Monday, October 15, 2012

The Skinny on Thinsulate

Dana Marie Sewing Pattern #1032 Baltimore
Dana Marie 1032
What if we told you there was one fabric that could keep you warm outside, indoors, in your bed - and it would totally go with everything?
What is it?  It's
3M™ Thinsulate™. This is an "interlining" which gets sewn between two fabrics to form a protective barrier from the elements. The next time you sew a winter coat, sandwich Thinsulate between the fashion fabric and the lining to get that extra layer of protection from wind and biting cold. 

Thinsulate™ Insulation Type C offers about one and a half times the warmth of down and nearly twice the warmth of high loft fiberfill insulations when equal thicknesses are compared.  It is designed for use where a thin compressible insulation is important. It is breathable, moisture-resistant and can be washed or dry cleaned depending on individual manufacturers' recommendations. Here's what 3M has to say about their Thinsulate:


"3M™ Thinsulate™ Insulation is used in your jackets‚ pants‚ gloves‚ hats and boots to help keep you warm when it’s cold outside. The unique microfibers or fine fibers that make up Thinsulate insulation work by trapping air molecules between you and the outside. The more air a material traps in a given space‚ the better it insulates you from the cold outside air. Because the fibers in Thinsulate insulation are finer than the fibers used in most other synthetic or natural insulation‚ they trap more air in less space‚ which naturally makes Thinsulate insulation a better insulator. So we haven’t repealed the laws of nature with our thin insulation; we’ve simply improved them…to help keep you warm.
  • breathable
  • moisture-resistant
  • both machine washable & dry-cleanable (once sewn into the garment or blanket)"
Vogue Fabrics is proud to offer 3M™ Thinsulate™ fabric by the yard and in Wholesale Bolts of 25 yards.  Go ahead and add an insulating layer to your Wool coats, gloves, slippers and blankets.  Going to your kid's soccer game?  Stitch Thinsulate between two layers of fleece for a game-day blanket.  Do you like to look stylish for work but need warmth for the commute? Stitch 3M™ Thinsulate™ between wool coating and Kasha flannel backed satin coat lining.  Keep your puppy toasty warm when you take her for walks this winter!

Take 10% Off 3M Thinsulate
In our stores with Coupon (Click here)
or on our site with Discount Code: WARMTH
Through October 31, 2012



Could you use a 25 yard roll of 3M Thinsulate?

Our 25 yard rolls of the 3M C150 Thinsulate is an ideal size for:

     • Retail Fabric Stores

     • Fashion Designers 

     • Quilting / Sewing Groups

     • Non-Profits that sew blankets

No special registration is necessary.  Everyone is welcome to take advantage of this special deal!

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Will a thinsulate cover also work to keep cold food cold in a warm car?