Category Archives: Fabric 101

Sewing with Seawool, a love story

A few years back I found a new favorite fabric. Its name? Seawool!  I’d decided [Read More]

19 Comments

20 ways to put your fabric scraps to good use!

When sewing, I struggle with what I call ‘scrap guilt’. Upon finishing a project, I’m [Read More]

10 Comments

Why we love Silk Noil (aka Raw Silk)!

At Confident Stitch we try to carry fashion fabrics that are not only unique and [Read More]

11 Comments

Sewing with expensive fabric doesn’t have to be scary!

When I think about sewing with expensive fabric, I remember the time I accidentally purchased [Read More]

6 Comments

Liberty of London – The Crown Jewel of Fabrics

Little known fact, I (Clo) was born in the United Kingdom! So Liberty of London [Read More]

4 Comments

Super Sustainable! Organic Soy Knits

If you haven’t yet tried sewing with knits (and even if you have!), this line [Read More]

2 Comments

Five Things We LOVE About Brussels Washer Linen

We LOVE Brussels Washer Linen and recommend it to customers time and time again.  Here’s [Read More]

4 Comments

Pre-treat Your Linen to Minimize Wrinkling!

I recently learned of Sandra Betzina’s linen pretreating method – said to minimize wrinkling and [Read More]

8 Comments

The Free Range Slacks Part 2: Purposeful Potential

January is Purposeful Projects Month here at The Confident Stitch, meaning that we’ve spent the [Read More]

Why We Love Oilcloth!

For most of us the word ‘oilcloth‘ brings to mind the image of plastic gingham [Read More]

2 Comments