Fabric Bases

Cotton Woven - 100% Cotton Woven - Material Magic Cotton Woven fabric is soft and supple with a weight of 150gsm (Medium Weight).

Cotton Lycra - 95% Cotton/5% Lycra - Material Magic Cotton Lycra is great for items where you require 4 way stretch. Our cotton Lycra is smooth soft to touch and has a nice rebound 180gsm and 220gsm available. 

French Terry - 95% Cotton 5% Lycra 280gsm - Material Magic French Terry is soft and plush with a luxurious feel and is great for Winter sews.

Double Brushed Poly - 90% polyester 10% Spandex (220gsm) - Material Magic Double Brushed poly is mechanically combed on both sides and has a soft fuzz feel. It has amazing drape and is good for leggings, dresses and tops. 

Swim - 88% Polyester 12% Spandex 260gsm. Material Magic Swim (often referred to as Nylon Lycra) has an SPF rating of 50+. This fabric has an amazingly soft feel with a high saturation and is great for rashies, swimwear and dance wear.

Minky - Material Magic Minky is a special type of cuddly, soft, plush fabric that is 100% polyester and is perfect for making blankets, baby blankets, daycare nap mats, baby clothing and baby accessories.

Squish - Material Magic Squish is a super silky, soft, double sided Minky with a 4 way stretch. This fabric is perfect for baby blankets, relaxed fit pants and hoodies for winter. You will just want to wrap yourself in it!

PUL - Material Magic PUL (Polyurethan Laminate) is a lightweight polyester interlock knit 150gsmwhich is paired with TPU (thermoplastic polyurethane) a thin stretchy plastic film. PUL is the perfect fabric base for a waterproof outer layer. It's a beautifully soft fabric that can be used to make nappy covers, training pants, swimming covers and a range of other items that require waterproof durability.

Supplex - Material Magic Supplex is an active wear sports performance lycra made from Polyester and Spandex. Perfect for workout gear.

Bamboo Lycra - 95% Bamboo 5% Lycra,150gsm -  Material Magic Bamboo is buttery soft and and has a lovely drape and is a natural fibre, Bamboo Lycra  is perfect for well everything! Tops, dresses, shorts, skirts, harem pants.

Peach Skin - 100% Polyester -  Material Magic Peach Skin is silky smooth board short material. 

Canvas - 100% Cotton 

Laminated Minky - 90% Polyester10% Spandex

Suedecloth - 100% Polyester

Rib Knit - 95%Cotton 5%Spandex

Softshell - 95% Polyester 5% Spandex

Please ask any questions if you are unsure of a base or what it can be used for. We are more than happy to help, we love all things fabric and sewing related.