The Fabric Selector
A practical and comprehensive reference, The Fabric Selector examines in detail an extensive array of both natural and man-made fibers and weaves, including cottons, linens, silks, and wools. Descriptions are provided of each fabric's characteristics, possible combinations, and special considerations when using on machines. Included throughout are useful close-up shots of each fabric, and handy icons that provide a quick reference to their suitability for certain projects. Offering valuable information on fabric tools, notions, and trimmings, the book also includes a complete resources section with sizing and measurement charts, as well as website resources. The Fabric Selector is the essential guide for home sewers, clothes designers, and fabric enthusiasts of all levels. Explaining the unique characteristics, strengths, and limitations of each fabric, this book arms the reader with all the information they need to help them choose the best fabric for their designs.
Dana Willard is the author of the popular creative blog MADE.