting lines on fabrics. Marks can be removed with a damp cloth. &..
£1.75
Useful for marking sewing and cutting lines on fabrics. Marks can be removed with a damp cloth. &..
£1.75
Waxed based tailors chalk in white. Good quality chalk, made in Canada.   Standard UK Del..
£0.50
Pack of 12 assorted household hand sewing needles.   Standard UK Delivery ..
£1.00
Selby Soft Furnishings Blog & Guides
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Jean Baptiste Falcon, Innovator of the Semi-Automated Loom

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The Development of Jacquard Weaving and Fabric

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The Development of Cotton Weaving and Fabric

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The Development of Linen Weaving and Fabric

The Development of Linen Weaving and Fabric

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The Development of Silk Weaving and Fabric

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