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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    
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
05Feb

Sewing Inspiration from McCall Pattern Company

This video was posted on the McCall Pattern Company Youtube channel and we have many of these fabrics (or ones that would work well for these patterns) so we thought we would share it with you.

Here are the fabrics we have in-stock that we think would work great for these patterns:

 

Vogue 1572

29Jan

6 Different Ways to Finish a Seam Without a Serger (Part 3)

Here is part three of our 3 part series showing 6 different ways to finish a seam without a serger.
 
08Dec

6 Different Ways to Finish a Seam Without a Serger (Part 2)

Here is part two of our 3 part series showing 6 different ways to finish a seam without a serger. 
This video shows how to do a zig zag finish and a press and stitch finish. Please note for this video the measurements we were working with a seam allowance of 5/8”.
 
Zig Zig
29Nov

Three Seasonal Quilt Kits now available at Fabricana!

Quilt kits are a great tool for quilters looking for a quick project.  They’re also very helpful for beginner quilters who lack confidence in selecting fabrics by taking the guess work out of how the finished quilt will look.  Many quilters have requested that we carry more kits and we are listening!  Here is a selection of seasonal quilts available now at Fabricana.