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! ]
Choosing a perfect pair of kids’ pajamas can prove to be a very perplexing task for sewers and for parents irrespective of factors like nationality or ethnicity. Comfort of the child is an aspect that no parent would consciously compromise on. To this effect, it is imperative for pajamas to be a comfortable fit, not to mention … [ Read More at SWN! ]
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.