By the Yard

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“By the Yard,” Ensign, June 1975, 45

By the Yard

Sewing with fabrics that are only 36 inches wide is usually more expensive than using 45- or 54-inch fabric, even if the wider goods cost more per yard. Clothes cut to a much better advantage in wider fabrics and require so much less yardage that they are actually cheaper. Margaret Childs, Brigham Young University Department of Clothing and Textiles