Here at Gone to Earth Fabrics we love to craft, sew, patchwork, quilt and make bags,  Using beautiful fabrics makes it an even more enjoyable activity.  If creating beautiful things is something you like to do too then you've arrived at the perfect place.

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Downloadable Tutorials - How to cover a self-cover button

March 18, 2015

I use a lot of self-cover buttons in my sewing.  They're easy to do once you've a template for cutting out the fabric with and I think the finished product can really add something to your project.  They can co-ordinate with the other fabrics in colour and tone and really make the whole thing glow.           With this in mind I've written a set of step-by-step instructions so that you can cover your own buttons in your favourite fabrics.  Don't forget we also sell  self-cover button blanks in various sizes.   So, the first downloadable pattern on Gone To Earth is a set of downloadable instructions and templates that can be printed off actual size for you... Continue Reading →

Whole Rolls of Interlining - H640 and wonderful woven G700-10

March 05, 2015

If you're a seasoned crafter or are making to sell then sometimes is makes more sense financially and in terms of making the most of your craft investment to buy a whole roll of interlining.  So, today I've added whole rolls of H640 fusible fleece and the wonderful white G700-10 woven interlining.   I   I know I've said it before but I hardly make anything these days without the inclusion of the G700-10.  It's wonderful.  I quite often use it behind my embroidery as a stabiliser and it works really well. But I digress... back to the whole rolls thing which is really the news I was trying to share. Buying a whole roll might be a better option... Continue Reading →