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What to Wear to Your Holidays Parties Besides Your Basic Dress

There are some things that you are glad happen every holiday season. You love binge-watching all of your favorite Christmas movies, making delicious cookies and receiving some spectacular gifts. Another thing you can expect every year is to attend a slew of holiday parties. Between friends, family, work and everyone in between, your December calendar […]

Choosing Fabric for Clothes

Choosing fabric for clothes is the most important step in sewing a garment. The wrong choice can mean a very unsuccessful project! Fortunately, there are usually a few “right” fabric options for any pattern, so it’s not too difficult to pair up a fabric and pattern How to choose fabric for clothes When starting a […]

Top 10 spring fashion trends for Canada

The six extra weeks of winter forecast by Punxsutawney Phil might be true out East, but here on the West Coast spring has already sprung. We have said our goodbyes to grey skies and chunky knits and are ready for a new season of exciting trends. Here are the top 10 to get on your […]

12 winter coats to fall in love with this season

This season’s winter toppers come in all shapes and sizes. From clean, masculine lines to bright and bold buffalo-check prints. We’ve narrowed them down to the top four trends to try in a variety of price points, so take your pick and wrap yourself up in one of these beautiful winter coats. Wool neon yellow […]

8 party outfit ideas for New Year’s Eve

Whether you’re attending a small event or celebrating in style with friends, New Year’s Eve is all about glitz and glamour—and these party outfits have a heavy dose. New Year’s Eve is your time to shine. Dazzle in sequins and shimmer, and stand out in a crowd with our trendy fashion tips. 1. Go backless […]

Wearing 100% cotton shorts in summer

The world uses cotton more than any other fiber and it’s primarily grown and used in textile, foods, plastics and in paper industries. Cotton, being a natural product has several benefits, like its ability to manage perspiration, insulate, offer comfort while wearingand most notably because it is hypoallergenic, weatherproof and a sturdy material. It’s doesn’t […]

Is cotton the best fabric?

When I was a kid , there was a very tall cotton tree in one of my neighbors backyard with  fruits which looked like long mangoes. I was very fascinated with the fruits and thought that must give a lot of cotton. When the fruits ripen, they open up and a  silky white fur  is […]

Reasons why you should wear cotton in summer

What happens exactly Sweating is our body’s natural way to cool down. During summer our bodies tend toperspire more in order to beat the heat. In this scenario, cotton is a fabric that comes to our rescue. According to the Cotton Council International, cotton is a naturally grown fabric and is known for its numerous […]

Choose Lightweight Clothing And Fabrics To Stay Cool In The Heat

As a general rule – the best fabrics for tropical climates are lightweight and made from natural materials such as cotton or linen. Feel the weight of the cloth – is should feel light. Hold it up to light – if you can see through it a bit – that’s a good sign. Natural, light fabrics […]

USES OF COTTON

Cotton is known for its versatility, performance and natural comfort. It’s used to make all kinds of clothes and homewares as well as for industrial purposes like tarpaulins, tents, hotel sheets and army uniforms. Cotton fibre can be woven or knitted into fabrics such as velvet, corduroy, chambray, velour, jersey and flannel.  In addition to […]