Spring Open Days

Saturday, April 6th 10 am to 5 pm.

Sunday, April 7th 12 pm to 3 pm.


Maeve Fanning

Come and join us for our Spring Open Days. It’s going to be great fun, with loads of other like-minded sewists you can chat to about your favourite fabrics and patterns for the spring and summer… ‘til you’re blue in the face!! And all the tea you can drink and of course cake and sandwiches. ???☕


 See our complete Spring/ Summer Fabric Collection and shop in our Bargain Barn

We are having a massive stock clearance sale on top of our ususal discounts – (10% discount off everything) you have to be here to avail of them. Get here early before they’re all gone. We have accumulated a lot of fabric in the almost 4 years we have been open and its time to let go of some of our fabric lines – these will be reduced by up to 70%.  We will have all our reduced fabrics and remnants including lots of new ex designer stock in summery prints and fabrics in the Bargain Barn.

Our regular stock and all the new fabrics and patterns that have just arrived will be found in the main shop with me. So a good strategy for your trip would be to browse all the Fabrics in both the barn and the shop, sit down and let us spoil you with tea/ coffee and a few sandwiches / cakes carefully prepared by Mairead & Liam while you ponder your purchases. If the weather is agreeable – you can take a nice soothing walk around the garden / mini woodland if you are feeling a little overwhelmed. We have ample parking (the car park has been recently extended) and toilet facilities. We accept credit/debit cards.

Annnnnnd if that’s not enough, we’re having our usual raffle. There’ll be lots of shop vouchers  to win just by turning up!

So join us in DressFabrics HQ (near Kells)

The Spring/Summer collection has everything you need need to whip up something new for the warmer months ahead, did I mention there’ll be 10% of everything on the day?!

Check out our Facebook Events Page I will be updating it regularly with all the info. Alternatively – sign up to our email list to make sure you always get notified about our promotions and events.


Open Day


To find us – we are situated between Oldcastle and Kells on the R163, approx 1 km the Kells side of Ballinlough Village. If coming from M3 / N3, take the exist north of Kells at Drumbaragh. There are signposts for Oldcastle/Ballinlough and Loughcrew. We are about 3 miles from here and we will have big signs (like in the above photo) at our entrance.

The easiest way is to put our postcode into google maps – A82YT91

Contact us if you need more information.

Things to do in our area:

If you want to make a day out – there are loads of things to do and see in our area. Check out some of these links:
Loughcrew Cairns – Megalithic tombs (similar to Newgrange)
Loughcrew Megalithic Centre
Historic town of Kells
Loughcrew Gardens and Adventure Centre
And there’s lots more  a short drive away – Fore Abbey, Mullaghmeen Woods, Girley Bog….

Refreshment Stops:

Theres some great cafes and coffee shops close by in Loughcrew Gardens and Loughcrew Megalithic Centre.
Oldcastle: Kraft KaffeHappy Cup CafeOldcastle House Hotel
Kells: Book MarketInsomniaHeadford Arms Hotel.


If you can’t make it  – you are always welcome to visit anytime by appointment, just contact us by email – maeve@dressfabrics.ie or   Call Maeve on 087 4395792.

Cant wait to see you here!


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