Olive Borden

What Is the Best Fabric for Hoodies and Sweatshirts?

Making your own garments is always a gratifying experience, and I enjoy experimenting with new ideas. One of these ideas is hoodies; the forms are simple enough to learn, but the difficulty comes from selecting the correct fabric. Soft, cozy, and long-lasting materials are ideal for hoodies and sweatshirts. Cotton jersey and fleece, for example, …

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4 Carbon Paper Alternatives Used for Sewing

Making attractive and properly fitted clothing involves several complex techniques. Pattern design is one of them. When it comes to producing patterns for clothing, however, the tendency is to use duplicated and improvised pattern marks. Tracing and pattern tools transfer replicated patterns from cloth with the intended design to the garment. During the tracing process, …

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