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Seam trimming secrets inside!

Clearance Continues!

Our clearance continues!

Up to 75% off select fabrics and notions!

Plus, select Vogue patterns 50% off and more!

Were $12 each  Now $6 each

Save more - only $4 when you buy 4 or more! Last chance for these patterns!

New Class!

We have a new class option for you: Beginning Sewing Clinic! 

Need more help after Beginning Sewing? Are you a new-ish sewist wanting a little extra help on a project?

Laura will help you in this 2-hour help clinic for beginners!

Saturday, July 9, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm


Tuesday, August 23, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Learn more and sign up here!

Tilda Prints

These new cotton prints from Tilda are so so pretty! Pink peacocks, floral urns, and vintage flowers create a lovely escape!

Shop them here!


Linen Solids

We love prints, but all print all the time can be a little much. Anchor your wardrobe with coordinating linen solids!

We have so many fantastic colors right now, in light to heavy weights for any kind of garment!

Shop linen here!

Friday Fun Fact!

Are you grading your seam allowances?

Often patterns will tell you to "trim seam," but what does that mean?

If your seam will be enclosed, like a facing edge, collar, or cuff, you should grade - simply put, trim in stair-steps, so that each layer is a little shorter than the next.

It might feel a little tedious, but it's SO important. Grading reduces bulk and makes the seam allowance ridge less abrupt. It's sometimes called layering seams.

Generally, your longest layer should be the fashion fabric or outer fabric, and the shortest should be the facing or lining. Grade to as many levels as needed!

Classes Coming Up!

New to knits? Here are some classes for you!
Plus altering pattern sizes!

Knit Leggings

Sew this simple, stretchy staple! A great introduction to sewing with knits.

Cost: $ 40

Wednesday, July 6
2:00 pm to 5:00

Pattern not your size? Here's how to scale it! Perfect for vintage, out-of-print, or unique styles!

Cost: $ 75

Thursday, July 7 & 14
6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Learn to sew a stretchy knit t-shirt the easy way, in ONE session! No previous knit sewing experience needed.

Cost: $ 55

Saturday, July 9
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Happy Sewing,
Michele and the Treadlettes
1338 Grand Ave. St Paul, MN 55105     651.698.9690

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