Tag Archives: cotton

A Beachy Bag Finish-a-Long

With millions of people around the world hunkered down in social distancing, I expect this will be a fantastic quarter for finishes in the Finish-a-Long. My week at work was crazy busy getting people started on assignments from their homes and trying to come up with some kind of schedule for myself. In between all […]

How – and why – I prewash fabric

Well, not always, but usually. I started out with garment sewing with my mom, so it is automatic to wash the fabric first to remove the sizing, excess dyes, and take up any shrinkage (because if you don’t, your garment may not fit after the first washing). When fabric is woven, printed, or otherwise manipulated, […]