The Fueled-by-Fabric-Shortage Cardigan

Hi, everyone! There’s a reason why serious wardrobe seamstresses are loathe to throw away leftover materials.  Like a quilter; except, a quilter is a whole different animal. Actually, I enjoyed the fabric shortage part of this project.  Miraculously, there was additional material in my leftover fabric stash that coordinated with the main fabric — as… Read More The Fueled-by-Fabric-Shortage Cardigan

Visiting Basic Sewing Concepts:  The Amazing Fabric Grainline

Revisiting basic sewing information sometimes results in renewed and changed perspectives. So, today I’m visiting the concept of Fabric Grain. First, a short description of Fabric Grain: When a textile is woven, the lengthwise yarn (warp) runs up and down the length of the yardage; the crosswise yarn (weft) is run side to side on… Read More Visiting Basic Sewing Concepts:  The Amazing Fabric Grainline