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6 Helpful Sewing Hacks

7 Helpful Sewing Hacks

As enjoyable as it is to create a beautiful piece of clothing or reupholster your favorite furniture, there are some aspects of sewing that just aren’t fun. Searching for dropped pins and keeping bobbins from unwinding can be frustrating. Here are 7 tips that can help on your next sewing project: Wax Your Thread Even […]


Best Fabrics to Wear in the Summer

With the official start of summer less than a week away, now is a great time to consider which materials will be best to wear during these hot months. The approach of summer brings warmer temperatures, which means it is time to change up your wardrobe for a lighter and more casual style. When the […]


All About Organza Fabric

All About Organza Fabric

There are a lot of fabric choices in the world. So, when you’re just starting out in the fabric and craft world, you have a lot to learn. In fact, those of us who have been in the business for years still find fabrics that we’ve never heard of! This particular fabric has become increasingly […]


Why You Should Wear Silk Fabric

Sensitive Skin According to a study by the US National Library of Medicine more than 50% of the US population s classified as having sensitive skin. Sensitive skin can range from a variety of issues such as eczema, rosacea, damage due to exposure to the sun and many other conditions. Treat Your Skin to Silk Although […]


Knit Fabrics vs Woven Fabrics

Knit Fabrics

Sewists are likely to encounter both knit and woven fabrics as they select material for various sewing projects. It is helpful, and even important, to understand the differences between these two styles of fabric though. This is because each fabric is produced differently and has different characteristics that affect sewing and performance. These are some […]


What Are the Differences Between Cotton and Polyester?

Polyester vs. Cotton

If you go to the men’s section of most discount retailers in America in 2017, you’ll find almost all the activewear to be 100% polyester, which is annoying for most men because polyester does not let the skin “breathe” properly. It traps a man’s stinky sweat. After a few times wearing a polyester piece of […]


Caring For Rayon Fabric

Luxuriously soft and durable, rayon is a must-have fabric in many wardrobes today. Why? Aside from its comfortability, it has proven to be more absorbent than cotton, and is widely considered to be eco-friendly, due to the fact its material is biodegradable. Yet those are the same factors that also make rayon more vulnerable to […]


Crafting with Floral Fabrics

Floral fabrics are in for spring. In fact, florals have been trending for decades and the trend doesn’t seem to be fading out any time soon. Whether you are designing a dress or creating a piece of home décor, floral fabrics give you plenty of options. Below, we have highlighted some of our favorite floral […]


Ideal Fabrics for Updating Your Spring Wardrobe

Spring has arrived and as temperatures (finally!) start to warm up, it’s time to tuck away those wool sweaters and cozy flannels. Spring is a difficult season to dress for because temperatures are constantly fluctuating. However, there are several fabrics that are ideal for a spring wardrobe and we are here to help you learn […]


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 […]