As we are a mainly female team, here at Croft Mill we understand how hard it can be to find the perfect dress in the perfect fabric for any given occasion. However we all agree on one mantra ‘you can never go wrong with a little black dress’ especially when it is made out of good quality fabric and measured to fit. Therefore here we have gathered together our black dress fabrics that you can use to make your own.
In my early days as a conceiver of how to mix drinks, Guinness and Champagne. Was and still is referred to as Black Velvet and guess what? This first item on our agenda is a rather splendid 50% cotton 45% modal 5% Elastane.
Not as in fishing but as in Spanish dancing, this is a 150cm wide black wool with polyester light weight suiting, woven pretty much like a fine loose hopsack, that it has a little bit of coarseness about it.
Crepe with as much stretch as you need. There is quite an incredible amount of furnish yarns in this cloth which I am sure if you wanted would fit like a pair of Tom Dayley's trunks but its not that kind of cloth.
60in wide black mechanical stretch crepe fabric. We may well get into trouble for using her name, I am not entirely sure but please let us know if you do know. This fabric was made for her collection at Top Shop. These dresses retail at £150 + mark, not t