In the age of fast fashion, you may who or why anyone would still be making their clothes. When we think of home-sewn garments, many of us might picture a mother or grandmother from the 50s or earlier and assume that the creation of DIY clothing is long gone.
Why Home Sewn Clothes are Making a Big Comeback
The Best Fabrics for Quilting
Fabrics today are available in a mind-blowing array of varieties. Natural or synthetic, textured, woven, embroidered, knitted, dyed, patterns—you name it, there’s a fabric that has it.
Creative DIY Pet Beds
While many people think that our pets can curl up anywhere and sleep, our furry friends should have more than just the floor to sleep on. While some pet parents allow their fur babies to climb onto or into our beds or curl up on our sofas, not everyone may want that for their home.
Best Upholstery Fabric
Upholstery includes materials like fabric, webbings, springs, and padding to create the things we use on a daily basis – couches, chairs, and even headboards and other furniture. Choosing the right upholstery fabric is entirely dependent on where the intended piece will live.
Fabric vs. Surgical Masks
When choosing between a fabric or surgical mask, there are a few things to take into consideration before comparing the two. Thinking of N-95 masks?
Best Fabric Adhesives
Whether you’re mending a small fabric tear or fastening extra decoration to your craft projects, the type of adhesive you use can make or break what you’re trying to accomplish. Fabric adhesives are used when you don’t need or want to use a thread and needle.
Fabric Upholstery Tips
Upholstery can truly seem like a daunting hobby to take on for someone that has never dabbled in it before. How do people take those old, funky chairs from flea markets and turn them into chic pieces for their homes?
Why do Fabric Masks Need to be Three Layers?
We know now that wearing a face mask has become a critical part of not only controlling the spread of coronavirus but also keeping us protected from it. As the pandemic continues, researchers are now better understanding which specific masks work the best.
Can You Recycle Fabric?
Companies and consumers alike are working harder together to reduce waste, be more environmentally conscious, and create more items using materials that can be re-used or recycled. Plastic bags and straws, however, aren’t the only item that is still threatening the health of our planet and cluttering landfills to overcapacity.
Essentials You Need to Make a Fabric Face Mask
With the public still being urged to try not to buy or use N95’s or surgical masks, you may be looking at creating your fabric masks.
What Fabrics Work Best for a Variety of Crafts
Experienced crafters know that fabric is the heart and soul of any sewing project. And they also know that it is the fabric itself that can make or break a project. Beginners may not yet be aware that all fabrics are not in fact, created equal to the task or craft they are about to make.
Benefits of Fabric Face Masks and How to Clean Them
Mask wearing has become a part of everyday life since the onset of COVID-19. If you've mostly worn the disposable face masks, now is the time to purchase a few fabric masks.
How Fabrics Are Made
Fabric manufacturing is a complex and intriguing process that renders the bedding, drapery, upholstered seating, blankets, clothing, and so much more that we use on a daily basis. It's so commonplace to simply purchase these fabrics that you may have never stopped to consider how they were made in the first place.