fibre and fabrics video series

Fibres and Fabrics Video Series with Verena Erin

The fabrics we choose for sewing and wearing garments, household linen, and accessories are very important. Fabric directly affects the comfort and performance of any garment we make.  How we care for our fabric also impacts the environment even more so than others, according to Verena Erin of  My Green Closet. Verena discusses the different textiles available, all with different looks, … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Design School with Nick Verreos

How to Cut, Press, and Sew Pleather – Design School with Nick Verreos

An excellent video with Nick Verreos demonstrating how he cuts, pins, presses, and sews, with pleather. There are some very good tips!  Artificial leather is also called leatherette, faux leather, naugahyde, and pleather.   It’s all synthetic fabric.