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Printed-in-place fiber guide

Normal wash at cold temperature. No bleach. Flat drying highly recommended. Iron at low temperature. Wash inside out once sewn.

Boardshorts

Type: Woven

Origin: China

Composition: 97% Polyester 3% Spandex (elastane)

Printed width: 150 cm (59')

Weight: 160 GSM

Elasticity: 5% both ways

Beginner level

Type of needle to use: Universal

Particularity: very light and dries quickly.

Typical Sewing Project: Surf-style men's shorts or swim trunks.

Related sewing projects: Shoe bag, women's summer shorts, shirt, etc...

Canvas

Type: Woven

Origin: United Kingdom

Material: 100% organic cotton

Printed width: 145 cm (57'')

Weight: 300 GSM

Elasticity: None

Intermediate level

Type of needle to use: For jeans

Shrinkage: 2-4%

Particularity: Very thick, rigid and opaque.

Typical sewing project: Satchel, wallet, cushions and curtains.

Related sewing projects: Reusable bag, various covers, mask, cover fabric, tablecloth and backpack.

Cotton

Type: Woven

Origin: United Kingdom

Material: 100% cotton

Printed width: 145 cm (57'')

Weight: 155 gsm

Elasticity: none

Beginner level

Type of needle to use: Universal

Shrinkage: 2-4%

Particularity: light, all-purpose, the clothes require a buttonhole or zipper type clasp.

Typical Sewing Project: Quilt-style blanket.

Related sewing projects: bag, dress, blouse, tablecloth, doily, hat, cushion.

athletic stretch

Type: Knitting

Origin: China

Composition: 72% recycled polyester (Repreve) 28% spandex (elastane)

Width: 150cm (59'')

Weight: 255 GSM

Elasticity: 65% one way and 90% the other

Level: Advanced and assertive

Type of needle to use: For stretch knitting

Particularity: soft, sheathing and resistant to tensions.

Typical Sewing Project: Sportswear

Related sewing projects: Legging, sports top, sports skirt, undershirt.

cotton flannel

Type: Woven

Origin: China

Material: 100% cotton

Width: 150cm (59'')

Weight: 150 gsm

Elasticity: None

Beginner level

Type of needle to use: Universal

Shrinkage: 2-4%

Particularity: Very soft, warm and opaque.

Typical Sewing Project: Winter Pajamas

Related sewing projects: Washable toilet paper, washable paper towel, baby swaddle, quilt project, toddler comforter.

cotton jersey

Type: Knitting

Origin: United Kingdom

Composition: 95% cotton 5% spandex (elastane)

Width: 150cm (59'')

Weight: 190 GSM

Elasticity: 60% both ways

Beginner level

Type of needle to use: For stretch knitting

Particularity: Rather light, fluid, soft, comfortable to wear.

Typical sewing project: T-shirt

Related Sewing Projects: Dress, summer camisole, stockings, boxer, panties, leggings, scrunchie, children's clothing, etc...

Brushed Polyester Jersey (DBP)

Type: Knitting

Origin: Quebec

Composition: 95% recycled polyester (Repreve) 5% spandex (elastane)

Width: 150cm (59'')

Weight: 220 GSM

Elasticity: 70% one way and 55% the other

Intermediate level

Type of needle to use: For stretch knitting

Particularity: Very soft, thin, supple and warm.

Typical Sewing Project: Leggings.

Related sewing projects: Dress, summer camisole, boxer, panties, skirt, lined tuque, bralette.

Polyester jersey

Type: Knitting

Origin: Quebec

Composition: 95% recycled polyester (Repreve) 5% spandex (elastane)

Width: 150cm (59'')

Weight: 250 GSM

Elasticity: 70% one way and 55% the other

Intermediate level

Type of needle to use: For stretch knitting

Particularity: Very soft, supple, warm, comfortable to wear.

Typical sewing project: T-shirt

Related sewing projects: Dress, summer camisole, boxer, panties, leggings, skirt, lined tuque, bralette.

Linen

Type: Woven

Origin: USA

Material: 100% linen

Width: 150cm (59'')

Weight: 130 GSM

Elasticity: None

Intermediate level

Type of needle to use: Universal

Special feature: soft, light, translucent, very thin

Typical Sewing Project: Children's Summer Blanket

Related sewing projects: Scarf, cardigan, sheer.

Swimsuit

Type: Knitting

Origin: USA

Composition: 72% recycled polyester (Repreve) 28% spandex (elastane)

Width: 150cm (59'')

Weight: 255 GSM

Elasticity: 65% one way and 90% the other

Level: Advanced and assertive

Type of needle to use: For stretch knitting

Treatment: Against chlorine

Particularity: Soft and sheathing

Typical Sewing Project: Women's Swimsuit

Related Sewing Projects: Kids UV Shirt (Rashguard)

Poly fleece

Type: Knitting

Origin: Quebec

Material: 100% recycled polyester (repreve)

Printed width: 145 cm (58')

Weight: 280 GSM

Elasticity: 5% both ways

Beginner level

Type of needle to use: Stretch

Special feature: Warm and comfortable

Typical Sewing Project: Hoodie

Related sewing projects: Joggers, tunics, toques and neck warmers.

Rayon

Type: Knitting

Origin: USA

Composition: 95% Rayon 5% Spandex (elastane)

Width: 150cm (59'')

Weight: 190 GSM

Elasticity: 20% one way and 60% the other

Intermediate level

Type of needle to use: For knit (Jersey) or very stretchy fabric

Particularity: Very fluid, very light, very soft.

Typical sewing project: T-shirt

Related sewing projects: All kinds of stretchy clothes, summer camisole, pajamas, dress

Polyester rib

Type: Knitting

Origin: Quebec

Composition: 95% recycled polyester (repreve) 5% spandex (elastane)

Width: 150cm (59'')

Weight: 170 GSM

Elasticity: 70% one way and 55% the other

Intermediate level

Type of needle to use: For stretch knitting

Special feature: Very soft, thin, flexible, comfortable to wear.

Typical Sewing Project: Sundress

Related sewing projects: summer camisole, boxer, underpants, skirt, lined toque, bralette.

Poly/cotton terry towel

Type: Woven

Origin: United Kingdom

Material: 50% cotton 50% polyester

Width: 150cm (59'')

Weight: 360 GSM

Elasticity: None

Beginner level

Type of needle to use: For jeans

Particularity: Very thick, opaque, absorbent

Typical Sewing Project: Sundress

Related Sewing Project: Bath or Beach Towel

Softshell

Type: Knitting

Origin: China

Material: 95% polyester 5% spandex (elastane)

Width: 150cm (59'')

Weight: 325 GSM

Elasticity: 5% both ways

Intermediate level

Type of needle to use: For jeans

Particularity: Laminated fabric therefore waterproof, the knurled inside is pale grey, the polyester is smooth on the outside.

Typical sewing project: transitional coat

Related sewing projects: Mittens, toque, winter sports pants.

squishy

Type: Knitting

Origin: China

Material: 95% polyester 5% spandex (elastane)

Width: 150cm (59'')

Weight: 250 GSM

Elasticity: 50% one way and 70% the other

Advanced level

Type of needle to use: For stretch knitting

Particularity: Extremely soft, plush on the back and the place

Typical Sewing Project: Blanket (cuddly toy)

Related sewing projects: Hooded sweater (hoodies), stockings, pajamas.