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All the latest news from Coles Sewing Centre
We have had a little New Year spring clean on the Coles website and now you can find all of our bargains in one place! Go straight to our new Clearance section by clicking here, or read on to see a few of the special offers and clearance items we currently have available. Fabric If… Continue reading Clearance bargains
Can you believe it’s already been over six months since mySewnet Embroidery 2021 was launched? Whether you haven’t had chance to explore this brilliant new embroidery software from Husqvarna Viking yet, or you’ve taken the plunge but haven’t got to grips with everything it has to offer, take a look at my 10 reasons why… Continue reading 10 Reasons why I love mySewnet Embroidery 2021
From 24th December to 3rd January we have a 10% discount store-wide with the discount code SALE10* – read on to learn how to use it! Those of our regular customers who have shopped with Coles for a while will know that we upgraded our website just over two years ago to a sleeker design… Continue reading Take a tour of the Coles Sewing Centre website
Oh what a year! A year we may all want to forget but one we probably won’t for so many reasons. We started the year in lockdown, so once again our doors were shut. All the staff were again at home and Neil and I were busy keeping the ship rolling, answering the phones, picking,… Continue reading Coles Review of the Year 2021
Gutermann have recently released Maraflex, an elastic thread with high stretch that gives amazing results. So what’s special about Maraflex and why should you use it? Ordinarily, when you sew a garment with a stretchy fabric then you need to either use an overlocker or an overlock stitch on your sewing machine. Either way, you… Continue reading Gutermann Maraflex – a game changer for stretch sewing
Are you looking for some Christmas inspiration? We can help! We have a wide variety of gifts to suit all budgets, so read on for our gift suggestions to make this Christmas a sewing wonderland! Machines and bags If you really want to push the boat out this year, then we have some great offers… Continue reading Gift ideas this Christmas
A couple of weeks ago I gave you a tour of some of the accessory feet from my sewing box that are useful for garment making. This week I’m opening my accessory box again, this time to look at three feet that will help you get perfectly accurate results when you’re piecing and quilting. Whether… Continue reading Feet to make quilting a piece of cake!
This week Caroline Spalding, co-ordinator for Project Linus Nottinghamshire, gives us an update on the quilting sessions we held for Project Linus at the beginning of November! Recently, Rose highlighted the work of Project Linus and our first workshop to be held post lockdown. Well, what a treat it was to be back in the… Continue reading Project Linus 2021 – an update from co-ordinator Caroline Spalding
Well, congratulations, a sewing machine is a wonderful tool and accessory to have, a gateway to many creative ideas, and a great therapy and relaxation. So how do you decide which machine to buy? Having been an exhibitor at many sewing shows, I have seen so many people overwhelmed by the choice available, often ending… Continue reading Thinking of buying a domestic sewing machine?
You will have a range of basic accessory feet that came with your sewing machine, like your buttonhole foot, zipper foot, etc. But what happens when you want to do something more specialised, like inserting an invisible zip, topstitching a collar or sewing a garment with a specific seam allowance? Which accessory do you use… Continue reading Your feet are made for stitching… but which one should you use?
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