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Fabric Focus – A Video Series with Lauren Guthrie

“Trying to understand all the different types of fabric out there can seem like a daunting task, not just for beginners but for more experienced dressmakers too. There are different technical names, weights, thicknesses, fiber mixes and weaves, so it can all feel a bit overwhelming. In this new fabric focus series, I hope to make things clearer for those of you planning a dressmaking project because matching the right fabric to the right pattern to achieve the look you want is key to a successful project that will become part of your handmade wardrobe.” – Lauren Guthrie

***Follow this link to Lauren’s excellent blog post for show notes and links to the fabrics and patterns Lauren mentions in the video series: Click Here***

Lauren discusses fabrics such as;  twill, voilecotton lawn, quilting cottons, flannel, double gauze, bastiste, canvas, chambray, corduroy, poplin, and more…

Watch the series now:


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