Get snuggly, cuddly and cosy with our gorgeous printed fleece fabric. It's so versatile and can be used for many DIY craft or clothing projects, from homemade baby blankets to polar fleece jackets for winter. It's durable, strong and repels water, so whatever you make it'll be in your life for a long time.
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Soft and smooth to touch, our polar fleece is a wonderful fabric to use for making warm clothes, accessories, comfy nightwear and plush home furnishings.
Preferably hand wash or spot clean. If not, use low temperature, laying flat after washing and brushing pile into place. Every few washes if you feel the fibres stiffening, wait until dry and brush until they relax again.
Polar fleece needs a little pampering to keep it nice and soft. Machine wash at 30°c, dry flat and brush regularly so the fibres don't go stiff. Do not tumble dry or iron. For best results, use a clothes brush with soft, tightly packed together bristles, rather than a standard hairbrush. What you'll be pleased to know is that it's a waterproof fleece fabric, so repels water.
This textile is fire rated safe for nightwear, so why not rustle up a pair of cosy pyjamas or a nightie for you or a loved one. If you're just starting out with sewing at home, start with a simple baby blanket or scarf that also doubles up as a gorgeous keepsake gift. We see many customers using our waterproof fleece fabric for making gloves, hats, jogging bottoms and other outdoor gear. As it doesn't absorb moisture, you can create apparel that's suitable for winter - ideal for when you get caught in a downpour or playing in the snow! If you've got an old cushion you're looking to restore, use this lovely soft fleece to make a cover. Scatter it on the bed or snuggle with it on the sofa for extra comfort.
Design your own polar fleece fabric and have fun making your own clothes, furnishings, and crafts!
If you can’t decide on which photo to use, you can upload multiple images and create a photo collage. This can be done using one of our pre-set montage templates, or you can create your own entirely from scratch. It’s super easy to do and the possibilities are endless.
Step 1 – Click the start design button & select your product options.
Step 2 – Go to the ‘Images & Text Tools’ tab, click the ‘add images/Text’ button on your product & ‘Select Images to Upload’ or use the Facebook/Instagram tabs.
Step 3 – Choose the images you want to use for your collage, upload & select them from the uploaded photos list.
Step 4 – Click ‘Create montage’ & select your collage style.
Step 5 – Add the collage to your design.
This custom fleece is one of our favourites to print on as it's so soft, cuddly, and warm. The process we use is dye sublimation, which bonds the ink to the fabric creating a long-lasting print. When you design your own fleece, you'll have the option to choose 1 of 4 edge finishes: hemmed with black thread; hemmed with white threat, cut on the line or left in its natural form. Edges left as the fabric comes will be a rough cut, so if you'd prefer a neat, expert cut on the line, please choose that option.
Please note: your print is bold, bright and clear, but due to the brushed surface and raised fibres of fleece material, it's less sharp than fabrics with non-brushed faces.
All of our fabrics are printed at 200dpi. This works for us as it combines a great quality as well as a good file weight. In order to avoid resizing and interpolation, we recommend that you scale your image to 100% at 200dpi. Our design interface works with a traffic light system that acts as a quality marker for your designs. This will show you whether the resolution is too low for printing. When you re-upload your design with
Your uploaded design will automatically be scaled to fit the size of
We always recommend using an RGB colour space when you upload your images. More specifically, we suggest using the sRGB image profile, to achieve
There is no length limit for most of our fabrics. Our preview design window is set up to display a maximum of 10m to help you visualise the print, but that doesn't mean this is the print limit. If you'd like to order more, you can increase the quantity (x2 for 20m or x4 for 40m for example) and order as much as you'd like. Larger volumes will receive an automatic discount too. While the fabric length is nothing to worry about, each individual fabric will have a maximum width side: these can be found on the fabric's page information or in the design interface.
Yes, that will help you when it comes to cutting or framing your printed fabric. We recommend always adding a little extra space for borders into your purchased fabric size. When we print your
Crocking is the term used to describe fading along the creases in
Yes, our organic fabrics don't have an additional coating like non-organic fabrics have, which means it absorbs the inks deep into its fibre and reducing the colour strength slightly (this can be approximately -40%). If you would like a bolder, more vibrant colour for your fabric, we would suggest using a non-organic fabric.
Unfortunately not; all of our fabrics have been tested meticulously to ensure we know exactly how to get the best results, and our facilities cater perfectly to them. If you are set on a fabric we don't offer, we can offer custom printed sublimation paper to order which will allow you to heat press your designs onto your own fabrics.
If your design is simple and less intricate, a JPEG will be absolutely fine. However, if you have created a design with multi-coloured detailing, we would recommend saving your design in a TIFF format.
Similar to other fabric printing processes, shrinkage can occur. The amount of shrinkage will depend on the fabric, but as a general rule of thumb, please allow for 2-8% shrinkage when working out your measurements. Shrinkage is not an exact science, and the amount of shrinkage will vary from print run to print run. We'd always suggest ordering a little more than you need for your project.
Many of the fabrics we offer are semi-transparent, so printing on both sides of the fabric is not a service we offer.
At the moment, all of our fabric labels are printed on satin fabric. For now, we believe this is the best choice, but will potentially introduce other options in the future. All labels are cut to the same label format. If you would like to choose a different fabric and format for your labels, you could always order a sheet of the fabric of your choice to create labels yourself.
Our fabrics are printed with water-based inks as environmental consciousness is
Although very rare, there could be a slight colour difference from one print run to another. This is a normal part of the printing process,
Our full cut & sew service at Bags of Love can be used to your full advantage. We even offer hemming for your fabrics at a small additional cost. Our hems are created with a one or two cold hem that typically uses around 5 to 20mm of fabric (depending on the thickness of your chosen material). Please bear this in mind when you are ordering your printed fabric with hems: If you would like your finished piece to be 100cm x 100cm, change your dimensions to 101.5cm instead to allow space for your hems (you will also need to include additional for potential shrinkage). The thicker the fabric, the bigger the hem will be. Your printed fabric will be hemmed with either Black or White thread. If you are ordering a lightly woven material or
For further information about our fabrics see our FAQs.
Please note: As everything we provide is handmade to order, you may find a slight variance in the sizes.