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Fabric & Color

Coloring books are so popular now, but did you know you can also color on fabric? Here are four coloring book fabrics to use in your sewing projects today.

See 10 creative ways for storing your fabrics. From putting your stash on display to hiding it behind closed doors, these ideas offer pretty (and cheap) ways to get organized.

Geometric shapes are making an exciting comeback in the fabric world. See 10 geometric fabrics to use in your sewing projects today.      

Flannel fabrics are perfect for keeping warm in the winter. See 10 flannel fabrics to use in your sewing projects today.      

Fall is the perfect time of year for woodland fabrics! See 10 woodland-theme fabrics to use in your sewing projects today.

Neon fabrics and threads are hot in home decor and clothing right now! Here are some of our fave blogger sewing DIYs that nailed the neon trend.

Learn tricks and tips for sewing with plush fabric!

Your first trip to the fabric store can be overwhelming! You don't know where to look, what to look for, or how to get the fabric you need for a project! We'll walk you through the steps to navigating your way around the fabric store, as well as tips for buying fabric.

  You don’t always need a cornucopia of colors in a project. Sometimes the most beautiful projects play on only a few colors in different shades and textures. Here a red looks bright and cheery against a variety of tans.

  Deep purple and orange mix beautifully together in this fall centerpiece. Add a light yellow and magenta to these colors to create a sewing project with vibrant highlights. For a clean look, include a neutral beige that echoes a patterned linen.  

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