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New Ranges

February 2013Melinki, Scions debut range, is an eclectic mix of prints, embroideries, jacquards and co-ordinating plains, drawn from mid-century archive documents and modern Scandinavian design. It has a cool, clean palette of fashionable hues: coastal calm, retro kitsch, bakelite brights and urban neutrals.
February 2013Affordable, contemporary, slightly retro feel, range of polyester/viscose weaves. Hard wearing and practical, drapes well. Nice subtle sheen
January 2013A co-ordinating checks and stripes collection, in a tactile, textured linen mix which work harmoniously with the prints and embroideries.
January 2013Ticking stripes are well loved for their versatile, easy to live with character. Five new essential cotton stripes are beautifully combined with two finely woven small-scale weaves.
October 2012Juniper cleverly combines the current trends for folk embroideries and cool updates of retro prints. These well-finished embroideries are inspired by textile, wallpaper and ceramic designs of the 1930s and 1950s. With a fresh airy feel to it, the selection encompasses Betula: a sinuous leaf ogee in contrasting tones, Formosa: a delicately-stitched curling fern design in a panel stripe and Orletta: a striking leaf and bud motif in a combination of good, workable colours. All designs are embroidered on to neutral or softly coloured linen and linen-mix fabrics.
October 2012A very popular brushed linen union with a unique peach-skin finish in a multitude of soft-washed contemporary shades, for a relaxed look thats very suave.
October 2012A very popular brushed linen union with a unique peach-skin finish in a multitude of soft-washed contemporary shades, for a relaxed look thats very suave.
June 2012A really useful collection of smaller stripes, plains and checks in lots of colours.
September 2011A popular collection of larger stripes and checks.
May 2011Contemporary, graphically drawn prints, simply embroidered pure linen and a textured plain.
May 2011Range of plains in matching colours to Akoko.
May 2010A relaxed yet sophisticated collection, inspired by a harmonious mix of English country garden and classic French style, Amilie?s delightful designs capture these timeless themes to perfection.
May 2010Relaxed cool plains in colours that match the Amilie weaves.
November 2009A smart braid-like stripe in a crisp ribbed Indian handloom cotton in 2 designs, Zaika & Chiko, each available in 20 vibrant colourways
January 2009A striking collection of irresistible fabrics, which combine contemporary and classic damasks of varying scales in an array of mouthwatering colours. Nice silky look and feel, can be a bit translucent in light colours so blackout recommended.
January 2009Hopsack texture plain in wide range of colours, good mix of cotton linen and viscose, makes up well.
January 2009A smart taffeta with chenille and boucle highlights (dimples). Very shiny, lots of colours, makes up into curtains and blinds very well. Blackout lining recommended. Tough, hard wearing fabric, upholstery grade.
December 2008Indian hand-woven ribbed cotton. Good weight, makes great blinds (rib horizontal), hardworking, good weight for curtains too. Been around a while, very popular.
June 2007Very versatile and durable two tone plain linen type fabric.
May 2007Classic English style updated with a mix of fresh ticking stripes in a light and airy scheme of alpine and soft neutrals. Smart, cool and traditional.

On The Site

  • June 2004: Fabric Search facility greatly enhanced due to our new colour matcher.
  • May 2004: New articles on stripes, prints etc on the advice pages.

Updated Ranges

  • April 2007: The hardworking and popular Geneva updated and greatly expanded to over 80 fabrics.

Discontinued Ranges

  • May 2007: The Chintz range and the plain Coral Beach have been discontinued. With the addition of Riga we now have plenty of alternatives to choose from.