Fabric U by Sutro Media (Universal)
Released: Jun 7, 2010
Version: 2.0
Size: 19 MB
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Fabric U

Sutro Media
* On-the-Go Guide to Fabrics with YouTube Videos *

* Learn to sew one-of-a-kind garments that worthy of Project Runway with fabric expert Mary Beth Klatt. *

Sew like a pro with more than 100 videos and fabric entries from Klatt, the author of "Chicago's Fashion History, 1865-1945" and Yarn U, also published by Sutro Media. Klatt is also a former Columbia College instructor ("Introduction to Fashion Business") and a sewing instructor at Vogue Fabrics, *the* Midwest destination for the fabric of your dreams.


Daryl Brower, Vogue Patterns Magazine: "Quick Help When You're Flummoxed by fabric selections."

Sarah McFarland, Contributor, Threadsdaily: "I had so much fun looking through hundreds of yards of fabric today, but I never had to leave my desk."

Amy Bailes, author of "I Might Sew If I Had More Time:" "It doesn't have any reviews yet but what I've seen so far looks pretty cool.."

Thread girl, iTunes review: "What a great app. Really like all the info and can't wait to spend time playing w/it!"


VIDEOS: This concise video reference guide contains 120 fabric entries — each with useful YouTube video tutorials. Think about how-tos about how to cut faux fur, choose the right sewing needle and more.

SHARING & FAVORITES: You can e-mail recipes for trips to Jo-Ann's, Hancocks, Mood Fabrics in New York City and Los Angeles. Show Swatch Sauma Fabric U while you're in Mood. He'll be sure to wag his tail approvingly.

FREE VIDEO UPDATES: Think about it. Once you buy the app, you'll have videos and real-time tips for the lifetime of app, an incredible value. Many sewing books become quickly outdated when products, fabrics are discontinued. Each fabric is organized into easy-to-navigate categories such as:

* skirt
* dress
* coat
* curtains
* tote
* blouse
* t-shirt
* quilt
* other do-it-yourself projects (DIY) such as totes, curtains, etc.
* sewing tools and washing instructions for all fabrics

WIFI: You'll need a WiFi connection is required to watch the videos on the fly. However, fabrics and incredible images of completed garments are available off line while you're parked in front of your sewing machine. It's possible offline videos may become available soon, so poke us (gently) with a seam ripper if that option sounds appealing.

120 Fabrics. Here are just a few of the amazing fabrics in the app. Many have been tested on the author's sewing machine...so you can save $$ at the store, and time sewing! Such a great value.

— Felt
— Cotton Jersey
— Faux Fur
— Bridal Organza
— Corduroy
— Vinyl
— Flannel
— Leather
— Madras Plaid
— Mesh
— Satin Back Crepe
— Seersucker
— Sequin Knit
— Silk Chiffon
— Silk Jersey
— Slipper Satin
— Stretch Cotton
— Stretch Velvet
— Sweater Knit
— Venice Lace
— Yarn Scramble Double Knit

We'd appreciate a 5-star rating and review on iTunes. Questions? E-mail marybeth.klatt@#%AT@gmail.com.

* About the Author *

Sewing expert Mary Beth Klatt specializes in sewing quick, simple one-of-a-kind garments that worthy of Project Runway. You can find her work on BurdaStyle, a major force in the sewing garment world.

* About Sutro Media *

This guide is published in partnership with Sutro Media. By enabling local writers to share their expertise on mobile phones, Sutro Media is making it easier and more fun to explore the world!

If you have any problems, comments, or suggestions for improvement, we'd love to hear from you - letusknow@sutromedia.com

What's new in version 2.0
- lots of new iOS 7 bug fixes
- fixed recent bug with twitter field
- fixed landscape transition issue
- resolved display issue on iPhone 5
- more offline photos on original download and faster download of offline content
- fixed intermittent bug with dynamic updates
- added better crash analytics and fixed a number of intermittent stability problems
Our verdict: Ok
  • + Fabric U is a highly rated app (4-star).
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