|Friday Sewing Social
Sew with friends, old and new!
The second Friday of every month, we are hosting Sewing Socials! Bring your project, a snack, and a friend and use our classroom space to sew.
Friday May 13
5:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Click here to register!
|Garment Sewing Group
Share your ideas and makes at Garment Sewing Group!
Saturday, May 14 at 10:30 a.m.
Garment Sewing Group is a monthly meeting featuring garments, pattern modification and review, and the latest news in the sewing world. You will be provided with tips, techniques and new ideas that are sure to inspire you.
Fee for Garment Sewing Group is $10. Your first meeting is free.
Group attendees get 10% off regularly-priced fabrics at Treadle on club day!
|Ode to Poppies
If you love poppies or any kind of florals, these prints are for you!
Big, bold blooms and splashes of color tie all three of these coordinating prints together.
Shop them all here!
Soft, stretchy knits are always in season! Here are a few of our new faves.
The multicolor stripe at right has a looser, softer structure that's perfect for drapey tops and wraps.
The two jersey knits below are great all-purpose knits for t-shirts, tanks, dresses, skirts, and more!
Shop all knits here!
|Friday Fun Fact!
Have you ever been at Treadle and had our help matching threads? Here's our trick!
Pull a strand of thread out of the spool and lay it across the fabric. You are looking for it to disappear.
The color in the spool is not always a perfect indicator! Pulling the strand gives a much better idea of the thread's actual color.
With a printed or multi-color fabric, generally you'll want to match the background or the most dominant color.
When in doubt, go a shade darker. A darker thread will sink into the shadows and disappear, while a light one will pop and stand out.
Can't find your color? Often a grey, beige, or olive will blend in perfectly well.
In each of these examples at right, we would recommend the center thread. See how it disappears? That's the goal!
|Classes Coming Up!
There's still space - sign up today!
|Basic Sergery - Just the Facts!
Get started with your serger FAST in this 1-session class!
Cost: $ 45
Saturday, May 14
12:30 pm to 3:30 pm
|Custom Trims and Details
Make your sewing unique with one-of-a-kind details! Learn to sew tucks, perfect pleats, full gathers, and make your own cording!
Cost: $ 40
Monday, May 16
6:15 pm to 9:15 pm
|Weekend Sewing Marathon
Spend a weekend sewing with us!
Cost: $ 155
Friday, May 20 and
Saturday, May 21
10:00 am to 5:00 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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