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Types of thread and uses

Posted by the_sewingshop@yahoo.com on March 24, 2019 at 2:15 PM Comments comments (9)

Types of sewing threads and uses




 

Knowing the properties of the threads will help you to decide the usefulness and desirability of using them for your specific project. The following list with explanations will help you choose a thread that is suitable for your project:


Cotton thread: The ...

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SEW-CABULARY: Beginners Sewing Terms!

Posted by the_sewingshop@yahoo.com on February 16, 2018 at 6:55 PM Comments comments (2)

Pattern

In sewing and fashion design, a pattern is the template from which the parts of a garment are traced onto fabric before being cut out and assembled. These can be made from scratch or purchased like the sewing patterns in the photo above.

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Essentials for a Sewing Retreat

Posted by the_sewingshop@yahoo.com on September 12, 2017 at 5:55 PM Comments comments (1)

Hey guys!

We've been talking about going to sewing retreats and we thought we could help you out by providing a free list of essentials to bring along with you for your fun sewing, embroidery, and/or quilting getaway!


Machine Essentials

• Sewing/embroidery/quilting machine

• Pow...

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Sewing for a cause

Posted by the_sewingshop@yahoo.com on November 10, 2016 at 5:15 PM Comments comments (0)

Sewing for a cause :D


Every Wednsday we offer a free class that we like to call "Sewing for a Cause" from 10am to 3pm. In this class you learn how to quilt, or more so the concept and idea of piecing a quilt. The supplies are free and the machines are provided. You can choose to make an easy childrens sized quilt for the Red River Quilters (A Shreveport/Bossier quilt club) "Love Wrappers" or an easy adult size quilt to ...

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Tricks to Transform Your Hobby into a Profession

Posted by the_sewingshop@yahoo.com on November 3, 2016 at 6:05 PM Comments comments (1)

 

Tricks to Transform Your Hobby into a Profession

 

It's remarkable how, with each generation, sewing is still being passed on. The great thing today is that it is a lot more accessable and more convenient to follow your dreams of working from home (and it's even better when you can do so in your pajamas) by turning your sewing/embroidery hobby into a profession.

 

1. Trial first

 

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