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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 […]


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 Poplin originated in France, dating back to the 15th century where it was originally made from silk and was often used for furniture.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


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 […]


Velvet, the Fabric that Made a Comeback

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 […]


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 […]


Three Unique Garments from Our Photo Contest

We’re back with more great entries from our garment photo contest. We love to see what people make with our products, so we asked our loyal customers to send in some photos of their creations. They certainly delivered; we received a myriad of impressive works. It was hard, but we managed to choose a winner. […]


Three Awesome DIY Dress Projects from our Photo Contest!

Thank you to everyone who participated in our garment photo contest! Sadly, there can be only one winner, but that doesn’t mean we didn’t receive a plethora of entries to love, adore, and share! This week’s blog post focuses around three AWESOME outfits we’d love to see more of in the future! Lori KC’s Lightweight […]