How to shop for fabric - how to buy fabric - a beginner's guide to conquering the fabric store - Melly Sews

How to Shop for Fabric

How to shop for fabric - how to buy fabric - a beginner's guide to conquering the fabric store - Melly Sews. For custom drapery in Chicagoland, visit www.

Sewing 101: How To Read A Fabric Bolt

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.

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Printable wrap {halloween edition!}

Tips for Using Your Stash

Tips for Using Your Stash How many people don't know what these color dots are for? I didn't for the longest time, and I've bee sewing for 55 years-not quilting, and not with "good fabric"

Thereza Rowe.

therezarowe: “A little play in the middle of ideas brainstorming for an ace book i’m currently illustrating. this is one wee bit of the process :) ”

Types of Knit Fabric - Melly Sews

Types of Knit Fabric

Types of Knit Fabric - Melly Sews. Good discussion of knit fabrics and their properties.

Triple-digit days mean the struggle is real. Here are the 5 best fabrics to help you chill out this summer.

A Guide to Breathable Summer Fabrics

Can You Switch Knit Fabric for Woven or Substitute Woven Fabric for Knit? A Guide by Melly Sews

Fabric Substitutions - Can I Sew a Pattern for Knit with Woven Fabric

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.

A Few Tips for Sewing with Cotton Gauze

I walked into our local quilt shop last week and my favorite employee walked up to me to ask if I’d seen the cotton gauze they started carrying.

10+ 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. |

10+ Best Fabric Shops on Etsy

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.

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