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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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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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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Fabric 101: Lawn, Challis, Voile & Batiste

Fabric 101: Lawn, Challis, Voile & Batiste

Created by: Nikki Johnson of fabric.com

As the days get longer and hotter, sewing lots of great new summer apparel is a must! Summer dresses, skirts, camis and blouses all seem to feature lightweight fabrics in cotton or rayon like lawn, or challis... But how do you choose the right textile for your garment? Today we have some helpful information on the differences, characteristics, and our favorite fabrics for your next summer project!

Lawn

Cotton lawn is a fine

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Choosing the Perfect Knit for Summer Maxi Dresses

Choosing the Perfect Knit for Summer Maxi Dresses

Created by: Shannon McBride

Maxi dresses are so chic and easy, from day to night, they have become a staple wardrobe item for warm weather.

Over the past 5 years, I’ve made a few, bought a few, and worn them frequently. From my experience, here are some tips on how to choose your fabric based on the knit maxi dress you want to create.

Let's explore the pros and cons of different fabric types!

Choosing the Perfect Knit for

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Ruffled Top Tutorial

Ruffled Top Tutorial

Created by: The Sara Project

Hey everyone! Sara from thesaraproject.com, and back with another great sewing tutorial for you!

Here in Utah, the weather has just hit the 70’s, and I’m in full blown spring mode. As I have been making plans for my spring wardrobe, I’ve noticed that ruffles are having a HUGE moment in the fashion world right now, and I’m obsessed. I’m excited to incorporate this trend into today’s tutorial!

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DIY Dip Dye Sweatshirt

DIY Dip Dye Sweatshirt

Created by: Summer from @sevenpretty

Hi friends! My name is Summer and I love to share my sewing on my Instagram account @sevenpretty.

Today we are going to make a dip dye sweatshirt using a Telio bamboo rayon terry knit and Rit dye from fabric.com!

This project was inspired by a sweatshirt that I came across online and actually purchased, but when it arrived I was disappointed by the low quality fabric and fit. Luckily, I can sew and

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How to Sew an Underlining

How to Sew an Underlining

Created by: Tie Dye Diva Patterns

Today we’re going to share with you a simple lining technique that can be used when sewing lightweight fabrics that are semi-transparent or need a bit of structure. With just a few extra steps, you can sew up those lovely fabrics you’ve been avoiding because they might be “see-through!”

Underlinings are different from traditional linings in that they are considered a part of the main fabric after they are basted together. This

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Pullover Toddler Bib Tutorial

Pullover Toddler Bib Tutorial

Created by: Blue Susan Makes

Hi sewing friends! This is Sarah from Blue Susan Makes. Today I'm happy to share with you a tutorial for a fun Pullover Toddler Bib. This style of baby bib has become a staple in my household. It goes on easily, is tough for my toddler to pull off, and provides great coverage for all those messy toddler meals. I recently sewed these up in several fun prints with things on them that he recognizes.

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Holiday Velvet Swing Dress

Holiday Velvet Swing Dress

Created by: Brittany Jones

We all know velvet is the “cool kid” of fabrics right now and fabric.com has so many rich, beautiful colors to choose from! I love the gold that The Sara Project used to make her version of a boho designer dress here. Lately, I’ve been drawn to reds of all shades, so this burgundy stretch velvet was a no brainer for me.

For this video sew-along, I was thinking of a quick cute dress

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