Ever wished you had a lamp in your studio that could provide natural light? We’re so pleased to offer the Stella Lighting 10W LED desk lamp, a unique light for sewists and fiber artists created right here in Oregon! Access 3 color spectrums, with no UV, easily with a touch of a button.
Tools and Notions
Hemmer feet are remarkable little inventions. If you’ve ever tried to take the time pressing and turning a hem as small as 1/8″, these feet will be a revelation.
What is a sewist to do in the summer? Why, come to MD for some Open Sewing of course! Open Sewing will be only $5/hour this week through Saturday, August 4th.
One of the new accessories I got a chance to play with at BU was the Spanish Hemstitch attachment. It’s not a foot, instead it screws into the free arm of the machine and works with the #20 (or #20C, depending on your machine). The attachment allows you to join fabric edges at a defined … Continued
Another month, another foot special! This month is a double-bonus with a discount on both #23 Clear Applique Foot and the Magnifying Glass Set!
I know it seemed like we already had a lot of serger cone thread, but now we can boast that we have every shade of Maxi-Lock. Every shade! Come in and check out the last remaining 20 shades like Hacienda Orange, Leghorn Yellow, and Brass.
A few weeks back, Erica, Amy and I all bought dress forms. The thing is, when you get a dress form, RARELY does it fit your exact dimensions. A custom made dress form will run you well over $1000, so instead, our dear Amy Alan taught Erica and me how to customize our dress forms … Continued
We all have presser feet that we wouldn’t sew without. While I have (what I consider) the perfect assortment of feet for my old-style-using 1008, I had to consider what to re-buy for my new shiny 580. The obvious–#10 Edgestitch, #35 Invisible Zipper, #50 Walking foot. But the first foot I purchased was the Bulky … Continued
Ever since I moved my sewing studio from my light-filled but tiny sunroom to our LARGEST bedroom (jealous?), I have been on a quest to find the perfect balance between functionality and organization. I find that some of the most organized rooms look sterile and not used like a good studio should be. There needs … Continued
Around here, we’re all for making the most of whatever workspace you’re in. And in the spirit of spring cleaning, why not take a little time this week to get yourself on the right track. Some things I like to do are–