Along with its many popular uses, Army Duck is one of the best canvas fabrics to screen print! The surface has a very smooth texture created by the densely woven cotton fibers allowing for very fine detail in printing. If you are creating a screen printed bag of any type make sure to get some [...]Continue reading "Army Duck:The Best for Screenprinting & More!"
Our Heavy Numbered Ducks are such a unique Heavyweight textile material that it almost doesn't feel right to just call them canvas fabric. They can solve project needs like no other! Floor Coverings, Wall coverings for sound dampening, storage bins, equipment and machinery covers, industrial belting, tool bags, painter bags, horse packs, & more! Here [...]Continue reading "#1 (30oz) Cotton Duck! The Heaviest Canvas of All Time"
Most people aren't exactly sure what solution dyed acrylic is, but it seems everyone has heard of Sunbrella® Fabrics. People don't typically ask about solution dyed acrylic, they ask for Sunbrella by name. So, kudos to Sunbrella for their marketing. Solution dyed acrylic is the go to fiber for awnings, umbrellas, marine uses, patio furniture [...]Continue reading "Outdura™ vs. Sunbrella® Fabrics"
Major retailers like Pottery Barn and J.Crew are all offering bags and accessories these days. For the men, The Dopp Kit has become a standard. Just like a cosmetic bag, it's going to spend a lot of time on the bathroom counter top. The fabric you use should be water resistant and pretty heavy duty [...]Continue reading "6 Of The Most Common Fabrics Sourced to Make Dopp Kits"
One of the first things our new customers ask is for a wholesale price list or how to get setup for wholesale. Before I worked at Big Duck Canvas, I actually called and asked the same questions. As a sourcing manager, I was accustomed to spending half a day to provide a huge amount of [...]Continue reading "Everybody Wins : The Easiest Way to Source Wholesale Fabric"
Waxed Canvas is our most expensive canvas fabric per yard. We strive to offer fabrics that are the best prices around and we knew waxed canvas would be more expensive to offer. After experimenting with several different wax finishes we finally found one that we feel is worth the added cost. It is amazing and [...]Continue reading "Waxed Canvas is the New Leather"
The majority of our fabrics are perfect for slipcovers. Our 10oz fabrics are very popular, our new USA-made fabrics are great, and our 12oz options are becoming more and more popular too. All great options with equally-great results. One fabric that tends to get overlooked for slipcover use is Army Duck. It's an amazing quality [...]Continue reading "Use Cotton Army Duck for Slipcovers and Upholstery?"
We have posted about this topic before on our blog, but with our Discount Category growing weekly with great new bargain fabrics, we want everyone to know exactly what they are getting when they purchase fabrics from this category. 1. A KILLER DEAL. All of the fabrics we offer are listed at the lowest prices [...]Continue reading "A Guide to Buying Wholesale Factory Seconds & Closeout Fabric"
It can be challenging to source USA Made Fabric. We have been working hard on offering more Made in the USA fabrics and finally last week we launched THREE Cotton Fabrics all completely made in the USA. They are a 7oz Cotton Duck, 10oz cotton Duck and a 12oz Bull Denim. More is coming [...]Continue reading "Sourcing Cotton Fabrics in the USA? We have it!"
I want people to know about Big Duck Canvas because I like my job and I want to be good at it, but also as a fabric designer, maker and hardcore crafter, I want everyone to know where the deals are for sewing projects. Adding products to the closeout/discount category is one of my favorite [...]Continue reading "What makes a Closeout Fabric? Is there anything wrong with It?"