Different Types of Woven Fabrics

Different Types of Woven Fabrics and Their Uses

In our previous blog post, we looked at how woven fabric is created and its characteristics.  In our blog post today, we look at 16 different types of woven fabrics that you may encounter in your sewing...
on June 14, 2023
Pile of fabric sitting on a wooden block with a plant in the background

What is Woven Fabric?

If you’re new to sewing, you’ve probably heard the term woven fabric. In this blog post, we look at what woven fabric is, its characteristics and how it is made.
on June 10, 2023
Sewing machine needles

Choosing the right sewing machine needle.

Selecting the right size and type of needle is just as important for the success of your sewing project as selecting the fabric and thread. In this blog post we review the different size and types of...
on June 08, 2023
Child sitting at a school desk holding a pencil & wearing a white polo shirt

From old school clothes to adorable teddy bear outfits!

If you have children, then the chances are you will have a lot of old school clothes gathering dust somewhere. In this blog post, we look at how you can repurpose your children’s old school...
on June 06, 2023
Porgy (Alan Turing's Teddy Bear)

A Very Mathematical Bear!

Bletchley Park in Buckinghamshire, UK is a stately home famous for the codebreaking activities that took place there in the second world war. However, in the middle of the displays documenting the important activities that...
on June 05, 2023
Pile of blue and pink fabric with a reel of thread on top.

Five Tips For Upcycling Fabric Into Beautiful New Teddy Bear Outfits.

We're huge fans of upcycling at Best Dressed Bears and most of the teddy bear outfits featured in our teddy bear clothes sewing patterns have been made from second-hand fabric. In our blog today, we...
on June 05, 2023
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