Did you know that fabric can be dyed in different stages? Today I’m talking about those stages and the different results they each produce.
fabric friday: indigo shibori
My first foray into indigo shibori dyeing and a quick primer if you’d like to try it for yourself.
fabric friday: what comes to mind when you think of cotton?
Cotton fabrics come in a huge variety of styles and options. Here is a list of some of the possibilities you might find, along with their characteristics.
fabric friday: gingham style
That’s right. It’s not a typo. Today we’re featuring the fabulous Gingham Style video.
fabric friday: petroleum-based manufactured fibers
The most common manufactured fibers are petroleum-based, like polyester, acrylic, nylon, and spandex.
fabric friday: plant-based (or cellulosic) fibers
Some manufactured fabrics come from plants. But they’re not considered “natural” fabrics. Why not? I’ll tell you why.
fabric friday: natural fibers used to make fabric
What are the characteristics of natural fibers used to make fabrics like cotton, wool, and linen?
fabric friday: how linen (or flax) is made
Introducing our new feature, Fabric Fridays, with a post on how linen is made.
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