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Most Difficult Fabrics to Sew With – Beginner’s Beware

Tag: velvet

Fabric Nap

The word "nap" keeps popping up on those patterns but what exactly does it mean? Nap is related to the fabric pile which gives the fabric texture but it also means you have to be careful when cutting it out. This tutorial will give some tips so that you can treat this beautiful fabric right.

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Sewing with Stretch Velvet

Stretch velvet combines the luxury of velvet with the comfort of knit, which sounds great but can also cause some sewing headaches. This video will offer tips and tricks for working with this fabric so you can create some lovely garments.

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