Now that the Covid-19 Pandemic seems to finally be winding down (I hope!), I expect to spend more time to participate in social activities, which I really missed. I’ve already noticed that I’ve been working less on sewing and knitting projects. I’m glad I had such a fulfilling hobby to help me make it through […]
What is a textile inspection?
If you are in the business of buying and selling bulk fabrics, you might want to take a few minutes to learn about how inspections can help you maintain the quality of your products. Large companies use inspection services for their textiles to help them get much-needed peace of mind, especially when they are working […]
A Guide to Sourcing Ethical Fabrics
Sourcing Ethical Fabrics for the Hobbyist The internet is a valuable source for ethical materials of all kinds. There are two websites that stand out: You may already know about Etsy for finding handmade items. It is also a resource for purchasing crafting materials. A keyword search on Etsy for organic fabrics will yield pages […]
Quality Control In Fabric Cutting
Cutting For the Crafter Quality Cutting Methods For The Home Sewist Having sharp tools is the best method. You should own a sharp pair of fabric shears that are only for cutting fabric. Never cut paper, it will dull the blades. Make it a habit to change the blade of your rotary cutter each time […]
Fabric Quality Checking System
Quality assurance in the textile industry requires several steps that span from the sourcing of raw fibers to putting the final touches on the finished apparel. All these steps fall into one of two categories: Inspection Testing Inspection and testing methods can be performed in house by the manufacturer, or outsourced to companies that specialize […]
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