Category Archives for Fabric Types


12 Differences Between Quilting Fabric and Apparel Fabric

Many fabrics advertise they are designed for certain projects but when you get to the store and start comparing material, you see there is little difference between the fabrics. It hap[pens as manufacturers

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Broadcloth vs Cotton: What is Broadcloth Used For? (Guide)

The good thing about the sewing world, including the quilting side, is that there are so many fabric options one can choose from. The difficulty comes in when one is not sure if a particular fabric is

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Acrylic Vs Polyester: Difference Between Polyester and Acrylic

There are so many unique and different fabrics you can choose to work with. Each one has its purpose and nuances. Finding that perfect material for your sewing project is not going to be that easy especially

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Shirting Flannel vs Super Snuggle Flannel Fabric (Guide)

A good fire in the fireplace can be made better if you have the right fabric in your blanket. Snuggling up in that blanket with a cup of hot chocolate and a good book is an ideal way to spend an evening.

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What Is Chamois? 9 Differences Between Flannel and Chamois

Finding the difference between fabrics helps you find the perfect material for your special sewing project. Since not all fabrics are made the same, their differences make one fabric better for one event

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What Interfacing to Use for Hats (Sun Hat Brim, Bucket)

It all depends. Those are 3 words many people get tired of hearing. But that is the way it is in the sewing world. What item you use, how much of it and when to use it, all depends on the sewing project,

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Where To Buy Belt Backing by The Yard (Helpful Guide)

It seems that finding backing for belts is something like a treasure hunt now that the main supplier seems to have disappeared from the store shelves. Just when you have found what you need, it goes away

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Fleece vs Flannel: 9 Differences Between Fleece and Flannel

​Staying warm according to some is a matter of your state of mind. if you think you are warm then you feel warmer. If you think you are cold then you feel colder. The good news is that there are fabrics

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Cotton vs Muslin: 8 Differences Between Cotton and Muslin

There are basic fabrics and then there are those fabric families that have multiple versions of the same fiber. Cotton is both a basic fabric and it has multiple versions of it. These different versions

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Sherpa vs Fleece: 8 Differences Between Sherpa and Fleece

The cool weather is coming. One thing you want to do is stay warm without spending too much money on wool winter garments. One way to do both is to consider wearing fleece this winter. This material was

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