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Fabric Base Information

This page contains information about the bases we sell here at Lush Fabrics.

All Seasons Bases

These bases are great all year round!

Double Brushed Poly

Composition: 96% Polyester, 4% Spandex

Weight: 170-180gsm

Width: 150cm

Description: Beautifully soft to the touch, this fabric starts as a standard poly knit and is brushed on both sides to give it that lovely feel. This fabric has beautiful drape and great recovery on stretch so it will not grow on you during the day. We have a large range of both prints and solid colours in this base.

Garment suggestions: This fabric ticks many boxes because it performs well with positive or negative ease making it a great fabric for many knit fabric garments. Use this to make tops, pants, skirts, dresses, cardigans, kimonos, leggings - the list is long!

220gsm Rib Knit

Composition: 96% Polyester, 4% Spandex

Weight: 220gsm

Width: 150cm

Description: This rib knit is a bit heavier than our standard rib knits. This fabric has amazing horizontal stretch and drapes beautifully. It recovers well on stretch so there is no need to worry about your garments growing throughout the day. This base is only available in solid colours.

Garment suggestions: The additional weight of this fabric makes it perfect for all sorts of garments including tops, dresses, and cardigans.

200gsm Modal

Composition: 96% Modal, 4% Spandex

Weight: 200gsm

Width: 150cm

Description: This drapey, breathable fabric is gorgeous for warm weather. Its recovery on stretch is poor, so consideration should be made on the type of garment to make; something that is too heavy will stretch the fabric out. Clear elastic in horizontal seams can provide some stability. This fabric is available in solid colours only.

Garment suggestions: This fabric is wonderful for T-shirts. It can be used with care for dresses, skirts and shorts.

250gsm Modal

Composition: 96% Modal, 4% Spandex

Weight: 250gsm

Width: 150cm

Description: This fabric is just like the 200gsm Modal but a little heavier, giving it a more luxurious feel and slightly different drape. Again, its recovery on stretch is poor, so care should be taken in choosing the garment you will sew with this fabric. This fabric is available in solid colours only.

Garment suggestions: This fabric is wonderful for T-shirts.  It can be used with care for dresses, skirts and shorts.

Athletic Performance Knit

Composition: 80% Polyester, 20% Spandex

Weight: 240-250gsm

Width: 150cm

Description: This fabric is great for athletic wear but doesn’t have to be restricted to that! Its weight and drape mean it make lovely garments for everyday wear too. This fabric is available in solid colours and a small number of prints.

Garment suggestions: The most popular use for this fabric is workout leggings, but it can also be used for workout tops and sports bras, as well as everyday wear such as dresses, pants, skirts and tops.

Honeycomb

Composition: 92% Polyester, 8% Spandex

Weight: 260gsm

Width: 150cm

Description: Honeycomb is a very similar base to our Athletic Performance Knit, but it also features a unique honeycomb texture. Similarly to the Athletic Performance Knit, Honeycomb's fantastic stretch means it is a great choice for a wide range of garments. The fabric's texture makes it great for turning a basic piece into something a little more exciting! This base is available in a range of solid colours and some prints.

Garment suggestions: The most popular use for this fabric is workout leggings, but it can also be used for workout tops and sports bras, as well as everyday wear such as dresses, pants, skirts and tops.

Power Mesh

Composition: 95% Polyester, 5% Spandex

Weight: 90gsm

Width: 150cm

Description: Power Mesh is super stretchy, lightweight mesh fabric. Being mesh, this fabric is see-through so this must be considered when choosing how to use it. Power Mesh is only available in solid colours.

Garment suggestions: Power Mesh can be used as a lining for other garments or for cutouts or contrast pieces. 

Flocked Mesh

Composition: 95% Polyester, 5% Spandex

Weight: 100gsm

Width: 150cm

Description: This fabric is made of a fairly stable mesh and features a velvet flocking design. The flocking does mean that some additional care needs to be taken with this fabric - please only wash this fabric in cold water, do not put it in the dryer, and consider using a delicates bag.

Garment suggestions: Flocked Mesh can be used for cutout, contrast pieces, or overlays, or even as a lightweight cardigan.

Metallic Poly Knit

Composition: 93% Polyester, 7% Spandex

Weight: 180gsm

Width: 150cm

Description: This knit has a black base with a textured metallic finish in some beautiful colours. It is lightweight meaning it has beautiful drape, and it has some nice, firm stretch horizontally. 

Garment suggestions: This fabric will add a bit of glam to whatever you decide to make with it. We suggest garments such as tops, dresses, pants, skirts, or jumpsuits.

Metallic Foil Knit

Composition: 95% Polyester, 5% Spandex

Weight: 180gsm

Width: 150cm

Description: This fabric is made of a simple poly knit base with an irregular metallic foil throughout. This foil gives the fabric some texture and shine. The Metallic Foil Knit does not have a lot of horizontal stretch, and has a little more vertical stretch.

Garment suggestions: This fabric will add a bit of glam to whatever you decide to make with it. We suggest garments such as tops, dresses, pants, skirts, or jumpsuits.

Casino

Composition: 88% Polyester, 12% Spandex

Weight: 245gsm

Width: 150cm

Description: Casino is a heavier knit with a satiny finish on the right side. This fabric has some give horizontally, but does have a little vertical stretch. The additional thickness gives this fabric a beautiful, luxurious drape. Casino is available in a selection of beautiful colours.

Garment suggestions: With the limited stretch this fabric, care needs to be taken when selecting a pattern. Casino makes beautiful dresses, tops, pants, skirts, and jumpsuits.

Velvet Burnout

Composition: 65% Polyester, 27% Nylon, 8% Spandex

Weight: 200gsm

Width: 150cm

Description: Velvet Burnout is largely velvet, but has a design "burned out" of the fabric. The backing is a fine mesh-type fabric, allowing you to see through the design. This fabric has great stretch and drapes beautifully. 

Garment suggestions: Velvet Burnout is great for all sorts of garments, including cardigans, dresses, skirts, and tops. Just be sure to take care of the burnout design when deciding what to make.

Pleated

Composition: 100% Polyester

Weight: 150gsm

Width: 150cm

Description: This Pleated base is a poly knit with pleats running horizontally across the fabric. This fabric has great horizontal stretch and some give vertically. This means that while you can of course use the fabric with the pleats running vertically, you will need to think about the stretch required for your pattern. Our Pleated range is only available in solid colours.

Garment suggestions: This fabric looks great made into skirts, pants, dresses, and tops.

Metallic Slinky

Composition: 87% Nylon, 8% Metal, 5% Spandex

Weight: 190gsm

Width: 150cm

Description: Metallic Slinky is a black nylon knit with a metallic design on the right side. The metallic design is delicate, so we recommend hand washing this fabric base. Please do not put this fabric in the dryer, and only use a cold wash if you must use the washing machine. Metallic Slinky has good horizontal stretch and some give vertically. You can sew straight through the metallic pieces. This base is available in a selection of solid colours.

Garment suggestions: This fabric is great for some dressier garments, including tops, dresses, skirts, and jumpsuits.

Lurex Jersey

Composition: 73.9% Nylon, 22.8% Lurex, 3.3% Spandex

Weight: 200gsm

Width: 150cm

Description: Lurex Jersey is a black nylon knit with Lurex threads woven throughout. This base has good horizontal and vertical stretch, as well as gorgeous drape.

Garment suggestions: Lurex Jersey would be fantastic for anything you want to add a bit of glamour to! We suggest garments such as tops, dresses, or skirts.

Summer Bases

These lightweight bases are perfect for the warmer summer weather.

DTY

Composition: 96% Polyester, 4% Spandex

Weight: 170-180gsm

Width: 150cm

Description: DTY stands for Drawn Textured Yarn - we use the abbreviation because the full name doesn't really tell you anything about the fabric. A quick way to describe this base is “poly knit”. DTY is great for summer because it is light, has great drape, and is cool to the touch. This fabric is available in prints and solid colours.

Garment suggestions: This fabric is wonderful for dresses, tops, skirts, pants, shorts and kimono style cardigans.

ITY

Composition: 96% Polyester, 4% Spandex

Weight: 190gsm

Width: 150cm

Description: ITY stands for Interlock Twist Yarn - we use the abbreviation because the full name doesn't really tell you anything about the fabric. A quick way to describe this base is “poly knit”. ITY is very similar to DTY - is great for summer because it is light, has great drape, and is cool to the touch. This fabric is available in a range of prints.

Garment suggestions: This fabric is wonderful for dresses, tops, skirts, pants, shorts and kimono style cardigans.

Pila Spandex

Composition: 92% Polyester, 8% Spandex

Weight: 220gsm

Width: 150cm

Description: Pila Spandex is similar to DTY and ITY, although it is a bit heavier. It feels soft and is slinky without being unmanageable. Pila Spandex is very soft without being brushed. This base is available in a range of prints.

Garment suggestions: Pila Spandex is great for garments such as skirts, dresses, pants, and tops.

Eyelet

Composition: 96% Polyester, 4% Spandex

Weight: 190gsm

Width: 150cm

Description: Eyelet is a DTY base with a Broderie Anglaise design. This base has great horizontal stretch and a little vertical stretch. It is lightweight and drapes nicely, making it perfect for summer wear. Eyelet is available in a few solid colours and prints.

Garment suggestions: Eyelet is perfect for summer tops, dresses, and beach coverups. Be aware of the holes in the Broderie Anglaise design when deciding whether or not to line your garment.

Rib Knit

Composition: 96% Polyester, 4% Spandex

Weight: 180gsm

Width: 150cm

Description: This slim rib fabric is soft to the touch and lovely to wear. It has good stretch and recovery. Your garment might grow slightly during the day, but not too much. We have prints and solid colours in this fabric base.

Garment suggestions: This fabric makes a gorgeous dress or top. It would also look great as a skirt, shorts or even a cardigan for cooler weather.

Pointelle Rib

Composition: 86% Polyester, 9% Rayon, 5% Spandex

Weight: 190gsm

Width: 150cm

Description: Our Pointelle Rib is a square rib somewhere between a waffle knit and a rib knit. It is a lovely light weight, making it perfect for summer wear. This base has good horizontal stretch and some vertical stretch. We have Pointelle Rib available in both prints and solid colours.

Garment suggestions: This fabric is great for tops and dresses.

Slinky Rib

Composition: 94% Polyester, 6% Spandex

Weight: 240gsm

Width: 150cm

Description: Slinky Rib features an irregular rib pattern in a heavier fabric than our standard rib knit. Despite this weight, it is quite slinky and cool to wear. It has great horizontal and vertical stretch. This fabric may cling a little in a fitted garment. Slinky Rib is available in solid colours only.

Garment suggestions: Slinky Rib is perfect for everything from dresses and tops to pants and skirts.

Wide Rib Knit

Composition: 95% Polyester, 5% Spandex

Weight: 180gsm

Width: 150cm

Description: Our Wide Rib Knit is lovely and soft and features a wider rib than our standard rib. This base has fantastic horizontal stretch. Wide Rib Knit is available in a range of prints.

Garment suggestions: Wide Rib Knit is fantastic for garments such as tops or loungewear pieces.

Rayon Spandex

Composition: 97% Rayon, 3% Spandex

Weight: 165-180gsm

Width: 150cm

Description: This fabric is perfect in many ways. It is light, breathable, drapey, and generally lovely to wear when it is hot outside. However, its biggest flaw is that it can grow during the day due to its poor stretch recovery. Using clear elastic in horizontal seams can help to add stability to the garment.This fabric is available in some lovely prints and a limited number of solid colours.

Garment suggestions: This fabric is wonderful for T-shirts. It can be used with care for dresses, skirts and shorts, pants.

Rayon Modal

Composition: 95% Rayon/Modal, 5% Spandex

Weight: 175gsm

Width: 180cm

Description: Similar to the 200 and 250gsm Modals, this drapey, breathable fabric is gorgeous for warm weather. It differs from the modals in its weight and its width. Its recovery on stretch is poor, so consideration should be made on the type of garment to make - anything too heavy will stretch the fabric out. Clear elastic in horizontal seams can provide some stability. This fabric is available in solid colours only.

Garment suggestions: This fabric is wonderful for T-shirts. It can be used with care for dresses, skirts and shorts.

Bamboo

Composition: 96% Bamboo, 4% Spandex

Weight: 200gsm

Width: 150cm

Description: This stretch Bamboo is a blend of bamboo and spandex. The high proportion of the natural bamboo fibre means that this base is lovely and breathable. Bamboo has great vertical and horizontal stretch. 

Garment suggestions: Bamboo is great for tops and dresses.

180gsm Cotton Spandex

Composition: 95% Cotton, 5% Spandex

Weight: 180gsm

Width: 185cm

Description: This cotton spandex is a lightweight fabric that is great for the warmer weather due to its breathability. It has good recovery on stretch so will not grow during wear. Being cotton, there is some structure to this fabric so it will not drape as well as others. We have a good range of solid colours available along with some prints.

Garment suggestions: This weight cotton spandex is wonderful for T-shirts and tank tops. It can be used for dresses that don’t need a lot of drape, joggers, or dressier pants or skirts.

Single Brushed Poly

Composition: 96% Polyester, 4% Spandex

Weight: 170gsm

Width: 150cm

Description: Single Brushed Poly is typically brushed on the right side and slinkier on the inside. It is soft like Double Brushed Poly and has great horizontal and vertical stretch. We have a range of prints available in Single Brushed Poly.

Garment suggestions: Like Double Brushed Poly, Single Brushed Poly is a very versatile base and can be used for almost anything! We suggest garments such as tops, dresses, skirts, and pants.

Triblend

Composition: 50% Polyester, 37% Cotton, 13% Rayon

Weight: 135gsm

Width: 150cm

Description: Triblend is a super lightweight fabric made of a blend of three fibres. It has great horizontal stretch. Triblend is very breathable, making it a fantastic choice for your summer sewing. This base is available in a range of solid colours and some prints.

Garment suggestions: Triblend is perfect for T-shirts, and also makes great dresses.

Jersey

Composition: 64% Rayon, 17% Polyester, 15% Cotton, 4% Spandex

Weight: 170gsm

Width: 150cm

Description: Jersey is a gorgeously soft, lightweight fabric that is perfect for summer wear. The blend of fibres gives it great horizontal stretch as well as making it cool to wear. Our Jersey is available in a selection of colours.

Garment suggestions: Jersey is great for summer tops and dresses.

Viscose Slub

Composition: 96% Polyester, 4% Spandex

Weight: 180gsm

Width: 150cm

Description: Viscose Slub is a lightweight fabric with great stretch. The slub element means that there are parts where the fabric is thicker than the rest, giving it some added visual interest. Viscose Slub does not have great recovery on stretch, meaning that if you choose to make a heavier garment with this, it may grow during the day. Clear elastic in horizontal seams can provide some stability. This fabric is available in solid colours.

Garment suggestions: Viscose Slub is perfect for T-shirts, and also makes great dresses.

Linen Look

Composition: 64% Rayon, 32% Polyester, 4% Spandex

Weight: 200gsm

Width: 150cm

Description: Linen Look is lightweight and airy, making it a beautiful option for summer. It has a linen-like texture, but also has good horizontal stretch which sets it apart from traditional linen. This fabric does require ironing. Linen Look is available in a selection of solid colours.

Garment suggestions: Linen Look is perfect for your entire summer wardrobe - make tops, dresses, pants, and more with this fabric!

Rayon Challis

Composition: 100% Rayon

Weight: 100-125gsm

Width: 130cm

Description: This is one of the few woven fabrics that we stock here at Lush. This one is a favourite as it is cool and light to wear in warm weather. It has wonderful drape that is suitable for a variety of garment types. This fabric is available in prints and solid colours.

Garment suggestions: This fabric is great for any woven garment that requires some drape.

100% Cotton

Composition: 100% Cotton

Weight: 120gsm

Width: 142cm

Description: This is another of the few woven fabrics that we stock here at Lush. 100% Cotton is cool and light to wear in warm weather. The drape sits a bit wider than fabrics such as Rayon Challis. 100% Cotton is available in a range of prints.

Garment suggestions: 100% Cotton is fantastic for summer tops, dresses, and skirts.

Ghost Crepe

Composition: 96% Polyester, 4% Spandex

Weight: 125gsm

Width: 150cm

Description: This drapey fabric has a crepe texture on the right side. It is lovely and light for warm weather garments. Although it contains spandex, it is a woven fabric. A big bonus of this fabric is it doesn’t require regular ironing. This fabric is available in prints and solid colours.

Garment suggestions: This fabric is great for any woven garment that requires some drape.

Rayon Crepon

Composition: 100% Rayon

Weight: 120gsm

Width: 150cm

Description: Rayon Crepon is another of our woven fabrics. This fabric is quite similar to Rayon Challis, but has a crepey texture that creates a wrinkle effect. Although this base does not have any stretch, it does have a bias. We have Rayon Crepon available in a number of prints.

Garment suggestions: Rayon Crepon is fantastic for tops, dresses, and skirts in your summer wardrobe.

Winter Bases

Create some gorgeous, snuggly garments with our wide range of winter fabrics!

French Terry

Composition: Can vary. Most commonly 86% Polyester, 10% Rayon, 4% Spandex or 90% Polyester, 7% Rayon, 3% Spandex

Weight: 210gsm

Width: 150cm

Description: Smooth on one side and loops on the other, this fabric is generally quite soft with horizontal stretch only. The print is typically on the smooth side of the fabric, but can be on the loopy side. We have solid colours and prints available in this fabric.

Garment suggestions: This fabric is fantastic for jumpers and joggers - it is the ultimate loungewear! Of course, it can be used for other items as well. Be sure that the pattern you are sewing doesn’t require vertical stretch as French Terry often doesn’t have any.

Brushed French Terry

Composition: 48% Polyester, 44% Cotton, 8% Rayon

Weight: 280gsm

Width: 150cm

Description: Soft with a brushed, semi-fleecy feel on the inside, this fabric has good stretch despite its lack of spandex. It does not have good stretch recovery so care should be taken not to make a garment that is too heavy. You can reinforce horizontal seams with clear elastic to help counter this. Brushed French Terry can be prone to pilling, particularly after the first wash when the fluff from the wrong side can get stuck to the right side of the fabric. This can be easily removed with a lint machine. This fabric base is available in solid colours only.

Garment suggestions: This fabric is beautifully warm and cosy for winter and is great for jumpers and joggers.

Liverpool

Composition: 95% Polyester, 5% Spandex

Weight: 180gsm

Width: 150cm

Description: This fabric has a slight thickness to it and crepey texture to the right side of the fabric. It has some structure and drape, so it can be used for a variety of garments. Liverpool generally only has horizontal stretch and has good recovery. This fabric is available in a variety of prints and some solid colours.

Garment suggestions: Liverpool makes a fantastic dress, pants, skirts, jacket or top.

Brushed 100% Cotton

Composition: 100% Cotton

Weight: 110gsm

Width: 140cm

Description: This woven fabric is very lightly brushed on the right side, making it a great fabric for many different garments. Being cotton, it has a little bit of structure to it so that a garment that might fall in a Rayon Challis will sit out a little in this Brushed 100% Cotton. This fabric is available in prints only.

Garment suggestions: Brushed 100% Cotton can be made into many garments that are suitable for woven fabrics. It is particularly good for pyjamas, skirts, shorts and could also be used for dresses and tops.

Scuba

Composition: 96% Polyester, 4% Spandex

Weight: 220gsm

Width: 150cm

Description: Scuba is a lovely, heavier fabric with a bit of body. It feels a little bit like wetsuit material, but is not as thick. Scuba has good horizontal stretch and is a very forgiving base.

Garment suggestions: Scuba is fantastic for garments that have a bit of structure. Think pencil skirts, blazers, and pants. It also makes great dresses and tops.

Ponte

Composition: 95% Polyester, 5% Spandex

Weight: 220gsm

Width: 150cm

Description: Ponte is a great winter base with a bit of body. This base has good horizontal stretch and a lovely drape thanks to its heavier weight. We have Ponte available in a selection of prints and solid colours.

Garment suggestions: Ponte is great for garments that need some structure. We love ponte for dresses, skirts, pants, jackets, and more.

Soft Ponte

Composition: 60% Rayon, 35% Nylon, 5% Spandex

Weight: 220gsm

Width: 135cm

Description: Soft Ponte is, as the name suggests, extremely soft! This base is warm and comfortable, and sews up really nicely. It has good horizontal and vertical stretch, but does not have as much drape as some of our other fabrics. Be aware that our rolls of Soft Ponte are not as wide as the rest of our range, so check your pattern requirements carefully. This base is available in solid colours.

Garment suggestions: Soft Ponte is great for making garments such as dresses, skirts, pants, and jackets.

Velvet

Composition: 90% Polyester, 10% Spandex

Weight: 330gsm

Width: 150cm

Description: Our Velvet lovely, thick stretch fabric. This fabric has a texture that sits in a particular direction, so if you are going for a consistent look make sure that all your pattern pieces are oriented the same way. Velvet is available in a selection of luxurious solid colours.

Garment suggestions: Velvet is perfect for adding some glam to your garments. We suggest jackets, dresses, skirts, cardigans, and pants.

Corduroy

Composition: 95% Polyester, 5% Spandex

Weight: 230gsm

Width: 150cm

Description: This Corduroy is not like the corduroy of old. This is a lovely, soft, stretch corduroy with a bit of body to it. The ribbing in our Corduroy runs horizontally, but the fabric has great stretch so you can turn the fabric around if that suits your garment better. Corduroy is available in a selection of solid colours.

Garment suggestions: We love Corduroy for jumpers, jackets, pants, dresses, and tops.

Brushed Irregular Rib

Composition: 97% Polyester, 3% Spandex

Weight: 220gsm

Width: 150cm

Description: Brushed Irregular Rib is a soft, snuggly, sweater knit-style fabric with an irregular rib design. The ribs are brushed, adding to the thickness and comfort of the fabric itself. It has fantastic horizontal stretch and drapes beautifully. Brushed Irregular Rib is available in a selection of solid colours.

Garment suggestions: Brushed Irregular Rib is great for winter staples such as jumpers and cardigans, as well as dresses and tops. 

Microsuede

Composition: 95% Polyester, 5% Spandex

Weight: 150gsm

Width: 150cm

Description: Microsuede is a lightweight faux suede fabric base with good horizontal stretch. The suede texture makes this base beautiful and soft to touch. Microsuede is available in a select range of solid colours.

Garment suggestions: Microsuede could be used to make jackets, cardigans, skirts, and much more!

Brushed Rib Knit

Composition: 86% Polyester, 9% Rayon, 5% Spandex

Weight: 190gsm

Width: 150cm

Description: Don't let the light weight of this fabric fool you - Brushed Rib Knit is beautiful and soft. The rib pattern is part way between a waffle knit and a rib knit, but the ribs are brushed on both sides which gives the fabric some extra warmth. Brushed Rib Knit is available in select prints.

Garment suggestions: Brushed Rib Knit is great for cuddly, layering pieces such as jumpers, cardigans, dresses, and tops.

Faux Feather Hachi

Composition: 99% Polyester, 1% Spandex

Weight: 290gsm

Width: 150cm

Description: Faux Feather Hachi is an incredibly soft fabric that is perfect for winter. The titular "feathers" add an interesting texture and are great for outerwear pieces. This fabric has some weight to it and good horizontal and vertical stretch. 

Garment suggestions: Faux Feather Hachi is perfect for winter outerwear, including jumpers, cardigans, dresses, and tops.

French Terry Burnout

Composition: 90% Polyester, 7% Rayon, 3% Spandex

Weight: 200gsm

Width: 150cm

Description: French Terry Burnout is exactly the same as the standard French Terry, except that the print has been "burned out" and is a little bit see-through. Just like our regular French Terry, it has firm horizontal stretch and drapes beautifully. 

Garment suggestions: French Terry Burnout can be used for many garments, including jumpers, cardigans, dresses, joggers, and tops.

Waffle

Composition: 70% Polyester, 28% Rayon, 2% Spandex

Weight: 200gsm

Width: 150cm

Description: Waffle is recognisable by its texture. This is another lightweight, cosy winter fabric. Waffle comes in a variety of solid colours and some prints.

Garment suggestions: This fabric makes great jumpers, cardigans and dresses for the cool weather.

Brushed Waffle

Composition: 70% Polyester, 28% Rayon, 2% Spandex

Weight: 200gsm

Width: 150cm

Description: This lightweight, cosy winter fabric is simply our Waffle fabric but brushed. The brushing adds some fluffiness and warmth. Brushed Waffle comes in a variety of solid colours and some prints.

Garment suggestions: This fabric makes great jumpers, cardigans, long-sleeved tops, and dresses for the cool weather.

Oversized Waffle

Composition: 64% Polyester, 34% Rayon, 2% Spandex

Weight: 180gsm

Width: 140cm

Description: Oversized Waffle has a larger, looser weave compared to our standard Waffle. The looser knit means that it is not as warm as our other Waffle varieties. Oversized Waffle has good horizontal stretch and is available in a range of solid colours.

Garment suggestions: Oversized Waffle makes lovely jumpers and cardigans.

Cable Knit

Composition: 95% Polyester, 5% Spandex

Weight: 270gsm

Width: 150cm

Description: Cable Knit is a gorgeous sweater knit featuring a sweet cable knit design. It is a very soft, delicate fabric has great horizontal stretch. We recommend washing this fabric in a delicates bag and being careful to keep anything that it might get caught on away from it as it does pull easily. We think that it is worth the effort though, as this is such a lovely fabric. Cable Knit is available in a range of solid colours.

Garment suggestions: Cable Knit is fantastic for making your winter warmers such as jumpers and cardigans, but also makes really cute dresses!

Brushed Ribbed Sweater Knit

Composition: 96% Polyester, 4% Spandex

Weight: 190gsm

Width: 150cm

Description: Brushed Ribbed Sweater Knit is a lovely, cuddly sweater knit with a brushed ribbed design. It has great horizontal stretch and is beautifully soft to the touch. Brushed Ribbed Sweater Knit is available in a selection of solid colours.

Garment suggestions: Brushed Ribbed Sweater Knit is, as the name suggests, great for jumpers and cardigans. It is also great for winter dresses.

Faux Cashmere

Composition: 68% Polyester, 29.5% Rayon, 2.5% Spandex

Weight: 200gsm

Width: 150cm

Description: Faux Cashmere is one of the softest, cuddliest fabric bases we have in our range. It is soft and fuzzy on the right side, although you could choose to put this against your skin for additional warmth. This fuzzy side may pill, but this is easily removed with a lint remover. Faux Cashmere has great horizontal stretch and some vertical stretch. This base is available in a range of solid colours and a selection of prints. 

Garment suggestions: Faux Cashmere is lovely for winter pieces such as jumpers, cardigans, and long-sleeved tops.

Hachi Sweater Knit

Composition: 96% Polyester, 4% Spandex

Weight: 180gsm

Width: 150cm

Description: Hachi Sweater Knit is our quintessential sweater knit fabric base. This base is quite lightweight, but is great for layering. Hachi Sweater Knit has fantastic horizontal stretch and is available in a range of prints.

Garment suggestions: Hachi Sweater Knit is great in jumpers, cardigans, long-sleeved tops, and dresses.

Brushed Hachi Sweater Knit

Composition: 96% Polyester, 4% Spandex

Weight: 180gsm

Width: 150cm

Description: Brushed Hachi Sweater Knit is very similar to Hachi Sweater Knit, but with added brushing for some extra warmth. This brushing also makes this base extremely soft. Brushed Hachi Sweater Knit has great horizontal and vertical stretch and is available in a range of prints.

Garment suggestions: We love Brushed Hachi Sweater Knit for garments such as jumpers, cardigans, long-sleeved tops, and dresses.

Softhand Sweater Knit

Composition: 96% Polyester, 4% Spandex

Weight: 190gsm

Width: 150cm

Description: Softhand Sweater Knit is one of our favourites for winter garments. This fabric is, as the name suggests, incredibly soft and cosy. Softhand has fantastic horizontal and great vertical stretch, and comes in a range of beautiful solid colours.

Garment suggestions: Softhand Sweater Knit is perfect for jumpers, cardigans, long-sleeved tops, and dresses.

Super Soft Hachi Sweater Knit

Composition: 96% Polyester, 4% Spandex

Weight: 180gsm

Width: 150cm

Description: As the name suggests, this fabric is super soft to touch. Although lightweight, it is cosy to wear in the cooler weather. It does have some recovery on stretch, but care should be taken on the weight of the garment in case of stretching out. This fabric is available in prints only.
Garment suggestions:
This fabric makes a beautiful jumper or cardigan. Dresses are also a nice option for winter in this fabric.

Faux Alpaca

Composition: 69% Polyester, 24% Rayon, 3% Spandex

Weight: 200gsm

Width: 150cm

Description: Faux Alpaca is lightweight, cosy, and soft to touch. It is soft and fuzzy on the right side, although you could choose to put this against your skin for additional warmth. Faux Alpaca has great stretch and is available in a range of prints.
Garment suggestions: This fabric makes a beautiful jumper or cardigan. Dresses are also a nice option for winter in this fabric.