I started sewing with fleece when I moved to the Northeast and started my company, boysenberry. It was simply a demand from my customers to make polar fleece clothing for them. At the time company consisted of a small line of infant clothing and my first fleece was what I now think of as the “bring baby home from the hospital” bunting which has consistently been a best seller for me. It’s a simple to make baby bag that I have developed and changed over the years to accommodate car seats and safety issues that cropped up. I found a wholesale/retail source at Mill Direct Textiles if you are looking to purchase Polartec® fabrics in small to medium quantities they have a decent selection and excellent customer service.
Over the years I have been discovering, and Polartec® has been developing, lots new fabrics. The 200 weight basic fabric and prints are a joy to work with and of a quality that I has not yet been reproduced by others. Being a small Vermont manufacturer struggling to compete with cheap imports, I always like to emphasize the fact that these fabrics arw made in the USA.