Fabric DIY How-To and Tips for Decorating

Document  Frequently Asked Questions About Fabric
FAQ page of questions our customers have asked about fabric FAQ

Document Cleaning a Sunbrella Awning
To clean Sunbrella while still on an awning frame: Brush off loose dirt with a soft bristle brush Hose down with clean water Prepare a cleaning solution of water and mild soap (such as WooliteŽ or DawnŽ dishwashing liquid) More...

Document Cleaning Sunbrella Fabrics
Cleaning instructions for Sunbrella fabrics including bleach ratios for outdoor Sunbrella fabrics.

Document Crypton Fabric Cleaning Guide
Official Crypton cleaning instructions pdf.

Document DIY Fabric Projects
Our Pinterest board has lots of things to make with fabrics. We love super easy projects. We add to the board all the time.

Video Everything You Need To Know About PU & PVC
Maxwell Fabrics design director explains the differences between polyurethane and polyvinylchloride PU and PVC faux leather vinyls.

Document Fabric Care
Fabric cleaning and care by fabric content type.

Document Fabric Cleaning Codes
Need to know what Cleaning code S means? Click here for a description of fabric cleaning codes. Cleaning code W

Document Fabric Garland DIY
Quick and inexpensive do-it-yourself fabric garland for your Christmas tree, mantel or staircase. Perfect for any time of the year, just pick the fabrics you want.

Video Fabric Scraps Vase Makeover
Quick video shows you how to take scrap fabrics and clear vases to create fun vases for your mantel.

Video Fabricut Fabric
Let Emery tell you a little bit about Fabricut Fabrics.

Document Facts About Fabric Flammability
Find out all about what types of fabrics are flammable, the difference between flameproof and flame retardant and much more.

Document Fire Resistant/Flame Retardant Fabric
Definitions of fire resistant, flame retardant and more.

Document Get Wrinkles ouf of Vinyl Tablecloth
Hints from Heloise - great idea on getting the wrinkles out of vinyl table cloth material.

Video Help! My Fabric Stinks
You just received your new fabric or vinyl. It smells. Let Emery tell you why and what to do.

Document How To Cut Burlap
Burlap is so popular right now for all different kinds of crafts and projects, but it's somewhat of a tricky material to work with. Besides the fact that burlap is messy and leaves little fibers all over your clothes, it's important to cut it a certain way so that won't unravel unevenly.

Document How to Get My Designs on Fabric
Printsource New York, The Premier Market for Surface and Textile Design in the USA, holds three shows a year in New York City. As the hub for the worlds top creative talent, Printsource showcases hundreds of collections by international surface and textile design studios and agents.

Document How to Make a Christmas Stocking
Make a unique Christmas stocking.

Document How To Make a Christmas Tree Skit
Sailrite shows you step-by-step how to make a Christmas tree skirt.

Document How To Make A Fleece Blanket
Instructions on how to make a fleece blanket. Make a warm and cozy no sew fleece blanket.

Document How To Make a Fleece Tie Sleeping Bag
Step-by-step instructions with pictures for making a fleece tie sleeping bag for your child.

Document How To Make a Sink Skirt
Pedestal sinks are ideal for tight spaces but often show exposed plumbing and offer little storage. An easy-to-sew sink skirt will solve both problems, providing style and function to a bathroom.

Video How To Measure Fabric Repeats
Let us show you how to measure the repeat on your home decor fabric for upholstery, curtains and drapes.

Document How To Sew Sunbrella
Tips for Sewing with Sunbrella fabrics.

Document How To Silk Dye Easter Eggs
Step by step instructions for making silk dyed eggs. Video included with detailed notes.

Video How-To Join Together Decorative Twist Cord
See how to join together the two ends of decorative twist cord when making pillows, duvets, cushions or window treatments. With this method you will not be able to tell where the twist cord stops-and-starts!

Video Infinity Scarf DIY
Step-by-step tutorial shows you how to make an infinity scarf. We chose a cool Frozen fabric featuring the lovable Olaf.

Video Kasmir Fabric
Kasmir Fabric is a great option with huge selection and a fabulous workroom.

Document Kilim Fabric
What is Kilim or Ikat fabric?

Video Kravet Fabric
Brief introduction to a leading drapery and upholstery fabric provider: Kravet Fabrics

Document Laundry Wash and Dry Symbols
Need to know what those little pictures mean? Washing Drying Ironing Bleach

Video Magnolia Fabric
All about Magnolia Fabrics, a southern supplier of drapery and upholstery fabrics for your home.

Document Making Cloth Napkins
Directions for making your own cloth napkins out of your favorite fabric.

Document Pattern Design Glossary
Examples of fabric pattern designs like paisley, windowpane checks, ogee and many other fabric motifs. Definitions of pattern themes and fabric designs.

Document Puff Quilts - How To
Puff quilts, often referred to as biscuit quilts, are lush comforters that are assembled by sewing squares of fabric together to form 'pockets,' and then stuffing the pockets with fiberfill.

Video Ralph Lauren Fabric
A brief introduction to Ralph Lauren Fabric and Wallpaper

Video Robert Allen Fabric
Let us introduce you to Robert Allen Fabric, one of the leading decorative fabric and trim providers. Over 75 years of quality drapery and upholstery fabric from a name you can trust.

Document Sewing Tips and Projects
Check out our Pinterest board with lots of sewing tips and things to make.

Document Solar Shade Fabric Uses
Ideas for using Phifer SheerWeave and Mermet E-Screen and other solar shade fabrics.

Video Stroheim Fabric
Let us introduce you to Stroheim Fabric - quality decorative fabrics for your home.

Video Velvet Care by Maxwell Fabrics
Tips about taking care of Velvet fabrics.

Video What is a CFA?
We offer CFA's or Cutting For Approval free of charge to our customers. Watch this quick video of explanation.

Document Yardage for Reupholstery
Detailed yardage chart for re-upholstery including real leather and upholstery fabrics.

Document Yardage Requirements for Making Bedding
Fabric yardage recommendations for making your own bedding. Yards for making a bed spread.