Cool Tools, Vol. 1

"Sewing Machine"

Baby Lock: (800) 422-2952 babylock.com

Bernina: (630) 978-2500, berninausa.com

Brother: (877) 276-8437, brother-usa.com

Janome: (800) 631-0183, janome.com

Juki: juki.com

Husqvarna Viking: (800) 466-2333, husqvarnaviking.com

Pfaff: (800) 446-2333, pfaffusa.com

Singer: (800) 474-6437, singerco.com

 

"Irons"

Clover provided the Mini Iron II: (800) 233-1703, clover-usa.com.

Duncan Enterprises provided the Tulip Mini Fashion Iron: (800) 438-6226, ilovetocreate.com.

Oliso provided the TG1600 irons: oliso.com.

Prym Consumer USA provided the tailor’s ham: dritz.com.

Reliable Corporation provided the Digital Velocity V100, Ironmaven J490A irons and the Longboard and Board ironing boards: (800) 268-91649, reliablecorporation.com.

Rowenta provided the Pro Compact steamer and Professional iron: (800) 769-3682, rowenta.com.

The Sewing Workshop provided the point presser: (800) 466-1599, sewingworkshop.com.

 

"Notions"

Betz White provided the cupcake pincushion: betzwhite.com.

Clover provided the Seams Right seam gauge, the 5-in-1 Sliding Gauge and the appliqué pins: (800) 233-1703, clover-usa.com.

Coats & Clark provided the zippers: (800) 648-1479, coatsandclark.com.

Globally Cute provided the animal tape measures: globallycute.com.

J.N. Zippers and Supplies Corporation provided the zippers: (888) 699-1188, jnzipper.com.

Prym Consumer USA, Inc. provided the covered button kits, the wrist and tomato pincushions, upholstery pins and the Boutique shell buttons: dritz.com.

SewingMachinesPlus.com carries the Havel’s Seam Ripper: (800) 401-8151, sewingmachinesplus.com.

Textol Systems, Inc. provided the keychain tape measure: (800) 624-8746, textol.com.

 

"Thread"

American & Efird provided cotton, polyester, rayon, silk and quilting thread: amefird.com.

Coats and Clark provided all-purpose, bobbin, cotton and denim thread: (800) 648-1479, coatsandclark.com.

Kreinik Manufacturing provided the metallic thread: (800) 537-2166, kreinik.com.

Madeira provided polyester thread: (800) 225-3001, madeirausa.com.

Prym Consumer USA provided size 11, 14 and16 ballpoint and universal needles: dritz.com.

Schmetz provided leather, metallic, microtex and topstitching needles: schmetz.com.

Sulky of America provided polyester, rayon, metallic, cotton and invisible thread: (800) 874-4115, sulky.com.

YLI provided upholstery, silk, quilting and rayon thread: (803) 985-3100, ylicorp.com.

 

"Scissors"

Gingher carries a variety of sewing shears, snips and embroidery scissors: (800) 446-4437, gingher.com.

Havels carries a variety of sewing shears, scissors, snips and sharpeners: (800) 638-4770, havels.com.

Mundial carries a variety of sewing and embroidery scissors: (800) 487-2224, mundial.com.

 

"Rotary Cutting"

Clover provided rotary cutters, rotary cutter blade refills and rotary cutting mats: (800) 233-1703; clover-usa.com.

June Tailor provided the Quilter’s Cut ‘n Press I and III and rotary cutting mats: (800) 844-5400, junetailor.com.

Olfa provided rotary cutters, scallop and pinking blades, square rulers and rotary cutting mats: (800) 962-6532, olfa.com.

 

"Fusibles"

Attached Inc. carries Mistyfuse sheer fusible interfacing: (631)750-8500, mistyfuse.com.

Beacon Fabric and Notions carries assorted woven, nonwoven and tricot knit fusible interfacing: (800) 713-8157, beaconfabric.com.

Buffalo Batt, Makers of Mountain Mist, carries fusible cotton batting: (800) 345-7150, mountainmistcrafts.com.

C&T Publishing carries fast2fuse stiff fusible interfacing: (800) 284-1114, ctpub.com.

Hobbs Bonded Fibers carries fusible cotton batting: (800) 433-3357, hobbsbondedfibers.com.

Kreinik Mfg, Co., Inc. carries fusible thread: (800) 537-2166, kreinik.com.

Palmer/Pletsch carries PerfectFuse fusible interfacing: (800) 728-3784, palmerpletsch.com.

Pellon Consumer Products carries Fusible Fleece, assorted fusible interfacing and iron-on Clear Fuse vinyl: (727) 388-7171, pellonideas.com.

Prym Consumer USA Inc.: carries Innerfuse stiff fusible interfacing, mending tape, TackyFuse Iron-On Adhesive and Stitch Witchery: dritz.com.

Simplicity Creative Group carries mending tape: (888) 588-2700, simplicity.com.

Sulky of America, Inc. carries fusible thread and Tender Touch fusible stabilizer: (800) 874-4115, sulky.com.

Superior Threads carries fusible thread: (800) 499-1777, superiorthreads.com.

Therm O Web carries HeatnBond fusible fleece, web, vinyl and interfacing: thermowebonline.com.

 

"Hand Embroidery"

Charles Craft provided the Aida and Evenweave fabrics: (910) 844-3521, charlescraft.com.

Coats and Clark provided the Susan Bates HOOP-La embroidery hoops: (800) 648-1479, coatsandclark.com.

Colonial Needle provided the hand embroidery needles: (800) 963-3353, colonialneedle.com.

DMC Creative World provided the embroidery floss, gold tapestry needles, Marbleized Scissors and My Style, My Stitch Transfer Kit: (973) 589-0606, www.dmc-usa.com.

Sublime Stitching provided the Cute Little Heads, Dutch-Russian, Sexy Librarians (+Secretaries) and Zombies + Monsters iron-on transfers: sublimestitching.com.

 

"Machine Embroidery"

Hemingworth provided embroidery thread and tear-away, cut-away and water-soluble stabilizer: (800) 539-2064, hemingworth.com.

J.T. Trading Corporation provided permanent and temporary spray adhesives: (860) 350-5565, sprayandfix.com.

Kreinik Manufacturing provided the metallic thread: (800) 537-2166, kreinik.com.

RNK Distributing provided embroidery thread and tear-away, cut-away, water-soluble, heat-removable and mesh stabilizer: (877) 331-0034, rnkdistributing.com.

Quilt & Sew Shop carries affordable original embroidery designs (plus several free downloads) seen in issues of Creative Machine Embroidery: quiltandsewshop.com.

Sulky provided heat-removable and cut-, tear- and wash-away stabilizer, embroidery thread and KK 2000 temporary spray adhesive: (800) 874-4115, sulky.com.

 

"Space Savers"

Arrow provided the Auntie Em, Boomerang and Olivia sewing cabinets: (800) 533-7347, arrowcabinets.com.

ArtBin provided the Super Satchel sewing boxes: (800) 232-3474, www.artbin.com.

Horn of America provided the 2156 Traditional Airlift and 2178 Combo Airlift cabinets: hornofamerica.com.

June Tailor provided the Mega Rack I & II, 30 spool rack, 33 and 66 cone rack and Separate & Store jars: (800) 844-5400, junetailor.com.

Making Memories provided a variety of jars and ribbon storage box: (800) 286-5263, makingmemories.com.

Ott-Lite Technology provided the Learning Light Lamp, Creative Desk Lamp, Vero Table Lamp and Task Lamp: (800) 842-8848, ottlite.com.

Reliable Corporation provided the Uberlight 8000C: (800) 268-1649, reliablecorporation.com.

Smartek provided the Compact Foldaway Sewing Box and Foldaway Sewing Box: (888) 380-2111, smartekusa.com.

Tacony Corporation provided the TK Koala cabinet: (636) 349-3000, tacony.com.

Threadart provided the 66 cone rack and 60 and 120 spool thread racks: (800) 504-6867, threadart.com.

Verilux provided the Original Full Spectrum Deluxe Desk Lamp and Lamp Mounted Magnifier: (800) 454-4408, verilux.com.

 

"Embellishments"

Creative Crystal provided the BeJeweler Pro Electric Rhinestone Setter and hot-fix crystals, metals and pearls: (941) 331-4321, creativecrystal.com.

DMC Creative World provided the Say It with Stitches Iron-On Alphabet Transfers: www.dmc-usa.com.

Embellishment Village provided the foiling sheets, foiling glue and stencils: (877) 639-9820, embellishmentvillage.com.

Glitz! Hot-Fix Crystals provided the hot-fix crystals, metals and pearls: (865) 357-2541, hotfixcrystals.com.

Madison Art Shop carries the Shiva Professional PaintStiks: (800) 284-4846; madisonartshop.com.

Michael’s carries the Tulip Custom Dye Color Kit: (800) 642-4235, michaels.com.

Prym Consumer USA, Inc. provided the grommets: dritz.com.

Rit Dye provided the liquid and powder fabric dyes: (866) 794-0800, ritdye.com.

Simply Spray provided the soft fabric paint: simplyspray.com.

 

"Laundry Day"

Clotilde carries the Make a Zipper heavy-duty zippers by the yard: (800) 545-4002, clotilde.com.

Janome provided the Memory Craft 11000 Special Edition machine: (800) 631-0183, janome.com.

 

"Trim the Tree"

Strano Designs supplied the Bitty Lime Dot ribbon: (508) 888-3189, stranodesigns.com.

Sulky of America provided the embroidery thread: (800) 874-4115, sulky.com.

 

"Protect & Serve"

Fabric.com provided the coordinating fabric prints: (888) 455-2940, fabric.com.

The Warm Company provided the Insul-Bright batting: (425) 248-2424, warmcompany.com.

 

"Head Rest"

Fabric.com provided the muslin lining fabric: (888) 455-2940, fabric.com.

Westminster Fibers provided the Amy Butler Belle Seeds Okra print fabric: (866) 907-3305, westminsterfibers.com.

 

"Birds of a Feather"

Sublime Stitching provided the tea towels, La Petite Embroidery Kit and small and large partridges transfer design: sublimestitching.com.

Partridges designs from Sublime Stitching Craft Pad by Jenny Hart, printing permission courtesy of Chronicle Books: (800) 759-0190, chroniclebooks.com or sublimestitching.com.

 

"Connect the Dots"

Coats & Clark provided the thread: (800) 648-1479, coatsandclark.com.

The Fleece Lady provided the red fleece: (909) 223-3533, fleecelady.com.

RNK Distributing provided the 20”-wide Floriani Wet N Gone Tacky stabilizer: (877) 331-0034, rnkdistributing.com.

 

"Bead It"

DMC provided the Satin and Light Effects flosses: (973) 589-0606, www.dmc-usa.com.

 

"You've Got Mail"

DMC Creative World supplied the Light Effects gold metallic floss (#5282) and All That Jazz floss collection (#E141): (973) 589-0606, www.dmc-usa.com.

Doodlebug Design, Inc. supplied the Tangerine Sugar Coated Card Stock (#1542): (877) 800-9190, doodlebugdesign.homestead.com.

The Ink Pad carries Maruyama Festive Blue glitter fiber paper (#4004): (212) 463-9876, theinkpadnyc.com.

 

"Hit the Books"

The Fat Quarter Shop provided the Michael Miller Funky Christmas coordinating print fabric: fatquartershop.com.

 

"Flower Girl"

DMC provided the embroidery floss in dark green (shade 3347), light green (shade 471), dark lilac (shade 3746) and light lilac (shade 155): (973) 589-0606, www.dmc-usa.com.

 

"Slumber Party"

Strano Designs supplied the Fia striped ribbon: (508) 888-3189, stranodesigns.com.

 

"R 'n R"

Fabric.com carries organic jersey knit cotton fabric. (888) 455-2940, fabric. com.

Pellon Consumer Products supplied the Wonder Under fusible web: (877) 817-0944, shoppellon.com.

Sulky provided the Cut-Away Plus stabilizer: (800) 874-4115, sulky.com.

 

"Square Dance"

Bernina provided the 730E sewing machine: berninausa.com.

Harts Fabric carries organic cotton and hemp muslin fabric: (831) 423-5434, hartsfabric.com.

Janome provided the machine feet: (800) 631-0183, janome.com.

Mountain Mist provided the EcoCraft Eco-Friendly crib-size batting: (800) 345-7150, mountainmistlp.com.

YLI provided the Fiberactive organic cotton quilting thread: (803) 985-3100, ylicorp.com.

 

"Grocery Getter"

Prym Consumer USA procided the dress form: dritz.com.

 

"Frill Seeker"

Baby Lock provided the sewing machine (TK), serger (TK), Maxi-Lock serger thread and embroidery thread: babylock.com.

 

"Pouch Purse"

Clover provided the Needle Felting Mat and Felting Needle Tool: (800) 233-1703; clover-usa.com.

 

"Tee Time"

Therm O Web provided the HeatnBond fusible web: thermowebonline.com.

 

"To Dye For"

Crafter’s Pick provided the fabric dye resist: (510) 526-7616, crafterspick.com.

Plaid Enterprises provided the circle foam stamp: (800) 842-4197, plaidonline.com.

Prym Consumer USA provided the shell buttons: dritz.com.

Rit Dye provided the yellow and scarlet liquid dyes and evening blue powder dye: (866) 794-0800, ritdye.com.

 

"In the Wild"

Blick Art Materials provided the wood stretcher bars: (800) 828-4548, dickblick.com.

Jo-Ann Fabric and Crafts Stores provided the Debbie Mumm Songbird Collection of printed fabrics: (888) 739-4120, joann.com.

"Sewing Circle"

American Sewing Guild: asg.org.

Joann’s Fabric and Craft Stores (sewing classes): (888) 739-4120, joann.com.

Sewing District (sewing groups, message boards and galleries): sewingdistrict.com.

Social networking sites: Facebook.com, Meetup.com, MySpace.com, Twitter.com, Yahoo.com/groups.

Youcanmakeit.com (programs for teaching and learning how to sew): (888) 576-2739, youcanmakeit.com.


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