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What's Inside:

  • New Class Schedule!
  • Sew Good Goods Event
  • Pattern of the Month
  • A Day for You
  • Bring back your red envelope
  • Friday Fun Fact returns
  • Classes this weekend 

New Classes!

New dates for classes now through March!

Plenty of options for all ages and skill levels!

See all classes and register here!

Sew Good Goods Event

Join us for this free sewing event for a good cause!

We're sewing walker bags to donate to people in need. Sew with us Tuesday, Jan 9 - you can choose your 2-hour time slot!

Register here!

Pattern of the Month

January's pattern of the month is the Toaster Sweater by Sew House Seven!

This cute, boxy sweatshirt comes in 2 views and you won't believe how fast it sews up! View A can be done entirely on your serger!

It's 15% off through the month of January!

reg $ 24.95   Sale $ 21.20 

Learn more and get yours here!

A Day for You

Ready for a day that will open up new avenues for your sewing and making? Another Day For You is scheduled for February 17, 2024, with a NEW MIX of presentations!

Sign-ups are now open. Register today! 

Bring your red envelope!

It's time to reveal your surprise!

Bring in your red envelope between Jan 2 - Feb 7, where it MUST be opened by a Treadlette.*

Will you win the jackpot of 25% off your purchases for a whole year? Or one of our other fabulous prizes?

* one per customer per day


Friday Fun Fact

We're back! And today we're talking about the fabric swirl.

You’ve probably noticed the way I like to swirl the fabrics when I take photos for our shop and emails. It looks pretty to show the fabrics this way, but there are other, more practical reasons why I do this!

The first reason is drape. A crisp fabric will stand up by itself, while a soft, draping fabric will fall in softer folds.

Compare the crisp pink linen fabric at the top to the drapey green fabric below it. Notice how the linen holds itself up, while the green fabric puddles.

The next reason is to give you a better idea of what the fabric will look like when you're wearing it. Fabric never hangs perfectly flat on the body, so a flat photo doesn't help much.

Twisting, swirling, or creating folds changes the way the fabric reflects light, so you can see what it would look like draped over a body, like the velvet at the bottom.

Of course, sometimes the swirl can obscure a printed pattern or design. That’s why with prints we always make sure to include alternate views on each product page: swirled and flat, so you know exactly what you’re getting. 

Check out all our Friday Fun Facts in the archive here!

Classes Coming Up!

Here's what's coming up in the next week!

Fitting Starts Here

Adjust patterns to fit your body - we'll show you how to start!

Cost: $ 55

Saturday, January 6

10:00 am to 1:00 pm

Sewing Salon

We're here to help! Bring your tricky problems and questions to this sewing clinic.

Cost: $ 35

Saturday, January 6

2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Just Start Sewing!

Got a new machine? Need a refresher? This beginner-level class will get you sewing fast!

Cost: $ 45

Sunday, January 7, 2024

Noon to 3:00 pm

Continuing Online

Skip the commute and let us help you sew what you want - in a virtual setting!

Cost: $ 135

Mondays, January 8, 15, 22

6:00 pm to 9:00 pm


Winter Wrap Skirt

Vintage-inspired, infinitely adjustable, with big pockets!

Cost: $ 90

Tuesdays, January 9, 16

6:00 pm to 9:00 pm


Happy Sewing,
Michele and the Treadlettes

1338 Grand Ave. St Paul, MN 55105     651.698.9690

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

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Parking at Treadle

Convenient street parking is available on Grand, Hamline, Lincoln, and nearby side streets. Treadle also 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!

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    1338 Grand Ave. St. Paul, MN 55105