Below is the complete alphabetical list of fabrics contained in the book, with links to fabric suppliers, wholesalers and/or manufacturers where the various fabrics may be obtained.
Note that the company names are colour coded according to whether they supply:
general public, trade only, or both general public and trade.
Please use the links provided and contact the companies directly according to your buying status.

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abbot cloth   monk's cloth  
abbotsford      
Abercrombie   tartan  
accordion fabric      
accordion pleats   pleated fabrics  
acetate fabric    

WBL Fabrics (Whaleys)

William Reed

acrylic fabric    

Jackson Textiles

H O Bowley

admiralty cloth   melton  
aeroplane fabric airplane fabric  

Coating Applications Group

William Reed

Aertex®   cellular fabric  
Afgalaine Afghalaine    
aida aida canvas Java  
ailesham (obs)      
airloop fabric      
alamode (obs)      
albatross      
Albert cloth      
Albert twill      
Alcantara®   suede cloth  
Alexandria (obs)      
Alhambra quilting (obs)      
allsport   covert cloth  
alma (obs)      
alpaca crêpe      
alpaca fabric    

Ackroyd and Dawson Ltd.

altar linen   linen fabric  
amabouk (obs)      
amazon      
anacosta (obs)      
ancelia (obs)      
Andalusians (obs)      
angola flannel   flannel  
angora fabric rabbit-hair fabric    
anterine (obs) anterne    
antimicrobial fabric    

A. Rowe Ltd.

British Millerain Co. Ltd.

antique satin   satin, woven  
antique taffeta   taffeta  
antung    

Pongees Limited

appliqué fabric      
aramid fabric    

A.W. Hainsworth & Sons Ltd.

Baltex UK

Aran fabric    

McCornack Country Knitwear

areste (obs)      
argentinas (obs) Austria's, Austrian twill    
Argentine cloth   tarlatan  
Argyle      
armozine (obs) armozeen, armazine    
armure      
army cloth (obs)      
Arras fabric      
arrowhead twill   herringbone  
artillery cloth   whipcord  
art linen   linen fabric  
Assam silk   silk fabric  
astrakhan fabric      
atlas, warp-knitted      
atlas, woven    

WBL Fabrics (Whaleys)

atlas silk   silk fabric

WBL Fabrics (Whaleys)

Austria's Austrian twill argentinas  
Avignon (obs)      
awning cloth      
Axminster   carpet

Axminster Carpets Ltd.

     
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baby cord   corduroy  
baby flannel   flannel

Acorn Fabrics (Cumbria) Ltd.

backed fabric      
bad (obs)      
bainin (obs)      
baize    

A.W. Hainsworth & Sons Ltd.

Balbriggan      
balloon cloth    

Coating Applications Group

William Reed

Ballymena (obs)      
balzarine (obs) balzarine brocade    
bamboo   plant-fibre fabrics

Acorn Fabrics (Cumbria) Ltd.

Textile Services

WBL Fabrics (Whaleys)

Banbury plush (obs)      
bandanna      
bandle (obs)      
bannigan   moleskin fabric  
Bannockburn      
barathea    

WBL Fabrics (Whaleys)

Pepper Lee

Holland and Sherry

Barbour®   oilskin  
barège (obs) barrège    
bark cloth tapa cloth    
bark crêpe      
barleycorn fabric      
basket cloth basket weave hopsack

Acorn Fabrics (Cumbria) Ltd.

Pepper Lee

Holland and Sherry

batik      
batiste    

Acorn Fabrics (Cumbria) Ltd.

WBL Fabrics (Whaleys)

batting   wadding  
bay (obs) bayes    
bayadère (obs)      
beaded fabrics    

Litmans

beaver cloth      
beaverteen    

Brisbane Moss

Bedford cord      
beige (obs)      
Belgian double piqué   piqué, weft-knitted  
bell-isles (obs)      
bengaline      
berber   carpet  
Berlin canvas (obs)      
billiard cloth    

A.W. Hainsworth & Sons Ltd.

binca boldwork cloth    
biomimetics   high-tech textiles  
birdies (obs)      
birdseye    

Acorn Fabrics (Cumbria) Ltd.

Pepper Lee

Holland and Sherry

bishop's cloth   monk's cloth  
bishop's lawn   lawn  
bisso linen   linen fabric  
blackout fabric    

Edmund Bell

WBL Fabrics (Whaleys)

Thomas Kneale & Co. Ltd.

blanket    

A.W. Hainsworth & Sons Ltd.

blanket cloth    

Abraham Moon & Sons Ltd.

Mallalieus of Delph

blatta (obs)      
blazer cloth    

A.W. Hainsworth & Sons Ltd.

Holland and Sherry

blister cloth      
blister crêpe   crêpe  
bluette      
bobbin net bobbinet, bobbinette net

WBL Fabrics (Whaleys)

Swisstulle

boldwork cloth   binca  
Bolivia      
bolting cloth miller's gauze    
Bolton sheeting   sheeting fabric  
bombazine bombasine    
book cloth      
botany twill      
bouche (obs) bluché    
bouclé fabric    

Pongees Limited

bouclette      
bourette    

WBL Fabrics (Whaleys)

bourrelet    

A. Rowe Ltd.

box cloth      
Bradford lustre fabrics      
breathable fabrics   moisture transport textiles, polymer membrane laminates

H O Bowley

Bridgewater (obs)      
Brighton honeycomb   honeycomb  
brilliantine      
broadcloth    

A.W. Hainsworth & Sons Ltd.

Acorn Fabrics (Cumbria) Ltd.

brocade    

Maison Henry Bertrand (England) Ltd

The Gainsborough Silk Weaving Co. Ltd.

brocatelle    

Maison Henry Bertrand (England) Ltd

The Gainsborough Silk Weaving Co. Ltd.

broché swivel fabrics, swivels  

The Gainsborough Silk Weaving Co. Ltd.

broderie anglaise Madeira, Madeira work  

Litmans

brushed cotton fabric   cotton fabric

Acorn Fabrics (Cumbria) Ltd.

H O Bowley

brushed nylon   loopraise  
brushed polyester   loopraise

H O Bowley

buckram    

Edmund Bell

Swimer Textiles

Richard James Weldon

Parkin Fabrics

buckskin fabric      
buffalo check mackinaw    
bump cloth bump  

Edmund Bell

WBL Fabrics (Whaleys)

bunting ensign fabric, tammy    
Burberry Check®      
burlap   hessian  
burn-out fabric   devoré fabric  
butcher cloth      
butter muslin    

WBL Fabrics (Whaleys)

butternut (obs)      
     
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cable cord   cord fabrics  
cable stitch fabric      
cadet cloth    

A.W. Hainsworth & Sons Ltd.

calico    

Swimer Textiles

Richard James Weldon

Parkin Fabrics

WBL Fabrics (Whaleys)

Cambrian tweed   tweed  
cambric    

Swimer Textiles

British Millerain Co. Ltd.

WBL Fabrics (Whaleys)

camel-hair fabric      
camelot   camlet  
camlet      
Campbell twill   twill fabrics  
candlewick      
cannelle cannele    
cannetille      
Canton Canton flannel    
Canton crêpe      
cantoon      
canvas    

Swimer Textiles

Brisbane Moss

Richard James Weldon

British Millerain Co. Ltd.

carbon-fibre textiles carbon cloth    
cardigan rib      
Carmelite cloth (obs)      
carpet    

Axminster Carpets Ltd.

casement cloth    

Edinburgh Weavers

Linwood Fabrics & Wallpapers

casha   kasha  
cashmere cloth cashmere fabric  

Pongees Limited

Joshua Ellis

Johnstons of Elgin

Huddersfield Cloth

cassimere      
cavalry twill    

Brisbane Moss

A.W. Hainsworth & Sons Ltd.

Huddersfield Fine Worsteds Ltd.

Holland and Sherry

cellular fabric    

Acorn Fabrics (Cumbria) Ltd.

Baltex UK

Litmans

ceylon (obs)      
chalk stripe   pin stripe

Pepper Lee

Holland and Sherry

challis      
chambord (obs)      
chambray    

Liberty Art Fabrics

chameleon fabric      
chamois cloth shammy cloth    
chamois leather   leather  
changeant   shot fabrics

Pongees Limited

charcoal cloth   carbon-fibre textiles  
charmante satin      
charmelaine      
charmeuse      
checks    

Acorn Fabrics (Cumbria) Ltd.

Johnstons of Elgin

Huddersfield Fine Worsteds Ltd.

James Hare Ltd.

cheesecloth    

WBL Fabrics (Whaleys)

chenille fabric    

Maison Henry Bertrand (England) Ltd

Linwood Fabrics & Wallpapers

Cheviot      
chicken's-foot check   four-pointed star check  
chiffon    

Maison Henry Bertrand (England) Ltd

Swimer Textiles

Pongees Limited

James Hare Ltd.

China silk      
chinchilla fabric      
chiné fabrics      
chino    

Acorn Fabrics (Cumbria) Ltd.

chintz    

Edinburgh Weavers

WBL Fabrics (Whaleys)

ciré      
clip spot      
cloqué    

Maison Henry Bertrand (England) Ltd

cloqué crêpe   crêpe  
coated fabric    

A. Rowe Ltd.

Point North

British Millerain Co. Ltd.

WBL Fabrics (Whaleys)

coating fabric coatings  

Joshua Ellis

Huddersfield Fine Worsteds Ltd.

Harris Tweed Hebrides

Abraham Moon & Sons Ltd.

Coburg Cobourg  

Joshua Ellis

coco matting   plant-fibre fabrics  
coir   plant-fibre fabrics  
colour and weave effects    

Acorn Fabrics (Cumbria) Ltd.

compound fabric   double cloth  
constitutional cord   corduroy  
convent cloth   challis  
corah silk   silk fabric  
cord fabrics      
corduroy    

Brisbane Moss

Huddersfield Cloth

The Chapman Group

Holland and Sherry

corkscrew fabric      
Coronation cloth (obs)      
cotton fabric    

Acorn Fabrics (Cumbria) Ltd.

Ventile® Fabrics

Brisbane Moss

Edinburgh Weavers

coupure (obs)      
coutil coutille  

Swimer Textiles

WBL Fabrics (Whaleys)

covert cloth allsport    
cranky check    

Acorn Fabrics (Cumbria) Ltd.

crash      
crêpe    

Linton Tweeds Ltd

Maison Henry Bertrand (England) Ltd

Pongees Limited

James Hare Ltd.

crepon    

Maison Henry Bertrand (England) Ltd

Pongees Limited

WBL Fabrics (Whaleys)

crepon georgette      
cretonne    

Linwood Fabrics & Wallpapers

crimp fabrics   blister cloth  
crimps   seersucker  
crinkle crêpe      
crinkle fabric    

WBL Fabrics (Whaleys)

crinoline    

Baxter, Hart & Abraham Ltd.

cristale (obs)      
crochet    

Litmans

crocodile cloth   Bedford cord  
croisé   twill fabrics  
crystal (obs) crystalline    
curtrike (obs)      
     
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damask    

Maison Henry Bertrand (England) Ltd

James Hare Ltd.

Thomas Ferguson Irish Linen

The Gainsborough Silk Weaving Co. Ltd.

darya (obs)      
delaine    

WBL Fabrics (Whaleys)

denim    

Liberty Art Fabrics

WBL Fabrics (Whaleys)

The Chapman Group

Holland and Sherry

devoré fabric burn-out fabric, burnt-out fabric  

WBL Fabrics (Whaleys)

dhurrie   kilim  
diagonals   twill fabrics

Maison Henry Bertrand (England) Ltd.

Acorn Fabrics (Cumbria) Ltd.

Pongees Limited

Brisbane Moss

diaper   diced weaves

Holland and Sherry

diced weaves dice checks  

Holland and Sherry

dimity      
discharge printed fabric      
district checks    

Johnstons of Elgin

Huddersfield Fine Worsteds Ltd.

Holland and Sherry

dobby fabric dobby weave  

Acorn Fabrics (Cumbria) Ltd.

Bute Fabrics Ltd.

Liberty Art Fabrics

Linwood Fabrics & Wallpapers

doeskin fabric    

A.W. Hainsworth & Sons Ltd.

dogstooth check   houndstooth check  
domet domett, domette  

Edmund Bell

Richard James Weldon

Parkin Fabrics

WBL Fabrics (Whaleys)

Donegal    

Magee (Ireland)

Holland and Sherry

doria checks   doria stripes  
doria stripes      
dotted Swiss      
double cloth      
double jersey double-knit fabric jersey

H O Bowley

double plain   double cloth  
doupion dupion  

Swimer Textiles

Pongees Limited

WBL Fabrics (Whaleys)

dowlas (obs)      
drill    

Acorn Fabrics (Cumbria) Ltd.

Swimer Textiles

Brisbane Moss

WBL Fabrics (Whaleys)

drillette   drill  
druid's cloth   monk's cloth  
ducape (obs)      
duchesse satin    

Maison Henry Bertrand (England) Ltd

Swimer Textiles

Pongees Limited

Litmans

duck    

WBL Fabrics (Whaleys)

duffel duffle  

A.W. Hainsworth & Sons Ltd.

dungaree      
dupion   doupion

Maison Henry Bertrand (England) Ltd

James Hare Ltd.

duvetyn duvetine    
dyed fabrics    

Acorn Fabrics (Cumbria) Ltd.

H O Bowley

     
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Egyptian cotton   cotton fabric

Acorn Fabrics (Cumbria) Ltd.

Egyptian lawn   lawn  
eight-lock      
elastane fabric    

Acorn Fabrics (Cumbria) Ltd.

Rainbow Jersey

H O Bowley

WBL Fabrics (Whaleys)

elastic fabric   stretch fabric  
elastique      
elastomeric fabric      
electronic textiles e-textiles smart textiles  
elephant cord   corduroy  
embossed crêpe   crêpe  
embossed fabrics    

Litmans

embossed velvet   velvet  
embroidered fabrics    

Pongees Limited

James Hare Ltd.

Litmans

The Chapman Group

empress cloth (obs)      
end-and-end fabrics   colour and weave effects

Acorn Fabrics (Cumbria) Ltd.

ensign fabric   bunting  
eolienne (obs)      
épingle      
éponge      
Eskimo cloth      
estamene (obs)      
estrella (obs)      
étamine      
extra warp and extra weft fabrics      
eyelash fabric      
eyelet, weft-knitted      
eyelet, woven      
     
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faced cloth      
façonné      
faille    

Maison Henry Bertrand (England) Ltd

Pongees Limited

WBL Fabrics (Whaleys)

Holland and Sherry

faille crêpe   crêpe

Pongees Limited

fairisle      
fake fur   fur fabric

Baxter, Hart & Abraham Ltd.

fearnought fearnaught    
feather cloth (obs)      
feather twill   herringbone

Acorn Fabrics (Cumbria) Ltd.

felt    

Richard James Weldon

Baxter, Hart & Abraham Ltd.

WBL Fabrics (Whaleys)

felted fabric    

A.W. Hainsworth & Sons Ltd.

ferrandine (obs)      
figured fabric      
fil-à-fil   colour and weave effects

Acorn Fabrics (Cumbria) Ltd.

fisheye cloth   birdseye  
fishnet      
flame-resistant textiles    

A.W. Hainsworth & Sons Ltd.

British Velvets Ltd.

Edmund Bell

A. Rowe Ltd.

flannel    

Huddersfield Fine Worsteds Ltd.

Huddersfield Cloth

WBL Fabrics (Whaleys)

Pepper Lee

flannelette      
flax   linen fabric

Acorn Fabrics (Cumbria) Ltd.

fleece fabric    

H O Bowley

Point North

WBL Fabrics (Whaleys)

The Chapman Group

flocked fabric    

Litmans

florentine      
flushing      
foam    

Point North

fodens   butcher cloth  
folk weave      
foulard      
four-pointed star check      
Fred Perry fabric   piqué, weft-knitted  
Frenchback      
French crêpe   crêpe

Pongees Limited

French double piqué   piqué, weft-knitted  
French flannel   flannel  
French merino   merino fabric  
Fresco®    

Huddersfield Fine Worsteds Ltd.

friar's cloth   monk's cloth  
frieze      
frisé      
frocs (obs)      
frotté      
Fuji    

WBL Fabrics (Whaleys)

full Milano rib   Milano rib  
fur fabric    

Baxter, Hart & Abraham Ltd.

fur felt   felt  
fustian    

Brisbane Moss

     
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gaberdine gabardine  

Acorn Fabrics (Cumbria) Ltd.

Huddersfield Fine Worsteds Ltd.

Holland and Sherry

galatea      
galloon (obs)      
gauze    

Pongees Limited

WBL Fabrics (Whaleys)

gazar    

Maison Henry Bertrand (England) Ltd

Pongees Limited

georgette    

Maison Henry Bertrand (England) Ltd

Pongees Limited

James Hare Ltd.

Liberty Art Fabrics

geotextiles      
gingham    

Acorn Fabrics (Cumbria) Ltd.

givrene (obs)      
glass cloth    

Thomas Ferguson Irish Linen

glass-fibre textiles      
Glen check   Glen Urquhart check

Pepper Lee

Holland and Sherry

Robert Noble

glenshee (obs)      
Glen stripe   Glen Urquhart check

Holland and Sherry

Glen Urquhart check Glen check  

Pepper Lee

Holland and Sherry

glissade (obs)      
gloria   umbrella fabric  
Gobelin   tapestry  
Gordon cord   cord fabrics  
GORE-TEX® fabrics   polymer membrane laminates  
gossamer      
granada grenada    
grandrelle shirting      
granite cloth momie cloth    
grass cloth   plant-fibre fabrics  
grenadine      
Grenfell cloth (obs)      
grey flannel   flannel  
gros de Londres   grosgrain  
gros de Tours   grosgrain  
grosgrain      
grospoint      
Guards check      
guernsey      
gunclub check    

Huddersfield Fine Worsteds Ltd.

Holland and Sherry

Robert Noble

gypsy cloth   elastomeric fabric  
     
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habit cloth (obs)      
habotai habutae  

Maison Henry Bertrand (England) Ltd

Pongees Limited

James Hare Ltd.

WBL Fabrics (Whaleys)

haircloth    

WBL Fabrics (Whaleys)

hair cord      
hair fabrics      
hairline    

Acorn Fabrics (Cumbria) Ltd.

Holland and Sherry

half-Milano rib   Milano rib  
handkerchief fabric    

Acorn Fabrics (Cumbria) Ltd.

Thomas Ferguson Irish Linen

handkerchief lawn   lawn  
handkerchief linen   linen fabric

Thomas Ferguson Irish Linen

Hardanger      
Harris tweed Hebridean tweed  

Harris Tweed Hebrides

Holland and Sherry

Harvard Harvard shirting  

Acorn Fabrics (Cumbria) Ltd.

Hebridean tweed   Harris tweed

Harris Tweed Hebrides

hemp fabric      
Henrietta      
herringbone    

Acorn Fabrics (Cumbria) Ltd.

Harris Tweed Hebrides

Huddersfield Cloth

WBL Fabrics (Whaleys)

hessian burlap  

WBL Fabrics (Whaleys)

hickory cloth      
high-tech textiles high-performance textiles    
Himalaya   shantung  
Holland    

Richard James Weldon

WBL Fabrics (Whaleys)

holographic fabrics      
homespun      
honan    

Pongees Limited

honeycomb      
hopsack basket cloth  

Pepper Lee

Holland and Sherry

horse-blanket check      
hose   micromesh  
houndstooth check dogstooth check  

Acorn Fabrics (Cumbria) Ltd.

Huddersfield Fine Worsteds Ltd.

Pepper Lee

Holland and Sherry

houndstooth stripe   houndstooth check

Acorn Fabrics (Cumbria) Ltd.

Holland and Sherry

huckaback    

Thomas Ferguson Irish Linen

     
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ikat      
illusion   Malines, tulle

Litmans

imitation fur   fur fabric  
imperial cloth      
imperial sateen    

WBL Fabrics (Whaleys)

Indian lawn   lawn  
India silk   silk fabric  
inlet   ticking  
intarsia      
interlining    

Edmund Bell

Richard James Weldon

Parkin Fabrics

WBL Fabrics (Whaleys)

interlock    

H O Bowley

iridescent fabrics   shot fabrics  
Irish lawn   lawn  
Irish linen   linen fabric

Thomas Ferguson Irish Linen

Acorn Fabrics (Cumbria) Ltd.

John Hanna Ltd.

Irish poplin   poplin  
Irish tweed   tweed

Magee (Ireland)

Italian      
     
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Jacob tweed   tweed  
jaconet jaconette    
jacquard crêpe   crêpe  
jacquard fabric, knitted      
jacquard fabric, woven    

Maison Henry Bertrand (England) Ltd

Pongees Limited

James Hare Ltd.

Thomas Ferguson Irish Linen

jacquard lace   lace

Pongees Limited

Litmans

Janus cloth (obs)      
jappe    

Pongees Limited

jaspé jasper    
Java Java canvas, aida    
jean middy twill    
jersey    

Pongees Limited

Rainbow Jersey

A. Rowe Ltd.

H O Bowley

jumbo cord   corduroy  
jute   plant-fibre fabrics  
     
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kapok   plant-fibre fabrics  
karakul cloth   astrakhan fabric  
karamini (obs)      
kasha casha    
kasuri   ikat  
kersey      
kettle cloth (obs)      
Kevlar®   aramid fabric

A.W. Hainsworth & Sons Ltd.

khadi khaddar    
khaki    

Point North

British Millerain Co. Ltd.

kilim      
Kilmarnock (obs)      
knitted fabric    

Rainbow Jersey

H O Bowley

     
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lace    

Pongees Limited

James Hare Ltd.

Litmans

lace, knitted    

Litmans

Lacoste® fabric   piqué, weft-knitted  
lahar (obs)      
laid-in fabric      
lambskin   imperial sateen  
lamé    

Pongees Limited

laminated fabric    

H O Bowley

British Millerain Co. Ltd.

Coating Applications Group

lampas      
lancé      
lappet      
laser-cut fabrics      
lasting (obs)      
latex fabric   rubber  
lawn    

Liberty Art Fabrics

Swimer Textiles

WBL Fabrics (Whaleys)

leather      
leather-cloth leatherette    
leno fabric    

Acorn Fabrics (Cumbria) Ltd.

limbric      
Limoges   ticking  
Lincoln green (obs)      
linen fabric    

Acorn Fabrics (Cumbria) Ltd.

Liberty Art Fabrics

Thomas Ferguson Irish Linen

John Hanna Ltd.

lingerie crêpe   crêpe  
lining fabric    

Edmund Bell

Huddersfield Fine Worsteds Ltd.

Litmans

Richard James Weldon

linsey (obs)      
lisle (obs)      
locknit      
lockstitch   raschel stretch fabrics  
loden cloth    

Pongees Limited

London cord   Bedford cord  
longcloth      
loopraise unbroken loop  

H O Bowley

loughreas (obs)      
louisine      
lumberdine (obs)      
Lurex®   metallic fabrics

Pongees Limited

Litmans

lustre fabric   Bradford lustre fabrics  
LYCRA®   elastane fabric

Acorn Fabrics (Cumbria) Ltd.

H O Bowley

Rainbow Jersey

A. Rowe Ltd.

lyocell fabric      
lyre (obs)      
     
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Macclesfield silk   silk fabric  
macintosh fabric   waterproof and water-repellent fabrics  
mackinaw   buffalo check  
macramé      
madapolam (obs)      
Madeira   broderie anglaise  
Madras    

Acorn Fabrics (Cumbria) Ltd.

Madras muslin      
Madras shirting      
malabar (obs)      
Malimo      
Malines    

Litmans

marabout (obs)      
marble cloth      
marcella    

Acorn Fabrics (Cumbria) Ltd.

Richard James Weldon

Marengo      
marl fabric      
marly (obs) marli    
marocain   crêpe

Pongees Limited

marquisette, warp-knitted      
marquisette, woven      
marry-muff (obs)      
Marseilles      
marvella (obs) marvello    
matelassé    

Maison Henry Bertrand (England) Ltd

matmee   ikat  
maud (obs)      
Mayo twill   twill fabrics  
Mecklenburgh (obs)      
medley (obs)      
mélange fabric      
mélange lustre fabric      
Melrose (obs)      
melton    

Brisbane Moss

A.W. Hainsworth & Sons Ltd.

Richard James Weldon

Abraham Moon & Sons Ltd.

meltonette   melton

Brisbane Moss

merino fabric    

Hield Brothers Ltd.

Huddersfield Fine Worsteds Ltd.

Holland and Sherry

merveilleux (obs)      
mesh fabrics    

Acorn Fabrics (Cumbria) Ltd.

Baltex UK

A. Rowe Ltd.

H O Bowley

messaline      
messellawny (obs)      
metallic fabrics    

Maison Henry Bertrand (England) Ltd

Pongees Limited

Litmans

WBL Fabrics (Whaleys)

metz cord   cord fabrics  
mexicain (obs) mexicaine    
microencapsulated textiles      
microfibre fabric microfabric  

Baltex UK

Rainbow Jersey

H O Bowley

WBL Fabrics (Whaleys)

micromesh      
mignonette (obs)      
milanese, warp-knitted      
milanese, woven (obs)      
Milano rib      
MILIUM® fabric   metallic fabrics  
miller's gauze   bolting cloth  
millinery materials   straw fabrics

Parkin Fabrics

Baxter, Hart & Abraham Ltd.

WBL Fabrics (Whaleys)

mission cloth   monk's cloth  
mistral (obs)      
mock leno      
modacrylic   acrylic fabric

Jackson Textiles

Mogador      
mohair fabric    

Huddersfield Cloth

Pongees Limited

Pepper Lee

Holland and Sherry

moiré fabric    

Pongees Limited

moisture transport textiles      
moleskin fabric    

Brisbane Moss

H O Bowley

Huddersfield Cloth

WBL Fabrics (Whaleys)

molleton      
momie cloth   granite cloth  
monk's cloth abbot cloth, bishop's cloth, druid's cloth, friar's cloth, mission cloth, oatmeal    
Montagnac      
moquette    

Camira Fabrics Ltd.

moreen morine    
morning stripe   pin stripe  
Moscow (obs)      
moss crêpe   crêpe  
moss-stitch fabric      
moufflin (obs)      
mousseline    

Pongees Limited

WBL Fabrics (Whaleys)

Mozambique (obs)      
mudmee   ikat  
muga silk   silk fabric  
mull    

WBL Fabrics (Whaleys)

multi-component fabrics multiplex fabrics    
mungo   recycled textiles  
muslin    

Parkin Fabrics

WBL Fabrics (Whaleys)

     
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nainsook      
nankeen (obs)      
nanomaterials      
napped fabrics      
narrow fabrics    

H O Bowley

Litmans

Richard James Weldon

Point North

natté      
needlecord   corduroy

Brisbane Moss

The Chapman Group

needlefelt   felt  
needlepoint   lace  
neoprene    

Point North

net    

Litmans

Point North

Parkin Fabrics

WBL Fabrics (Whaleys)

net silk nett silk silk fabric  
nettle-fibre fabric   plant-fibre fabrics  
ninon      
noil   silk fabric

Maison Henry Bertrand (England) Ltd.

Pongees Limited

Nomex®   aramid fabric

A.W. Hainsworth & Sons Ltd.

A. Rowe Ltd.

nonwoven fabric      
Norfolk suiting (obs)      
Norwich crêpe (obs)      
nun's veiling   challis  
nylon fabric    

Pongees Limited

Rainbow Jersey

A. Rowe Ltd.

H O Bowley

     
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oatmeal   monk's cloth  
oatmeal crêpe   crêpe  
oil cloth    

British Millerain Co. Ltd.

Halley Stevensons Ltd.

oilskin    

Halley Stevensons Ltd.

ombré    

Maison Henry Bertrand (England) Ltd

Pongees Limited

ondine   bengaline  
ondulé      
opaline   lawn  
organdie organdy  

Litmans

WBL Fabrics (Whaleys)

organza    

Maison Henry Bertrand (England) Ltd

Pongees Limited

James Hare Ltd.

Litmans

Orléans (obs) lustre Orléans    
osnaburg      
ottoman    

Maison Henry Bertrand (England) Ltd

Pongees Limited

outing flannel   flannel  
overcheck   checks

Acorn Fabrics (Cumbria) Ltd.

Oxford    

Acorn Fabrics (Cumbria) Ltd.

     
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paddock   gaberdine  
pahpoons (obs) papoons    
paillette satin   satin, woven  
paisley    

Maison Henry Bertrand (England) Ltd

Liberty Art Fabrics

Stephen Walters & Sons

palmyrenne (obs)      
panama    

Acorn Fabrics (Cumbria) Ltd.

Brisbane Moss

panama canvas   panama  
panama suiting fabric      
panne satin   satin, woven  
panne velvet   velvet  
parachute silk   silk fabric

Pongees Limited

paramatta (obs)      
parasisal   straw fabrics

Parkin Fabrics

pashmina      
patchwork      
patent leather   leather  
patola   ikat  
peach-skin fabric peau de péche    
peau d'ange      
peau de cygne      
peau de soie      
pekin pekin stripes    
Penelope canvas (obs)      
pepita   shepherd's check  
percale    

WBL Fabrics (Whaleys)

Thomas Kneale & Co. Ltd.

percaline   percale  
perfumed fabrics   microencapsulated textiles  
Persian cord   cord fabrics  
Persian lawn   lawn  
Petersham   narrow fabrics

Baxter, Hart & Abraham Ltd.

phase-change materials   microencapsulated textiles  
pick-and-pick fabrics   colour and weave effects

Acorn Fabrics (Cumbria) Ltd.

pile fabrics    

Jackson Textiles

pilot cloth      
pima cotton   cotton fabric  
pina cloth   plant-fibre fabrics

Parkin Fabrics

WBL Fabrics (Whaleys)

pin cord   corduroy  
pineapple fibre   plant-fibre fabrics

Parkin Fabrics

WBL Fabrics (Whaleys)

pin-feather   herringbone

Holland and Sherry

Pepper Lee

pinhead check pinhead  

Holland and Sherry

pin stripe    

Huddersfield Fine Worsteds Ltd.

Huddersfield Cloth

Pepper Lee

Holland and Sherry

piqué, warp-knitted    

H O Bowley

piqué, weft-knitted    

H O Bowley

piqué, woven    

Acorn Fabrics (Cumbria) Ltd.

piquette      
plaid   checks, tartan  
plain knit fabric    

WBL Fabrics (Whaleys)

plain weave fabric tabby  

WBL Fabrics (Whaleys)

plangi   resist-dyed fabrics  
plant-fibre fabrics    

Parkin Fabrics

WBL Fabrics (Whaleys)

plastic textiles      
plated fabrics      
pleated fabrics    

Litmans

plissé   pleated fabrics

Acorn Fabrics (Cumbria) Ltd.

plumetis (obs)      
plush    

H O Bowley

point d'ésprit   net  
Poiret twill      
polar fleece    

H O Bowley

polka dot fabric      
polka rib   cardigan rib  
polo cloth      
polo shirt fabric   piqué, weft-knitted

H O Bowley

polyamide fabric   nylon fabric

Pongees Limited

Rainbow Jersey

A. Rowe Ltd.

H O Bowley

polyester fabric    

Edmund Bell

Swimer Textiles

Pongees Limited

H O Bowley

polymer membrane laminates    

British Millerain Co. Ltd.

polypropylene textiles      
polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE)   polymer membrane laminates

British Millerain Co. Ltd.

polyurethane (PU)    

Point North

British Millerain Co. Ltd.

Coating Applications Group

polyvinyl chloride   PVC

Litmans

Coating Applications Group

pongee    

Pongees Limited

poodle cloth      
poplin    

Acorn Fabrics (Cumbria) Ltd.

Liberty Art Fabrics

Swimer Textiles

WBL Fabrics (Whaleys)

poult      
power net    

Litmans

WBL Fabrics (Whaleys)

Prince of Wales check    

Pepper Lee

Holland and Sherry

print cloth    

WBL Fabrics (Whaleys)

printed fabric    

Liberty Art Fabrics

Acorn Fabrics (Cumbria) Ltd.

Elanbach

R.A. Smart (Printing Services)

prunella (obs)      
prunelle twill   twill fabrics  
punto-di-Roma    

Litmans

purl fabric      
PVC polyvinyl chloride, vinyl  

Litmans

Coating Applications Group

pyjama fabric    

Acorn Fabrics (Cumbria) Ltd.

H O Bowley

     
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queen's cloth (obs)      
queenscord      
quilted fabric    

The Gainsborough Silk Weaving Co. Ltd.

Thomas Kneale & Co. Ltd.

     
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rabbit-hair fabric   angora fabric  
radium      
raffia   straw fabrics  
ramie fabric      
raschel lace    

Litmans

raschel stretch fabrics    

Litmans

raschel warp-knitted fabric    

Litmans

ratiné      
raw silk   silk fabric  
rayon   viscose fabric  
recycled textiles      
reflective fabrics    

A. Rowe Ltd.

Point North

regatta      
regence      
regina      
relief fabric   blister cloth  
repp    

Stephen Walters & Sons

resist-dyed fabrics      
reversibles   double cloth  
rib fabrics, knitted    

H O Bowley

WBL Fabrics (Whaleys)

rib fabrics, woven    

James Hare Ltd.

WBL Fabrics (Whaleys)

rib velvet   corduroy  
Richelieu      
Richelieu rib fabric   rib fabrics, knitted  
ripstop    

Point North

Coating Applications Group

romaine   crêpe romaine  
rough browns (obs)      
royal rib, knitted   cardigan rib  
royal rib, woven      
rubber      
Russell cord Russel cord cord fabrics  
Russian cord      
Russian twill   twill fabrics  
     
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sailcloth    

Point North

British Millerain Co. Ltd.

Salisbury flannel   flannel  
sand crêpe   crêpe  
sanglier (obs)      
sarsenet sarsonet, sarcenet    
sateen    

Edmund Bell

Pongees Limited

Brisbane Moss

Parkin Fabrics

satin, warp-knitted    

H O Bowley

Litmans

satin, woven    

Maison Henry Bertrand (England) Ltd

Swimer Textiles

Pongees Limited

James Hare Ltd.

satin crêpe   crêpe

Pongees Limited

Litmans

satinet   satin, woven  
satinette, warp-knitted   raschel stretch fabrics  
satinette, woven   satin, woven  
Saxony    

Johnstons of Elgin

say (obs) saye    
schappe silk   silk fabric  
Scottish tweed Scotch tweed tweed  
scrim    

WBL Fabrics (Whaleys)

Sea Island cotton   cotton fabric  
seerloop   seersucker  
seersucker    

WBL Fabrics (Whaleys)

Holland and Sherry

sequinned fabrics    

Litmans

serge    

WBL Fabrics (Whaleys)

serpentine crêpe   crêpe  
shadow stripes and checks    

Pepper Lee

Holland and Sherry

Shaker flannel   flannel  
shalloon (obs)      
shammy cloth   chamois cloth  
shantung    

Maison Henry Bertrand (England) Ltd

Pongees Limited

WBL Fabrics (Whaleys)

sharkskin    

Huddersfield Fine Worsteds Ltd.

Pepper Lee

Holland and Sherry

shatush      
sheer fabrics    

Maison Henry Bertrand (England) Ltd

Edmund Bell

Litmans

Linwood Fabrics & Wallpapers

sheeting fabric    

Thomas Ferguson Irish Linen

WBL Fabrics (Whaleys)

Thomas Kneale & Co. Ltd.

shepherd\'s check    

Holland and Sherry

Shetland fabric    

Abraham Moon & Sons Ltd.

Ackroyd and Dawson Ltd.

Mallalieus of Delph

Shetland tweed    

Abraham Moon & Sons Ltd.

Ackroyd and Dawson Ltd.

Mallalieus of Delph

shibori   resist-dyed fabrics  
shirting fabrics    

Acorn Fabrics (Cumbria) Ltd.

Huddersfield Cloth

shoddy   recycled textiles  
shot fabrics shots  

Maison Henry Bertrand (England) Ltd

Litmans

showerproof fabrics   waterproof and water-repellent fabrics

Ventile® Fabrics

A. Rowe Ltd.

H O Bowley

Sicilian   brilliantine  
sicilienne (obs)      
silence cloth      
silesia    

Richard James Weldon

WBL Fabrics (Whaleys)

silk fabric    

Maison Henry Bertrand (England) Ltd

Pongees Limited

James Hare Ltd.

The Gainsborough Silk Weaving Co. Ltd.

simplex      
sinamay   straw fabrics

Parkin Fabrics

single cloth   double cloth  
single jersey   jersey

H O Bowley

single-jersey cord      
single piqué   piqué, weft-knitted

H O Bowley

sisal   straw fabrics  
sleeknit   raschel stretch fabrics  
sliver high-pile fabric   fur fabric  
smart textiles      
soleil   ottoman  
solero    

Holland and Sherry

space-dyed fabric