Sewing with Velvet

A wonderful guide to sewing with Velvet fabrics

how to sew with velvet 

Velvet is one of those luxury fabrics it is worth taking your time with. Definitely a slow sew project.
It is thought to have originated in China and Egypt where it was woven in silk. Velvet was first made in Europe in Italy in the 12th Century and then expanded into Spain and the rest of Europe. But it was a very difficult and expensive fabric to produce so remained the fabric of the Royal and very wealthy.

There are different types of velvet fabrics which we go into more depth in the next lesson. 

Follow this link to have a look through our velvet and velour fabrics online:

Sew Me Something Velvet and velour