Cotton Polyester

Cotton Polyester

One of the most popular and versatile fabrics around, cotton polyester fabric lends itself to a great number of applications, from making bedding to craft items as well as dressmaking and many other household items.

The addition of polyester adds strength and ease of maintenance to the great properties of cotton fabric. At Spotlight, find a wide variety of cotton polyester fabric available by the metre, including plain, striped, patterned and with both traditional as well as contemporary designs.

A large choice of toddler, kids and teen designs is also included in this range of cotton polyester fabrics.

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  • Cotton Damask

    Cotton Damask

    This Cotton Damask will add a creative touch to your next sewing or craft project.

    Reg: $22.99 per metre


  • Cotton Damask

    Cotton Damask

    Cotton Damask will add a creative touch to your next sewing or craft project.

    Reg: $26.99 per metre


  •   Honeyfields Embroidered Cotton

    Honeyfields Embroidered Cotton

    The Honeyfields Embroidered Cotton is a versatile fabric that is perfect for your next sewing or craft project.

    Reg: $16.99

    VIP: $11.89


  •   Polyester Damask

    Polyester Damask

    The Polyester Damask is all round and the perfect addition to your next sewing, quilting or embroidery project that requires a touch of creativity.

    Reg: $16.99

    VIP: $11.89



  •   Polyester Damask

    Polyester Damask

    The Polyester Damask is versatile and well suited addition to your next sewing, quilting or embroidery project that requires a touch of creativity.

    Reg: $16.99

    VIP: $11.89


  • Seersucker Cotton

    Seersucker Cotton

    The Seersucker Cotton is versatile and the perfect addition to your next sewing, quilting or embroidery project that requires a touch of creativity.

    Reg: $16.99 per metre


  • Broderie Anglais

    Broderie Anglais

    Light weight, ideal for spring or summer.

    Reg: $6.00 - $12.99 per metre


  •   Nursery Chambray Quilted Cotton

    Nursery Chambray Quilted Cotton

    What's not to love this delicate and poise Nursery Chambray Quilted Cotton! Offer comfort and simplicity at its best, surely fit for your next sew projects.

    Reg: $29.99

    VIP: $20.99




  •   Polyester Damask

    Polyester Damask

    The Polyester Damask is versatile and the perfect addition to your next sewing, quilting or embroidery project that requires a touch of creativity.

    Reg: $19.99

    VIP: $13.99


  • Seersucker Stripe Cotton

    Seersucker Stripe Cotton

    The Seersucker Stripe Cotton is versatile and the perfect addition to your next sewing, quilting or embroidery project that requires a touch of creativity.

    Reg: $14.99 per metre


  • Seersucker Spot Cotton

    Seersucker Spot Cotton

    The Seersucker Spot Cotton is versatile and the perfect addition to your next sewing, quilting or embroidery project that requires a touch of creativity.

    Reg: $14.99 per metre


  • Stripe Cotton Seersucker

    Stripe Cotton Seersucker

    The Stripe Cotton Seersucker is versatile and the perfect addition to your next sewing, quilting or embroidery project that requires a touch of creativity.

    Reg: $6.00 per metre



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Can I purchase woven apparel fabrics at Spotlight?

Yes, you can. Woven fabrics account for a large percentage of all dressmaking and apparel fabrics and we are pleased to be able to offer you a wide choice of these fabrics here at Spotlight. Woven apparel fabrics are available in many weights, fibres, colours and designs, making it easy to find the right fabric for your next sewing project here.

What are the features of woven apparel fabrics?

Woven fabrics are made up of a weft - the yarn going across the width of the fabric - and a warp - the yarn going down the length of the loom. The side of the fabric where the wefts are double-backed to form a non-fraying edge is called the selvedge. There are at least three distinct types of woven fabric, which are:

Plain weave: In plain-weave fabric, the warp and weft are aligned so that they form a simple criss-cross pattern. Plain-weave is strong and hardwearing, so it's used for fashion and furnishing fabrics.

Twill weave: In twill-weave fabric, the crossings of weft and warp are offset to give a diagonal pattern on the fabric surface. This means the fabric is strong, drapes well and is used for jeans, jackets and curtains.

Satin weave: Satin-weave fabrics consist of a complex arrangement of warp and weft threads, which allows longer float threads either across the warp or the weft. The long floats mean the light falling on the yarn doesn't scatter and break up, like on a plain-weave. The reflected light creates a smooth, lustrous (shiny) surface commonly called satin.

What are the advantages of woven apparel fabrics?

Here are some of the main advantages of woven fabrics:

Cost: As in all industries, time and labour have an effect on the cost of items. Woven fabrics are formed on looms and are made to be sturdy. The fabric cannot be stretched and does not shrink. While this does produce high-quality material, it does increase production costs.

Washing: Most woven fabrics are simple to launder and typically will not shrink or wrinkle. The main exceptions to this are linen and silk, which it may be better to dry-clean.

Durability: Woven fabrics by far outlast most other fabrics such as knits, and this is why so many heavy-duty fabrics are weaves. Examples of woven fabrics include denim, linen, corduroy and tweed.

Does Spotlight also sell other types of fabric?

Yes, as well as woven fabrics, Spotlight also stocks a large collection of knitted fabrics. Knitted fabrics are generally more stretchy than woven fabrics and the stretch means they are less prone to wrinkling too. Woven and knitted fabrics cannot usually be interchanged, so if you are unsure as to which fabric you need, check your pattern for information or ask advice from our sales staff.

Of course, there are special fabrics for sale here at Spotlight too, that are neither woven nor knitted, such as bonded fabrics, imitation leather and vinyl, and other specialty fabrics such as lace, nylon tulle and nets.

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