Tips For Sewing Denim: Easier Than You Think!

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Denim is a very popular fabric these days and is synonymous with jeans. Because the fabric is so common, many sewists have limited experience with it so I wanted to offer some tips and tricks for sewing denim. First, however, some background.  Today term “jeans” usually refers to a specific style of … Continue reading

Have a Wrinkle-Free Trip: 6 Best Fabrics for Travel

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Thinking of traveling again after the lockdowns?  Going on a business trip? Preparing for that long-awaited vacation with friends? Planning to be on a solo journey to give yourself that break you deserve? Traveling, even its planning stage, is already too exciting, isn’t it? It is! Until you reach the … Continue reading

What Is Felt Fabric? – Full Textile Guide For Fashion

Felt fabric: a material so commonplace, yet bursting with rich history, endless utility, and undeniably unique style. Perhaps you’ve seen it gracing the aisles of your favorite craft store or incorporated into an avant-garde fashion piece, and found yourself wondering, what exactly is felt fabric? Well, you’re in the right … Continue reading

Polyester Vs. Nylon – What’s The Difference In Fashion?

Fashion and textiles have gone hand-in-hand for centuries. The evolution of fashion trends has significantly depended on the innovation of textile technology. This article will focus on two synthetic fibers, polyester and nylon, which have been instrumental in shaping the modern fashion industry. We will delve into their history, highlight … Continue reading

What Is Boucle Fabric – A Full Fabric Guide

Derived from the French word “boucler” which means “to curl”, bouclé fabric has a unique, curvy, and looped appearance that gives it its distinctive name. The term ‘bouclé’ actually refers more to the yarn with which the fabric is made, rather than the fabric itself. Bouclé yarn is made from … Continue reading

Comparing Weaves: Crochet vs. Knit In Sewing And Fashion

Crochet and knit – two simple words that can ignite a passionate debate among home sewists and fashion designers alike. These two distinct textile techniques have their unique attributes, each lending its own charm and functionality to garments and home accessories. Yet, their differences are so profound that it’s virtually … Continue reading