Design Basics

  • WeaveUp's guide to window treatment fabrics

Our Guide to Drapery Fabrics

October 27th, 2016|Categories: Inspiration, Design Basics, DIY|Tags: , , , , |

Anyone who has installed window treatments will tell you they are worth the effort. They take a space from looking good to looking finished – they are the closer of the interior design world. They can also provide privacy, light filtration, insulation, and can protect your furniture and belongings from the sun’s rays. Plus, they are an excellent way to show off your style in the form of stellar fabrics. Today we’re going to help you find those stellar fabrics. From heavy-weight and formal to sheer and airy, we’re breaking down the best fabric choices for common window treatments. Read on!

  • Our Guide to Tabletop Fabrics

Our Guide to Tabletop Fabrics

August 30th, 2016|Categories: Design Basics, DIY|Tags: , , , , |

An empty tabletop is like a blank canvas. You've got a good, solid base layer - wood, slate, or otherwise - that is longing for personality and color. Add a bit of magic to any meal by layering on table linens alongside your dishes and flatware. We're here to help you pick the right fabrics for your perfect tabletop look.

  • Fabric Yardage Guide for Home Decor Sewing

Fabric Yardage Guide for Home Decor Sewing

June 8th, 2016|Categories: Design Basics, DIY, Tips & Tricks|Tags: , , |

We've been there - you're ready to sew home decor items, but you're not sure how much fabric to buy. Based on standard product dimensions, we whipped up this helpful yardage guide to get you started.

  • How to set up an engaging profile with WeaveUp

Create an Engaging Profile to Get More Followers

March 18th, 2016|Categories: Design Basics, Tips & Tricks|Tags: |

Your WeaveUp profile is how other users get to know you. This is a place to show off your personality, link to your website, and Tack inspiring designs from our Library.  Having an engaging profile creates a personal connection with other WeaveUp members, which can result in more sales of your designs and more followers. Make the most of your profile with our tips, after the jump. Screen Shot 2016-03-17 at 12.53.33 PM

  • Design Descriptions for WeaveUP

Design Descriptions Make Your Patterns Pop

March 16th, 2016|Categories: Design Basics, Tips & Tricks|Tags: , |

A design description on WeaveUp should do two things: help other users find your designs using keyword searches and provide potential buyers with an emotional connection to a pattern. We'll walk you through how to craft an optimized description with a few quick tips after the jump.

  • How to create a monochromatic design

How To Create a Quick Monochromatic Colorway

March 4th, 2016|Categories: Design Basics, Tips & Tricks|Tags: , , , |

Not sure how to tackle color customization? Start with a monochromatic color scheme - we show you how in four steps.

  • Color 101 with WeaveUp, learn about digital printing color settings

Color 101

February 16th, 2016|Categories: Design Basics, Tips & Tricks|Tags: , , |

Often the defining element in a space, color has the ability to add depth and tone to a room but it can be difficult to know what colors belong where. We're breaking down a few popular color schemes to guide your next project.

  • How to export images as Tiiffs WeaveUp

How to Create an Indexed TIFF File in Photoshop

February 10th, 2016|Categories: Design Basics, Tips & Tricks|Tags: , , , , |

Our powerful Customization Tool allows other WeaveUp users to change the colors in your artwork as long as your design has 12 colors or less. A quick way to reduce colors in Photoshop is by using indexed color mode and selecting the exact amount of colors in your design. The eight steps are outlined below.