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Bouclé, with its distinctive looped texture, has become a hallmark of elegance from fashion to interior design. In this Redfin article we were featured in, we delve into the insights and expertise of design professionals who share invaluable tips on harnessing the timeless allure of bouclé. Whether you’re renting an apartment in Stamford, CT, or renting a home in Medford, MA, Discover how to tastefully incorporate bouclé into your spaces, infusing them with luxurious comfort and chic aesthetics. These tips will empower you to master the art of bouclé, transforming your surroundings with style. Be sure to check out Weaving Wonders: 7 Bouclé Design Tips From The Experts.
SewingChanelStyle got the honor to contribute to the article with a Bouclé-designer-tip.
Sustainable fabrics have been gaining popularity due to increasing awareness about environmental issues and ethical concerns within the fashion industry. Several sustainable fabrics have been embraced by seamstresses for their eco-friendly properties.
Keep in mind that trends may evolve, and it's advisable to stay updated with the latest developments.
Here are some popular sustainable fabrics among seamstresses:
Old is Gold! This certainly applies to fabrics. Nothing outdated or musty; old fabrics are exquisite! Old fabrics carry a unique charm and history with them. They are steeped in tales of bygone eras and can be a wonderful addition to various creative projects.
In this blog, we'll explore different types of old fabrics, with a focus on brocade and jacquard, Gobelin, Ottoman rib fabric, and printed fabrics with a vintage or antique look. We'll also discuss how these fabrics can be used in projects ranging from cosplay costumes to antique furniture restoration.
Have you already heard about Tyvek fabric? Or also called: Tyvek paper? It is the latest fabric and it is slowly entering the fabric world. As a seamstress you will be surprised if you have bought this 'fabric'. It looks like paper and comes in a roll! Help! Did I made a mistake with the order? No, you can do more with the fabric than you thought. You can sew and even iron the fabric or paper.
In this blog: What is Tyvek and what can you make from Tyvek fabric?
With the fabric types such as Bouclé and Tweeds you might think of thick, warm, wool-like fabrics for the winter. But there is more to it. The fabrics can also be very suitable for summer. Especially if there are a cotton mix and the colors have a summery look. We love it!
Recently we made a red silk blouse with the sewing pattern Butterick B6710. Later we made a pink silk cupro silk blouse. And made of stretch silk: a white blouse from chain fabric. Silk is a very nice fabric to work with and to wear. But we do have some tips to make the sewing project easier.
Guestwriter: by Elena Tran
Cotton fabric is the king of affordable textiles and the beloved child of fashion designers. It feels comfortable in all seasons, easy to sew, and widely available. There is some confusion about which fabric is best, which cotton can be used for shirts, dresses and even face masks. I wanted to dive into this topic and get the answers for you.
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