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Buying Fabric Online - part 2

Updated: Apr 18, 2023

Tuesday Tips with Lindsey Rae!

Recently I shared with y'all some of my absolute favourite online stores for purchasing fabric (read about it here if you didn't catch it before), then Jane wrote me and asked how much to actually purchase.

This is easy when you purchase with purpose. You already know what you plan on making and purchase the amount as per pattern directions. But what about when you just come across an absolutely stunning fabric that you must buy...but you don't know what for?? Well my go-to amount is 2.5m. I can make most of my patterns with 2m but if you want longer/fuller sleeves or longer skirts 2.5m will usually see you through. I only get 3m if I know I'm planning on making a big project.

I hope this helps for all you newbie online fabric shoppers 😁

Thanks Jane for your question, and just for doing so a free PDF pattern of choice will be with you soon!


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