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Where Can I Buy Oilcloth?

I see you have a lot of projects on your site using oilcloth. My question is, where do you even find this kind of fabric? I tried all my local fabric stores and none of them sell it. Most have never even heard of it! Submitted by Kim Hi Kim! I’m not sure what your

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Pleated Oilcloth Clutch Pattern

Learn how to make a cute and stylish clutch purse using oilcloth fabric, which makes your design not only extra durable but also water resistant. Oilcloth comes in a wide variety of prints and colors so it can be fun to play around with different combinations for the exterior and lining fabrics of the clutch,

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Oilcloth Beach Bag Pattern

Summer makes me think of a lot of things: long, lazy days, warm sunshine, green trees, and of course, beach weather! Whether you’re headed to the lake in your own hometown or jetting off for a tropical vacation, you’re going to want a cute and sturdy beach bag to carry all your gear. This beach

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Oilcloth Wallet Pattern

Oilcloth Wallet Pattern

Oilcloth is a great material to sew with. It’s more affordable than many of the cottons out there today and comes in a wide variety of fun patterns and colors. Unfortunately it can be a little bit stiff to work with, but this pattern for a cute wallet is perfect for oilcloth because you don’t

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