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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Five Handy Sewing Accessories

Five Handy Sewing Accessories

Sewing is truly an art, and as the artists say, you’re only as good as your tools. If you’re hoping to create a masterpiece, you need quality tools to help get you there. In the sewing world, this means a fully stocked basket of sewing accessories. Whether you’re a novice sewist or a pro looking to simplify your craft, we’ve got a few tips on the best tools to use.

Believe it or not, sewing accessories

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Tips for Mixing & Matching Fabric in Your Home

Tips for Mixing & Matching Fabric in Your Home

Created by: Jessica Nickerson of House Homemade

Hello fabric.com blog readers, I'm Jessica Nickerson, a wife and stay at home mom with a love of interior styling. I have a blog called House Homemade and also try to deliver daily home inspirations on Instagram @househomemade. My main goal is to share ways of having a polished, put together home on a small budget. I thrift, re-purpose and makeover anything that stands still for too long. For real, ask my

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Sewing 101: Seam Allowances

Sewing 101: Seam Allowances

Created by: Nikki Johnson of fabric.com

Welcome to our new Sewing 101 series, where we'll highlight basic sewing techniques for beginners that are also a great refresher for more advanced sewists. If you have a sewing technique you'd like us to highlight in this series, please let us know in the comments section. Today is all about seam allowances!

Knowing what seam allowances are and how execute an accurate seam allowance is arguably the most important part of sewing

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