What Do You Do With…Cotton Lawn?

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.

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New Nani Iro Double Gauze Fabric!

Have you ever sewn with double gauze? It’s 100% cotton, and made by two thin soft plys of fabric that are woven together to make a cloth that’s light and airy but has a luxurious depth of texture. It’s perfect for garments that are breathable and comfortable, and makes the most amazing soft quilts (see examples here and here) that are perfect for showing off quilting stitches.

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