• This elastic is used most often to support very stretchy fabrics, such as: slinky, lycra, or lycra-like fabrics. Used for vertical seams. Sold in 10 yard bags.
  • You can use the Thread Director on both your sewing machine and your serger.  I use it more often on the serger, as I use such a variety of threads on the serger and some come off the spools better if the thread is in a horizontal position rather than in a vertical position.
  • Size 12” by 18” • 1/2 inch Thick Wool Blend Felted Fabric I developed the pressing pad to work with knit fabrics, stay tapes, and the serger trims created on stay tapes. I truly enjoy using my pressing pad for all sorts of different pressing. The pressing pad started out for a specific purpose and now is used for everything! • The wool holds the heat and it is like pressing from both sides. • The pad holds projects so they won’t skid or slip. • The 18” by 12” pad is a very usable size. • Push glass head pins into the pad to hold stay tapes in place to create trim combinations or to fuse Double Sided Stay Tape to the back of the trims for later placement on a project. I like to use steam, as steam activates the fuse on my stay tapes, but the pad also works well with a dry iron. View and/or print instructions for usage here.
  • These 8 1/2 inch dress making shears have a micro-serrated edge that is very good for cutting knits. The micro-serrated edge holds the knits in place better, no sliding.
  • Emma uses these for reverse sewing on knits. The curve seems to get the sewing thread and not the knit thread.
  • This elastic is used most often to support very stretchy fabrics, such as: slinky, lycra, or lycra-like fabrics. Used for vertical seams. Sold on 7 yard cards.
  • The Applique scissors are made especially for knits, as they do not have sharp points on the ends of the scissors.
  • You can use the Thread Director on both your sewing machine and your serger. I use it more often on the serger, as I use such a variety of threads on the serger and some come off the spools better if the thread is in a horizontal position rather than in a vertical position.
  • SSI Interfacing

    $8.00$40.00
    Note: Sold by one yard increments. 60 inches wide, $8.00 per yard in Black or White. SSI is a knit interfacing that is almost “not there,” as it is very sheer and will not be seen or noticed inside a garment. It is like gossamer. I, and most of the ladies that use SSI, use it for delicate garments such as gowns, sheers, etc. I have a lot of bridal shops that use it. I also carry SSI as a one-inch and ½-inch Stay Tape. It is 60 inches wide, fusible on one side, and comes in black and white. It sells for $8.00 per yard. One jacket that I used it in was my Mai Su. I fused it to the lapel, which was very close to see-through. The lapel folded in half and was applied to the neckline and down the front of the garment, which came to just above the knees. If you could feel the lapel, you would not believe it was interfaced at all, let alone folded over to give two layers of interfacing. The soft, sheerness of the fabric was still there to the eye, as well as to the touch. Also please know that my white interfacing can be dyed to match a color to really hide the SSI. I use Tsukineko Inks and they can be obtained from www.quilterstreasures.com. The owners are Joel and Bobby Burkquist. If you decide to use the inks, you should know that they are heat set and if you use them on my interfacing and/or my stay tapes, do not use hot water. You can set the dye when you press the SSI in place, or are just pressing the garment. The SSI is steam activated.
  • When inserted into a garment, Stretchrite Sport elastic is a very comfortable, long-lasting elastic. It can be used in everything from pajamas to evening wear. It is good for the whole family. I have several clients who buy the entire 25 yard roll because of its comfort and many uses. 1 unit = 1 yard Sold in 1 yard increments.
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