Must-Have Notions for Your Sewing Room

From necessities like needles and thread to specialty tools like pleaters and lace-shaping boards, our online store carries a number of great notions to help you complete your sewing projects. And, with the 40% Off Coupon Sale going on today, June 24 in the store, you can save 40% off all of these notions – just enter coupon code TAKE40MORE at checkout to get the discount! Here are a few of the great items available:


Left: Fabric Folding Pen; Right: Heirloom Tissue Paper

Clover Fabric Folding Pen – This pen allows you to fold easy and exact lines on your sewing projects without using an iron. This simplifies the process of putting hems in the side of table runners or napkins, and works great for mitered corners, quarter-inch seams and more. Designer Connie Palmer features this pen on her video download, Notions You Can’t Sew Without.

Heirloom Tissue Paper – This tissue paper is wonderful for storing your special heirloom garments! Simply wrap your heirlooms in our heirloom tissue paper and place in a chest or dresser for storage. 15 sheets are included per package.


Left: Shape ‘N Press; Top Right: Seam Ripper; Bottom Right: Applique Scissors

Shape ’N Press – This two-in-one tool is consistently one of our store’s top-sellers and is perfect for heirloom lace shaping and blocking smocked bishop dresses. On one side you will find loops, scallops, hearts, diamonds and teardrop templates for easy lace shaping. Flip it over and you have a blocking guide for bishops and round collars from newborn to adult!

Seam Ripper – Useful for cutting thread, buttonholes and ripping out seams, this Clover seam ripper is sharp and easily removes misplaced stitches. The small ball on the point will be helpful in not damaging materials when being used.

Applique Scissors – Havel’s double-curved applique scissors feature raised finger loops, short narrow blades and blunt rounded tips so you can easily reach into small spaces.


Left: Read Pleater; Right: Pleater Needles

Read Pleaters – If you do a lot of smocking projects and want to save your hands from aches and pains, a pleater is just what you need! The 32-Row Read Pleater is ideal for larger smocking projects, while the 24-Row Read Pleater is great for smaller smocking projects. The first set of smocking needles is included with purchase.

Pleater Needles – Need to restock your pleater needles? We have Read, Amanda Jane and Sally Stanley needles available. All three are sold in packages of 12.


Left: Madeira Thread; Middle: Schmetz Needles; Right: Water Soluble Marker

Madeira Thread – This is one of the finest 100% cotton sewing threads available in the U.S. and is wonderful for heirloom sewing.

Schmetz Sewing Machine Needles – These universal all-purpose needles are available in multiple sizes.

Water Soluble Marker – This thick water soluble marker works well even on coarse fabrics. Markings can be quickly removed with water.


Left: Ready-to-Embroider Baby Knits; Right: Ready-to-Embroider Linens

Ready-to-Embroider Baby Knits – Add a touch of embroidery to ready-made knits to create quick-and-easy baby gifts! Various items, colors and sizes are available.

Ready-to-Embroider Linens – Ready-made linens are also great to have on hand for creating quick gifts! These linen napkins and coasters feature lovely hand hemstitching.

Click here to shop our online store, and be sure to use coupon code TAKE40MORE to save 40% off!

Happy Sewing,