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20Sep

Introducing 'Impwear' Laminated Cottons

Food-Safe Laminated Cotton Prints
 
The fabric you have been waiting for!
30Mar

4 Reasons to Wear Wool This Summer

With Summer just around the corner it’s time to start thinking about Summer fashion. Here are four reasons why you should consider incorporating (lightweight) wool pieces into your Summer wardrobe.
 
  1. Wool is a great thermal insulator. While wool will help you stay warm in the cooler months it also helps keep the heat out in the summertime. 
21Mar

Interfacing 101: Fusible vs. Sew-In The Epic Battle!

At the fabric store, when someone asks for interfacing, the usual first question is, “Fusible or sew-in?”  To help answer this question for yourself, keep reading.
 
To wash or not to wash?
14Feb

7 Awesome Categories of Novelty Prints found in our Cotton Department

Bulldogs and Bagels and Buttons!  OH MY!

Here are 7 awesome categories of novelty prints found in our cotton department. We've got a print for everyone! 

22Nov

Fabric 101: Lining Comparison Part One- Fibre Types

Lining is often an afterthought. After spending time choosing the perfect fabric some people rush through choosing the lining. The fact is that the lining that you choose will change how the garment performs. The following information will help you choose the optimal fibre type for your garment’s best performance.

100% Silk

19May

Interfacing 101

Interfacing 101

One of the most common questions we get asked at Fabricana is what is the difference between sew-in and iron-on interfacing?

19May

Are eco-friendly and organic the same?

Many people are focusing on trying to reduce their footprint on the Earth. While both eco-friendly and organic fabrics can help with this, it is important to know the difference between the two. While organic fabrics can be eco-friendly, eco-friendly fabrics aren’t always organic.

Organic fibres are cultivated without pesticides, chemical herbicides or synthetic fertilizers that can be harmful to the environment. In order for a fabric to be considered organic, it must meet strict guidelines in regards to how the fibre is processed, produced, dyed and handled.

19May

4 Most Popular Eco-friendly and Organic Fabrics

You may have heard a lot about eco-friendly and organic fabrics lately. Here are the top 4 eco-friendly and organic fabrics.

1. Bamboo

Bamboo is one of nature’s most sustainable resources. It grows without the use of chemicals or pesticides, is 100% biodegradable and is naturally regenerative. Bamboo can grow up to a foot a day! Bamboo has an excellent drape and silky-cashmere feel. Bamboo is also naturally anti-microbial, hypoallergenic, and mold resistant.

2. Hemp