Month: May 2016

Sewing tips

Pre-wash fabrics

This week at Sewn By Tanya, new fabrics are being washed and pressed in preparation for sewing.  Why pre-wash? That’s a good question Some items (like the Sewn By Tanya Slouch Bag) use a combination of different fabrics. Home decor fabrics,  cotton canvas, quilting weight cotton, light weight cotton, cotton polyester blends, and brocade all …