Why Sew with Beeswax?

Beeswax helps to reduce static and tangling, and strengthens your thread. Beeswax can also be used to improve the glide of an iron and even ease stiff drawers in your old sewing cabinets! Waxing ensures durability of a finished garment and makes hand-sewing much easier. You should always wax your thread before performing any ofRead More

History of Thimbles

A thimble is a protective covering worn over finger tips generally during sewing. The first thimbles date back to about 30,000 years ago that were used when mammoth hunters sewed pearls onto pieces of leather. A Dutch metal worker made the first thimble as we know today in England around the year 1695. At theRead More

Halloween Costume Supplies Checklist

It’s time again for candy, trick-or-treating, spooky ghost stories, and of course the best part of Halloween – the costumes! If you are designing costumes for rowdy little trick-or-treaters, or for an elegant Halloween cocktail party, you are most likely going to need more than a few supplies. If you need Halloween costume supplies, thisRead More

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