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How to Choose Fabric for Clothing – Best Way

Are you looking for the best way to choose fabric for clothing? Whether you are making garments from scratch or with a sewing pattern, selecting the right fabric and using a color wheel helps you to make store-bought quality clothing.  From content to motifs, there are lot to consider when shopping for fabric. Let’s discuss …

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What Clothes Can You Make with 1 Yard of Fabric?

Do you have remnant materials leftover and looking for what clothes to make with 1 yard of fabric? It seems like too little to sew project such as skirts, dresses, or bag, which require more than 1 yard of fabric. However, there are various designs that you can make using a fabric yard. What clothes …

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How to Prepare Fabric for Sewing – Best Way

Do you have a sewing pattern ready to start? From purchasing the right amount of fabric to choosing right fabric to work with, there are initial steps that my be taken in preparation before setting up your sewing machine.  As part of these prep, consider to take care of and pre-treat your fabric prior to …

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How to Use Fabric as Interfacing

Have you run out of interfacing and looking for alternative? For a beginner sewer, purchasing interfacing can be a little confusing.  There are two main types of interfacing, fusible and sew-in. In addition, interfacing types are either non-woven, woven, or knit, and all types come in different weights. If you do not have interfacing on …

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Best Tools To Mark Fabric For Sewing in 2021

Are you using the proper tools to mark fabric for sewing? From locating dart position to adding seam allowance, creating a temporary mark on the fabric is an essential steps that must be done to complete the garment accurately.  For a perfect sewing project, you need some good tools to mark fabric for sewing. Without …

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How Much Fabric To Buy For A Sewing Pattern

Are you making clothes from scratch but debating how much fabric to buy for the sewing pattern? Even though most patterns recommend how much fabric is needed, you can’t always be so sure about how much fabric to cut.  Calculating the amount of fabric needed may look confusing and complicated, but it is actually quite …

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