We’ve all heard it, seen it, worn it. It’s the fashion phenomenon which swept the globe at the turn of the century and it’s firmly taken hold in our society. The majority of women, from teenage girls to middle age moms, are rocking some sort of boho-chic these days. For … Continue reading →
Challis (pronounced “shall-ee”) stands out as an incredibly versatile and popular fabric choice. As the world of fashion continually evolves, so does our understanding and appreciation of various fabrics. Today, we’re exploring this fabric that you’ve probably come across but might not know by name. Challis, a lightweight, soft, and … Continue reading →
Moleskin fabric is a curious and fairly misleading word. Not only is it often mistaken for the similar-sounding brand Moleskine, but also for the slightly more related mole fur. Unlike what it sounds like moleskin fabric is not in any way the fur or skin of moles (which can also … Continue reading →
Hello, friends and welcome back to another exciting journey through the world of fabrics. Today, we’re diving into the fabulous, colorful, and ever-so-versatile world of gingham! Get ready to be amazed by its rich history, learn about its production process, and be inspired by how to incorporate it into your … Continue reading →
Soft, plush, and absorbent, terrycloth is a fabric that has become a staple in homes around the world. But what is it, exactly, and how is it made? In this article, we’ll explore the production and properties of terrycloth. History And Origins Of Terrycloth The history of terrycloth is nothing … Continue reading →
Warp and weft are the two basic components of weaving, forming the backbone of any woven fabric. These terms refer to the two sets of threads that are interlaced at right angles to create a textile. The warp threads are the ones that run lengthwise, while the weft threads run … Continue reading →
Short Answer: It Depends… (And Do At Your Own Risk!) Just about all textiles can be shrunk to some degree. This is due to the simple nature of what fabric is: woven fibres held together by tension and friction. If you can diminish, damage, or weaken the bond between the … Continue reading →
Velvet has long been a symbol of luxury and opulence, adorning royalty, nobility, and the rich and famous throughout the centuries. With its characteristic softness and shimmer, this plush fabric has captured the hearts and imaginations of many, becoming a staple in the world of fashion and interior design. In … Continue reading →
Slub Cotton And Slub Fabric Hey there fashion lovers! If you’re always on the hunt for unique and exciting fabrics to add to your wardrobe, then you’ve probably heard of slub cotton. But what exactly is slub cotton and why should you care about it? Well, let me break it … Continue reading →
Article Summary Where Did It Come From? Where Is It Grown? Pima cotton is a high-quality cotton variety that is known for its strength, durability, and softness. The origins of Pima cotton can be traced back to the early 1900s when it was first cultivated in the United States. The … Continue reading →
The choice between using satin or silk in your sewing project is an important one. They are similar enough to cause confusion but different enough in price to demand some research. In this article, we’ll look at the advantages and disadvantages of satin vs silk in a variety of uses, … Continue reading →
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