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Burn, Baby Burn: How To Distinguish Fabric Content Through Burn Tests

We source most of our deadstock fabric through jobbers who buy up "lots" of deadstock fabric at a time. The rolls will often still carry original tags from their initial runs, but sometimes we're left in the dark. Burn tests are how we determine fabric content for the beautiful pieces we couldn't pass up, in order to be as transparent + clear about what you're purchasing. Doing burn tests also helps me decide what to order, and how to price fabric as fairly and as accurately as possible. So settle in as I take you through the ins-and-outs of burning tiny scraps of fabric for fun!        PSA: Please do this outside. I foolishly attempted my first go in the kitchen –...
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