Spring Florals

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  Spring has sprung and to celebrate, we’re sharing some charming cotton prints with you. Perfect little designs that are ideal for dressmaking, craft projects and patchwork, these are just a few selected from the huge delivery we’ve had this … Continue reading

Dreamy two tone Organzas

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  We have them back!  The glorious two tone organzas that flew out of the shop last year are back and we’re so delighted to have more colours to offer you.  The blue/green colourway is one of the favourites and … Continue reading

Book Review – The Dressmaking Technique Bible

As Lorna Knight rightly points out in the introduction to her book, with cheap clothing so readily available, people no longer make their own clothes to save money; but if you want to get an individual look, use a certain … Continue reading

Far From The Madding Crowd

At Livingstone Textiles Bridport we are extremely fortunate to live amongst some of the most beautiful scenery in the British Isles.  As well as fast becoming a very popular  holiday and tourism destination with its crumbling Jurrasic coastline, the West … Continue reading

Lovely Linens

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At Livingstone Textiles we are proud to stock a great selection of linens suitable for dressmaking and curtain making.  We hold beautiful soft linens from Russia, rough and slubby linens from Lithuania and beautiful herringbone weaves as well as traditional … Continue reading

SIMPLICITY PATTERNS ARE STILL HALF PRICE !!

Browse the collection online and just pop in to the shop and collect your pattern.  You can HAVE IT TODAY as we stock all of the patterns here in the shop and rarely sell out. You probably are thinking, ‘Well … Continue reading

Happy Halloween Fabric Fiends

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Lots of you have been in this week to buy shimmery, sparkly, witchy fabrics for costumes not only for your little ones but for yourselves as well.  Don’t forget to take extra care with shop bought costumes as many man … Continue reading

Halloween Fabrics

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  Pop in to our magnificent fancy dress section at Livingstone Textiles.  In both our Yeovil and Bridport shops we have a great selection of cobwebby, spooky and sparkly fabrics as well as fur, all ready to turn you into … Continue reading

New Prestigious Textiles Fabrics

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A sneak preview into one of the Prestigious Textiles new fabrics that are to be released next week are these beautifully bold, printed designs of animals. These bright colours add a retro feel to the fabrics with the bold yellows … Continue reading

Melplash Show

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With Melplash show only two days away some of our local customers might be testing out that cake recipe one last time to make sure it’s perfect for the yearly cake competition, I know that Tom at Livingstone Textiles has … Continue reading

Pattern Sale Starts 9am tomorow

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It’s exciting news! There’s still time to make a new summer outfit or get ahead and start creating your new autumn look before A/W17 hits the shops.  All of the New Look and Simplicity patterns we have in stock are … Continue reading

LIVINGSTONES AT YEOVIL SHOW

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We’re making our first appearance at the Yeovil Show.  Come over and say hello and take a look at the sample of fabrics that we have brought along to show you.  It’s just a taste of the massive range of … Continue reading