Have you ever seen all of those wonderful fabrics over 60″ wide and asked yourself, I wonder what I can make with it? The beauty of these wide fabrics is that they have many uses. Curtains, drapes, duvet covers, sheets, and other items can be made for the home without having to put seams down the center to compensate for its lack of width. You’re less likely to have to match the pattern of the design as well, which can take even more fabric. Another advantage to wider fabrics is the cost; you don’t have to purchase as much to complete your project. Let’s not forget about special occasion dresses and other garments. Extra wide taffeta and embroidered sheers found in the home decorating department is another source for formals and costumes that require large amounts or if you are having to produce multiple gowns.
The fabrics come in different widths, depending on the manufacturer. They range from 72″-120″ wide, come in a variety of colors including batiks, different types of fibers, and designs that make these fabrics so versatile. So, if you are searching for fabric to satisfy your desires and even your pocket book, be sure to check the extra wide textiles.