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Educate Yourself on Poplin Fabric

Poplin




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 Poplin originated in France, dating back to the 15th century where it was originally made from silk and was often used for furniture.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

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

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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

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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

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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 […]







Velvet, the Fabric that Made a Comeback

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Most of us have not shopped for a velvet garment since the nineties. Many of us used to sport velvet dresses, long sleeve shirts, skirts, and the list goes on. If you had a velvet ensemble, you were deemed trendy. As the nineties progressed, we parted ways with our velvet ensembles. Styles changed and we […]







Best Fabrics for DIY Halloween Costumes




Halloween comes with a lot of pressure and a whole lot of fabric for parents. It is important to recognize that certain fabrics work well for certain costumes to make creating your costume easier. If you plan on saving some dollars this year and making your own costumes for family or friends, consider these spooktacular […]







Decorate With Your Favorite Fabrics




Have you ever been at a fabric store and glanced at something that caught your eye but you weren’t sure what to do with it? Certain fabrics can be appealing to the eye but for people that don’t sew it is not appealing enough to purchase. However, fabric can be used in a variety of […]