|Hope Springs Mystery Box
Get our Liberty-themed Mystery Box!
Your Hope Springs mystery box will include one of our new favorite size-inclusive patterns along with a length of genuine Liberty of London Tana lawn.
This is no ordinary cotton! Tana lawn is prized for its silky hand, breathability, and longevity over years of washing and wear, not to mention the gorgeous, timeless designs that truly earn Liberty the name Art Fabrics.
Not familiar with Tana lawn? You'll LOVE sewing and wearing this fabric. This collection is one of the most spectacular we've seen!
A perfect spring project in a box, plus extra goodies and surprises!
Click here to Pre-Order yours!
Pre-order now through Sunday April 10
Quantities limited - don’t miss out! We've already sold over half!
Delivery end of April.
Free shipping available!
This is just one of Liberty's many gorgeous prints! Will you get this one? It's a surprise!
We ordered a dozen different prints for these boxes - there were so many fabulous options we just couldn't choose!
|Heath blender prints
Need a cotton solid that's not quite so . . . solid? These semi-solid blenders have you covered!
Printed with a subtle crosshatch design, reminiscent of a woven texture, these fun fabrics come in several colors and coordinate with so many tones!
Shop them here!
|Poppies and Daisies
This gorgeous print took our breath away! Bright red poppies steal the show, with cheerful daisies adding a touch of freshness.
This poly crepe is soft, draping, and easy to care for.
If you're thinking, "Poly?! Treadle, WHY!" then let us reassure you, this is a delightful, high-quality fabric. A poly crepe is a great alternative to silk for an easy-care garment. It's okay to sweat in it, then throw it in the washing machine!
Plus, our poly fabrics are almost always designer bolt ends, meaning we're giving them a second life and keeping them out of a landfill.
Shop it here!
|Friday Fun Fact!
It's time for Interfacing Part 2!
Did you miss Interfacing Part 1 last week? See it here!
Now that we know what interfacing is and when to use it, how to choose the right one?
First, choose woven or non-woven. Woven interfacings (including knit and weft types) are always best for garments.
Use non-woven interfacings for home decor, bags, and crafts. Non-wovens are often too heavy and crisp for garments, and can't withstand repeated washing and wear.
Next, choose fusible or sew-in. Fusible interfacings stick to your fabric with a hot iron. They're easy and convenient to use, but over time the adhesive may fail, and some fabrics may not be able to withstand the high iron temperatures needed for a good fuse.
Sew-in or non-fusible interfacing has no adhesive; you simply baste it into place. Catch it in the seam allowance as you sew to fix permanently in place. It's a little more tedious, but can be more permanent, though sometimes the layers can shift.
Finally, use your fabric's weight as your guide. Your interfacing should always be lighter than your fabric! And a fusible will always get crisper after fusing.
Click here to shop interfacing!
Do you have more interfacing questions? Ask us! We are always happy to help match the perfect interfacing to your fabric.
There's even more! Next week we'll share interfacing part 3 with our favorite recommendations!
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|Hello Spring Embroidery
last chance - starts today!
Stitch this fresh floral design to brighten your spring decor! Learn a few delightful stitches to create flowers, leaves, stems, and text.
Cost: $ 75.00
Friday, Apr 1 & 8
6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
| Knit Leggings
Sew this simple, stretchy staple! A perfect class for the knit-sewing novice.
Choose a basic solid knit or one of our fun prints! Browse our knits here!
Cost: $ 35
Wednesday, April 6
6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
|Cottagecore Wardrobe: The Dress
Make a cute sleeveless dress that's perfect for layering, or worn alone as a sundress! Trim it the way you like, or leave it plain and simple.
We'll spend time focusing on fitting the bodice and how to create a neat and tidy finish.
Cost: $ 110
Wednesdays, April 13, 20, 27
6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Michele and the Treadlettes
|1338 Grand Ave. St Paul, MN 55105 651.698.9690
Open 10-6 Mon, 10-8 Tues-Thurs, 10-5 Fri-Sat, 12-5 Sun
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