“Have nothing in your houses that you do not know to be useful or believe to be beautiful.” William Morris (1834-1896) is considered to be one of the greatest designers in history and he was an iconic figure from the Arts and Crafts movement. He is best known for his intricate fabric and wallpaper patterns but… Continue reading Celebrating William Morris
Tie-dyeing is a simple way to create a unique, colourful effect on fabric and is also a great introduction to understanding the basics of home dyeing. The first thing to remember when it comes to hand or machine dyeing is natural fabrics only! Cotton, linen and viscose will dye to the full shade, polyester/cotton and polyester/viscose… Continue reading Tie-Dyeing Basics
Liberty prints are some of the most recognisable in the world and are loved by all who find them! Their cotton tana lawns have a beautifully soft,silky texture and are suitable for endless projects. Dresses, shirts, skirts, quilting, patchwork – the list goes on and on! Liberty prints have a long and rich history and… Continue reading Celebrating Liberty Prints
We are very excited and proud to present our new and improved Closs & Hamblin website and wanted to take you through some of the new features. First up, we have our beautiful new homepage… 1 – The scrolling banner will show all the latest news and offers available so you will won’t miss out! 2… Continue reading Welcome to Our New Website!
There’s nothing quite like a big and bold floral pattern to make a statement in your home and these are our favourites! Fandango is from the Mardi Gras collection by Prestigious Textiles – a fun, brightly coloured linen/cotton blend which would suit large windows beautifully! See more from this collection here. Fizz from the Tempo Collection… Continue reading Our Picks….Big Florals