Did you know that you can buy a “glass” fabric for your convertible automobile? How about fabric that conducts electricity for wearable electronics?

Most people don’t realize how many options are available for their projects. This chapter will introduce you to the many fabrics and help you sort through them to find the perfect fabric for your project.

If you have purchased sewing patterns in stores, you are used to fabric recommendations on the envelope. Patternmaker Pro patterns doesn’t include any fabric recommendations. It is up to you to determine the best fabric for your project. This might seem really daunting, but you'll find it to be beneficial as you learn more.