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Welcome to IBA Crafts
How fabric is used for making different items
Fabric or cloth is a flexible artificial material that is made by a network of natural or artificial fibers. The example is thread or yarn which is formed by weaving or knitting as in textiles. Cloth is mostly used in the manufacturing of clothing and household furnishings etc. Cloth is made in many varying strengths and degrees of durability, from the finest gossamer fabrics to sturdy canvas sailcloth’s.
Cotton is the most famous fabric and most widely used fiber in the world because of its versatility and ability to provide good comfort, particularly in apparel items. Cotton is soft, natural the use of cotton is diverse for example it is used in apparel, home furnishings, towels, rugs, and sewing thread etc.
Silk is a natural filament fiber produced by the silkworm in cocoon. it is a thicker, shorter fiber. There are several types of silk like tussah silk and wild silk etc. Acrylic, it is a synthetic fiber. It has a soft, wool-like hand, and is generally able to be dyed in a wide range of brilliant colors.
Velvet is also popular fabric velvet is so appealing in look and with soft fibers including silks used in making There are vast variety of the fabric available in the market can be choose anyone for the dress you make through with that such as brocade, chenille, crewel, linen, rayon, sateen fabric and taffeta etc.
Make new clothes. Make something that doesn't require a lot of fabric, such as a tube top or halter top. Combine fabrics for a patchwork garment.
Make a miniskirt. Cut horizontally according to length. Stitch from the sides and Turn the raw edge over twice to form a waistband. Insert elastic or use a ribbon as a drawstring.
Cover a special book. If fabric has sentimental value, use it to cover a scrap book, journal or photo album.
Make a picture frame, Cover a lampshade, Cover a corkboard, Make a quilt for your bed, Make new curtains, Wrap small presents, Make a big cushion for your dog.etc.