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Sewing with Chiffon

If you follow our facebook page, you may have seen us post all the new chiffon and rayon prints we’ve recently added to the site!

Kelly & Orange Medium Polkadot Chiffon | TheFabricMarket.com

Chiffon is perfect for spring and summer, light and flowy, perfect for tops, skirts and dresses. It is definitely different to work with than cotton or stiffer wovens, but with a few tips, you’ll be creating beautiful garments that rival ready to wear in style, custom fit for you!

Watermelon & Turquoise Ethnic Stripe Chiffon | TheFabricMarket.com

This article from Craftsy.com has a really comprehensive list of 11 tips for working with Chiffon. If you have not been on Craftsy.com yet, you will want to click around! They have hundreds of online, on demand classes to help you with a variety of crafty skills as well as independent designers’ patterns available for purchase & download.

Jumbo Pink Checkerboard Rayon | TheFabricMarket.com

This article at The Coletterie also offers some tips, but specifically shares how you can prevent your machine from eating up delicate fabrics.

Chiffon Fabric | TheFabricMarket.com

Another crafty educational site, Creativebug, offers this article on sewing chiffon fabrics.

Rayon Plaid | TheFabricMarket.com

So I hope you learn something new while perusing these articles and if you have any tips or tricks, please share in the comments below! We’d also love to see what you’re making with Chiffon & Rayon from TheFabricMarket.com, so please post a picture on our facebook page!

 

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