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Getting Cozy With Corduroy - Our Top Sewing Tips

Getting Cozy With Corduroy - Our Top Sewing Tips

As we transition into fall, say hello to sipping tea, munching pumpkin pies and sewing with our new Jasper Corduroy collection! Once you know the basics, sewing with corduroy is simple with endless opportunities to create something beautiful. If you’re a corduroy newbie or just looking to brush up on some tips, keep reading to find out how to wash, cut, pin, sew and iron your corduroy projects. 

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3 of our Favourite Garment Fabrics for Fall

3 of our Favourite Garment Fabrics for Fall

Hints of fall are starting to appear on the trees! So we're taking this opportunity to feature some of our favourite fabrics with a fall-inspired colour palette. Crisp, Heavy-weight Linen First up is our Jericho Linen, a collection that we have definitely fallen for! Jericho is heavier than the other linens we carry, weighing in at 195 gsm, making it a great option for cooler days ahead. This collection also has a smooth hand, which gives it a gorgeous crisp look for fall dresses, pants, and jackets. The vibrant colours are much brighter than many other linens, and we are in love with these...

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Get the Scoop on Shirtdress Season

Get the Scoop on Shirtdress Season

September marks the season for shirt dresses here at Spool of Thread, and our new fabric arrivals are a perfect match for some of our favourite shirt dress patterns! First up we have some dreamy new 100% cotton denims in two different weight options. Our Deep Cove collection weighs in at 5oz and is wonderfully soft and breezy. If you prefer a little more body and structure to your garments, our Dundas 10oz Denim might be more your style! Both Dundas and Deep Cove are available in three great denim shades - Classic Blue, Dark Blue, and Black. Shop our...

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We’re Doing Loops for our Bowen French Terry!

We’re Doing Loops for our Bowen French Terry!

Our Bowen French Terry has arrived and we're doing loops over it! If you haven't seen or sewn with it before, French Terry is a knit fabric. The front of the fabric is a smooth single knit jersey and the back of the has lots of small loops across the whole fabric. These loops hold warm air next to your skin to help keep you nice and cozy. With eleven colours of our Bowen Bamboo French Terry, there is a shade for every sewing project! Make a bold statement with colours like Candy and Pineapple, or enjoy a more understated...

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Embrace the Elements! New Versatile Cotton Prints

Embrace the Elements! New Versatile Cotton Prints

Earth, Air, Water, & Fire! Our latest collection has a design depicting each of the four elements, in multiple colour options, and we just love their subtle two-toned look. The full collection is printed on 100% cotton, and with such versatile prints we can see them making some gorgeous quilts, home decor projects, accessories, and of course garments.  We won’t be surprised if these prints become a staple in your sewing rotation! They are a great choice if you want to use a more understated print for your project (with some great colour options for the fall!) or to mix-and-match and blend...

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