A Review of Sewing and Fabric Basics: Part Three

Welcome! We are back with more great tips from our year-end recap of sewing basics and more! Below, you'll find a few tips for beginner sewists and other great info!

Quick Review | Sewing Notions Portland OR

  • ADHESIVES: White glue, Flexible glue, Barge cement, Bridal glue, Millinery glue
  • BEESWAX
  • BOBBINS
  • BODKIN
  • CLOTHES BRUSH or NYLON NET
  • CRAFT SUPPLIES
  • CRAFT TABLES
  • CUTTING TABLES
  • CUTTING TOOLS
  • DOMESTIC LOCKSTITCH MACHINES
  • DRESS FORMS
  • DRESSMAKER'S TRACING PAPER
  • DRYER
  • DYE VATS
  • EMBROIDERY FLOSS
  • EMBROIDERY SCISSORS or THREAD SNIPS
  • EYELET CUTTERS AND SETTERS
  • FRENCH, HIP and MISCELLANEOUS CURVES
  • GROMMET
  • HAMMERS
  • HOT MELT GLUE GUN and GLUE STICKS
  • HOUSEHOLD IRON
  • INDUSTRIAL BLIND HEMMERS
  • INDUSTRIAL IRON
  • INDUSTRIAL LOCKSTITCH MACHINES
  • IRON CLEANER
  • IRONING BOARD
  • IRONING TABLE
  • L or FRAMING SQUARE
  • MAGNETS
  •  NEEDLE or VELVET BOARD
  • NEEDLE THREADER
  • PAPER SCISSORS
  • PIN CUSHIONS
  • PINKING or SCALLOPING SHEARS
  • PLIERS
  • POINT PRESSER or PRESSING BOARD
  • POINT TURNERS
  • POP RIVET GUNS
  • POUNDING BLOCK or CLAPPER
  • PRESS CLOTHS: White broadcloth or muslin, Transparent pressing cloths, Heavyweight cotton duck or drill press cloths
  • PRESS MIT
  • RULERS
  • SCREWDRIVERS
  • SEAM or SEWING GAUGE
  • SEAM RIPPERS
  • SERGERS
  • SEWING MACHINE ACCESSORIES and ATTACHMENTS
  • SEWING MACHINE OIL
  • SEWING MACHINES
  • SLEEVE BOARD
  • SLEEVE ROLL
  • SPRAY BOTTLE
  • STAPLE or TACKING GUN
  • STEAMER
  • STOVE or HOT PLATE
  • TAILOR'S CHALK
  • TAILOR'S HAM
  • TAILOR'S WAX
  • TAPE MEASURES
  • THIMBLES
  • TRACING WHEELS
  • TWEEZERS
  • WASHER
  • WRINGER WASHERS

Josephine's Dry Goods | Sewing Notions Portland

Josephine’s Dry Goods was founded in hopes of inspiring designers. We pride ourselves on the fact that we’ve been offering the finest, highest quality fabrics to patrons since 1976. Our commitment to providing the finest textiles offered all over the world is what keeps us going. We are excited to continue to offer you the following:

  • Liberty of London (cotton lawns & poplins, silks, jerseys, wools & twills)
  • Creative trim
  • Distinctive ribbons
  • French laces
  • Inspiring knits
  • Italian wools
  • Japanese denim
  • Luxurious fabric blends
  • Scrumptious silks
  • The world’s finest linens
  • Unique buttons
  • The best sewing notions in Portland

If you’re looking to find sample garments, couture clothing services and more, contact Josephine’s Dry Goods. You’ll fall in love with the fabrics we have readily available for you! To find out more about our prices and production schedule, be sure to call soon!