How to read a fabric bolt. Every 2 folds of fabric on the bolt equals 1 yard of fabric. Count the folds on one side and you'll have the total yardage left on the bolt. I worked in a fabric store and that is what the manager told us.
Can a given pattern can be made in a different fabric from the suggested fabrics? And the answer is – it depends. So let’s delve further into the issue and I’ll give you my best rules of thumb for fabric substitutions.
Best Fabric Shops on Etsy: I love to support small business on Etsy. Theses fabric shops are all fantastic and they have so many fun and unique fabrics that you will want to check them all out! Click through for the full list of great fabric shops.