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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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New Indie Patterns – Garment Sewing for all Levels!

New Indie Patterns – Garment Sewing for all Levels!

We received some very exciting new paper patterns from some of our favourite indie designers this week. So we thought it would be fun to tell you a little bit about these wonderful patterns! From simple tops to flight suits, there’s something new for all levels of sewists! First up we have the Strata Top from Sew Liberated, a great beginner garment pattern with only 3 pieces! This top features a curved hem that gives it a beautiful shape and unique look. We recommend light to medium-weight woven fabrics with a nice drape for the Strata, such as our Leta...

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All-Season Sewing with our Versatile Ella Viscose Noil ✂️

All-Season Sewing with our Versatile Ella Viscose Noil ✂️

Our shelves are almost full to bursting with all our favourite colours of Ella noil! This popular fabric is woven from a blend of linen and viscose, creating a beautiful fabric with a unique slubby texture👇 As the summer months are winding down, we are starting to think about sewing garments that can span the seasons. Ella is a mid-weight fabric with a lovely drape, which makes it perfect for both cool summer garments as well as layering pieces for the fall. We love Ella for a flowy Roscoe dress or Kalle shirtdress. These garments can be worn on their...

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Slip into Something Comfortable - Avery Lightweight Viscose Linen

Slip into Something Comfortable - Avery Lightweight Viscose Linen

The Avery collection slinked into the store this week and wowed us with its smooth moves! This collection is woven from a blend of viscose and linen, creating a beautiful fabric with a wonderfully soft and silky feel. If you're already familiar with our popular Ella Noil collection - also a viscose-linen blend - Avery has a slightly higher viscose content (85% versus 70% in Ella) and is lighter in weight. Avery also has a smoother hand compared to the slubby texture of Ella. It probably goes without saying that we love gorgeous colours here at Spool of Thread, and...

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