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How to Sew Double-Faced Fabric

Jan 26, 2011
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All fabrics have two sides, but on some, they’re both right sides. Whatever you call them, double cloth or two-faced, two right sides challenge you to do something out of the ordinary. You can choose a pattern where both sides show and be satisfied with that. Or you can engineer seams, pockets, and closures to make a truly reversible garment not that it has to be reversible to be a success. Take on a double-faced fabric, and design a way to make it spectacular. In this article from Threads #152, Kenneth D. King and Judith Neukam take three entirely different double-faced fabrics (a knit, a wool, and a linen) and turned some classic techniques inside out for a new slant on seeing both sides of the fabric.

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