In the world of cotton fabrics, there’s several different substrates (fiber compositions and weaving structures) to choose from, with a mid-weight woven as the most common for prints. While this substrate is good for making quilts, it can be fun to switch things up with something different– like cotton lawn!
Let’s talk about what makes lawn special, what projects work best with lawn, and then learn some tips about how to make sewing with lawn a breeze.Read More »
Welcome back to our new series here on the Pink Castle Fabrics Blog, called “What Do You Do With..?” designed to answer the age old question– what does one do with different substrates, with common precuts, with different notions? Let’s dive in to one of the most common questions we hear in the shop– what do I do with double gauze?Read More »
Most quilters are familiar with batik fabrics– cotton fabric that has been hand painted, stamped, or dyed over (similar almost to tie dye) to give a multicolored, handcrafted look. In addition to these classic prints (that may or may not be the modern quilter’s taste) over the last few years, a new type of batik has emerged: the modern batik!Read More »
Welcome to a new series here on the Pink Castle Fabrics blog, “What Do I Do With…” which aims to help quilters and sewists learn about fabrics, substrates, notions, techniques, and more! Today, we start with a simple one: what do you do with blender prints? When a material lists for patterns recommend some of your fabric be blender prints,what does this mean?Read More »