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Fall Classes

The new class schedule is here!

We have crammed our September and October calendar with loads of new classes and old favorites.

We listened to your requests!

Extended pants fitting and construction, plus more time to sew your favorite garment in Copy Ready-To-Wear.

New decorative pillows and cushions, sewing with knits, and so much more!

See the full class schedule here!

Friday Sewing Social

It's tonight!

Friday, August 12
5:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Cost:$ 25.00

Come to our space every second Friday of the month to sew and socialize!

Bring a project, a snack, a friend, and yourself for some good fun and friendship. Laura will facilitate, and you'll have access to our big cutting tables and irons.

Learn more and register here!

And while you're there, share a photo and tag us @treadleyardgoods!

New Knits

We always love a cute new knit print!

Check out these gorgeous florals that will sew up quick into a soft tee, tank, drapey blouse, leggings, or whatever you can think of!

Shop knits here!


Friday Fun Fact!

You've probably read pattern directions telling you to clip and notch curves. Let's dig a little deeper into that!

Most pattern directions will tell you to clip inside curves:

For a curved edge that's concave, make little snips with the tip of your scissor.

You're NOT removing any fabric, just snipping! This is necessary to help the seam allowance release - otherwise you'd never be able to get the curve flat.

Press that edge smooth with an iron and steam for a lovely inside curve that lays down flat!

Curves that bend outward get a different treatment. Always notch outside curves:

For a convex (outside) curve, snip narrow triangles at the seam allowance, removing little bits of fabric to reduce bulk.

This gives the seam allowances space to nestle together without making any bulky overlap.

 Another approach to outside curves is to trim the entire seam allowance to 1/8".  This reduces bulk with less fuss and can create smoother edges.

Turn your piece to the right side and press for a lovely, lump-free finish!

Classes Coming Up!

Here's what's coming up soon!

Sew by hand or add a tidy hand finish to a machine-sewn project.

Cost: $ 45

Tuesday, August 16
6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Learn simple and effective stitches for embroidery beginners!

Cost: $ 45

Monday, August 22
2:00 pm to 5:00 pm

New to sewing? Start here!
You'll learn to use your sewing machine (or borrow one of ours) and sew a simple garment!

Cost: $ 175 

Wednesdays and Fridays, August 24, 26, 32, and September 2
6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

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

Open 10-6 Mon-Thurs, 10-5 Fri-Sat, 12-4 Sun
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