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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
    Colfax Fabric Stores. All fabrics (all Brands) Guaranteed Lowest Pricing. Nobody will beat our prices. Colfax Fabric Shops.
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    User Review: "Was hoping to see fabric swatches-just went in circles-not good at all"
    Classical Silk Inc.
    Los Angeles, CA 90021
    Get the best selection of fabric choices in the local Colfax area from our established fabric shops. Providing the best prices per yard on all types of fabrics to suit your needs.
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    Beverly Fabrics & Crafts
    6456 Fair Oaks Blvd, Carmichael, CA 95608
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    (916) 486-8374
    User Review: "Every time I shop here, I leave happy. The fabric selection is awesome, lots of whimsical stuff for quilts or off the wall..." - Irma (CA)
    Custom Interiors
    815 Professor Ln Ste 200, Sacramento, CA 95834
    Experts In Workroom - Wholesale Fabricator For The Interior Design Trade For Over 15 Years Covering N. California. We Custom Fabricate Draperies, Valances, Bedding, Pillows, Cushions, Cornices, Headboards, Upholstery & More!
    (916) 920-2070
    Hi-Fashion Fabrics
    4106 Franklin Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95820
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    (916) 451-5648
    User Review: "This is a treasure trove! there are tons of different types of fabric and scads of different kinds of trim, from..." - Kathryn (CA)
    Ben Franklin Store
    598 Sutton Way, Grass Valley, CA 95945
    (530) 273-1348
    Artist Upholstery
    149 E Main St, Grass Valley, CA 95945
    (530) 477-9407
    Cedar Ridge Upholstery
    463 S Auburn St, Grass Valley, CA 95945
    (530) 273-3008
    Dames Boutique
    109 W Main St, Grass Valley, CA 95945
    (530) 272-1197
    Sugar Pine Quilt Shop
    452 S Auburn St, Grass Valley, CA 95945
    (530) 272-5308
    Fabrics On Mill Street
    115 Mill St, Grass Valley, CA 95945
    (530) 273-9386
    All In One Upholstery
    11559 F Ave, Auburn, CA 95603
    (530) 887-1892
    Auburn Sew & Vac
    205 Palm Ave, Auburn, CA 95603
    (530) 885-7821
    Whistle Stop Quilt Shop
    13342 Lincoln Way, Auburn, CA 95603
    (530) 888-1882
    Howell's Sewing & Vacuum
    13555 Bowman Rd Ste 300, Auburn, CA 95603
    (530) 885-9624
    Creative Urges
    809 Lincoln Way, Auburn, CA 95603
    (530) 823-8538
    Tin Thimble The
    3750 Taylor Rd, Loomis, CA 95650
    (916) 652-2134

    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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