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Heather Valentine is the voice behind The Sewing Loft. This self-proclaimed fabric hoarder likes to stitch the night away and dreams of one day discovering a better way to detangle her thread collection. Full bio »

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You know you love working with fabric, but how much do you really understand fabric? Discover fascinating facts about fabric construction and characteristics when you join quilting expert Heather Valentine for this Quick Stitches & Tips episode.

You'll learn how to:
  • Identify the type of construction of a fabric, whether knit or woven.
  • Distinguish the basic characteristics and variations of cotton fabric.
  • Figure out if knit or woven fabrics should be used on your project.
  • Work with pile and faux fur.
The fabulous faux fur fabric used in the demonstration is courtesy of Shannon Fabrics.