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Píšeme o tom, co máme rádi: o látkách, šití, módě, řemeslu. Náš obchod nabízí látky pro náročné, náš blog zase články pro milovníky kvalitního čtení a informací, které jinde nenajdete. Podrobně se věnujeme materiálům (především hedvábí, ale i těm ostatním), jejich vlastnostem a praktickému využití, testujeme látky a připravujeme šicí návody a tipy. Píšeme reportáže z cest po naší hedvábné stezce, zabýváme se historií látek a shromažďujeme všechny možné zajímavosti. Budujeme pro vás blog plný užitečných znalostí i poutavého a originálního čtení. Seznamte se s autory článků.

Cheat sheet – Types of cotton fabrics

Cheat sheet – Types of cotton fabrics

29.07.2022 Need to know

How well do you know your cotton fabrics? Would that dress be better in batiste, lawn, or muslin? Cotton is more than t-shirts and quilting squares. It comes in a whole range of great options, many of which you’ll find in stock here at Sartor. This little glossary gives you the low-down on the usual suspects.

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Green, sustainable, safe – Understanding textile certificates

Green, sustainable, safe – Understanding textile certificates

23.05.2022 Need to know

How can you tell if a given fabric is organic? Safe for sensitive skin? That it’s not the product of child labor? These things matter, and the answers are usually at your fingertips. Just like food or cosmetics, fabrics have their own certifications for sustainability and fair trade that can help you make an informed decision. You just need to recognize what the tag is telling you.

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Momme – Traditional unit of silk weight

Momme – Traditional unit of silk weight

02.08.2021 Need to know

As you browse our silk selection, you may be mystified by the abbreviation “mm” in our fabric weight column. Millimeters? No. The mm stands for momme (pronounced moe-mee), a traditional measure of silk weight that comes to us from Japan. What can it tell us? Read on for enlightenment.

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The lowdown on linen weights

The lowdown on linen weights

30.07.2021 Need to know

Planning a summer dress, you go online to pick out some linen but there’s so much to choose from in various weights. Is 160 gsm too much or just right? Here’s the lowdown on linen fabric weights so you can choose with confidence every time.

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How to make curtains

How to make curtains

21.06.2021 Tutorials

Restart your interior with new curtains. Our step-by-step tutorial shows 4 easy styles anyone can sew, whether you’ve just moved in or have a serious case of cabin fever and absolutely need to make a change. This tutorial shows you how to make simple curtain panels for the 4 most popular hanging options – ring clips, rod pocket, curtain hooks, and tabs. Treat your windows to a new look in linen or silk from our large selection. Let’s get sewing.

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Fabric weight explained

Fabric weight explained

28.04.2021 Need to know

Fabric weight is one of the key elements in any fabric description. It’s an indicator of what a cloth is actually made of and what it could be good for. In online fabric shops you’ll find it listed alongside textile content and width, in brick-and-mortar shops it’s on the sticker at the end of the bolt. So, what exactly does it tell you?

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