Yarn sewing – APWQ http://apwq.org/ Mon, 16 May 2022 12:29:29 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.9.3 https://apwq.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/icon-29-120x120.png Yarn sewing – APWQ http://apwq.org/ 32 32 With three brands celebrating milestone anniversaries, SVP Worldwide is riding the couture wave https://apwq.org/with-three-brands-celebrating-milestone-anniversaries-svp-worldwide-is-riding-the-couture-wave/ Thu, 28 Apr 2022 12:18:22 +0000 https://apwq.org/with-three-brands-celebrating-milestone-anniversaries-svp-worldwide-is-riding-the-couture-wave/ SVP Worldwide, through its Singer, Husqvarna Viking and Pfaff brands, brings age-old art … [+] to sew firmly in the digital age. Image courtesy of SVP Worldwide Who makes sewing machines? If you said Singer, that’s a good place to start. Isaac Singer, a serial inventor, didn’t come up with the idea for the sewing […]]]>

Who makes sewing machines?

If you said Singer, that’s a good place to start. Isaac Singer, a serial inventor, didn’t come up with the idea for the sewing machine. But when he innovated and patented improvements to those made by Lerow & Blodgett in Boston in 1851, he took machines that were difficult to produce and use and made them a commercial success. This led to a patent pool agreement with other industry leaders, and the resulting company, IM Singer & Co, made the Singer name synonymous with the sewing machine. Last year the brand, now owned by SVP Worldwide, celebrated 170 years as the premier name in couture.

But SVP Worldwide’s footprint in the couture world doesn’t stop there. They also own the Husqvarna-Viking and Pfaff brands. And Singer’s celebration was just the beginning, as Husqvarna turns 150 and Pfaff turns 160, both in 2022. “With the three anniversaries, we are in the unique position of being in three of oldest brands in our industry,” said Dean Brindle, CMO of SVP Worldwide. “Our employees and consumers are passionate about sewing. Each of our brands has a strong history of innovation, including many world firsts, such as the first electric machine, the first computerized machine and the first wifi-digital machines.”

SVP Worldwide, headquartered outside of Nashville, is owned by Platinum Equity and has 175 retail stores and a number of service centers across the United States, as well as regional headquarters and offices sales offices in Milan, Mexico City and Sydney, manufacturing plants in Brazil and Vietnam. , and in China, and an R&D center in Sweden. They sell over three million machines worldwide every year, covering 180 countries on five continents.

“Our brand portfolio represents more than a third of the sewing machines sold globally,” Brindle said. “Singer, with 80% awareness, is truly a global company. It has high-end machines, with prices ranging from $100 to $3,000, but not as high-end as Husqvarna and Pfaff, which range from $300 to $20,000. Through our brands, we serve the full range of sewing applications – mending and repairs, garment sewing, crafts and home decor, embroidery and much more.

As with manufacturers of almost all machinery these days, the company has a strong focus on technology. “Our investment in technology has accelerated in recent years,” Brindle explained. “We have a proven history of how to move into the digital age. Our latest connected machines are able to perform software updates and track user preferences. We introduced voice control which frees the user’s hands for other things.

The evolution of the customer base represents other new opportunities. “Our long-term committed consumers are buying their second and third machines,” Brindle said. “And sewing is growing at a rapid pace. Millennials are interested in customizing clothes, so our consumers are getting younger. Quilting is a big opportunity – it has grown dramatically during the pandemic. Interior decoration and craftsmanship have also increased in recent years. It’s all about the content, delivering projects to consumers right in their homes. Advanced functions are also an opportunity, especially embroidery using ribbons, beads and threads.

Integrating consumers into all of their businesses also offers growth potential. “High-end embroidery accessories are a good example of that,” Brindle said. “Another great opportunity for us is to get our consumers to use our needles. We produce our own needles in Brazil, and they are competitive. We know that 92% of consumers like to use our branded accessories, but sometimes can’t find them. This could be an opportunity for digital sales.

Consumer education and better use of automation are other considerations. “Our R&D team studies the complete user experience,” Brindle said. “Some of our technologies are over 100 years old. How can we improve this? Sewing can be intimidating, so it’s a matter of convincing people not to assume that sewing machines aren’t technologically advanced. In our industry, the most advanced machines are the easiest to use. In the long term, we are looking at additional use cases that we offer to seamstresses. How can we improve the way you assemble and sew a garment? Unique points? Better models? Beyond seamstresses, we also look at knitters and cross stitchers. For each of them, the output gives a sense of pride. We want to address the entire crafting space.

Having three brands that have combined for over 470 years in business, and also experiencing strong growth, is obviously an interesting place. “Passion drives our culture,” Brindle said. “The cool thing now is, ‘How can we continue to inspire a new generation?’ What I find unique in this industry is first of all that this consumer base is incredible. They practice these activities 10 hours a week on average, 20 if they are really passionate. They own two, three, even five machines is not really normal! We have consumers who have been doing this for over 40 years. Their passion is incredible. They will talk for hours about their machines. Many are not just sewers, they are great We even have some in our management team, people who have been seamstresses for years.

Like everyone in the industry, SVP Worldwide also has its challenges in the current business environment. “One of our big challenges is supply constraints,” Brindle said. “We’ve probably missed half a million units in shipments each of the last three years.” And the current COVID lockdowns in Shanghai may exacerbate that, as that’s where the company’s most advanced manufacturing facility is located. The pandemic has also been negative in other ways. “Every brand has at least one area that needs updating. But we actually put some development on hold thanks to COVID.

But with things opening up elsewhere in the world, Brindle is optimistic. “We have a solid five-year development plan,” he said. “We are going to extend digital to all three brands. We will focus on our brand loyal consumers, maintaining the brand while going digital. We will continue to grow – we have added 500 employees over the past three years. Our consumers are in high demand and want us to improve.

This includes customers of the most high-end machines. “We recently showed off a $19,000 machine with AI at a convention,” Brindle said. “The dealers were really excited. They loved it.”

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Kokua Line: Where can I donate wool, fabric and sewing notions? https://apwq.org/kokua-line-where-can-i-donate-wool-fabric-and-sewing-notions/ Sun, 10 Apr 2022 10:05:26 +0000 https://apwq.org/kokua-line-where-can-i-donate-wool-fabric-and-sewing-notions/ Mahalo for supporting Honolulu Star-Advertiser. Enjoy this free story! Question: A while ago you had information about a lady who started out collecting Christmas cards and then branched out to yarn, I believe, or other craft materials for kids. Does she always do this? I have new and unused yarn. To respond: Yes, you’re thinking […]]]>

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Bangladesh’s DBL Group to invest in Vietnam to manufacture sewing thread https://apwq.org/bangladeshs-dbl-group-to-invest-in-vietnam-to-manufacture-sewing-thread/ Tue, 05 Apr 2022 07:00:00 +0000 https://apwq.org/bangladeshs-dbl-group-to-invest-in-vietnam-to-manufacture-sewing-thread/ Bangladeshi garment company DBL Group will invest in Vietnam to manufacture its Eco-Thread branded sewing thread due to growing demand from buyers, according to group managing director MA Jabbar. It plans to start operating the Vietnamese unit within two or three years. However, he did not disclose the amount to be invested in Vietnam. “The […]]]>
Bangladeshi garment company DBL Group will invest in Vietnam to manufacture its Eco-Thread branded sewing thread due to growing demand from buyers, according to group managing director MA Jabbar. It plans to start operating the Vietnamese unit within two or three years. However, he did not disclose the amount to be invested in Vietnam.

“The establishment of a sewing thread factory is a kind of support for our buyers, as many western buyers source from Vietnamese garment factories,” Jabbar was quoted by Bangladeshi media as saying.

The group now manufactures 10 tonnes of sewing thread a day, 80% of which is sold to other clothing manufacturers and the rest is used by the group’s own factories.

Bangladeshi garment company DBL Group will invest in Vietnam to manufacture its Eco-Thread branded sewing thread due to growing demand from buyers, according to group managing director MA Jabbar. It plans to start operating the Vietnamese unit within two or three years. However, he did not disclose the amount to be invested in Vietnam.

Previously, the group had invested in the garment sector in Ethiopia, but is now facing difficulties in operating this unit due to conflict there.

DBL Group exported garments worth $480 million in 2021 and by the end of this year, the group expects 25% more export revenue from garment shipments, Jabbar added.

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Sewing thread: a new growth path in textiles https://apwq.org/sewing-thread-a-new-growth-path-in-textiles/ Sun, 03 Apr 2022 18:00:00 +0000 https://apwq.org/sewing-thread-a-new-growth-path-in-textiles/ Hundreds of sewing thread manufacturing units have sprung up in Bangladesh in recent years, enabling the country to achieve near self-sufficiency in the main clothing accessory. As a result, garment manufacturers were able to reduce their overreliance on imported raw materials and maintain strict lead times. For all the latest news, follow the Daily Star’s […]]]>

Hundreds of sewing thread manufacturing units have sprung up in Bangladesh in recent years, enabling the country to achieve near self-sufficiency in the main clothing accessory.

As a result, garment manufacturers were able to reduce their overreliance on imported raw materials and maintain strict lead times.

Sewing thread is mainly used for sewing clothes. And 10 years ago, local garment manufacturers and exporters were entirely dependent on imported sewing thread.

But now some of the major producers are even exporting the accessory after satisfying the local demand.

Currently, 20 local and multinational sewing thread factories produce more than 100 tons of this item per day.

Although sewing thread’s contribution is less than 1% of total apparel exports of $36 billion, it is vital for the manufacture of a finished garment.

Over the past decade, the sewing thread industry has witnessed an investment worth Tk 1,000 crore, according to industrialists.

Sanzi Textile Mills, located at Kalurghat of Chattogram, invested Tk 100 crore in 1995 to manufacture sewing thread. Today, she produces 30 tons of yarn per day.

“We are responding to growing demand in domestic and international markets,” said Syed Nurul Islam, chairman of Well Group, the company that owns the textile business.

Islam plans to invest in another factory to produce leather sewing thread as the leather and leather goods industry is also growing in Bangladesh. Currently, almost all necessary leather sewing thread is imported.

“Leather sewing thread has a very bright future in Bangladesh as the leather and leather goods industries are very successful,” he said.

Sanzi Textile Mills’ market share in the sewing thread segment is 30%, earning $20 million annually. It also ships over $6 million worth of accessories a year.

Islam values ​​the local sewing thread market at $150 million.

Previously, garment manufacturers depended on China and Hong Kong for sewing thread. Now, local manufacturers can supply 95% of the accessory, while the rest is imported due to special requirements from international retailers and brands.

DBL Group, a garment exporter, invested Tk 200 crore in 2016 to establish Eco Threads & Yarns to manufacture quality sewing thread. It produces 10 tons of sewing thread per day at its Kashimpur factory in Gazipur.

The company consumes 20% and the remaining 80% is sold to other garment manufacturers, said MA Jabbar, the group’s chief executive.

The DBL group is considering expansion in the segment.

“I plan to set up a unit to produce sewing thread in Vietnam within two to three years, as buyers name our thread for their products because of its superior quality,” Jabbar said.

Eco Threads & Yarns currently sells sewing thread worth $25 million annually and plans to double sales by 2025.

“A few years ago, local garment manufacturers mainly depended on multinational companies to source sewing thread, but now local companies are able to produce sewing thread to international standards,” Jabbar said.

Although the country has become self-sufficient in sewing thread, the associated raw materials have to be imported, according to Abdul Kader Khan, general manager of Khan Accessories and Packaging Ltd.

He invested Tk 7 crore to establish a sewing thread unit in Tongi a few years ago to produce 70 tons of thread per month.

Nearly 200 manufacturers are engaged in the production of sewing thread for export-oriented garment factories, but few of them dominate the market, said Abul Quasem Haider, chairman of the Association of Manufacturers and Exporters of sewing thread from Bangladesh.

Local manufacturers can supply more than 90% of cotton sewing thread. But in the case of synthetic yarn, they can supply 70% of the demand, and the remaining 30% comes from imports, mainly from China.

More than 100 small and medium-sized factories serve the local sewing thread market.

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Rick Rack Textiles is the largest apparel-focused sewing store in Calgary https://apwq.org/rick-rack-textiles-is-the-largest-apparel-focused-sewing-store-in-calgary/ Tue, 29 Mar 2022 14:23:41 +0000 https://apwq.org/rick-rack-textiles-is-the-largest-apparel-focused-sewing-store-in-calgary/ The store has everything you might need to make quality clothes, including cozy knits, paper patterns, yarn, zippers and more. If you have a knack for handmade clothing or are interested in getting started, be sure to check out Rick Rack Textiles. The store is Calgary’s largest clothing-focused sewing store and offers everything you could […]]]>

The store has everything you might need to make quality clothes, including cozy knits, paper patterns, yarn, zippers and more.

If you have a knack for handmade clothing or are interested in getting started, be sure to check out Rick Rack Textiles. The store is Calgary’s largest clothing-focused sewing store and offers everything you could possibly need to make quality clothing. From wearable wovens, cozy knits, paper patterns, every yarn color you can imagine, zippers, accessories and more, you can shop everything you need for one outfit – or 10.

In addition to materials, Rick Rack Textiles also offers a selection of freelance patterns, books and magazines to spark your inspiration, as well as home sewing machine maintenance and scissor sharpening.

Rick Rack Textiles’ new location in Manchester’s industrial district means it now offers even more products and will offer courses for beginners and expert sewers alike. If you also have a passion for yarn products and projects, Rick Rack Textiles is the sister store to hideout lounge. In between, you can buy all the materials to outfit your entire wardrobe with fabulous and unique handcrafted garments.

4704 Manhattan Rd. SE, 403-263-8088, rickracktextiles.com

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Hemingway Sewing Solutions, a subsidiary of Beverly Knits, establishes operations in Williamsburg County, SC https://apwq.org/hemingway-sewing-solutions-a-subsidiary-of-beverly-knits-establishes-operations-in-williamsburg-county-sc/ Tue, 29 Mar 2022 07:00:00 +0000 https://apwq.org/hemingway-sewing-solutions-a-subsidiary-of-beverly-knits-establishes-operations-in-williamsburg-county-sc/ COLUMBIA, SC – March 23, 2022 – Hemingway Sewing Solutions – a subsidiary of Beverly Knits, one of the largest circular knitters in the United States – today announced plans to establish operations in Williamsburg County. The company’s $3.3 million investment will create 242 new jobs. Founded in 1980, Beverly Knits designs and develops fabrics […]]]>

COLUMBIA, SC – March 23, 2022 – Hemingway Sewing Solutions – a subsidiary of Beverly Knits, one of the largest circular knitters in the United States – today announced plans to establish operations in Williamsburg County. The company’s $3.3 million investment will create 242 new jobs.

Founded in 1980, Beverly Knits designs and develops fabrics for a variety of markets including activewear, intimate apparel, outdoor products, mattresses and bedding, automotive, industrial and medical. The company also manufactures flame retardant products for apparel, bedding and industrial end uses.

Located at 60 Apparel Drive in Hemingway, Hemingway Sewing Solutions will manufacture a variety of textile products for brands such as Purple Mattress, Indigo and Vapor Apparel, as well as the U.S. Department of Defense.

Operations are ongoing and those interested in joining the Hemingway Sewing Solutions team should email the company. mailto:info@hemingwaysewing.com

“We are thrilled to be part of Williamsburg County! said Hemingway Sewing Solutions CEO Ron Sytz. “Our investment in Hemingway Sewing Solutions is extremely important as more and more products are relocated to the United States. Made in USA is the best way to guarantee the quality and delivery of textile products.

“South Carolina’s manufacturing history is deeply rooted in the textile industry, and we are pleased that Hemingway Sewing Solutions is continuing this proud tradition,” Governor Henry McMaster said. “The 242 new jobs they are creating will have a significant and positive impact on the Williamsburg County community, and we welcome them to the South Carolina family of businesses.”

“When a company like Hemingway Sewing Solutions comes to our state and creates 242 new jobs in one of our rural communities, it shows the world that all of South Carolina is open for business,” the secretary said at the Trade Harry M. Lightsey III. “We congratulate Hemingway Sewing Solutions on their new operations in Williamsburg County and look forward to their success!”

“Welcome our new industry family, Hemingway Sewing Solutions, to our great county!” added Williamsburg County Supervisor Dr. Tiffany Cooks. “I am proud of the direction the county is taking in terms of opportunities for new industries. Great job to Williamsburg County Director of Economic Development Gilleon Frieson and everyone who made this project possible.

Posted: March 29, 2022

Source: South Carolina Governor’s Office

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CI Hero: Peoria sewing teacher fosters confidence and creativity in local youth https://apwq.org/ci-hero-peoria-sewing-teacher-fosters-confidence-and-creativity-in-local-youth/ Mon, 28 Mar 2022 20:16:25 +0000 https://apwq.org/ci-hero-peoria-sewing-teacher-fosters-confidence-and-creativity-in-local-youth/ PEORIA, Ill. (WMBD) — With every needlepoint, a local woman hopes to foster confidence and creativity in Peoria’s youth. Carmen O’Conner Jackson helps develop a sense of artistic expression through fashion with her sewing classes at Artists rethink tomorrow. “I really love fashion,” Jackson said. “I just want the trend to keep going and keep […]]]>

PEORIA, Ill. (WMBD) — With every needlepoint, a local woman hopes to foster confidence and creativity in Peoria’s youth.

Carmen O’Conner Jackson helps develop a sense of artistic expression through fashion with her sewing classes at Artists rethink tomorrow.

“I really love fashion,” Jackson said. “I just want the trend to keep going and keep going and never stop. That’s why I chose to come here and teach kids to sew, and I love it.

With more than two decades of experience, Jackson said she teaches the skill to boys and girls of all ages.

“They’ve never sewn before,” she said. “They’ve never used the needle and when I teach them and they do something, they don’t want to stop. They are so excited. They want to take it home and show it to their parents.

The youngest start with pieces of yarn and progress to sewing by hand before sitting in front of the machines. She said it’s an important skill for children to learn. It also serves as an artistic expression.

“The art is in the stitching,” Jackson said. “For example, when you design on a piece of paper, you bring your vision. So when they see their vision…you can put it on paper, or you can just put it on fabric.

Jackson said ART Inc. plans to add an adult sewing class soon.

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Sewing threads: the 2022 market is booming worldwide https://apwq.org/sewing-threads-the-2022-market-is-booming-worldwide/ Tue, 15 Mar 2022 12:30:32 +0000 https://apwq.org/sewing-threads-the-2022-market-is-booming-worldwide/ Sewing Threads Market 2022 this report is included with the Analysis of the impact of the COVID19 epidemic key points influencing market growth. Also, the sewing thread market (By Major Key Players, By Types, By Applications and Major Regions) Segments Outlook, Business Assessment, Competition Scenario, Trends and Forecast through the coming year. The study of […]]]>

Sewing Threads Market 2022 this report is included with the Analysis of the impact of the COVID19 epidemic key points influencing market growth. Also, the sewing thread market (By Major Key Players, By Types, By Applications and Major Regions) Segments Outlook, Business Assessment, Competition Scenario, Trends and Forecast through the coming year. The study of the Sewing Threads report is done on the basis of the important research methodology which provides an analytical inspection of the global market based on various segments in which the industry is also alienated in the summary and advanced size of the market owing to the various outlook possibilities. The report also gives 360 degree overview of the competitive landscape of industries. SWOT analysis was used to understand the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats in front of the shops. Thus, helping businesses understand the threats and challenges facing businesses. The sewing thread market shows steady growth and CAGR is expected to improve over the forecast period.

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Key Players in the Sewing Threads Market.

Sujata Synthetics
Huaxin
plain yarn
Sarla Fibers
Hapete
Threads India Limited
Forland
Ningbo MH
Gunze
Tamishna
KDS thread
Sons and sons Vardhman
Amine Associates
Simtex Group
Jovidasal
Hoton Group
Kamal Yarn Industries
EMP
Durak
Coats
AMANN Group
S. Derons
Aman
Modi Yarn
Kai International
Huarui
HP Cotton Textile Mills Limited
group well
Onuki
PT. sing long
A&E
Rising group
Yiwu Minrong

Sewing Threads Market Key Business Segmentation

On the basis of types, the sewing thread market from 2015 to 2025 is majorly split into:
Natural (Cotton, Silk, Wool, etc.)
Synthetic (Rayon, Polyester, Nylon, etc.)

depending on the applications, the sewing threads market from 2015 to 2025 covers:
Clothes
Shoe
Bedding and mattresses
Luggage and bags
Others

Some of the key factors contributing to the growth of the sewing thread market include:

  • Increase in per capita disposable income
  • Youth friendly Demographics
  • Technological advancement

In terms of the impact of COVID 19, the Sewing Threads market report also includes the following data points:

  • Impact on Sewing Threads Market Size
  • End-User Trend, Preferences, and Budget Impact of the Sewing Threads Market
  • Regulatory Framework/Government Policies
  • Key players’ strategy to tackle the negative impact of the sewing threads market
  • New Sewing Threads Market Opportunity Window

Regional Sewing Thread Market Analysis:

It could be divided into two different sections: one for regional production analysis and the other for regional consumption analysis. Here, analysts share gross margin, price, revenue, production, CAGR, and other factors that indicate growth for all regional markets studied in the report. covering North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, South America, Middle East and Africa.

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  • What is the current CAGR of the Sewing Threads market?
  • What are the Sewing Thread market opportunities ahead of the market?
  • Who are the main competitors in the sewing threads market?
  • What are the main results of SWOT and Porter’s Five Techniques?
  • What is the sewing thread market size and growth rate over the forecast period?

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  • Chapter 3: Value analysis, production, growth rate and price analysis by type of sewing threads.
  • Chapter 4: Downstream characteristics, consumption and market share by application of sewing threads.
  • Chapter 5: Production volume, price, gross margin and revenue ($) of Sewing Threads by regions.
  • Chapter 6: Production, consumption, export and import of sewing threads by regions.
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  • Chapter 9: Sewing Threads Market Analysis and Forecast by Type and Application.
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  • Chapter 11: Sewing Threads industry characteristics, key factors, new entrants SWOT analysis, investment feasibility analysis.
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fidget spinner? What about Fidget quilts? The Sewing Guild makes… https://apwq.org/fidget-spinner-what-about-fidget-quilts-the-sewing-guild-makes/ Mon, 07 Mar 2022 06:00:00 +0000 https://apwq.org/fidget-spinner-what-about-fidget-quilts-the-sewing-guild-makes/ You’ve probably heard of the fidget toy trend that’s been around in recent years – Fidget Spinners, Pop-Its, fidget cubes. But have you ever heard of choppy duvets? Fidget quilts are a form of sensory stimulation that can benefit people with memory loss, such as those with Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia. And […]]]>

You’ve probably heard of the fidget toy trend that’s been around in recent years – Fidget Spinners, Pop-Its, fidget cubes. But have you ever heard of choppy duvets?

Fidget quilts are a form of sensory stimulation that can benefit people with memory loss, such as those with Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia.

And a group of local sewing aficionados — the Western Wisconsin Indianhead Chapter of the American Sewing Guild — will meet at 10 a.m. on March 24 at Lake Street United Methodist Church to create quilts for local healthcare facilities. memory.

They are small 18″ x 18″ quilts with approximately nine different fabric blocks, buttons, Velcro, fringe, fur, yarn, and other sensory textures. All items should be secured to the quilts so they don’t get lost or fall out in the wash.

The idea behind fidget quilts is the same as other fidget products. This gives residents a chance to calm their minds and hands by giving them something to fidget with for sensory stimulation. However, in the case of quilts, it looks more familiar than any other type of fidget toy.

The Sewing Guild will donate finished quilts to Azura Memory Care Nursing Home and Heritage Court Memory Care Facility in Eau Claire, as well as Comforts of Home Advanced, Assisted Living in Chippewa Falls.

The Guild decided this would be its March project when one of the Guild members, who is also a nurse, explained how some of her patients were using quilts, says chapter president Winnie Doxsie.

Anyone with a sewing machine and some basic sewing knowledge can join the Sewing Guild on March 24, or you can donate zippers, ribbons, and other textured fabrics to the group.


To learn more about this event and the Western Wisconsin Indianhead Chapter of the American Sewing Guild, you can visit their Facebook page.

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ATTACHMENT REMOVES CURRENCY FROM SEWING EMBELLISHMENTS https://apwq.org/attachment-removes-currency-from-sewing-embellishments/ Thu, 03 Mar 2022 16:23:00 +0000 https://apwq.org/attachment-removes-currency-from-sewing-embellishments/ The accessory allows the sewer to embroider ribbon, beads, thread or cording directly, precisely and in any direction, while simultaneously guiding the material into place, all at the touch of a button. Drew FiorenzaGeneral Manager, Sewing & Home Essentials, SVP Worldwide, says this new product gives new meaning to the word ‘ease’ for the home […]]]>

The accessory allows the sewer to embroider ribbon, beads, thread or cording directly, precisely and in any direction, while simultaneously guiding the material into place, all at the touch of a button.

Drew FiorenzaGeneral Manager, Sewing & Home Essentials, SVP Worldwide, says this new product gives new meaning to the word ‘ease’ for the home sewer: “This machine, its accessories and its software platforms are unmatched in technology and of ease. of use.® offers an incomparable product that will add so much simplicity and efficiency to the seamstress’ life. Technology we once thought was impossible has come to life with PFAFF® creative icon™ 2.

There are over 250 templates available and included with the attachment. The seamstress can also find designs in the mySewnet™ PLATINUM library, a subscription-based embroidery add-on software to further enhance creativity.

The PFAFF® creative icon™ 2 is the first sewing machine designed with artificial intelligence (AI) to operate and evolve in response to the seamstress, what and how she sews. Like AI, the PFAFF® creative icon™ 2 is set to continually pursue perfection, getting smarter with every task in bold new ways. He eagerly awaits the voice commands and the imagination of the seamstress. It is one of the most technologically advanced machines in the industry. Compatible with Alexa, other voice assistants and mySewnet™ apps, the machine can update functions, download patterns, transfer designs between devices, and more. With voice and presser foot recognition, stitch prediction, hands-free controls and an active virtual sewing assistant on the digital display, this machine will lead sewing into a new high-tech era.

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