What is Viscose?
Natural? Synthetic? What is viscose exactly? Viscose is a beautiful dressmaking fabric. It feels soft and drapes beautifully, but what […]
What is a Martindale Rub Test?
How do you know if a fabric is suitable for furnishing? A guide to the Martindale rub test. Do you […]
Cotton Poplin Vs Cotton Lawn
Cotton poplin and cotton lawn are always popular with dressmakers, but what’s the difference? Read on to find out more… […]
How to use Eyelet Header Tape
Learn how to make use eyelet header tape to make your own eyelet curtains. Making eyelet curtains is easy using […]
How to make a Zipped Piped Cushion
This tutorial will show you how to make an 18″ cushion with piping and a zip. If you want to […]
How to make a Cushion with a Zip
Our Ace maker Mad helped us make this tutorial, so follow our step by step guide to learn all Mad’s […]
How to make an Envelope Cushion
. Envelope cushion covers are easy! Learn how to make yourself a simple cushion cover with no zip here: Read […]
How To Work With Curtain Fullness
Curtain fullness; a simple panel, or luxurious, billowing pleats? If you’re making your own curtains, using a curtain fullness calculator […]
How To Choose Curtain Lining and Interlining
You’ve browsed the shelves and shortlisted samples to choose the perfect show fabric for your new curtains or blinds, but […]
What is… Calico?
We sell a lot of calico, and our creative customers use it for all sorts of projects! Here’s a bit […]
What is… a Drop on Curtains and Net Curtains
When we’re talking about curtains, the word ‘drop’ has two different meanings. We use ‘drop’ to refer to the total […]
What is… A Curtain Heading?
Pencil pleat, pinch pleat or eyelets? The curtain heading you choose is as important as the fabric for the finished […]