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How to Make Selvage Fabric Tutorial


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Create your own one of a kind piece of fabric using selvages! I wrote this tutorial to share my joy in using up every last inch of my favourite fabrics - the selvages. This tutorial will guide you through making a large piece of selvage fabric that you can then cut into smaller pieces for different projects. Check out my patterns to see some of my favourite ways to use selvage fabric. Enjoy! BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY sew a straight line with a sewing machine cut fabric to a specific size SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS approx. 18 x 20 inches

Supplies Needed

  • selvages cut 18 inches long - enough to cover the fat quarter
  • 1 fat quarter
  • thread - white or a contrasting colour

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Sew Joy Creations
Sew Joy Creations
Sew Joy Creations is my ongoing joyful journey as a quilter. I combine my love of bright, happy colours with design challenges to create unique, fun pieces that are a joy to make and receive. The line between "making DO" and "making JOY" gets blurred every time I rummage through my stash! A school teacher by day, my quilting space is my happy place to be after the bell rings!