The most important component of a garment is its fabric. It doesn't matter how well crafted the seams of the garment are, if it’s made from the wrong fabric, it will not do justice to the design and will end up looking like a disaster.
Picture this: you have an awesome idea, you make the sketch, and turn it into a pattern. The next step is to make it, but in order to do so you need the fabric; this the part where things start to get interesting. Keep reading to find out how to make fabric shopping easier!
Fabric, a term you are going to encounter a lot if you are in the fashion industry. If I ask you to tell me what fabrics are, you will say "easy, it's what we use to make a garment, right?!" Now, what if I ask you to tell me what a fiber is, or to tell me the difference between a fabric and a fiber. Would you be able to answer that?
Did I lose you there? Don’t worry, many people get confused with these two terms, but once you understand each of them it will be easier. Keep reading and I will explain the difference between fabrics and fibers!