Oilcloth is one of my favorite spring fabrics, not only because of the bright and cheery prints and colors, but also because it lends itself so well to lots of springy items, like outdoor tablecloths, gardening aprons and rain-resistant totes. In the Sew News April/May issue, check out “Rags to Riches” to make a handy oilcloth rag (or plastic bag) dispenser that’s great for spring cleaning:
Oilcloth can be a bit tricky to find, however, so here are seven online sources that carry a variety of oilcloth prints and colors:
What oilcloth projects have you made? Do you have any handy tips for sewing with oilcloth?