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Sewing and making crafts can be a fun hobby. If you are just getting started quilting, sewing or designing clothes or doing other projects, then you will need to take a trip to the fabric shop for supplies. It is a good idea to know common fabric shop terms to help you on your shopping venture at a local store or online.

  • Upholster - To apply a new covering or cushioning to a piece of furniture. Upholstering can also refer to decorating the inside of a house with new drapes or carpets.
  • Damask - A reversible, patterned piece of silk, wool or other material.
  • Quilt - A bed cover made of two soft layers. Quilts are sometimes made of soft, fleece material.
  • Clasp - Two metal hooks that often hold apparel together especially cotton dresses and bras.
  • Vintage Fashion - Referring to accessories, clothes and styles from another decade or era. Fashion magazines often dictate which vintage pieces are back in style.
  • Notion - Any other object used in sewing other than the sewing machine and fabric. Examples of a notion are a thimble or a measuring tape.
  • Linen - A type of fabric that often is used as a substitute for cotton.
  • Pattern Weights - Place holders that can be used on paper patterns as an alternative to pins.
  • Flannel - A sometimes cheap, but very warm fabric. Flannel shirts often have a checkered print pattern. Under garments can also be made of flannel.
  • Yard - A unit of measurement. You can typically buy different fabrics by the yard. A yard is equal to 36 inches or 3 feet.
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    User Review: "I bought four craft items at a reduced price. They are still stacked and unused, so imagine my surprise to find the..."
    Discount Fabric Source
    Arlington, VA 22207
    Chelmsford Fabric Stores. All fabrics (all Brands) Guaranteed Lowest Pricing. Nobody will beat our prices. Chelmsford Fabric Shops.
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    Quilter's Way
    75 Commonwealth Ave, Concord, MA 01742
    We have all things that your need for quilting! Offering the customizable quilt kit designer, quilting classes, pre-cut fabric bundles, and jelly rolls. As well as high quality fabrics from top designers.
    (978) 371-1177
    Artee Collections Inc
    68 Tower St, Hudson, MA 01749
    We offer the very best in decorator fabrics for windows and upholstery. Materials include silk, cotton, linen blends of all types and more. We also carry trims, notions and fabric remnants.
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    (978) 567-9911
     
    User Review: "This place has an amazing selection of fabrics and the people that work there are friendly and very helpful."
    Sew Low Discount Fabrics
    473 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA 02141
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    (617) 661-8361
     
    User Review: "An older, experienced staff have been replaced with less knowledgeable younger staff who lack sewing experience and are not..." - Martha (MA)
    Federal Fabrics Fiber
    45 W Adams St, Lowell, MA 01851
    (978) 441-3037
    Friends Fabric Art
    177 Merrimack St, Lowell, MA 01852
    (978) 458-4200
    Georges Textile
    350 Merrimack St, Lowell, MA 01852
    (978) 452-0878
    Joan Fabrics LLC
    134 Middle St, Lowell, MA 01852
    (978) 454-3777
    New England Qui
    18 Shattuck St, Lowell, MA 01852
    (978) 452-4207
    Sew Together
    2297 Main St, Tewksbury, MA 01876
    (978) 203-0291
    Sew Crafty
    170 Main St, Tewksbury, MA 01876
    (978) 455-3873
    Sew Special Boutique
    130 Middlesex Rd Ste 6, Tyngsboro, MA 01879
    (978) 649-6440
    Calico Corners
    440 Great Rd, Acton, MA 01720
    (508) 651-2111
    Jo-Ann Fabric And Craft Store
    43 Middlesex Tpke Ste 4, Burlington, MA 01803
    (781) 272-9727
    Commercial Drapery Systems
    99 S Bedford St Ste 106, Burlington, MA 01803
    (781) 229-2100
    Quilted Crow Inc The
    61 Stow Rd Ste 4, Boxborough, MA 01719
    (978) 266-9102


    If you love to sew your own clothing, drapes, or upholstery covers, you need the proper supplies, such as fabric. Fabric shops should be your first stop on your way to stocking up on the necessary items you need for your project. From cotton and silk to fleece and wool, there are so many types of cloth out there to choose from, you may have a tough time deciding. Retail fabric shops often advertise sales in the local paper and offer downloadable coupons from their websites. This can save you lots of money on fabric, which isn’t cheap, especially if you need a lot of it. You can make beautiful quilts, shimmery drapes, or window topper curtains using materials picked up at a fabric store. Buy at the wholesaler level if you’re a seamstress or tailor, and you can save big time on cheap bulk discounts. If you like to sew on your own time and fulfill a few projects here and there, you’re best off visiting a retailer. You typically buy fabric such as printed upholstery covers by the yard. Sales associates can help you with measuring and cutting. Fabric shops have all the fashion accessories, patterns, and supplies you need. You can even find damask, a lustrous fabric featuring a weaved pattern made from silk, synthetic fibers, linen, or silk. Damask was a basic weaving technique used during the Middle Ages in Byzantine and Islamic areas. All the fabric you love to buy, such as flannel and cotton, all in a variety of styles, can also be purchased online. Browse notions and accessories that will help you sew that new dress or quilt from scratch. Pick up some apparel patterns, too, to help guide you in your project, whether you’re looking for vintage or modern designs.
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