Fabric management: How To Properly Store Your Textile


We can just store our textiles and fabrics easily but we can also store them properly it is too less the damage and keep them safe. To keep your textile and fabric-safe you can avoid putting them on hot attics or damp basement, you should also store them in a dry and cool location. Storing textiles and fabrics is just like people it is because you have to store them in an environment that is comfortable with human beings as well. Putting the textiles or fabrics in damp environments attracts the insect and it also attracts the growth of the mold that can cause damage to your textiles and fabrics.

Knowing the proper fabric management can help you explore more fabrics it is because with it you’ll know how to take care properly with your fabric collections. In storing your textiles if possible don’t fold your fabric collections or textiles if you have to, to lessen possible damages and in storing it in your comfortable environment you can roll or cover the textiles to prevent damage from the dust and light. But if you have some dyed textile it is better to keep them away from direct light to minimize the fading and when you want to use them you can still use them looking good and new.

Rolled onto cardboards

This type of storing textiles is one of the classics. We can usually see stores that store their textiles in this way. Rolling the textiles in the cardboard is one of the basic ways and with this, you can save more space for your other things or other textiles that you want to keep or store in with you. You can roll up your flat textile onto an acid-free cardboard tube it is because this way it is more sufficient and using this method can keep your textile safe from damages.

Using baskets

Using baskets to store your fabric collection or textile have two different ways. The first is using a wire basket and the other is rolling textiles or fabrics in your basket or boxes. Using baskets and boxes is also a sufficient way it is because you can see the textiles or the fabrics that you want to store and you can also give a peek on which fabric is in there you can organize them by using labels to put on what type of fabrics are they. When you can see what kinds of fabrics are in there you can easily know their design and you can easily point out what fabrics you want to use in your next activity.

Using a basket to store your textile or fabric can also be nice it is because you can decorate them with ribbons as you seal them up and also using a basket you can stack up against your textiles or fabrics. If you have smaller scraps of fabrics with you, you can just roll them up and store them upright with your cute boxes.

Store fabrics using a dresser or filling folder

We all know that most filing cabinets are only for documents and folders you can store your fabric collections in there as well. Storing your fabrics or textile in there is pretty nifty it is because you can see your archive fabric or your extra fabrics that you have used and not only for you to see them but it also serves a lot of spaces for you to store more fabric in there. In this way we know that we can also store fabrics and textiles in our filing cabinet, and we know the other usage of filing cabinets it’s not just for documents and folders you can also keep your fabric in there safe and sound.

Most fabrics attract a lot of particles such as dust, bugs, small rodents, etc. And it with we can keep our fabric or textile safe if we store them in a close space just for them just like a filing cabinet but we can also store them in our dresser. You can keep them safe in your cabinet and beautifully store them there aesthetically.


In this article, we learned a lot of ways about fabric management in a way we can properly store our textiles safely. We can keep them safe at our dresser and filing cabinets. We can organize them in our baskets or boxes and we can put a label in them too. With this, we can keep them safe without damaging the textile and use them every time we want to.