Is Kettle Cloth Still Made? (What is Kettle Cloth)

Not all fabrics remain. Old-time fabrics were well known to be durable, long-lasting as well as very attractive. But as time passes, the old fabric favorites fall out of favor with the manufacturers because

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The 1920s 1930 Fashion Trends: What Are Banjo Sleeves?

Fashions come and go. Cuffed pants for men were popular in the early 20th century then disappeared for a few decades before turning up again in the 1970s or 80s. Only to go out of style soon after. Not

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How to Make a Dress Bigger in The Bust Easily (Helpful Tips)

 If you’ve heard the term “letting out” and wondered what it means, you’re in the right place to find out. “Letting out” is, simply put, the term for making your dress a little roomier

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Does Cotton-Linen Blend Wrinkle Less? (Blends That Don’t)

Those nasty wrinkles. When they show up on your face, all it means is that you are getting wiser. When they show up on your clothing, they say something else. To avoid having wrinkles appear on your clothes

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6 Moderate Stretch Fabric Options for Your Sewing Project

You always need a good stretch. A good stretch is healthy for your body and muscles. It keeps you limber and makes it easier to move. Wearing a good stretch fabric is also good for you. Your fabric moves

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Best Fabric for Lining Dresses (Lining a Jersey Knit Dress)

If you’re new to making your own clothes, you’re probably wondering whether going to the effort of lining a dress is really worth it. Fabric for Lining Dresses 101 Do Dresses Need Linings?What Kind

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Finding Brother SA156 Bobbins (Compatible or Equivalent)

Like sewing machines, bobbins are not all the same. When you need to buy a new bobbin don’t just take any generic brand on the shelf. They may not work for your machine. The assumption is not a good

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Recycle Sewing: What to Sew With Old Clothes

The days of disposable fashion are behind us. Gone are the times we’d throw anything old, saggy, baggy or grey away with the trash… if this year is about anything, it’s sustainability, and when it

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How to Make a Sewing Box From a Shoebox or Wood (9 Steps)

Being a DIY person comes in handy. You can save a lot of money and build exactly what you want. Your creativity is unleashed and you can come up with some pretty good designs that will wow your family

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How Much Does a Babylock Crescendo Cost? (Is It Worth It)

Every year it seems that the prices for sewing machines keep going up. The reason behind that rise in cost is that sewing machines are becoming more and more sophisticated. The better the machine, the

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