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What is Pocket Lining? (How to Fix or Mend Pocket Lining)

Pockets are not always given a lot of priority when sewing different clothing items. The reason for that is the pockets are hidden from view and do not usually add a lot to the fashion style of the shirt,

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Where Can I Buy Harley Davidson Fabric By The Yard?

Like Rolls Royce, the name Harley Davidson sparks vivid imagery in your head when you hear their name. The reason for that is that the Harley Davidson motorcycle has been seen as the ultimate brand for

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Different Types of Fleece: Blizzard vs Anti-pill vs Polar

Contrary to the name, fleece is a good fabric to wear and it is not cold as a blizzard. In fact, the fleece fabric can be quite warming, as it is used to make varieties of plaid shirts for winter use.

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Chiffon vs Voile: Difference Between Voile and Chiffon

Chiffon, voile, and, indeed, several other types of fabrics share many of the same qualities- so much so, it can be tricky to know whether that mystery fabric you bought for the discount rather than by

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InsulBrite – How to Use Instructions and Directions (8 Tips)

Flexibility is king. Having fabric that does not have a wrong side makes sewing a lot easier. Not only do you get your project completed faster, but you can also feel good that you did not make a mistake.

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Hair Cloth Interfacing: What is Hair Canvas Used For?

When it comes to interfacing, you have lots of decisions to make. You also have lots of questions to answer like does hair canvas work well with your current sewing project. Answer that question and your

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8 Reasons to Use Cotton (What is a Cotton Fabric Made From)

When you wear clothing you want it to be as soft and as comfortable as clothes can be without weakening the strength of the fabric. Cotton is always a good choice as it is very comfortable and a very strong

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What is Invisible Thread Used For? (Quilting, Sewing Machine)

Its not just for sewing. Invisible thread has been used by magicians for centuries to help them complete their magic acts. For sewers, it is a thread that can enhance their quilts helping them be stronger

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Types and Uses: Difference Between Lining and Underlining

Just like sports, sewing comes with unique terms. A novice may get confused for a while as they try to grasp what term refers to what sewing action. After all, many of the words sound the same. Once you

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5 Elastic Fabric Types: What is Elastic Made of?

Some fabrics are not stretchable. Once they get stretched the remain out of shape and are ruined. But with the elastic additive, your clothing items can have a little bounce to them and return to their

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