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Mon–Fri, 10 am – 6 pm
Wed, 10 am – 7 pm
Saturday, 10 am – 5 pm
Sunday, 11 am – 4 pm

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2136 NE Alberta St
Portland, OR 97211
503.287.bolt

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book review:sew adorable 

by Hannah

Vanessa Mooncie has authored a beautiful book where all of the projects are worth sewing. The projects are diverse and it’s suitable for boys and girls. From shoes and butterfly wings to doll making, it offers a range of projects that are all worthwhile. The photography and styling are so well done that you could just have it as a coffee table book if you don’t quite have the time to sew. Enjoy some photos below. I had a hard time not including every single page. See you soon!

 


new product hiroshima needles

by Hannah

The Japanese perfect everything. 

These Hiroshima needles are taken through 30 different procedures to ensure high quality and the perfect pierce through fabric. Hiroshima, Japan has prided themselves for centuries in needlemaking and have combined traditional and modern technologies to make the most superb needle. 

We’re excited to be carrying these! We offer sashiko, leather, embroidery, quick threading, and sharps. See you soon at the shop! 


 

 

Just In: Shot cottons, Books, Pattern, Tulip Needles, & More!

by Adrianna

We have had quite the adventure rearranging the store, and figuring out new ways to display and arrange items. We got in a whole lot of new inventory, and downsized our store fixtures! That was a nice puzzle to figure out ;). So stop on in and check out all the leg room, and highly efficient and organized new layout.

As far as fabric goes this week we have several new items and replenishments of others. Just in on Wednesday we got in a fabulous order from Kaffe Fasset, Martha Negley, and Parson Gray.

We are now fully stocked on all shot cottons!:

Martha Negley didn’t fail to deliver, with her new line inspired by the seasons:

We are suckers for all things flamingo here, so we couldn’t pass up this mini collection:

New from Parson Gray, this collection is inspired by Shaman of the South West:

To get you in the mood for love, here is a new collection from Airmail by Comstocks for Moda:

A new book we got in is this gem from Karen Lewis on how to screen print your own fabric:

A fantastic notion that you wonderful customers highly suggested we carry are Tulip Needles, from Japan. These bad boys are a far surperior needle than the rest. They are made with the highest grade materials, don’t rust, and pierce fabric like butter. I definitely want some of these in my stocking this year!

Last but not least, we are glad to now be carrying these darling patterns by Christine Haynes. These patterns are inspired by vintage sewing patterns, but made for the modern day gal. I’m all for the Marianne if I may say so myself.

See you soon and enjoy the rain!