Notions & Tools
Here you will find information about invaluable items to simplify your sewing.
Clotilde - 35 years of sewing notions [offsite link]
Sewing, quilting, needlework tools, and more!
Clover Flower Frill Templates - Review
I saw these templates a while back at the fabric store and thought I would try them out and share my results with you.
Create an Ergonomic Sewing Workspace
Learn how to create an ergonomic sewing workspace to make sewing more comfortable and pain free.
Stabilizers are generally non-woven textiles placed inside or under fabric pieces during construction to provide support and stability to the garment when stitching, particulary during embroidery. Stabilizers are different than iron-on or sew-on interfacings which also provide fabric support.
Hook and Loop Fasteners [offsite link]
Everything in hook and loop. All standart Velcro brand products. Duragrip hook and loop. Terrific prices. Same-day shipping.
How to Make Cutting Fabric Easier on Your Back
Learn how to make cutting fabric and patterns less of a chore with these tips and tools.
More Sewing Closures - Frog, Hook and Eye
A brief overview with illustrations of the frog closure as well as the hook and eye.
Nancy´s Notions [offsite link]
Sewing inspiration, education, tools & more.
With meticulous attention to detail the popular series Downton Abbey shows the character of Mrs. Hughes wearing a needlework chatelaine. Often elaborate and very ornate, needlework chatelaines had scissors, thimbles, and tiny cylinders containing needles. Sew a modern one with a nod to the past.
Presser Feet [offsite link]
Learn to Sew or to sew better with Creative Feet™! Creative presser feet are guaranteed to fit all zigzag sewing machines in one set so you don´t even have to know what sewing machine you have, only whether or not is has a zig zag stitch. Creative Feet™ have been on many sewing T.V. shows in addition to Home Shopping Network.
Quilter´s Threads [offsite link]
Quilter´s Threads carries fine quality and special threads, needles, patterns and notions for quilting, embroidery and sewing.
Sewing Closure Types
There are many types of closures that are used in sewing from buttons to zippers. While most are fairly common, there are a few specialty closures that are used less often. This article will give a brief overview of the various types that are commonly used.
Sewing Supplies [offsite link]
Large selection of high quality zippers, thread, elastic, lining, interfacing, buttons, shoulder pads, scissors, notions, and much more.
Sulky of America [offsite link]
Specializes in decorative thread, and machine embroidery supplies. The free project library offers some great ideas for apparel and home decor.
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