Kid-Friendly Project Make A Glasses Case

tn_eyeglasscasefinished2

Kids Sewing Projects website presents a kid-friendly project to make a custom glasses case.  A list of materials and step-by-step instructions are provided. It’s a great way for children to learn about sewing..

HTC Retail’s Intra-Face Heavy Weight, #6040-7, http://www.htc-retail.com/product-info.php?pid43.html is an ideal choice for this application. It is a sew-in interfacing that adds stability and firm shape to projects.

For more information, visit: http://www.kids-sewing-projects.com/glasses-case.html

Advertisements

Sew Many Places Leads Eight-day Treasures Of Tuscany Tour in September

italy-sangir

Sew Many Places is offering an eight-day tour of the Treasures of Tuscany, September 22 – 29, 2015.  Lead by Fons & Porter Editor Jean Nolte, this tour will visit multiple Tuscan towns and villages, including the city of Florence.  Enjoy the views, food, history and crafts of this beautiful area of Italy.

For more information, visit: http://sewmanyplaces.com/trips/?page=tuscany-092015

HTC Retail Offers Acro Washable Hair Canvas

HTC Acro Hair Canvas(1)

Enhance the professional look of a suit, jacket, or coat with Acro, #87007, a woven hair canvas interfacing suitable for garment construction where crisp detail or firm control is desired. Offered by HTC Retail, this sew-in product is made of 54% polyester/ 27% hair/ 12% cotton/ 7% wool and comes in a natural color.

It can be washed or dry-cleaned and can be used with medium to heavyweight fabrics. It is ideal as a sew-in interfacing for the front of a men’s suit jacket or other fine tailored garment that requires a firm hold. It is not suggested for use with triacetate, seersucker, lace, or rainwear.

Seams can bulk up quickly with reinforced layers and the sew-in version allows you to trim from seam allowances as you go. It comes in a 23-inch width on a 25-yard bolt.

To order, download a free project, or find the dealer nearest you, go www.htc-retail.com or call (678) 514 0400; (800) 275-4275; fax: (678) 510-0349; email: info@htc-retail.com.