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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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    Arlington, VA 22207
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    Olde Hampton Quilt Shoppe
    47 E Queens Way, Hampton, VA 23669
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    (757) 722-5014
    User Review: "I was so excited to walk through the door. Making quilts is my passion in life. Truly, this was a huge disappointment. Not..." - Cheryl (AZ)
    Bagel Works
    3972 Holland Rd Ste 125, Virginia Beach, VA 23452
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    (757) 498-7785
    User Review: "I would never go back to bagelworks ever again! they are a very unclean buisness, and the employee that waited on me was..." - Miss (SD)
    Hancock Fabrics
    955a N Wesleyan Blvd, Rocky Mount, NC 27804
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    (252) 972-2444
    User Review: "This store was nice when it was in business but it has closed no longer there"
    Jo-Ann Fabric And Craft Store
    60 Southgate Sq, Colonial Heights, VA 23834
    (804) 520-2494
    Sew 'N Mor
    14145 Faraday Ter, Chester, VA 23831
    (804) 318-1431
    Hobby Lobby Creative Ctr
    14645 Hancock Village St, Chesterfield, VA 23832
    (804) 639-4080
    Jo Joseph Quilt Shop
    7004 Commons Plz, Chesterfield, VA 23832
    (804) 778-7566
    Rick's Sew & Vac City
    6856 Midlothian Tpke, Richmond, VA 23225
    (804) 745-2928
    Silk Trading Company
    304 E Grace St, Richmond, VA 23219
    (804) 643-6466
    Fleur Fabrics LLC
    119 N Robinson St, Richmond, VA 23220
    (804) 612-9198
    106 S Robinson St, Richmond, VA 23220
    (804) 888-8322
    Exit 94
    4963 Nine Mile Rd, Richmond, VA 23223
    (804) 226-0383
    Old Dominion Tractor
    4300 Vawter Ave, Richmond, VA 23222
    (804) 329-5387
    Couture by Lk Design
    414 Libbie Ave, Richmond, VA 23226
    (804) 282-3555
    Artee Fabrics & Home
    5478 W Broad St, Richmond, VA 23230
    (804) 285-9591

    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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