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05Oct

How to Apply Single-Fold Bias Tape

Learn how to properly sew single-fold bias tape around an armhole.

05Oct

How to Create a Fusible Applique

Use fusible web and fabric to create an applique.

 

05Oct

How to Insert an Invisible Zipper

Install the perfect invisible zipper from start to finish.
 
Inserting an invisible zipper is a technique many sewers try to stay away from. But we hope once you watch this video, you'll have more confidence and you'll trying sewing in an invisible zipper. Please note, for demonstration purposes, we used contrast thread and a contrast zipper. For your project, you will want to use thread and a zipper that matches your fabric.
 
02Oct

5 Irresistible Felt Costume Ideas for Little Ones!

“Mommy, can you make me a fortune teller?”

“Daddy, help me make a pirate costume!”

25Sep

Embellishing Brocades Part 2: Creating 3D Appliques - TWO METHODS!

With so many gorgeous brocades in our stores, we thought it would be fun to share some ideas how to work with them.  While beautiful on their own they can become even more interesting and multi-dimensional in just a few steps!
 
Creating 3D Appliqués METHOD 1:  Raw edge appliqué
 
Step 1:  Layering your fabrics
25Sep

Embellishing Brocades Part 1: Create a "Window" in your Fabric

With so many gorgeous brocades in our stores, we thought it would be fun to share some ideas how to work with them.  While beautiful on their own, they can become even more interesting and multi-dimensional in just a few steps!
 
Creating a “window” in your brocade
 
Step 1:  Layering    
10Sep

8 Runway Looks to Inspire for Fall 2018!

www.harpersbazaar.com highlights 8 trends for Fall 2018.  We divided these into two general trends:  The 1980’s (“Hello Shoulder Pads!”) and Modern Femininity/Luxury.  We have also included photos of in-stock fabrics to help you to adopt these trends into your fall wardrobe.
 
The 1980's
 
30Aug

Velvet Trend Continues for Fall/Winter 2018

Velvet’s dramatic interplay between light and dark continues to inspire designers for the Fall/Winter 2018 season.  Traditionally a staple for evening wear, velvet can also add a hint of elegance and luxury to dressing for day.         

26Jul

Fabricana Home New Arrivals

Fabricana Home receives new fabrics all year long, and this week is no exception.  Whether you’re looking for something fresh and upbeat, or for pure elegance, we’ve got you covered!

17Jul

Recovering a Dining Chair

A step-by-step guide to recovering a dining room chair.
 
Recovering a dining room chair isn't as hard as you might think. With a few basic supplies and some creative how-to, you can turn an old, lifeless dining room chair into a new statement piece. Here's how:
 
Tools you will need:
  • Staple gun