Let's face it: pattern cutting is tedious, time-consuming and not a favorite aspect of the process for most makers. We have an affordable solution to your production bottleneck! Our CNC fabric cutting service can make short work of your repetitive pattern cutting and free you up to focus on other more important (or enjoyable!) aspects of your product's manufacturing.Continue reading "Still Cutting Bulk Patterns by Hand?"
At Big Duck Canvas, we pride ourselves on selling wholesale prices to retail customers! We love making sure our customers are getting the best deal on their fabric, that’s why in January we debuted our Wholesale Trade Account application! But what is this?Continue reading "Wholesale Trade Accounts"
At Big Duck Canvas we offer a wide variety of fabrics to fit any project, but one question we receive weekly is “what is organic canvas?”. Well, we have an answer for you!Continue reading "What is Organic Canvas?"
Looking for one of the biggest values in online fabric shopping? You can find that when a mill produces more fabric than was required or originally ordered. This can happen for any number of reasons, but regardless of the cause, factory or mill overruns can offer tremendous savings on many different types of fabric. What [...]Continue reading "Discount Fabric: Mill Overruns a Bargain?"
How does screen printing look on canvas (duck cloth)? Many Big Duck customers regularly screen print on our cotton canvas duck, and we were curious which canvas looks best when screen printed. So we conducted a test to find out! We chose a simple feather design with fine lines to print on the different weights [...]Continue reading "Screen Printing on Cotton Canvas: What Weight Works Best"
And the 2018 PANTONE® color of the year is... PANTONE® 18-3838 Ultra Violet That's a nice color, and we're seeing lots of interest in it already. To answer the question: Yes, we have purple fabric available online! A customer favorite is our 12oz 67" heavyweight cotton duck in Purple Haze, which is a factory second, [...]Continue reading "2018 Pantone Color of the Year is Ultraviolet. So … Purple Fabric?"
What is the difference between twill and canvas fabric? The main difference between these two fabrics is the weave construction. Canvas is made with a simple plainweave pattern of "over one, under one". Double filled canvas uses two yarns in the over under instead of one, but it is still a plainweave. Twill farics are [...]Continue reading "Twill vs Canvas Fabric"
The newest innovations in Marine & Awning Canvas are here! SeaDuck Fabric Marine & Awning Textile Solutions sold exclusively by Big Duck Canvas. The 100% Solution dyed acrylic yarns are sourced from Dolan, the leading manufacturer in the world of acrylic yarns. Dolan is well known in the industry for producing the most vibrant long [...]Continue reading "In with the NEW! SeaDuck Marine & Awning Fabric"
Clear Vinyl comes in handy in so many outdoor applications. 20 gauge is the perfect weight to sew yet outdoor projects. Our clear vinyl is double polished for the best clarity available! It is also fire retardant and mildew proof. Check out our quick little video to take a closer look at the material. Let [...]Continue reading "Clear Vinyl for Boats & Tents!"
We have been having a lot of fun hearing about all the great projects coming out of our wholesale Preshrunk Linen Blend Collections! The weights and textures are just beautiful and we are thrilled to offer them. Take a closer look at our Stripe Linen in a very quick video! Let us know if you would [...]Continue reading "Preshrunk Linen Blend + STRIPES"