Start your sewing adventure with us.

Join Seamwork Now

5 Tips to Choose the Right Fabric For Your Sewing Project

Episode 196: Conquer one of the biggest challenges of sewing, picking the right fabric.

Posted in: Seamwork Radio Podcast • June 17, 2024 • Episode 196

In this episode, Sarai talks about five tips to help you choose the right fabric for your sewing project. She covers why choosing the right fabric can be so hard for so many people, what to specifically look for when buying fabric for a project, and how to dramatically improve your fabric shopping skills in a short amount of time.

It can be intimidating for a lot of people, and we get a ton of questions about it. There's a lot to know about fabric, and it really does take some practice to be able to visualize what a garment is going to look like once it's finished. This is due to the amount of variables when it comes to fabric. What do we mean by variables? Well, there's how heavy the fabric is, there's the way it drapes, there's the fiber it's made from, there's even the color or the print on it. There's a lot of things to consider!

So, let's get into it.

Below are all the links, and books she mentions in the episode, followed by a full podcast transcript.

Join the Conversation

Sign in or become a Seamwork member to comment on this article.

Sign in            Join Seamwork

You May Also Like

Explore More Seamwork

Seamwork members have access to hundreds of patterns, with two new patterns available each month. Membership starts at just $15 per month!