Posts tagged ‘Interfacing and Stabilizers’

Textile Stew: 8/25/10

Two cool things happening tomorrow (8/26/10): Spoonflower’s second Free Swatch Day starts at noon EST and runs through noon the next day. Details here. And if you’re anywhere near Berlin, don’t miss this Organic Cotton Info Event co-sponsored by Volksfaden. Details here. – And speaking of Spoonflower, Rayela’s Fiber Focus has posted a tutorial by [...]

Silk Series: Working With Silk Taffeta

Now that Della has introduced us to silk taffeta, I wanted to write a little bit more about it, and my experience prepping the fabric and sewing with it — this is the only silk I’ve had a chance to work with, in fact! Silk taffeta is a light-to-medium weight plain weave that uses heavier [...]

Timtex is Back!

Stacy Sews reported that C&T Publishing is taking over manufacture and distribution of Timtex, the heavy-duty interfacing ideal for bags, fabric bowls and boxes, hat brims, and so on. The factory that made it shut down suddenly sometime in the past year, sending devotees into a mini-panic. The new version promises to be even better. [...]