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

Easter Opening hours

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HAPPY EASTER FOLKS Over the Easter period Livingstone Textiles will be open as follows in both Bridport and Yeovil: Thursday the 29th March – 9am-5pm Good Friday – CLOSED Easter Saturday 31st March – 9am- 5pm Easter Sunday – CLOSED … 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

Rolls of Fabric

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Don’t forget that Livingstone Textiles stock hundreds of fabrics on the roll for you to chose from.  Fabric is one of those products that you really need to feel before you buy and our huge selection means you can usually … Continue reading

Fabric Dolls

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  There are some beautiful books in the fabric shop at Livingstone Textiles, Bridport.  These are some of our favourite doll making books because they are fanciful and appealing to all age groups.       We also stock a … 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

HALF PRICE SIMPLICITY SALE NOW ON

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Starting Wednesday the 10th of January, all Simplicity patterns are half price and will be until Thursday the 23rd of January. Pop in and grab a two for one offer and join our pattern club at the same time to … Continue reading

Sandstone & Shadow

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An absolutely beautiful range of subtle designs from Bill Beaumont in soft muted colours.  The stripe effect is called Jordaan and the leaf spray is called Lars.  With a pattern repeat of only 33.5cm and a useable width of 140cm … 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