Calico fabric

Discover the versatility of calico fabric and find inspiration for your next home decor project. From curtains to cushions, explore top ideas to incorporate calico fabric into your space.
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Today is all about vintage calico fabric. Although here in the US we generally associate the word “calico” with small colorful flower prints on quilt-weight fabrics, it originally referred to the cloth itself. Here is a brief history of the fabric and term: Calico is a plain woven textile made from unbleached cotton originating from a city in Kerala, India once known as Calicut. Block printed cottons were sent from India to England as early as 1630 and referred to as "calicuts." The term…

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