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  • Make your own GOT Costume with WeaveUp

How To Create Your Own #GOT Cosplay

September 7th, 2017|Categories: Inspiration, DIY|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The recently wrapped seventh season of Game of Thrones proved every bit worth the hype. We were especially impressed with the costume design, which got us thinking - if we were creating a #GOT cosplay, what character would we want to be? Read on to see some of our favorite looks from the series and which custom fabric we would use to create the perfect cosplay!

  • Paris Fashion Week designs WeaveUp

Inspired by PFW 2017

March 17th, 2017|Categories: Inspiration, DIY|Tags: , , , |

The fashion frenzy of Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear has finally drawn to a close! Rounding out the season, the Paris runway shows brought high drama, incredible production, and some major designer talent. One of the most intriguing trends on the catwalk this past week was the use of patterned sheer fabrics. Read on to see our favorite picks PLUS a quick DIY for creating your own sheer look!

  • 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.

  • WeaveUp Picnic fabrics

Picnic Perfect Prints for July 4th

July 1st, 2016|Categories: Inspiration|Tags: , , |

Whether it's on the beach or in the backyard, there's nothing quite like grilling out on July 4th. Our mouths are practically watering just thinking about grilled corn and ice cold sangria. One thing we love about summer cookouts is the chance to bust out bright fabrics! Napkins, tablecloths, picnic blankets - we can't resist a summery print. We had our Design Lead, Janie, pick a few of her favorite custom fabric designs for summer cookouts. These patterns are all ready to customize, print, and sew for your next al fresco dinner. What's more classic than polka dots and gingham? This threesome feels like a modern twist on the classic vinyl tablecloth. From left to right, our picks for napkin, tablecloth, and placemat. Dots Square Dancing Floral Motif Refresh your tabletop with this lemon-lime trio. Our picks for napkin, tablecloth, and placemat from left to right. Sweet Radius Lenny Plaid Dandy Diamond A spunky floral and pops of colorful dots take the traditional red and white gingham fabric to the next level. From left to right our picks for napkin, tablecloth, and placemat. Twilight Stars II Hungarian Folk Floral Gingham Plaid You can shop even more of Janie's favorite summertime fabrics here! We'd love to see how you use fabric to dress up your July 4th weekend - share using #weaveup on social media. We're off to fire up the grill and bust out the beach towels. We wish you a fabulous July 4th!

  • WeaveUp's first knit fabric intro

Announcing Our First Knit Fabric!

June 22nd, 2016|Categories: Inspiration, Updates|Tags: , |

You can now make completely custom clothing using your fabric designs and our Stretch Knit jersey! Read on to learn more. Your reaction to our Huesteria™ leggings convinced us that we needed to offer that same fabulous fabric to our custom print lineup. Today, it's official: you can now order printed yardage or samples of our newest fabric, Stretch Knit.

  • 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.