We're starting a Birthday Club!
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All we need to know is your birthday month. Once a month we'll celebrate birthdays, and you'll get an invite for you AND a friend to take 15% off just about everything in the store! Plus tasty treats!
We're celebrating January and February birthdays on Sunday, February 19!
|New in Shirting
Lightweight fabrics in cotton or linen! Perfect for your next shirt or blouse for layering - or plan ahead for spring!
Shop them here!
|Friday Fun Fact!
This question came up again recently, so we're re-running one of our very first Friday Fun Facts!
Wonder how to choose the right sewing machine needles?
First choose your needle TYPE based on your fabric type; woven, knit, silk, denim, leather, etc. Universal needles work for most fabrics. Stretch needles help prevent skipped stitches on knits. Denim needles easily pierce multiple thick layers. Quilting needles are made to sew through layers of fabric and batting.
Next, choose your needle SIZE based on your fabric weight; a smaller number for finer fabrics and a larger number for heavier fabrics. Don't worry about the two numbers - they're just two different systems that mean the same thing. Here are some common fabric types with the recommended needle size:
70/10 lawn, batiste, rayon challis
80/12 broadcloth, muslin, light linen
90/14 linen, wool, suitings, light twill
100/16 heavy twill, denim
The standard size shank on our Schmetz needles will fit into nearly every machine. You shouldn't need to worry about the make or model of your machine when selecting needles.
Check out all our Friday Fun Facts in the archive here!
|Classes Coming Up!
Register online now!
We're here to help! Bring your tricky problems and questions to this sewing clinic.
Cost: $ 35
Tuesday, Feb 14
3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
|Virtual Continuing On
Don't want to leave your house? Neither do we! Check out this Zoom version of our Continuing On class!
Cost: $ 195
Tuesdays, Feb 21, 28, Mar 7, 14, 21
6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
New to sewing? Start here!
Cost: $ 175
Wednesdays, Feb 22, Mar 1, 8, 22
6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
|Weekend Sewing Marathon
Spend a weekend sewing with us! A great opportunity if you live out of town or just want to get a lot done!
Cost: $ 175
Saturday & Sunday, February 25 & 26
10:00 am to 5:00 pmhey
|Parking at Treadle!
In addition to loads of street parking available on Grand, Hamline, and nearby side streets, Treadle now has access to an off-street parking lot!
You can park in the Green Mill/Colossal Cafe lot from 10-4 Monday through Thursday. Find it diagonally across the street, next to the gas station.
Coming to a class? You are always welcome to stop briefly in front of the store to drop off your things before you look for parking!
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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