resources

Please note that inclusion on this list doesn’t indicate any recommendations on my part, but is simply a listing of things I’ve come across that might be useful to others.  Suggest you check online resources to verify useability issues before making a purchase!  I check each link to be certain it’s up-to-date before posting. Please send corrections & additions ~ thanks!   Note ~ have included mainly women’s clothing pattern-makers.    happy sewing!  🙂

Last major update: 16 July 2014

Pattern companies

Miscellaneous

  • dressesandme – NZ company importing indie patterns; special shipping rates in NZ
  • guthrie & ghani (Lauren from The Great British Sewing Bee) haberdashery, classes
  • Lutterloh Pattern System – system for drafting your own patterns
  • Pattern Review – registered users group somewhat similar to Ravelry
  • The Sewing Place – large number of independent designers including many who don’t have their own web site, or don’t sell directly to the public (see patterns by designer option)
  • Vintage Pattern Marketplace – a group of online vintage pattern sellers

Needles

  • English site of Schmetz  –  needles for more purposes than you’d imagine possible, including sergers/interlockers; extremely informative & helpful!

Threads

  • Wade through Gutermann site’s options for your language & use.   FYI ~ they make a 100% poly recycled thread w/no flying fibres or thick/thin spots
  • Coats & Clark:  Rather difficult to locate details, then they concentrate on which thread weight to use for which fibre; nothing about flying fibres & thick/thin spots

 

12 thoughts on “resources

    1. CurlsnSkirls Post author

      thanks for stopping by, lovely mate!
      enjoyed your interview w/curious kiwi~
      so glad the list is helpful
      now gotta get off me bum & get it finished
      😉
      d’el

      Reply
      1. Cul de Sac

        Ah, fine, but you are the one that took time to do it 🙂 i received your email by the way! Thanks 🙂 i just didn’t have time to reply yet… And still looking up those links… Haha!

        Reply

You are most welcome to leave a few words here...

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s