And we got some new items for you! Our inventory is growing! Almost all these new items can be used in the making of your own bags and purses! They do of course have other uses!
If you have never made your own bag and are a bit intimidated by the task, this might be a great place to start! It is a fabric kit explaining everything you need to do! This kit is from My Mind’s Eye, primarily a paper craft company that is branching out into fabric related projects! They also have a tutorial video explaining everything you need to know to make your very own messenger bag!
We have brought in snaps! Of course snaps can be used on a wide variety of projects from bags to clothing. We have 2 sizes, size 16 and size 24 in a range of neutral colours; black, silver, antique brass, antique copper and antique silver. These snaps also need a tool for installing them. The tool is for size 16 and there is an adapter for size 24.
Pellon interfacing! We have 3 kinds of interfacing, all fusible. There is the tridimensional fusible interfacing is a non-woven, fusible interfacing for midweight to heavyweight fabrics. The shape flex stabilizer woven cotton interfacing is ideal for use with light to medium woven and knit fabrics. Lastly the fusible fleece is a lofty polyester for padding and quilting.
Zippers! A selection of 12″ closed end zippers. They are nylon coil zippers with more weight than dress zippers. They also have a fabric pull already stitched on!
Turn lock add such detail to many bag projects! This turn lock has a matte black finish! Can’t wait to use one! We will let you know what it gets used on!
More needles! Different people have asked for them and here they are! Amy from Incipient Madness wanted the longer doll needles. These ones are 5″ long! Another customer, who is Montreal based and teaches beading classes wanted some assorted beading needles. This 9 pack comes with 3 different sizes, #10 needles (2″ long), #11 needles (2 1/16″ long) and #12 needles (2 3/16″ long).
Last but not least, we have Glow in the Dark machine embroidery thread! It is great for joggers and “trick or treaters” and for embroidered baby and children’s items. We have stocked the white thread. Other pastel colours can be special ordered.
We hope these new products will inspire you in a variety of projects. If you are looking for items we do not have in stock, let us know!