Category Archives for Fabric Types


The Full List: 14 Upholstery Fabric Types and Names (Guide)

No matter what type of chair or sofa you have in your home, it will be used by someone at some time. This means that you need good fabric to cover those chairs, etc., and make them last you a long time.

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The Woven Fabrics List: 29 Examples of Woven Fabrics (Guide)

Woven fabrics generally only stretch along the bias or diagonal direction. That is unless you are using stretch fibers which will add a lot of stretch to the material. But they can and do fray a lot which

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What Is Aida Cloth? (Cross Stitch Fabric Sizes Guide & Tips)

Specialty hobbies require specialty fabrics. When you are doing cross-stitch, not every fabric will do. That is why this hobby demands that a specialty cloth be made to help the hobby go smoother and easier.

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Cotton vs Quilting Cotton: What Is Quilting Cotton Fabric?

Even within the same fabric fibers, there are many differences. Those differences help define the material and give each style a sense of purpose. For quilting cotton, its purpose is to keep people warm

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Does Felt Stick to Felt? (What Does Felt Stick To + Tips)

Getting fabric to stay in place can be tricky at times. A lot of fabrics are not made like the old days and there will be different coatings and other ingredients that make them hard to stick together.

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8 Types of Twilled Fabric and Names (Helpful Guide and Tips)

Twill is a widely used weave pattern. It is a style of weave and not a fabric type. Its weave is tight but it is still easy to maintain while remaining very durable. Another good aspect of this fabric

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What Is And Where to Find Flannel Back Satin Fabric

Fabrics are very flexible. You can use them in a hundred different ways and never lose out on the positive characteristics. Not only can use different fabrics as the primary material, but they can also

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Best Fabric For Cloth Napkins (20 Options + How Much You Need)

Endless choice is what you have when you want to make cloth napkins. That actually is a good thing as you can experiment, be creative and push the envelope with your cloth choices. This is a very

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What Is Scrim In Batting? (With or Without Scrim How To)

When you need stability you make sure you use proper chairs, ladders, and other devices that won’t wobble or wiggle on you. Scrim is that solid foundation that helps batting remain where you want it

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What Is Double Napped Flannel? (Helpful Guide)

Flannel is nice and warm. It's a great fabric for winter as it will help you stay warm all night long. Plus, it is often made from cotton, for the most part, so the breathability factor is ideal. Flannel

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