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

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

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

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

The Great Dorset Steam Fair

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We are very proud of our country and particularly our farming roots in Dorset  and so when every year the county holds The Great Dorset Steam Fair some of us go a little tractor crazy. The Great Dorset Steam Fair … 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

Elephant Patchwork Quilting Classes

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Our newest patchwork course is well under way in our Yeovil shop.  Having a dedicated teaching space enables us to offer you our sewing expertise in a small group where you can learn new skills and make new friends.   … 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