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Fusible Web
We have a selection here at Stitch in the Ditch, we have a variety of options to help you fuse fabrics together to give shape to your projects.
One of these many options is fusible webbing, a heat-reacting fiber. What is fusible webbing for quilting, and what does fusible web do? Quilting fusible web is used not only to fuse fabrics together, but also to tack down binding, patch small holes, and mend hems. This versatile sticky bonding comes in numerous brands with different fusing methods, and can help applique projects easily come together! How do you use a fusible web in quilting? It depends on the type of fusible web you’re using. Some have paper on both sides, while others only have paper on one side. Some don’t have paper on them at all. Some come in rolls in a variety of widths and others come precut. Essentially, you apply the sticky bonding to the fabric and adhere it using heat. Pretty simple! Plus,

Stabilizers provide structure for projects like tote bags and crafts, whereas interfacing is generally used to provide more body in apparel projects like shirt collars and facings. The heavier the weight, the more body or structure it provides. Interfacing and stabilizers are available in sew-in and fusible varieties

Interfacing is what gives a project that professional look.
It smooths out the bumps and offers a very crisp finished look to the final project. Though completely hidden from view, one can always tell when the proper interfacing was skipped or not used at all. Bags are a great place to learn about new interfacings.

French fuse is also best for silks and other light weight fabrics. People who make T-shirt quilts like this interfacing because it is 60” wide.

Pellon’s Shape Flex. It is a woven, iron-on interfacing that gives body to the fabric yet still gives it the flexibility and ease of use. Used by top Designers for lining quilt fabric for bag making.
Woven vs Non Woven
A woven interfacing should be treated like a woven fabric. Keep the grainline running the same direction as the fabric. With a non-woven interfacing there is no grainline. It can be played out in any direction that works.
Fusible vs Sew in Interfacing
Fusible Interfacing needs a steam iron and a wet press cloth to get the best fuse to the fabric. Fusible interfacing is also good for fabrics that fray. Once pressed let the piece cool before moving it. Sew-in interfacing provides body but somewhat less crispness than fusibles. It is also used when the fabric is so delicate that ironing it might damage the surface.
Pellon Fusible Fleece 987 is really scoring in popularity/ We have always offered the best Fusible Fleece products, recently there is no competing with Pellon 987.
We find it is being used for placemats, bags, wall hangings, table toppers, jackets, clothing and so much more. Did we mention coat lining?
This is a really popular choice, sturdy, economical and washes like a dream! Benefits of Fusible Fleece
1. No crinkle after washing!
2. It’s more sturdy. It adds better body so your projects stand up. It’s not crisp at all, and very soft.
3. Low loft makes it easier to sew with, and takes up less space in your seams.