The knowledge of grains will help you in locating the grains in fabrics that are already made into garments. Without this it is rather impossible to locate. You can use the selvedge to locate the grains in a fabric. To locate the grains in a garment you need to look out for the length of the garment as fabric grains run lengthwise in garments, especially gowns. This can be easy to locate in most fairly used gowns since they are mostly worn once. You can easily lay your hand on one of such gowns since they are not too expensive to come by.
To locate the length wise grains on a pair of pants you will need to give the crease line a critical look, because that is where the grains are located. Unlike on a sleeve, you will be able to locate the grain lines along the length of the sleeve.
You can locate several useful fabrics even in places like upholstery shops, furniture shops and factories. You also be sure to get such fabrics at a very cheap price since most of the fabrics are mere dung as far as these factories are concerned. You will therefore be saving yourself a whole lot of dough by purchasing such “unwanted” stuffs
You can actually make several great stuffs out of such unwanted stuffs, you may need to join or sew them together to make fairly large yards of fabric from such materials and the idea of what you can achieve with such materials won’t be far away from you. Various things you will end up making at such cheap price will beat your imagination.
Your old, torn and unwanted items of clothing can go a long way in supplying your need for an economized source of fabrics. The button on the old worn clothing and even the zippers can be put to far better use than being added to your waste or rag pile.
There are various good will stores that litter the whole place. You can pay them a visit and get yourself various orders. You sure can get almost new materials at relatively cheap prices. The various clothing items you are able to get will go a long way in giving you a rather large source of materials for your sewing adventure.
There are various other stuffs that you can actually purchase at a relatively lower cost compared with their actual cost. There is this common saying that when there is a will there is a way. If you are so much willing to take the adventure, you can actually succeed in getting what you want. At the end of the day you will be able to save quite a lot of the money that you would have spent on a