Selection of crepe fabrics personally hand-picked for your next dressmaking project.
Crepe fabric is the result of highly twisted yarn. Wool and polyester crepes are the most common, but you can also find silk and viscose crepes. Crepes sometimes have the traditional crinkled texture. Crepes often do not crease and are extremely versatile. Crepes vary in weight, opacity ad texture so it is important to read each individual listing for more information.
Crepe de chine is lightweight and delicate making it perfect for blouses and vest tops.
Georgette crepe is often lightweight and sheer. It is perfect for sewing a blouse or cami top.
Chiffon is lightweight, sheer and has a slight rough texture due to how it is woven. Stretch crepe is the result of highly twisted yarn with added spandex. This fabric is a woven fabric and has a slight texture to it. Perfect for trouser making.
Stretch triple crepe is a heavyweight polyester fabric that has a slight texture to it. It's weight means that it has a lovely drape. The stretch within the fabric means that it is perfect for sewing fitting trousers or a dress that requires a fitted bodice.
Scuba is a double knit fabric that has a smooth surface. It has a good amount of stretch making it perfect for sewing fitted dresses. As it's a weighty fabric it can be used to make dramatic circle skirts or added ruffles to dresses.
Peachskin has a smooth texture and is soft to touch. It is lightweight has a beautiful drape. It has the luxury feel of silk and viscose but is inexpensive, hardly creases and doesn't need much ironing. It is perfect for sewing a floaty dress, skirt, culottes and blouses.
Satin fabrics are created using the satin weave which results in a soft and lustrous surface on one side and a dull appearance on the other. There are lots of different types of satin fabrics, but they typically have a good drape and are good for sewing dresses and blouses.
Our dressmaking fabrics are sold in 0.5m increments.