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What’s a Stable Knit Fabric?

Thanks for all of the suggestions on Monday’s post, asking what kind of things you’d like to see as I sew more Renfrew Tops. So many good ideas! So many things to note as I sew, recommendations to explain why certain things are done, and votes to find out more about fabric selection. While I […]

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Five Ways to Tell if Your Fabric Is Water-Resistant

How do you tell if a fabric is waterproof or water-resistant? I bought a piece of fabric from a discount store recently, and was told it might be waterproof. It was so cheap ($4/m) that I didn’t mind if it wasn’t officially waterproof, as it would be just as cute as a windbreaker-style jacket. I […]

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