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Flower Power 

All the women's magazines are saying that florals are going to be huge this year. Flower prints have dominated the designer runways and will be all over the high street stores this summer. Whether it is a floral dress, shirt or just a floral embellishment flower power is in!

We know that you seamstresses won't be happy with just buying a run of the mill floral dress from the shops, so we want to show you the pick of floral fabrics from the businesses on The Sewing Directory so you can get creative and make your own outfit.

New online fabric store Backstitch have almost too many great floral fabrics to choose from, but our picks of the crop have to be:

            Kaffe Fassett Fabric Blue Kaffe Fassett Fabrics Kaffe Fassett fabric Red

            Amy Butler Amy Butler Fabrics     Amy Butler Fabrics

Kekfesto Cotton offer hand printed Hungarian fabrics in blue and white, these fabrics offer a more understated floral look.

                   Cotton Fabric     Cotton Fabric     Cotton Fabric    Cotton Fabric

Clothaholics maninly sell Japanese kimino fabrics but they also have some vintage fabrics for sale, including this 1950's one with a liquid drape which would make a great shirt:

    Clothaholics flowered fabrics    Red flower fabric

If you fancy something more colourful for an eye cathcing top or dress what about this selection of fabrics from Chrysalis Fabrics:

                       Green flowered fabric            Fabric 

                      Purple flowers fabric             Flowers fabric

The Eternal Maker have a great range of retro floral fabrics-

Retro fabrics  Retro floral fabric   retro floral fabrics

Our site sponsors Abakhan have just got a new range of floral fabrics in for the summer, a few of which are pictured below:

  Floral Fabric Abakhan  Abakhan Floral Fabric Abakhan Fabric

Last but not least Sewbox have just got in a new range of John Kaldor floral fabrics:

                Sewbox John Kaldor Fabric       Sewbox John Kaldor Fabric         Sewbox John Kaldor Fabric 

If you fancy just bringing a floral touch to an outfit why not have a look at our felt flower brooch tutorial?

If you have spotted any other great floral fabrics then please comment on our blog/twitter/facebook and let everyone know!