Medium Weight Calico Fabric

£ 4.50 / metre

Medium Weight Calico is a natural unbleached cotton, that has a number of different uses from dressmaking to crafts. It is an raw, un-processed fabric that is ideal for a multitude of uses due to its versatility.

Pattern: Medium

17.00 m in stock (backorders allowed)

Product Price

17 metres in stock


10 – 15% shrinkage on washing, Cool Wash 30 Degrees, Tumble dry cool


100% Cotton


Clothing, Craft Project, Dressmaking

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Medium Weight Calico Fabric

Medium weight calico is a natural unbleached cotton fabric that has a number of different uses from dressmaking to upholstery to crafts. Calico is useful for all sorts of creative projects, for example:
  • dressmaking toiles,
  • bags
  • cushions
  • historical costumes.
  Use calico for crafts - use calico as a blank canvas for painting, dyeing or printing. Calico is a 100% cotton fabric that is a raw, unprocessed material,  ideal for a multitude of uses due to its versatility. Do you need to know how to measure for curtains? here's our useful guide. If you don't want to make them yourself, our skilled team of local makers are on hand to create your furnishings made to measure. Are you a dressmaker? Dressmakers will enjoy  this video from Simplicity on how to read a pattern. If you need a heavier fabric, then our heavyweight cotton calico may be just the fabric you're looking for.

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Colours can appear differently on screen, so although every care has been taken to represent them accurately, some variations may occur from real life. To check colours are as you expect we recommend you order a sample, to see and feel the fabric in the flesh. Samples are available for just 50p! Colours can also vary between dye lots, so please ensure you order enough for your project.

So we can package your fabrics beautifully for posting, they will be taken off the roll and folded. We try our best to always send fabric in one continuous length although this is not always possible, we will contact you if this is the case. Some fabrics are also on sale in our shop in Bridport, Dorset, so on rare occasions stock may not be available where it appears to be online. We do our best to avoid this and many fabrics can be reordered, again if this occurs we will contact you to discuss the options.

To keep your lovely new fabrics in the best condition we recommend checking out the Product Info for details on how to care for them. Washable fabrics should always be hand washed, before cutting and making your projects, in order to allow for shrinkage.

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