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Is a Poplin Suit Right for Me?




Are you in the market for a new suit? If so, you may want to consider a poplin suit, especially with warmer months on the horizon. Even though you may have never heard of a poplin suit, the lighter fabric provides a great alternative to other commonly used suit fabrics during the spring and summer […]







Growing Familiar with Denim Fabric




Denim fabric has been around for centuries. In fact, it was first discovered in the 1500’s in Genoa, Italy. When first discovered, it was used by the sailors in the navy. In 1873, Jacob Davis and Levi Strauss created the first ever pair of denim jeans: the rest is history. Denim is now an extremely […]







Understanding Trigger Fabric




If you are into DIY projects or simply like working with a variety of fabrics, you have likely heard of trigger fabric. The definition of trigger fabric, provided by startupfashion.com is: “A durable heavy poplin made of a blend of polyester and cotton. It is also considered a utility cloth and used for tablecloths, chair […]







Educate Yourself on Poplin Fabric




Poplin fabric, which is a trigger fabric, is a strong, plain weave cotton fabric with fine horizontal ribs that’s often used in shirts, dresses, sportswear, and raincoats. Poplin originated in France, dating back to the 15th century where it was originally made from silk and was often used for furniture. The fabric is lightweight and […]







Google Honors Fabric Historian




Thursday, December 29th, 2016 marked the 250th birthday of one of the fabric industry’s most famous inventors, Charles Macintosh and Google paid tribute to him. Charles Macintosh was a Scottish chemist who got tired of having drenched clothes from Scotland’s very-prone-to-rain weather. We all can pretty much relate to the unappealing feeling of wet, cold, […]







Knit Fabric Tips Because Ours is On Sale




With our incredible knit fabric sale  going on right now, we thought we’d talk a little bit about the different types of knit fabric that exist. (Take note, we are offering many of our knit fabrics for 50 cents to $1.00 when you buy in lot sizes, so get them today!) Many people love sewing […]







Beauty Benefits of Sleeping on Satin




We all need our rest, and some of us can rest much easier if we get a good night’s sleep on an ideal fabric. Many people find that they sleep much better when they sleep on a satin pillowcase. Satin is a silky, sleek, and smooth material that has proven to have many benefits when […]







Holiday Gift Guide for Fabric Fanatics

Holiday Craft Ideas




If you are someone that typically makes homemade gifts for loved one during the holiday season, you are likely starting to search for new ideas. We recently found several handmade gifts that are thoughtful and simple that will make your loved ones feel appreciated this holiday season. Recipe Tea Towels Many people have tea towels […]







Why You Should Sew Your Own Christmas Stocking

Create a Custom Christmas Stocking On Your Own




If you have spent countless hours looking for Christmas stockings in the store that match your Christmas decor, you should consider making your own Christmas stocking. Many people grow tired of having the same stockings each year but don’t want to purchase new ones.By creating your own Christmas stocking, you can guarantee that you’ll be […]







Plaid Fabrics Always Prevail




Plaid is something that many people associate with cold weather and fall fashion. The majority of fall fashion can be found in a variety of plaid prints, from men’s button-up shirts to women’s purses. Although plaid can be spotted in almost every clothing store from the months of September through December, the plaid fashion trend […]