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.
the ladies’ stitching club is now shipping
A giant box of fabric arrived at the studio today, and around here we all know what that means: my newest Oliver + S fabric collection, The Ladies’ Stitching Club, is now shipping! As we’re getting ready to make our …
it was the 70’s
You know how you can look back at photos from the 1950’s or the 1980’s and just tell from a glance when they were taken? I mean, tiny waists and bullet bras are an easy indicator of the New Look …
introducing the ladies’ stitching club
It’s been such a busy week that I was beginning to think the only chance I’d have to introduce you to my next Oliver + S fabric collection (like I promised on Twitter the other day) would be by taking …
introducing cape ann
It’s finally time to introduce my newest fabric collection for Moda, Cape Ann! I’m very excited to share these fabrics with you. Over the past few months you may have seen images of some of the prints, especially when we …
modern workshop from moda is now shipping
Last month I previewed the next Oliver + S fabric collection, Modern Workshop. I’m happy to announce that the collection starts shipping to independent fabric stores worldwide today. As I mentioned earlier, Modern Workshop was inspired by the Wiener Werkstatte, …
modern workshop fabric packs now available
When I introduced you to the new Modern Workshop fabric collection earlier this week, I mentioned that although yardage will be available in late-April, pre-cuts are shipping now. I’m happy to announce that the nice folks at Moda have made …
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