As the fall crafting season kicks off, look to these types of fabric for project inspiration.
Whether you’re a veteran crafter or just trying your hand at the sewing machine for the first time, testing out different materials is a great way to get inspired. After all, the fabric you choose sets the tone for your whole …Continue Reading »
Whatever your Comic-Con cosplay, use these top-notch materials to keep your ensemble lightweight, comfortable, and visually impressive.
For devoted fan bases around the world, it’s the most wonderful time of the year — Comic-Con International is just around the corner! As we get closer and closer to one of the largest cosplay events in the world, …Continue Reading »
There’s more to muslin fabric than meets the eye. Learn about the rich history of this versatile fabric, and how it’s used today.
Muslin, a plain-woven cotton fabric, is one of the world’s oldest cotton cloths. It gets its name from the city of Mosul, Iraq — where it was first encountered by Europeans — but …Continue Reading »
Natural fabrics are as much a part of human history as fire, art, and agriculture. Here’s how some of the most common natural textiles are made, and how they’re used today.
As Steve Jobs once said, “Humans are toolmakers” — but he wasn’t just referring to Apple’s many iterations of the iPhone, which has become the technological …Continue Reading »
Although adults and children alike have been dressing up like their favorite superheroes, mythical figures and even villains for centuries, the rise of the modern cosplay movement has its roots in the manga and anime universe of Japan. Nobuyuki Takahashi, a Japanese reporter, coined the term after a trip to Worldcon in Los Angeles in …Continue Reading »