Calico Fabric is a natural cotton originating from Calicut, India and is a popular choice of fabric with crafters. It is a coarse fabric with a low thread count, which is perfect for durable, long lasting items such as bags and aprons. Calico Fabric is an un-dyed, untreated fabric in its natural state and due to its low cost is often used by fashion designers for creating sample pieces.
Calico Fabric is a very popular choice with crafters and is perfect for bags and aprons, quilting and for dressmakers constructing sample pieces. Please be aware that Calico is a natural, raw fabric and it could be liable to shrinkage so should always be washed before use.
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