You may be tempted to finally toss your old towels into the garbage or try and recycle them, but you may also find yourself living in an area where recycling fabric isn't an option.
Unique Ways to Reuse Towels
How to Take Measurements for Garments
Before you make a garment, you need to know what size and shape it will fit perfectly, which means learning how to take measurements for clothing. As a beginner to sewing and clothing making, the entire process can seem overwhelming and daunting.
The Best Fabrics for Blankets
What material makes a blanket go from just a blanket to an amazing blanket? Is there a better fabric for a blanket than others? What are the best fabrics for blankets?
Easy DIY Pillow Covers
Make your pillow covers! Yes, really! Making your pillow covers is much easier than you think, and you don't need to be super experienced at using your sewing machine.
The Benefits of Silk or Satin Pillowcases and How to Make Your Own
Because of their expensive price tags, most people probably associate silk and satin pillowcases with a sense of luxury. As it turns out, there are actual health benefits that silk and satin pillowcases can have, and by making your own, you can cut their prices in half.
How to Make Oven Mitts
Sometimes, we spend way too much money on something that we could easily make ourselves. There are more benefits to crafting your own oven mitts than saving a few bucks, though.
Best Fabrics for Pajamas
No matter who you're making pajamas for, choosing the right fabric is crucial to how well the project turns out and how often the pajamas will actually be worn.
How to Make Your Own Scrunchies and Hair Accessories with Fabric
You'll never have to buy hair bows or scrunchies for your daughters, granddaughters, or nieces again. Instead of wearing something bought from a store, they can wear something made with love.
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.