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Colour

Autumn/Winter 2019/20 is all about vibrant colour! There is a definite shift in colour coming our way, bringing a ray of sunshine to the often dreary days of autumn.

Introduce touches of WINTER BRIGHTS to your wardrobe and mix with rich HARVEST SHADES, COOL MIDTONES or even better, WARM BROWNS and your season will be filled with COLOUR!

Fabrics look new again with so many interesting textured knits and wovens in vibrant colour! Layering is a must and possibilities are endless for putting together a unique fashion look.

Words to describe autumn fabric for 2019: Cuddly, super soft, brushed, furry, ribbed, corded, suede, double faced, jacquard, waffle, basket weave, boucle, boiled, tweed, chenille, cable, printed, sequined, fringe, textured leathers, flocked, burnout, bubbly, distressed, pleated, clear coated, quilted, puffer, shiny, matte, melange, glitter and colourful.

Animal prints are back and one of the top trends for Autumn / Winter 2019.

Leopard, snakeskin, tiger, cheetah and zebra on every type of fabric such as wovens, knits, jacquards, glossy leatherette, faux fur and burnout velvets.

Colour is what makes these prints look new again. Leopard skins in vivid brights such as electric blue, snakeskins in vibrant red, tiger prints in mustard yellow. Of course, the traditional classic neutral shades are still very popular.

Plaids are back for Autumn 2019; traditional patterns in non-traditional colours.

Take a Royal Stewart pattern and make it modern in bright violet and acid yellow or any check pattern in contrasting colour combinations.

What to watch for: Menswear Glencheck plaids take on a warmer casual look in camel, burnt orange and chocolate brown. Menswear in fuchsia and black. Combine plaids for a unique look. Colourful houndstooth. Printed checks in vivid colour. Blue check coating and checks in autumn shades.

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Whether to decorate the outdoors or brighten up your indoor space, there’s a new selection of cushions for Spring/Summer 2017.   Heat up your decor with new looks for warmer weather!

Patio Perfect

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Nautical Inspiration

Tropical Trends

Just a small selection shown … so much more in stores now.

Unleash your inner creativity and help alleviate stress with a fun colouring project on fabric. Designs are great for use with fabric markers or paint but if you like the print in black and white, they’re perfect for crafts and clothing just as is.

Fabric Item #0647073000D Pattern Play 100% cotton 112cm / Fabric Markers / Large Poly Knit Cord Item #5012001736U

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Here’s a quick and easy project to sew after your colouring is done!

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Download printable pdf instructions here.

Bright blooms and bold geometrics in vibrant colours create a fun and fanciful collection for craft and fashion alike Just in time to celebrate Spring. Look for Modern Bloom in stores now.

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Brighten up your wardrobe with this season’s hottest colour, YELLOW. Any shade of yellow will do! Soft Butter, Lemon, Sunflower, Marigold, Maize and Soft Straw. Wear yellow head to toe or soften the look with white or ivory. Neutralize it with soft grey or contrast it with any shade of blue including classic navy.

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White and soft creamy whites take centre stage this season with focus on TEXTURE. So many different textures, all in white: Lace, crochet, embroidered eyelet, mesh, laser cut cotton, gauze, cotton with floral appliques, jacquards, new linen slub knits, and ottoman knits.

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Last year cobalt blue was the colour. It’s still there but the trend is moving to softer blues like the new Cornflower, China blue and Sky blue. Actually, any shade of blue will do including chambray and denim. Softer blues are showing in all print groups. Geometrics florals, stripes and abstracts.Don’t forget about all important Classic Navy this season. It goes with any colour.

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Start the summer off with primary colours – RED, BLUE and YELLOW. Add a bright PRIMARY GREEN and you have the beginning of a beautiful summer. The primary colours work with NAVY in gorgeous stripes, dots or simple spaced floral motifs. Let’s move on to the hot shades on the colour wheel using every shade of orange and coral, gorgeous pinks from bubblegum to deep fuschia and warm citrus yellows. On the cool side of the colour wheel we see brilliant blues, purple, aquas and tropical greens.

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IT’S BACK TO THE 70’S. Think suede skirts, funky patchwork prints, crochet vests, high waisted wide-legged culottes, calf length dresses, colour blocking, jumpsuits, platform shoes, and fringed jackets.

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Transition into Spring with soft (sometimes dusty) pastels. Soft pink, peach, mint, sky blue, butter yellow, lavender, lilac and aqua. Mix with deeper sherbet pastels for a brighter look or combine with neutrals like sand, dove grey, toasted almond and cinnamon for a more sophisticated look. As the season progresses pastels can work with brights or deep tropical shades for interesting contrast.

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In addition to traditional white and cream, cotton lacquer prints have a new range of colour. Fresh mid-tones for pretty projects and saturated jewel tones add some colour punch.

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Versatile coordination for any project…
Even a rich red and brilliant emerald green to be used as basic mixers for Christmas crafts.

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