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  • Do you have a sewing, quilting, embroidery, or crafting website/blog? Would you like to earn money sharing your favorite tools and products with your fans? Then you need to become an official SPO Affiliate! Here at Sewing Parts Online, we believe the independent creator is the foundation of the creative community and we want to help support you. We hope this partnership helps you…

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    Elna Lotus Giveaway!

    by Jeremy K. February 3, 2016

    To enter this giveaway, simply login below. Then you have 4 ways to enter the contest: #1 Join our Sewing Parts Online Mailing List #2 Follow us @sewingparts on twitter #3 tweet about the giveaway #4 leave a blog post comment below. You have to click the buttons in the box below for your entry to count! a Rafflecopter giveaway Elna Lotus…

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    SPO is now selling Fabric!

    by Jeremy K. November 4, 2014

    We’re proud to announce that we’re now carrying fabric by the yard! We’ve been working hard on adding the functionality to our website, and we’re super excited to finally start rolling it out. Currently, we have 47 colors of Moda Bella Solids in stock and ready to ship. The plan we have is to be your one stop shop for everything sewing:…

  • Sewing Parts Online Ranks No. 2084 on the 2014 Inc. 5000 with Three-Year Sales Growth of 192% On August 20, 2014 Inc. magazine ranked Sewing Parts Online on its 33rd annual Inc. 500|5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy—America’s independent entrepreneurs. Companies such as…

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    Funny Face Friday!

    by Jeremy K. September 19, 2014

    Today I wanted to do something fun and out of the ordinary, funny face Friday! It’s always fun to get a behind the scenes look of a company and to see the people that actually work there. I knew some people wouldn’t want to make a funny face because it’s embarrassing, so I went and bought a bunch of gift cards. To…

  • In March 2014 Sewing Parts Online launched the Community Design Scholarship ~ a $1,000.00 annual scholarship awarded to a student pursuing a degree in fashion or interior design. We at Sewing Parts Online are proud and delighted to introduce you to the 1st recipient of this scholarship ~ Bailey Smith.  Bailey is a freshman at Missouri State University and is pursuing a…

  • Laughter is the best medicine and it’s time for a big dose of happy. Kick up your feet and enjoy some of the most liked/pinned/shared sewing and quilting memes/comics. So many misconceptions about what a sewist really does. Honestly, I’d say most of my time is spent finding the tools I just had in my hand a second ago…   This is…

  • So, what’s the big difference between cotton and polyester fabric? There are those who swear by cotton, but that cheaper polyester is pretty tempting, isn’t it? You may think that the lower cost of polyester means a lower quality product, but that isn’t necessarily the case. Polyester is great for some projects, while cotton is ideal for others. The real trick is to…

  • I don’t think I can emphasize enough the importance of thread quality. It’s not that you must always use top-of-the-line thread for every project; it’s that you want to use the right quality for the right project. For instance, I’m not going to use my expensive thread to sew basting stitches. It’ll just making ripping them out even harder. But I will…

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    Scrappy Organization: Update

    by Sarah March 17, 2014

    Awhile back, I made a resolution to get my scraps together. I think most of us can agree every little scrap counts. If you grew up like me, cutting up sheets because off-the-bolt was too expensive, then you know exactly what I’m talking about. I’m going to be honest. My scraps were a hot mess; like a hazard zone. Before, I would…

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