New Double Gauze Fabrics...and what are they?

Posted on June 02, 2016 by Sylvia Gamble | 2 comments

...the most important thing is the feel - double gauze fabrics are ultra soft and cozy while being oh so light they seem to float on air.  For this reason they are perfect to use in quilts and baby blankets and for sweet little girls clothes.  Also great in a summer blouse or flowy scarf.

Gauze is a light, soft, and open weave fabric that is usually quite sheer. Double gauze is literally two layers of the lightweight cotton sewn together every centimetre with a tiny stitch. This way it retains it's light and cool properties, but is no longer sheer because of the double layer of fabric.

Perfect for quilt making if you love when quilts are soft and inviting for curling up under.  If you want to give it a try but are still unsure, mix it up with traditional quilting cottons, linens, or voiles adding various textures to your design.  You can always try using it as a binding or a quilt back on your next project for a lovely soft finish. 

Or if you like check out this tutorial for a Simple Double Gauze Quilted Blanket

So now you know. Why not give it a try, be creative and have fun!!

 

 

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Wendy M
Wendy M

July 22, 2016

Hi, I just found your cute blog on pinterest and am really excited to look around. W

Cathy Olesky
Cathy Olesky

July 21, 2016

Beautiful fabrics. Very fresh looking and would add that pop of colour to any project, whether it be an apron, carry along bag or quilt!

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