Quilting with Pre-Cut Fabrics

Quilting with Pre-Cut Fabrics

By: Wendy Chow

As you’re browsing through fabric.com’s quilt shop, you might notice some names consistently pop up such as, charm packs, layer cakes, jelly rolls, and fat quarters. These are the names of the different types of quilting precut fabrics.

Precut fabrics are yardage cut into smaller sizes by the manufacturer or retailer. This makes it more convenient for consumers to use, because they don’t need to think or do too much when it comes

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Holiday Fabric Color Pull

Holiday Fabric Color Pull

By: Broadcloth Studio

When it comes to the holidays, I’m closer to Buddy the Elf than Ebenezer Scrooge. And while maybe I don’t love decorating for the holidays as much as Buddy does, I do love to have fun with it, especially when it comes to fabric!

This year, I’ve been getting in the holiday spirit by playing with different color palettes for my new Timberline Block pattern. From modern pink and teals, to classic pines and

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Phifertex: Threading a Better Standard of Living

Phifertex: Threading a Better Standard of Living

By: Phifertex

Phifer Incorporated is committed to balancing environmental stewardship with our corporate goals throughout the world. Phifer’s commitment to the environment dates back to the company’s origins when our founder, Reese Phifer, envisioned a manufacturing facility that would bring a better standard of living to its community, advances in technology to its industry and innovative products to its customers.

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Today, Phifer is the world’s leader in the manufacture and sale of energy saving sun control fabrics

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Celebrating Sustainable Practices and Products with Sunbrella

Celebrating Sustainable Practices and Products with Sunbrella

By: Sunbrella

Sunbrella products are rooted in sustainability throughout the manufacturing of the fiber, yarn, and fabric. Our dedication to quality ensures that you are getting a product that lasts longer and needs to be replaced less often, ultimately creating less waste. In all the markets we serve, Sunbrella products hold their color and strength, outlasting traditional fabrics.

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Zero Waste to Landfill

No Sunbrella manufacturing facility in the world sends waste to a landfill. A result of our focus on

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Celebrating Sustainable Practices and Products with Hoffman Fabrics

Celebrating Sustainable Practices and Products with Hoffman Fabrics

By: Hoffman Fabrics

Hoffman Fabrics is in its 96th year as a family owned and run business. The 4th generation of the Hoffman Family is pushing forward with the family’s innovative spirit that puts quality and responsibility at the forefront of its brand.

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The 4th generation tells us that their grandfather, Walter Hoffman and great uncle, Philip Hoffman discovered the art of Bali Batiks in the early 70’s on their surf adventures to the island. Both men were

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Cloud 9 GOTS Certified Organic Fabrics

Cloud 9 GOTS Certified Organic Fabrics

By: Cloud 9 Fabrics

Since 2009, Cloud9 Fabrics is the proud leading source for organic cotton fabric for the home sewing enthusiast.

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Cloud9 Fabrics uses only 100% GOTS certified organic cotton in the manufacturing of our base cloths and low impact dyes for printing and dying. We work closely with mills that are committed to ethical and responsible conduct. The Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) is the worldwide leading textile processing standard for organic fibers, including ecological and social criteria,

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Fabrics to live for: Refashioned. Recycled. Certified.

Fabrics to live for: Refashioned. Recycled. Certified.

Fabric Certification 101:

STANDARD 100 by OEKO-TEX®

STANDARD 100 by OEKO-TEX® is one of the world's best-known labels for textiles tested for harmful substances. It stands for customer confidence and high product safety. Find out what STANDARD 100 means and why it is worth checking for this label when buying textiles.

What does the label mean?

If a textile article carries the STANDARD 100 label, you can be certain that every component of this article, i.e. every thread, button

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Picking the Perfect Halloween Dress Fabric

Picking the Perfect Halloween Dress Fabric

Picking out a costume is one of the best parts about Halloween... okay, second to eating bags of candy and chocolate, of course! Since we love to create things with our hands, we all know that making a handmade costume is much more fun and makes it, extra special too. That’s why we decided to create these DIY Halloween costumes for you that are easy to sew, especially when it’s a last-minute idea! Featuring our rayon and knit

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Fabric 101: Sewing with Faux Fur Fabric

Fabric 101: Sewing with Faux Fur Fabric

Faux fur has exploded into the fashion scene as an ethical alternative to real fur, and it’s no surprise that it has been adopted by sewists, too. Why? It’s available in just about any color imaginable, and with a wide range of animal fur-like textures, it’s a fun way to add a bit of color and depth to a room or outfit. But what exactly is faux fur? It’s essentially — you guessed it — fake fur.

If

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Fabric 101: Sewing with Minky Fabric

Fabric 101: Sewing with Minky Fabric

It’s no surprise self-binding baby blankets and throw blankets top the list when it comes to the most popular sewing projects and patterns for minky fabric, and trust us, we’ll cover those. But today, we’re especially excited to highlight several other minky fabric sewing projects that are easy to make, functional and look great, too!

Cuddle®, the trademarked brand of high-quality minky fabric by Shannon Fabrics, is one of the most versatile and useful fabrics around. Not

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