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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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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Sewing 101: Tips for Sewing With Minky

Sewing 101: Tips for Sewing With Minky

Created by: Dot Dot Baby

Hi, I’m Jes from dotdotbaby.com a handmade baby gift shop.

Tips for Sewing With Minky

There is nothing sweeter than bringing your new babe home from the hospital to wrap them up in a soft and cozy blanket! And, there is nothing softer than Minky! Shannon Fabrics offers the highest quality Minky material, with endless options like dimple dot, faux fur, patterned, embossed, etc. You can create the cutest gifts for a mom-to-be or yourself!

Tips for Sewing With Minky

Minky is a

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Vintage Chairs Modern Makeover

Vintage Chairs Modern Makeover

Created by Scout Studios

Not long ago, I happened upon two of the most gorgeous mid-century chairs I’ve ever seen. They were found in a flip that one of my contractors was helping out with. Knowing about my upholstery obsession and my love for giving old things life again, he called me up and asked if I wanted them. (There were six…) Ummmm “YES.”

Vintage Chair Makeover

Vintage Chair Makeover

The reason I was so over the moon about these chairs is because of the

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5 Tips for Sewing with Double Brushed Poly Knits

5 Tips for Sewing with Double Brushed Poly Knits

Created by Tie Dye Diva Sewing Patterns

Let’s dispel some fear about working with one of our favorite super soft fabrics, Double Brushed Poly (DBP)! DBP fabric has gained popularity recently as the perfect leggings fabric, but we’re beginning to see it being used for many more types of garments that call for a light to mid-weight knit fabric.

It’s not surprising either! Who wouldn’t want to drape their bodies in this incredibly soft fabric? DBP

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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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Choosing the Right Upholsterer

Choosing the Right Upholsterer

By: Carissa Stevens of Scout Studios

There is a huge soft spot in my heart for vintage furniture. They just don’t make furniture like they used to. Vintage pieces have the best lines, they were made so sturdy, and you can always tell a difference in the filling. There’s nothing like leaning back onto an old beautiful vintage sofa. You can FEEL the difference. Sure you can find replicas, but they just aren’t the same.

I’m

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