Welcome To GillyBee Designs

GillyBee Designs is a fabric and sewing shop in Brundall, Norwich. We offer a fantastic range of fabrics and haberdashery items plus sewing classes, sewing workshops and craft workshops. We are a Stylecraft wool stockist and carry a lovely range of yarns and knitting accessories. You will also find a fabulous array of gifts and greeting cards.

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10oz Premium Washed Denim – Lightest Blue

Lightest Blue 10oz denim – mid-heavy premium weight

This is a slightly heavier weight but due to an industrial pre wash the 10oz feels soft to the touch yet remains hard wearing.

The washing process removes harshness from the material making it perfect for a wide range of projects from shirts, dresses, skirts, etc. through to quilt backings, cushions & more.

60″/150cms wide. 100% Cotton.

Price is per metre

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7.5oz Premium Slub Stretch Denim – Blue

Slub denim ideal for lots of projects including apparel suitable for all seasons. Created to provide a slight stretch the fabric offers the ability to create comfortable yet fitted garments.

58″/148cms wide.

65% Cotton, 32% Soft Poly, 3% Spandex.

Price is per metre

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Bambino DK

Bambino is beautifully smooth and comfy for babies, is anti-pilling and of course machine washable so super practical.
Composition: 100% Acrylic
Ball Weight: 100g
Yardage/Meterage: 293yds/268m
Needle Size: 4mm
Tension: 22 stitches x 30 rows to 10cm square
Wash Care: machine wash at 30°C, cool tumble dry, cool iron, may dry clean

£2.85 Select options
Jersey With Glitter Cats

Jersey With Glitter

Beautiful quality jersey fabric from Germany. Ideal dressmaking fabric with stretch for all types of clothing.

Complies with Oeko-Tex Standard for fabrics.

95% cotton, 5% elastane

150cm wide

Weight: 220gsm

Care info: wash at 30°C, cool iron, do not tumble dry, do not bleach

Price is per fat quarter

£14.50 per metre – order 4 fat quarters or more for this price

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£3.65 Add to basket
Vilene Standard Interfacing – Sew In L11

Vilene Standard Interfacing is a crisp, especially soft and lightweight non-woven interlining specially suited to light weight fabrics & small, detailed areas such as collars, cuffs, etc. of blouses and dresses.

Ideal for when a little bit of extra body is required.

Easy to sew by hand or machine, comfortable to wear with a strong yet flexible feel. Machine washable up to 60°C and dry cleanable.

Width: 36″/90cms

Price is per metre

£2.95 Add to basket
White Cotton Lawn

Super quality 100% cotton lawn fabric.

Ideal for dress lining – will work particularly well with the Lisa Comfort range of fabrics for dressmaking.

Can be dyed, hand or machine stitched and is the ideal delicate addition to larger creative pieces.

Composition: 100% cotton lawn

Width: approx 150cm

Price is per metre

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£7.00 Add to basket
White Cotton Muslin

White 100% cotton muslin.

Muslin is a fine cotton fabric with a loose, relatively open weave making it ideal for many creative uses and it is wonderfully easy to stitch into.

It drapes well for home furnishings and for fashion design may be used as a light toile.

For creative use it can be dyed using all types of dye stuffs for fabulous results and it can be used to add texture to hangings, embroideries etc.

Width approx. 54″/135cm

100% cotton, approx. 77gsm

Price is per metre

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£4.50 Add to basket
Aubergine 100% Cotton Duck Print

Super quality 100% cotton fabric from Peter Horton Textiles

Cotton duck is a heavier weight 100% cotton fabric ideal for cushions, bag making, etc.

Composition: 100% cotton

Width: approx 150cm

Price is per metre

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£10.25 Add to basket
Cerise Viscose Print

Super quality viscose fabric from Peter Horton Textiles

Ideal dressmaking fabric for all types of clothing.

Composition: 100% viscose

Width: approx 140cm

Price is per metre

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£7.00 Add to basket
Charcoal Cotton Denim With Stretch

Super quality cotton denim fabric from Peter Horton Textiles

Ideal dressmaking fabric for all types of clothing. Medium weight charcoal denim with lycra.

Composition: 97% cotton, 3% lycra

Width: approx 155cm

Price is per metre

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£9.75 Add to basket
Classique Cotton DK

Classique Cotton is a 100% cotton yarn which is available in a great choice of zesty, bright shades. Perfect for crochet and knitting alike, this super soft yarn glides off the hook or needles and gives great stitch definition.
Composition: 100% Cotton
Ball Weight: 50 or 100g
Yardage/Meterage: 201yds/184m
Needle Size: 4mm
Tension: 22 stitches x 28 rows to 10cm square
Wash Care: Machine Wash at 40°C, Cool Tumble Dry, Cool Iron, May Dry Clean

£2.40£4.75 Select options
Cotton/Lycra Pastel Print

Super quality cotton/lycra print fabric from Peter Horton Textiles

Ideal dressmaking fabric for all types of clothing

Composition: 97% cotton/3% lycra

Width: approx 140cm

Price is per metre

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£8.50 Add to basket
Floral Cotton Sateen

Super quality cotton sateen fabric from Peter Horton Textiles

Ideal dressmaking fabric for all types of clothing.

Composition: 100% cotton sateen

Width: approx 140cm

Price is per metre

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£9.50 Add to basket
Floral Polyester Print

Super quality polyester fabric from Peter Horton Textiles

Ideal dressmaking fabric for all types of clothing.

Composition: 100% polyester

Width: approx 150cm

Price is per metre

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£6.75 Add to basket
Gold 100% Cotton Duck Print

Super quality 100% cotton fabric from Peter Horton Textiles

Cotton duck is a heavier weight 100% cotton fabric ideal for cushions, bag making, etc.

Composition: 100% cotton

Width: approx 150cm

Price is per metre

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£9.50 Add to basket
Multi Viscose Print

Super quality viscose fabric from Peter Horton Textiles

Ideal dressmaking fabric for all types of clothing.

Composition: 100% viscose

Width: approx 140cm

Price is per metre

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£7.00 Add to basket
Navy Cotton Lawn

Super quality 100% cotton lawn fabric from Peter Horton Textiles

Ideal dressmaking fabric for all types of clothing.

Composition: 100% cotton lawn

Width: approx 135cm

Price is per metre

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£11.50 Add to basket
Navy Print Jersey

Super quality jersey fabric from Peter Horton Textiles

Ideal dressmaking fabric with stretch for all types of clothing.

Composition: 96% viscose, 4% lycra

Width: approx 150cm

Price is per metre

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£10.25 Add to basket
Paisley Polyester Print

Super quality polyester fabric with lycra from Peter Horton Textiles

Ideal dressmaking fabric for all types of clothing.

Composition: 97% polyester, 3% lycra

Width: approx 150cm

Price is per metre

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£7.25 Add to basket
Special Chunky

Stylecraft are the market leader in big value economy yarn with their Special range. Now with a new improved quality, cleaner look and even softer handle the appeal is extended further still. The Special range includes 4-ply, DK, Aran, Chunky and baby qualities in a fabulous range of colours to meet every knitter (and crocheters) needs.
Composition: 100% Acrylic
Ball Weight: 100g
Yardage/Meterage: 157yds/144m
Needle Size: 6mm
Tension: 14 stitches x 20 rows to 10cm square
Wash Care: Machine Wash at 40°C, Cool Tumble Dry, Cool Iron, May Dry Clean

£2.20 Select options
Special DK

Stylecraft are the market leader in big value economy yarn with their Special range. Now with a new improved quality, cleaner look and even softer handle the appeal is extended further still. The Special DK range arrives in a fabulous range of colours to meet every knitter (and crocheters) needs.
Composition: 100% Acrylic
Ball Weight: 100g
Yardage/Meterage: 322yds/295m
Needle Size: 4mm
Tension: 22 stitches x 30 rows to 10cm square
Wash Care: Machine Wash at 40°C, Cool Tumble Dry, Cool Iron, May Dry Clean

£2.20 Select options
Special For Babies 4-Ply

Special for Babies is perfect for knitting those irresistible baby garments and accessories. Pick up a ball and feel the difference. Special for Babies 4 Ply has a softer handle and cleaner appearance.
Composition: 100% Acrylic
Ball Weight: 100g
Yardage/Meterage: 459yds/420m
Needle Size: 3.25mm
Tension: 28 stitches x 36 rows to 10cm square
Wash Care: Machine Wash at 40°C, Cool Tumble Dry, Cool Iron, May Dry Clean

£3.50 Select options
Special XL Super Chunky

Special XL. Sure to be a firm favourite in the Stylecraft range this is the newest addition to the Special family. The long awaited, eagerly anticipated super chunky yarn. Taking the classics from the popular Special DK collection, but beefing them up a little, this collection is perfect for knit and crochet.
Composition: 100% Acrylic
Ball Weight: 200g
Yardage/Meterage: 148yds/136m
Needle Size: 10mm
Tension: 9 stitches x 12 rows to 10cm square
Wash Care: Machine Wash at 30°C, Cool Tumble Dry, Cool Iron, May Dry Clean

£5.50 Select options
Stylecraft Batik Swirl

The block tonal transitions of Batik Swirl creates an exciting colour change and the subtle dappled effect of the yarn gives a lovely sense of texture. Its wool, acrylic blend means it is silky soft to the touch too.

Composition: 80% Premium Acrylic, 20% Wool
Ball Weight: 200g
Yardage/Meterage: 601yds/550m
Needle Size: 4mm
Tension: 22 stitches x 30 rows to 10cm square
Wash Care: Machine Wash at 30°C, Cool Tumble Dry, Cool Iron, May Dry Clean

£8.99 Select options
Stylecraft Wondersoft Stardust

Wondersoft Stardust is the latest addition to the Wondersoft family from Stylecraft. These pastel shades feature an opalescent binder to give just a hint of sparkle.

Composition: 95% premium acrylic, 5% polyester
Ball weight: 100g
Yardage/meterage: 295yds/270m
Needle size: 4mm
Tension: 22 stitches x 30 rows to 10cm square
Wash care: machine wash at 30°C, cool tumble dry, cool iron, may dry clean

£2.85 Select options
Wondersoft DK

Wondersoft DK – the name for Stylecraft's most popular baby yarns. Wondersoft offers top quality and machine wash practicality combined with a beautiful softness of handle, perfect for delicate skin. The yarn comes in big value 100g balls.
Composition: 100% Acrylic
Ball Weight: 100g
Yardage/Meterage: 322yds/294m
Needle Size: 4mm
Tension: 22 stitches x 30 rows to 10cm square
Wash Care: Machine Wash at 40°C, Cool Tumble Dry, Cool Iron, May Dry Clean

£3.50 Select options
Berties Bows 13mm Dusky Pink Ric Rac

Berties Bows Purple Ric Rac 13mm Wide

Larger width dusky pink Ric Rac ribbon – great for all craft uses.

You can sew it, cut it, stick it, weave it, etc.

Price is per metre.

£0.50 Add to basket
Berties Bows 13mm Fuchsia Ric Rac

Berties Bows Ric Rac 13mm Wide

Larger width fuchsia Ric Rac ribbon – great for all craft uses.

You can sew it, cut it, stick it, weave it, etc.

Price is per metre.

£0.50 Add to basket
Berties Bows 13mm Green Fizz Ric Rac

Berties Bows Ric Rac 13mm Wide

Larger width green fizz Ric Rac ribbon – great for all craft uses.

You can sew it, cut it, stick it, weave it, etc.

Price is per metre.

£0.50 Add to basket
Berties Bows 13mm Orange Ric Rac

Berties Bows Ric Rac 13mm Wide

Larger width orange Ric Rac ribbon – great for all craft uses.

You can sew it, cut it, stick it, weave it, etc.

Price is per metre.

£0.50 Add to basket
Berties Bows 13mm Purple Ric Rac

Berties Bows Purple Ric Rac 13mm Wide

Larger width purple Ric Rac ribbon – great for all craft uses.

You can sew it, cut it, stick it, weave it, etc.

Price is per metre.

£0.50 Add to basket
Berties Bows 3mm Jute Cord

Natural jute cord by Berties Bows

A 3mm light brown jute cord made from burlap, hessian and jute.

A high quality natural cord, great for all craft uses.

Price is per metre.

£0.50 Add to basket
Berties Bows 7mm Sea Breeze Ric Rac

Berties Bows Ric Rac 7mm Wide

Green fizz Ric Rac ribbon – great for all craft uses.

You can sew it, cut it, stick it, weave it, etc.

Price is per metre.

£0.50 Add to basket
Lime Cotton Mix Heavy Weight Webbing

Cotton blend webbing in lime with contrasting edge stripes

A heavy weight but soft feel webbing ideal for bag handles and other crafting uses.

Width of the webbing is 34mm

Price is per metre.

£1.20 Add to basket
Pink Cotton Mix Heavy Weight Webbing

Cotton blend webbing in pastel pink with contrasting edge stripes

A heavy weight but soft feel webbing ideal for bag handles and other crafting uses.

Width of the webbing is 34mm

Price is per metre.

£1.20 Add to basket
Prym Omnigrid Universal Ruler 6.5×24 Inch

Prym Omnigrid Universal Ruler 6.5×24 inch

Whether on the cutting table or the sewing machine: the Omnigrid universal rulers from Prym are indispensable companions for patchwork, dressmaking and tailoring or for graphic work. The yellow and black grid markings in a metric or inch scale make it possible to mark accurately on both dark and light fabrics. The scratch-resistant laser print on the underside of the ruler prevents visual distortion.

Guides rotary cutters and art knives safely

Omnigrid ruler with black and yellow grid markings

Transparent with metric or imperial scale

Hard-wearing plastic

30, 45 and 60 degree angles marked

£26.00 Add to basket
Turquoise Cotton Mix Heavy Weight Webbing

Cotton blend webbing in light turquoise with contrasting edge stripes

A heavy weight but soft feel webbing ideal for bag handles and other crafting uses.

Width of the webbing is 34mm

Price is per metre.

£1.20 Add to basket
Berties Bows Dusky Pink Crochet Cotton Lace

Gorgeous crochet cotton lace in dusky pink colour from Bertie's Bows.

The lace is 22mm wide.

Price is per metre.

£1.70 Add to basket
Berties Bows Lilac Crochet Cotton Lace

Gorgeous crochet cotton lace in lilac colour from Bertie’s Bows.

The lace is 22mm wide.

Price is per metre.

£1.70 Add to basket
Butterfly/Flower Print Jersey

Butterfly/Flower Print Jersey

Beautiful quality jersey fabric from Germany. Ideal dressmaking fabric with stretch for all types of clothing.

Complies with Oeko-Tex Standard for fabrics.

95% cotton, 5% elastane

150–152cm wide

Weight: 200gsm

Care info: wash at 30°C, medium iron, do not tumble dry, do not bleach, may be dry cleaned

Price is per fat quarter

£12.75 per metre – order 4 fat quarters or more for this price

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£3.20 Add to basket
Dots Print Jersey

Dots Print Jersey

Beautiful quality jersey fabric from Germany. Ideal dressmaking fabric with stretch for all types of clothing.

Complies with Oeko-Tex Standard for fabrics.

95% cotton, 5% elastane

155cm wide

Weight: 240gsm

Care info: wash at 30°C, medium iron, do not tumble dry, do not bleach, may be dry cleaned

Price is per fat quarter

£12.75 per metre – order 4 fat quarters or more for this price

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£3.20 Add to basket
Flower Print Jersey

Flower Print Jersey

Beautiful quality jersey fabric from Germany. Ideal dressmaking fabric with stretch for all types of clothing.

Complies with Oeko-Tex Standard for fabrics.

95% cotton, 5% elastane

150–152cm wide

Weight: 200gsm

Care info: wash at 30°C, medium iron, do not tumble dry, do not bleach, may be dry cleaned

Price is per fat quarter

£12.75 per metre – order 4 fat quarters or more for this price

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£3.20 Add to basket
Flower Print Jersey

Flower Print Jersey

Beautiful quality jersey fabric from Germany. Ideal dressmaking fabric with stretch for all types of clothing.

Complies with Oeko-Tex Standard for fabrics.

95% cotton, 5% elastane

155cm wide

Weight: 240gsm

Care info: wash at 30°C, medium iron, do not tumble dry, do not bleach, may be dry cleaned

Price is per fat quarter

£12.75 per metre – order 4 fat quarters or more for this price

Fabric Samples
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£3.20 Add to basket
Jersey Print

Jersey Print

Beautiful quality jersey fabric from Germany. Ideal dressmaking fabric with stretch for all types of clothing.

Complies with Oeko-Tex Standard for fabrics.

95% cotton, 5% elastane

146–148cm wide

Weight: 240gsm

Care info: wash at 30°C, medium iron, do not tumble dry, do not bleach, may be dry cleaned

Price is per fat quarter

£12.75 per metre – order 4 fat quarters or more for this price

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£3.20 Add to basket
Jersey With Glitter

Jersey With Glitter

Beautiful quality jersey fabric from Germany. Ideal dressmaking fabric with stretch for all types of clothing.

Complies with Oeko-Tex Standard for fabrics.

50% cotton, 45% polyester, 5% elastane

155–160cm wide

Weight: 250gsm

Care info: wash at 30°C, cool iron, do not tumble dry, do not bleach

Price is per fat quarter

£14.50 per metre – order 4 fat quarters or more for this price

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£3.65 Add to basket
Leaf Print Jersey

Dots Print Jersey – Organic Cotton

Beautiful quality jersey fabric from Germany. Ideal dressmaking fabric with stretch for all types of clothing.

Complies with Oeko-Tex Standard for fabrics.

95% organic cotton, 5% elastane

145–150cm wide

Weight: 210gsm

Care info: wash at 30°C, medium iron, do not tumble dry, do not bleach, may be dry cleaned

Price is per fat quarter

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£3.75 Add to basket
Mini Flower Print Jersey

Mini Flower Print Jersey

Beautiful quality jersey fabric from Germany. Ideal dressmaking fabric with stretch for all types of clothing.

Complies with Oeko-Tex Standard for fabrics.

95% cotton, 5% elastane

146–148cm wide

Weight: 240gsm

Care info: wash at 30°C, medium iron, do not tumble dry, do not bleach, may be dry cleaned

Price is per fat quarter

£12.75 per metre – order 4 fat quarters or more for this price

Fabric Samples
You may order up to 5 fabric samples (total cost £1.00 inc FREE postage)

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£3.20 Add to basket

Latest News!

New dates in July, September and October have just been added for the very popular GillyBee Absolute Beginners Dressmaking Course. See the Gillybee Absolute Beginners Course page for more information and to book.

All courses and workshops are available to book on the website, in the shop or over the telephone - see here for contact details.

Remember these are very popular so if you don't want to miss out Book Now!

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