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Knowledge & Questions Tagged "Fabric"

Is old upholstery fabric still strong? Does fabric strength deteriorate over time?

Let me start by saying I know nothing about fabric or upholstery. A friend of mine has offered me some amazing fabric that I think will be great for a project I want to make for the summer. I have an ...
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Sewing Fabric Deck Chairs Fabric Strength
Is old upholstery fabric still strong? Does fabric strength deteriorate over time? with tags Fabric,Deck Chairs,Fabric Strength
Asked by Jane Jones
391 days ago
1 likes | 0 comments | 0 votes | 0 follows

What can I make with faux fur fabric?

I have been given a huge bag full of faux fur fabric, mostly black, white, grey and neutral colours, there are some pinks and yellows as well. I just have no idea what I am going to make with it. Does...
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Sewing Sewing Fabric Faux Fur
What can I make with faux fur fabric? with tags Sewing,Fabric,Faux Fur
Asked by Emma West
606 days ago
3 likes | 1 comments | 1 votes | 0 follows

Where can I get soft toy sewing patterns and fabrics?

I was helping my Auntie clean her bedroom at the weekend and she gave me a huge bag full of soft toy sewing patterns, and some leftover soft toy faux fur fabric. I have so many good memories of my Aun...
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Sewing Sewing Toys Fabric
Where can I get soft toy sewing patterns and fabrics? with tags Sewing,Toys,Fabric
Asked by Annie Lane
614 days ago
6 likes | 2 comments | 3 votes | 0 follows

What can I make with fat quarters?

I have seen some beautiful fabric fat quarters in my local Hobbycraft store. I took a few pictures to try and remind myself where I saw them for when I decide to buy some. I really love all of the dif...
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Sewing Sewing Fabric
What can I make with fat quarters? with tags Sewing,Fabric
Asked by Celia Rogers
638 days ago
5 likes | 1 comments | 2 votes | 0 follows

What Christmas things can I sew with Christmas fabric fat quarters?

I found these beautiful Christmas fabric fat quarters in my local Hobbycraft, and I would really love some ideas as to what I can sew with them? Also, are there any interesting Christmas sewing patter...
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Sewing Sewing Fabric
What Christmas things can I sew with Christmas fabric fat quarters? with tags Sewing,Fabric
Asked by Alison Elizabeth
660 days ago
5 likes | 2 comments | 3 votes | 0 follows

What is the best paint for painting on a denim jacket?

I am going to a concert in October and I have a denim jacket that I would really like to decorate. I would like to paint onto the back of the jacket, and I am wondering what would be the best paint to...
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Painting Painting Fabric Painting
What is the best paint for painting on a denim jacket? with tags Painting,Fabric Painting
Asked by Emma Moore
671 days ago
3 likes | 1 comments | 0 votes | 0 follows

Is it possible to recover a lampshade?

I have been given loads of old lampshades by a friend of mine with the idea of recovering them with new and interesting fabrics. I would like to cover them in fabrics that do not come as standard on l...
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Soft Furnishings Fabric Soft Furnishings Lampshades
Is it possible to recover a lampshade? with tags Fabric,Soft Furnishings,Lampshades
Asked by Janet Barker
699 days ago
0 likes | 0 comments | 0 votes | 0 follows

What can I make with these fabric books?

My best friend is an interior designer and she has given me a load of fabric books that are out of date. I love crafting and sewing, and I would really like to use them as the fabrics are all so beaut...
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Sewing Sewing Fabric
What can I make with these fabric books? with tags Sewing,Fabric
Asked by Christina Linslade
709 days ago
6 likes | 1 comments | 0 votes | 0 follows

Where can I get affordable fabric offcuts for kids?

I have just got into sewing, for the last four months and I would like to know if there is anywhere to get some affordable fabric offcuts, please? I am not too picky about pattern or design as I am st...
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Sewing fabric kids fabric
Where can I get affordable fabric offcuts for kids? with tags fabric,kids fabric
Asked by Ella Ara
713 days ago
3 likes | 1 comments | 2 votes | 0 follows

Scissors, scissors, scissors, what is the best brand of scissors please?

Help! I am totally tired of buying scissors! I've had dozens of pairs of scissors over the year and they are now all over my place. They break, they get dull, I take them places and lose them and I've...
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Tools scissors cutting fabric scissors card scissors
Scissors, scissors, scissors, what is the best brand of scissors please? with tags scissors,cutting,fabric scissors,card scissors
Asked by Claire Lawrence
714 days ago
3 likes | 0 comments | 0 votes | 0 follows

How can I tell if a fabric is suitable for upholstery?

I am quite new to reupholstering furniture and would like to know how I can tell if a fabric is suitable for upholstery, please? I already paint furniture, but I would really love to get into upholste...
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Upholstery fabric upholstering
How can I tell if a fabric is suitable for upholstery? with tags fabric,upholstering
Asked by Christine Winters
715 days ago
2 likes | 3 comments | 5 votes | 0 follows

Where can I get cheap designer fabric remnants?

Hi, I have just started getting into sewing and am really loving it. I have collected a few bundles of fabric remnants from various places on the internet. And that has been fun to play with. But d...
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Sewing fabric remnants
Where can I get cheap designer fabric remnants? with tags fabric,remnants
Asked by Jane Loves Sewing
716 days ago
2 likes | 2 comments | 2 votes | 1 follows
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