I promised a post about rayon, but I’ve decided to focus on bamboo which is a special type of rayon. After discussing the ins and outs of bamboo, I’ll list a couple of eco-friendly rayons at the end. In the last few years, bamboo fabrics have become a trendy thing in apparel and home textiles. … [Read more…]
Upcyling textiles has become very popular these days. Grab some used clothing, rip it, cut it, sew it back together and voila! a new item is born. There are many books on the market that teach how to upcycle clothing from jeans to sweaters and everything in between. I’m a big fan of upcycling and … [Read more…]
Are you selling your clothing, quilts, scarves and other textile items illegally? The National Textile Association put out a reminder on FTC label requirements for country of origin, and I thought it would be useful to summarize it. Even if you think this doesn’t apply to you – you should know it anyway.
This is part 3 of my 3 part blog series on making your own fabric labels. Links to the previous 2 posts are below. And I apologize for you having to see my “DuhBe” logo over and over again in this tutorial. But those are the only labels I make, so they are everywhere on … [Read more…]
I’ve been planning on writing a tutorial with photos on how to make your own fabric labels for clothing and other textiles. After thinking about this for some time, I’ve decided to break this up into 3 parts: part 1 – what to say (or what the FTC wants you to put on your labels) … [Read more…]