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My favourite Fabric stores

My favourite Fabric stores

Listed are some of my favourite fabric stores in Australia that sell online and in store.     There are many more around Australia, so if you have a favourite that is not on the list comment below and I will add it to the list. Darn Cheap Fabrics Address: 1188 Glen...
What is a Nap

What is a Nap

What is a Nap? When you run you hand down the fabric you can feel that it is smooth one way and rough when you run your hand the other way., Patterns will tell you how much fabric depending on  whether it is   *with nap or **without nap. Fabrics with nap? In some...
Fabrics that are hard to work with

Fabrics that are hard to work with

  Sometimes, when you see fabric in just the right colour, with a pattern that you have instantly fallen in love with, it can be hard not to buy it.  But the truth is that some fabrics are so hard to work with especially if you are a beginner, that only the most...
Choosing fabric as a Beginner

Choosing fabric as a Beginner

  Getting to know fabrics. Choosing fabric is the most important step in sewing a garment. The wrong choice can mean wasted money and disappointment, and we have all been there at some point. Fortunately, there is usually more than one “right” fabric for any sewing...