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September 21, 2018


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Sewing and Crafts: Your reference to fabric related crafts & sewing

Welcome to the FabricLink's Center for Sewing & Crafts. Find Guides on a variety of topics.

NEW: CULTURAL FOLK ART
FabricLink explores the Scandinavian Folk Art at Norsk Høstfest.

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SEWING GUIDES

Special Detail Finishes - Buttonholes, seams & tacks

Closings - Covered snaps & hooks; hidden hoods

Hem Finishes - 9 types od hems

SWEATER & YARN RESOURCE
See examples and learn about knit constructions, knit fabrics and yarn.

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HALLOWEEN COSTUME CLOSET
Never too early to start thinking about costumes for the kids...and yourself! Find costume ideas, easy DIY costumes, patterns, FUN Ideas from VELCRO. Also, ready made Halloween costumes.

SPECIAL WEDDING FEATURE: Making a "New" Wedding Dress From a Thrift Store Garment
If you are handy with a needle and thread, shopping Thrift Stores for a slightly used wedding dress can be a great way to save a ton of money on what can be a very expensive investment.

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MATTER High Performing Textiles by Mae Engelgeer for Wolf-Gordon MATTER is an upholstery series of luxury commercial fabrics that combine wool blend and metallic yarns with bold patterns for richly textured surfaces and added dimensionality. Read more…
Perform These 5 Fascia Stretches to Relieve Knitting Pain Like most knitters, you may have woken up with knitting pain in your hands, fingers, and joints. The good thing is there is an easy way to fix this, and it works, feels good (after you’re done), you can do it by yourself, and it doesn’t take very long. Read more…
Folding, rolling or packing cubes: What's the best way to pack a suitcase? Three popular clothes packing methods were put to the test to see which one uses space the most effectively, minimizes wrinkles and is worth the effort. Read more…
Spanish Brides Are Obsessed With This Wedding Dress Trend "Spanish women tend to gravitate to a more traditional silhouette with modern and seductive details, such as a deep cut back or an illusion neckline." Read more…
How to Pack Shoes in 4 Easy Steps Learn the best way to pack shoes without harming their shape or damaging anything else in your inventory. Read more…
Vikings Knew How to Spin Yarn—But They Weren't the Only Ones Studying textiles is sometimes thought of as less exciting than studying the tools people used to hunt food/ But textiles tell a valuable story that reveals a lot about how people lived their lives. Read more…
 


CAMELBAK® SKIRMISH PACK
This pack, made with 500D CORDURA® Classic fabric, is durable with some serious features. Its sleek composite MOLLE paneling provides secure attachment for pouches and gear. Skirmish features the Mil Spec Antidote® Lumbar Reservoir. The exclusive reservoir design moves the weight of the water onto the hips to ensure a comfortable/ergonomic load-carry as well as lower center of gravity. The full clamshell opening allows for easy access to the main compartment.
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DR. COOL WRAP
Wrap your injuries in a choice of three sizes: Small (3"), Medium (4"), or Large (6"). The wrap replaces traditional bags of ice and combines cold therapy with compression to help reduce swelling and speed recovery. Use the Small ice wrap on your wrist, ankle or foot. Use the Medium wrap as an injury wrap on your knee, elbow or ankle. With a Dr. Cool ice wrap, your injury won’t hold you back.
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