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Sewing Tips

Liberty Kingly Cord in stock at Sewbox

by Susan on July 22, 2011

Liberty Kingly Cord is here ….. Beautiful Liberty Kingly Cord – fine needlecord with delightful prints has been added to the Sewbox range of Liberty fabrics stocked.  Liberty Kingly Cord would be ideal for skirts, dresses, jackets and of course childrens clothing.  We have had several customer requests for printed needlecord, in particular for little […]


T is for Thread

by Leah Taylor on November 15, 2010

I wrote this post for the Sewing Directory‘s brilliant A-Z of sewing. Each week, a guest blogger will write about a particular aspect of sewing, until the whole alphabet has been covered! There are so many different types of sewing, as we have already seen in this A-Z. But regardless of the type, whether it […]


Stretch and Ballpoint Needles

by Leah Taylor on September 18, 2010

“Hi… I want to sew Hot Patterns’ Uptown Downtown Knit Dress and want to buy some new sewing machine needles at the same time, but I’m confused – what is the difference between stretch and ballpoint needles?” A customer e-mailed me today asking me about the difference between stretch and ballpoint needles, and I thought […]

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