Tips for Coat Making

Tips for Coat Making

Hi fabric.com blog! I’m Sara from The Sara Project and I’m here to talk all about coat sewing today.

Coat season is upon us and sewing a coat has been at the top of my list! I’m really excited to be collaborating with fabric.com to make the fall coat of my dreams. Deciding on what coat to sew and what fabric to use can be a bit overwhelming. (There are so many options!). Today I’

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Sewing 101: Pattern Drafting

Sewing 101: Pattern Drafting

If you’re like most of us, you probably have quite a few garments in your wardrobe that you love the fit or style, and wish you could recreate more. We’re going to show you an easy way to draft a pattern from an existing garment using a brand new fabric.

Supplies Needed

Instructions

Lay your garment on tracing

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Tips for Sewing Athletic Wear

Tips for Sewing Athletic Wear

Created by: Trash to Couture.

When I saw fabric.com’s new athletic knits, they inspired me as a designer and runner to create my own athletic wear. You would think at first that this was a match made in heaven, but to be honest, for years I was intimidated to try such projects. As an athlete that consistently trains, the last thing on my mind is fiddling with what I’m wearing. It MUST be comfortable, supportive, and functional

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All Purpose Apron Tutorial

All Purpose Apron Tutorial

Whether you’re a beginner or experienced sewer, aprons are great sewing projects. The right apron can make a great gift, or meet your own daily need for functional fashion around the house. We’ve had many aprons over the years and this apron is by far our favorite!

Apron

We love an apron that you can wipe your hands on. We also wanted a durable fabric that can absorb and clean well. Finally, we wanted pockets for holding essentials full

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Sewing 101: Using Tricot Fusible Interfacing

Sewing 101: Using Tricot Fusible Interfacing

Created by: Chalk & Notch Patterns

I'm Gabriela from Chalk & Notch patterns, and I’ll be talking a little about my love for Tricot Fusible Interfacing. I personally recommend it in all of my pdf patterns, for both woven and knit designs. I thought I would explain a little about why I use it for most apparel projects, and show you a maxi dress I just made using Tricot and Cotton + Steel Menagerie Rayon Lawn!

Tricot

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Sewing 101: Tips for Sewing Faux Fur

Sewing 101: Tips for Sewing Faux Fur

Working on a Halloween costume, sewing stylish seasonal apparel or a creating home decor accents? Sewing with faux fur is easier than you think!

Today we are bringing you simple tips and tricks for working with fur that will help you achieve professional results without turning your sewing space into a furry mess.

There are more than 350 faux fur fabrics available on fabric.com in a wide array of colors and textures. Some of our favorite faux furs to

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Mommy & Me Circle Skirts

Mommy & Me Circle Skirts

Created by: Sweet Red Poppy

Hi, I'm Kim from Sweet Red Poppy and I'm excited to share one of my favorite tutorials with you today! Circle Skirts are super easy to make and oh SO comfortable! My little girls and I love wearing them and the best part is they transition from season to season perfectly! Throw on a pair of boots and a button up in the winter, or a v-neck tee and sandals in the summer, to get

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Tie Front Flannel Shirt Dress Tutorial

Tie Front Flannel Shirt Dress Tutorial

We’re not sure there’s a more well-known look than the quintessential red and black flannel shirt. From 90s grunge fans who rocked the look as part of an overall edgy, rocker vibe to the outdoorsy crowd who preferred the casual, easy-to-wear style (and ability to keep them warm) flannel was a fashion staple that seemed posed to be around for the long haul.

But as the years went on and trends changed flannel fabric took a back seat

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The TÉLIO Collection: Enchanting Emerald

The TÉLIO Collection: Enchanting Emerald

Created by: Emily Hallman Designs

Hi fabric.com blog! I am so excited to be here today to bring you a fabulous project that I just finished up featuring TÉLIO fabrics.

Telio Brand Spotlight

This project is all about color! I can't think of a single color I don't like to sew with or wear. I definitely have favorites that I wear a lot, but it's hard to think of a color that I make a concerted effort to avoid, or that I

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Sewing 101: Attaching Knit Bands

Sewing 101: Attaching Knit Bands

Nothing complements a handmade knit garment more than clean, functional arm and neck finishings. It can seem intimidating, but attaching knit bands is easier than you think!

We’ll show you 3 simple band application techniques using a serger and a regular sewing machine along with 3 optional top stitch techniques for beautiful, professional results.

For all the techniques below, I used 1 ¼” wide crosswise grain strips of coordinating cotton lycra jersey knit fabric, with black thread in order to

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