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Tips for making sure you cut your fabric on the grainline.
Learn how to find the grainline, why it matters, and what happens if you cut fabric off-grain.
These are our go-to woven and knit fabrics for sewing clothing.
The ultimate guide to choosing the right type and weight of interfacing.
Learn how to cut out your pattern pieces to match stripes, plaids, and large prints.
Sew with these textiles and save fabric from ending up in the landfill.
A list of online fabric stores across the world.
12 tips to help you buy and use fabric, so you feel good about your fabric stash.
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Learning about weight and drape makes it easier to find the right fabric online.
Never truly popular but never truly unfashionable either, here’s everything you need to know about corduroy. By Angela Geosits.
How to make wearable art using a nineteenth-century printing process and your sewing chops. By Kati Sidwall.
As an impatient sewist, taking up knitting taught me to slow down. By Emer Moreau.
Four women on the benefits of pursuing fiber art in retirement. By Sara Berkes.
Getting inspired by Welsh tapestry. By Jess Lucas.
How to use your sewing machine to add romantic details to your handmade garments. By Julicia James.
From mixing prints to finding your favorite colors, these designers understand the role that textiles have in self-expression.
Prints and colors have such a big impact on your wardrobe—and your mood. By Meg Stively.
How do you pick just one pattern from over one million different designs?
My longarm machine quilts for other quilters. By Carrie Hauser.
If you’re looking for some unique notions, here are some of our favorites.
At the intersection of fantasy and reality, Lilly Pulitzer and Key West Hand Print Fabrics turn happiness and sunshine into couture. By Cindy Massre.
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