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Welcome Chalk and Notch Patterns!

Welcome Chalk and Notch Patterns!

We're always on the hunt for fresh, stylish patterns to carry here at Spool of Thread and we are so pleased to add Chalk and Notch Sewing Patterns to our offerings! You'll love Chalk and Notch for creating garments you'll actually want to wear. Their collection features a lot of cute dresses like the Fringe Dress or Marcel, and we can't wait to sew and wear the Page Hoodie! If you are looking for a good transitional garment from winter to spring, be sure to check out the Wren Blouse which has the perfect sized puffy sleeves. We paired the above patterns...

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Fresh Shades of our Sienna Sandwashed Cotton Crepe!

Fresh Shades of our Sienna Sandwashed Cotton Crepe!

Our Sienna Sandwashed Cotton Crepe has been a customer favourite over the last year, working well on all sorts of garments from boxy tops to stylish pants.  After sewing with and loving this fabric over the seasons, today we added 7 new colourful shades to hasten the arrival of spring-time weather (and sewing 😉 ).  If you haven't sewn with Sienna before, let us tell you a little bit more about it! It's 100% cotton with a slight crepe or pebbled texture to the fabric, giving it something a little extra fun. In addition to the crepe texture of the fabric, Sienna...

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Summer Picnics in Gingham Garments

Summer Picnics in Gingham Garments

Lightweight and breathable Scout Gingham Check is a cotton-linen blend for summer garments. The low drape is great for all those structured pieces that are on your to-make list.

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Comfy Loungewear Projects with our Capra Cotton Jersey

Comfy Loungewear Projects with our Capra Cotton Jersey

Our new Capra Cotton Jersey Knit is made of 95% cotton and 5% spandex and can be machine washed on 40 degrees. The medium drape & midweight make it ideal for spring lounge garments.  Keep reading for our favourite patterns to pair with this collection. 1. Plateau Joggers by Closet Core The new Close Core Plateau Joggers are here! Make yourself a pair of lightweight lounge pants from our Capra Cotton Jersey. With a high rise waist, wrap around pockets and an elastic waistband, we promise you won’t want to take them off all spring long. 2. Adrienne Blouse by Friday...

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What Makes a Jacquard? Learn more about the process used to create our Clara Cotton Linen

What Makes a Jacquard? Learn more about the process used to create our Clara Cotton Linen

Our Clara Cotton Linen Jacquard is a standout fabric with its unique textured pattern. This week we received a restock of our classic colours, plus the addition of three rich new hues - Cider, Fern and Jam!This fabric is a blend of 75% cotton and 25% linen jacquard. What is a jacquard you ask? Well that is what is so interesting about Clara, and what keeps us coming back again and again, is the abstract design. Most often, this sort of design would be printed onto the fabric, but in the case of Clara it is actually woven into the...

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