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A new post all about the fashionably sexy denim stretch

Fashion Trend: Stretch Denim Is Our New Favorite Jeans

  • September 13, 2016
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  • Sewing Tips, Sewing Fabrics

It happens to the best of us. Amidst the many items in our closet, we tend to pick one that we like using as frequently as possible. With today’s latest trend, it’s safe to say that stretch denim jeans are among the ladies’ favorite to wear. It is stylish and timely, given the dropping temperature in most parts of the globe, now. I could think of so many reasons why stretch denims are my personal favorite, but I will try to break them down into three major reasons. Sexy as leggings, but...

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Useful Information on Different Sewing Fabrics

Sewing Fabrics You Can Choose From

In sewing a garment, choosing what fabric to use is the most important decision. A wrong choice may lead to an unsuccessful outcome. There are a lot of fabric options for any pattern to help you choose the right fabric for your project. The style of a garment affects the material, and the material is a significant part of the appearance of the garment. Choose the material according to what you want the garment to look like. The use and maintenance of a garment is also essential. You should consi...

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Simple Rules to wash your Delicate Dresses with Care

How to Take Care of Delicate Fabrics?

During the wedding season, women pull out some of the nicest clothes. You see them wearing silk, a delicate fabric that was designed with a lot of flair and sprinkled with sequins. Although these clothes are fancy, it does not mean these women are into high fashion. Clumsiness can take over during an event and the clothes may have wine, food, or other fabric stains on these gorgeous dresses. These situations will give you a headache when you decide to clean your clothes by yourself. Delicate fab...

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Choosing the Right Fabric for An Easy Sewing Project

Beginner-Friendly Types of Sewing Fabric

The success of every sewing project relies less on your skills and more on the reliability and compatibility of the materials that are being used. And this is where majority of the sewing beginners often encounter a stumbling block. Oftentimes, they start off with the regular sewing materials and accessories that the veterans are already using. This will make even the easiest sewing project challenging. There are beginner-friendly sewing materials, and it is totally fine to use them first. One o...

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Four great tips to properly care for your denim jeans.

How To Care For Denim?

Washing clothes is routine for most of us. Most of us follow a similar routine: (1) fill the washer with water to the desired level, (2) pour in detergent, (3) set the timer and spin cycle, (4) take clothes out for a rinse. This is a pretty simple approach that will clean your clothes. However, this procedure doesn’t take into consideration the amount of care a certain type of fabric needs when you wash them. Take for example the denim jeans which has been around for hundreds of years but not ...

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Unraveling About the Truths About Fabric Quality

Dealing with Itchy Fabric

Let's take a quick break from sewing projects, and shift our attention to another aspect of sewing that is equally important: the fabric quality. I guess it's safe to say that many of us have had frustrating experiences with poor fabric quality, especially itchy ones. It's particularly frustrating when you pick a fabric that is supposedly made from 'wool' and 'cotton', only to find that it irritates the skin, still. What Makes Fabric Itch? So how is it that some of our clothing are itchy, w...

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How To Sew Knit Fabrics Effectively In Three Easy Steps

How To Sew Knit Fabrics Effectively In Three Easy Steps

  • April 04, 2016
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  • Dresses, Sewing Tips, Sewing Fabrics

Sewing knits are among the many fabrics that you can sew. Heck it can easily be one of your favorites! Knit fabrics are not innately hard to sew with: there are some troublesome sew fabrics, much the same as there are some troublesome woven fabrics. If you take 3 simple steps (choosing needle, thread, and stitch type) when you start sewing a knit fabric project, you can proceed confidently every time. I promise. And you don't even need a serger. Select a Ballpoint Needle Weave fabrics require a...

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Some Facts You Need to Know About Chiffon Fabric

What is Chiffon Fabric?

Chiffon in French means rag, and is a lightweight sheer material that feels a bit rough. It can be made from silk, cotton or synthetic fibers. However, it is usually associated with either nylon or silk. Chiffon can be dyed using almost any shade desired, but if you are to use polyester, it is quite difficult. When using magnifying glass, the fabric resembles a fine mesh or net; thus have a see-through characteristic. What it’s Typically Used For Chiffon is generally used as an evening wear. I...

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The Top Proven Tips You Need When Sewing Knits

The Top Proven Tips You Need When Sewing Knits

  • February 18, 2016
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  • Sewing Tips, Sewing Fabrics

There’s a notion about knits that these are unmanageable to sew. It’s not that easy to sew compared to common fabric like cotton, but knowing the right tips, you will be able to sew in comfort. Here are some tips and information that you should know when sewing with knits: Knits doesn’t require accurate and precise measurements. You need to give it an “allowance” or enough room for adjustments because it has a tendency to get fit in your body if the measurements aren’t perf...

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The Different Pros And Cons That Your Fabric Has

The Different Pros And Cons That Your Fabric Has

  • February 10, 2016
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  • Sewing Tips, Sewing Fabrics

There are a lot of things to consider in buying your fabric. It is very important to know what your clothes are made of. In this case, fabric, you must know if it is natural or synthetic, its comfort, how to take care of it, cleaning and also its lifespan. Here are some things you might consider beneficial in knowing your fabric: Cotton As we all know, this is the most common and popular natural fabric. This is the fabric of our lives. The touch… the feel... I bet almost all of us love th...

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