Tips For Cutting Fabric

There are some things you should know when cutting fabric. It’s not simply a case of taking sharp edges to your garment and following the pattern lines. There are some fundamental rules that you should adhere to. Read on and find out more before it’s too late! Knowing Right From …

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Selecting the Right Fabric

The key to a successful sewing project starts with the fabric. You have to get it right and it’s not as easy as it sounds. There are lots of things to keep in mind. Here are some pointers that should guarantee success. What Will The Fabric Be Used For? The …

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Fabric and Pattern Preparation

It’s all in the preparation – how many times have we heard that? Do the groundwork and get your fabric and pattern ready by following this short guide. The case for preparation… Sewing is rarely a rushed job. You need to take your time and get the fabric and dimensions …

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What Do You Know About Fabrics?

One of the most exciting things about learning to sew is discovering the vast range of fabrics out there. But how much do you really know about them? Find out with this fun quiz. 1. The weather has been cold recently and you’re looking for a practical fabric to use …

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Understanding How Fabric Hangs

Whether you’re working to an existing pattern or designing a new one, understanding how fabric hangs will make you better able to translate between the pattern and the finished garment. To choose the right fabric for any pattern, you need to be able to picture it in your head and …

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Sewing Wth Difficult Fabrics

It’s all very well to learn good basic sewing skills, but when it comes down to it, some fabrics just don’t want to behave. How can you get these difficult fabrics to cut, fold and run through your machine the way they should? We take a look at some basic …

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Baby Friendly Fabrics

Many people are inspired to start sewing when they discover that there’s a baby on the way. Baby clothes can be quicker to make than larger garments and they allow lots of room for creativity. But if you’re going to make clothes the baby will be safe and comfortable in, …

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