Category Archives for Fabric Types


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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What is Tarlatan Fabric? (And What is Tartalan Used For)

Fabrics have different purposes. That is a good thing as you would not want to be wearing a sheer fabric shirt when trying to do some heavy welding. Tartalan has its unique uses that help make it a popular

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What is ITY Fabric and What to Make With It (Helpful Guide)

Helping you look your best! That is what fabric does well. It is more than just a covering. Good fabric makes sure that even out of shape bodies look better than they actually do. When you use good fabric

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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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