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Handsewing 101: Thimbles & Beeswax by Alexis Bailey (link)

Handsewing 101: Thimbles & Beeswax by Alexis Bailey (link)

Intentional, sustainable sewing with a focus on hand sewn garments; this is the passion that drives Alexis Bailey. This passion most recently developed into Thimble and Snip – curated kits that include everything one would need (fabric, patterns and notions) to hand sew selected garments and accessories. I wanted to share a link to Alexis' blog as she published a fantastic overview of thimbles (and a few of the different types she uses/owns) and beeswax in her Handsewing 101 series.  Click here to read Alexis' blog article and be sure to follow her personal account as well as Thimble and Snip's...

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How to use Sew Fine Thread Gloss

How to use Sew Fine Thread Gloss

While some of you may have used some sort of packaged or unpackaged thread conditioner in the past, this blog post is for those of you who are new to using it, and aren't sure how to apply it to your threads.  Having a small tin helps with applying, as well as helps with keeping it clean and making it a portable addition to your sewing kits.   As the above photo illustrates, here are the simple steps to getting that sweet smelling beeswax onto your thread, as well as some handy tips! Thread your needle (or leave it unthreaded -...

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