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- What are fabric manipulations ? Definition Making textile manipulations (or fabric manipulations) is playing with the fabric to change its appearance, drape or shape. Usually, we want the fabric to become more dimensional, to go from flat to 3D. Put in another way, you can describe textile manipulations as in this blog post : "Fabric manipulations are techniques that reshape a fabric or ...
- Fabric Manipulation Guide : Pleating Pleats have been used in textiles and fashion for ever. But the style and techniques of pleats have changed a lot, opening a world of possibilities with each technological innovation ! Pleats are a great fabric manipulation technique, adding interesting details to a garment or completely creating it. Let’s see what type of pleats is ...
- Canadian Smocks : The Complete Guide What are Canadian Smocks ? Canadian smocks are a type of fabric manipulation or hand stitching technique also sometimes called North American smocks. The craftsman make stitches on certain places of the fabric, to gather the fabric together, creating a 3D pattern.
- What are the differences between woven, knitted and non woven fabrics ? Fabrics are amazing. There are so many different ones that exist, and they can inspire you to create anything. But how do you choose which fabric to use, with so many possibilities ? And how do you recognize the differences between 2 fabrics, when they can seem so similar at first look ? That's when ...
- Canadian Smocks Pattern Tips for Clothes and Pillow Covers ! Now that you’ve discovered the Canadian Smocks Guide, I’m pretty sure you want to learn how to apply it to your new projects ! How do you use Canadian Smocks on Clothes and Pillow Covers ? And how do you adapt your patterns to integrate smocks ? In this article, we’ll go through the ...
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