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No Sew Dining Chair Upholstery Tutorial

No Sew Dining Chair Upholstery Tutorial

Today we will show you how to reupholster your dining room chairs to look brand new! This tutorial can also be helpful if your chairs are already well-upholstered but are unappealing or don't coordinate with your space. If you choose the right Upholstery Fabric, upholstering your chairs can transform your dining room from dull, gloomy, and seemingly old to lively, classy, and cozy.

Chair Upholstery

Before gathering any supplies, you need to establish a few things. The kind of fabric you use

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Sewing With Activewear Fabric

Sewing With Activewear Fabric

Created by: Trish McLaughlin of Trish Stitched

For the past few years, running has become a saving grace when I’m feeling overwhelmed and stressed out, and my adventures in running have taken me on many 5k’s, a few half marathons and two full marathons. When I realized my two hobbies of running and sewing could come together, I was so excited!

I didn’t know where to start to make my own running gear. I researched all the

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Sewing 101: French Seams

Sewing 101: French Seams

Created by: Nikki Johnson

It can be difficult to pick the right seam for your fabric and pattern choices – but the French Seam is one of our favorites!

French seams create a perfectly enclosed seam on the inside of your garment. They’re similar to flat felled seams in their final results, but I prefer French seams for their simplicity. It’s a little tricky at first, but once you’ve got it down it’s smooth sailing.

Use this

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Trends We Love: Faux Animal Fabrics

Trends We Love: Faux Animal Fabrics

Animal prints always seem to be in fashion, from home décor DIYs to apparel projects. Incorporating animal prints into design is a great way to personalize and make a statement. From zebra to giraffe to leopard prints, animal print fabrics add a glam element to any space or any outfit!

Vegan animal prints give you the beauty of these types of designs in a more durable and cruelty-free form, which makes them a great, guilt-free choice for your projects. Today

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From Pool to Play: Pineapple Cover Up Tutorial

From Pool to Play: Pineapple Cover Up Tutorial

Created by: Shannon McBride

Pineapple prints are everywhere this summer, and what better way to appreciate this trend than a fun cover-up that can be worn even after that aquatic fun in the sun is over!

House Homemade Styles

This simple design made with our favorite Pineapple Rayon Challis can easily translate from a chic cover-up to a casual dress. Check out other pineapple fabrics on fabric.com by clicking here.

House Homemade Styles

House Homemade Styles

House Homemade Styles

Let's start sewing!

Supplies for this project:

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Choosing Fabrics to Suit Your Home's Style

Choosing Fabrics to Suit Your Home's Style

Created by: House Homemade

Hello! It's Jessica from House Homemade. I'm so thankful to be back on the fabric.com blog! Today I'm talking about picking fabric that works well with your home style. Sewing new curtains or throw pillows for a room can completely change the space or work to drive home the look you're wanting. I know that for some people, choosing fabric from pages and pages of options on a website or rows and rows of choices

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Fabrics We Love: Chenille

Fabrics We Love: Chenille

After you’ve settled on your next home décor project, you’re faced with which fabric will best suit your needs and make the biggest statement. You take into account how soft the fabric is, its durability, color and general fabric characteristics. Given the endless options you’ll likely have, it can be tough to choose which fabric is best. We suggest doing your research (especially when it comes to buying fabrics online), including quality, characteristics and durability. To help,

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Summer Block Party: Half Square Gingham

Summer Block Party: Half Square Gingham

Created by: Sariella Studios
Skill Level: Beginner (with basic knowledge of quilt block piecing)

Welcome to the final installment of the fabric.com Summer Block Party! We have enjoyed this series so much and hope you have too! If you've missed any of the quilt block designs so far, you can catch up by clicking here. From the Candied Pineapple to the Nautical Stripe, there is something for everyone! Our last block in this series is the Half Square Gingham

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Sewing Tips With Knits

Sewing Tips With Knits

Created by Shannon McBride

Knit fabrics can take many different forms depending on the fiber contents and the specific knit process used to create them. Jersey Knits, Interlock Knits, Ponte de Roma Knits, ITY (Interlocking Twist Yarns), and Rib Knits are all very common knit fabrics used for fashion apparel. Throw in some Lycra Spandex in the already large variety of knit fabrics and that can be very intimidating to sewers!

But fear not, here are some tips and 3

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Summer Block Party: Fishy Fish

Summer Block Party: Fishy Fish

Created by: The Tattooed Quilter
Skill Level: Confident Beginner

There are only two more blocks left in our fabric.com Summer Block Party! We hope you've had as much fun as we have with this series. Block #7 was created by the Christopher Thompson (better known as The Tattooed Quilter) and is a great one for beginners and seasoned sewists alike.

We recommend joining this block with others from our Summer Block Party to create a fun picnic quilt.

Let's

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