Tag Archives: Common Fabrics
A Guide to the Eight Common Fabrics You Wear Every Day

COTTON Cotton is everywhere. It is casual, but it can be dressy. It’s basics. It’s socks, underwear, and sheets. It’s easy. It’s ‘the fabric of our lives.’ Cotton is the best selling fabric in the US and one of the best worldwide. The word comes from the Arabic ‘quatun’, which means ‘fancy fabric.’ Cotton is […]

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 […]