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Fabric 101: Double Cloth and Double Face Fabrics

Double cloth fabrics are double-faced.
Double face fabrics are really single, not double.
Huh?

The terms double cloth and double face cause a lot of confusion for home sewers. Here’s the story: Double cloth and double face both indicate a fabric that’s reversible or having two right sides. But the way …

Sewing Tip: Test Drive Your Fabric First

Ok, readers, I’ve said it here before but this bears repeating: Test-drive your fabric before you sew your garment. You need to know—ideally prior to cutting out your pattern—how the fabric will handle all the details. We’re talking about facings, hems, darts, zippers, pockets, plackets… all those things that make …

Five Rules for Stashing or Trashing Your Fabric

Are you a fabric stasher or a fabric pitcher?
We adore fabric stashers here at Mood, because they love to buy and own fabric. Fabric stashaholics, we are here to enable you! Feel free to skip the rest of this blog post if you fall into the stashing camp. Read on …