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Questionable Sewing Advice - pre-washing your fabric

Fionna Hanna

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Questionable Sewing Advice - pre-washing your fabric

The standard advice always says to wash your fabric before you cut. Full discosure, I don't.  Why? Because I like the sizing. It makes the fabric a little easier to work with and easier to iron. This is kind of controversial because it may cause your finished piece to shrink when its done. I'm sure there are people who have had problems but personally this has not been an issue for me. You can avoid this by not putting the garment in the dryer and the piece will not shrink after its first wash/dryer cycle normally (unless its wool and then...


Taking the guess work out of picking fabric! 

Fionna Hanna

Tags diy, diy kits, sewing kit, sewing pattern, sewing project

Taking the guess work out of picking fabric! 

Making stuff is great. There are so many awesome patterns out there but picking out a fabric that works for each one can be tricky. Even fashion designers do samples to see the scale and how each material works. So I'm super excited to share these new kits. Want to make what's in the picture on the front? You can do that with these sewing kits. Each kit has the pieces printed on the fabric so all you need to do is cut them out and start sewing. These make great gifts if you want to win that baby shower....