Monday March 30, 2020
staying flexible! Getting quite a work out! With the new
Kansas Order to "stay at home", we're currently considered an essential
business, and so we are here to fill orders, but no one is allowed in
the store except us.
REVISED HOURS 2.0
As of today, with a limited staff, I am still mailing out orders.
We can also deliver to the front or back door, should you choose to "drive by".
316-284-2547 (sometimes an answering machine) & Facebook Messenger & by Email
and at www.SewNatural.net
I haven't made it to, "Celebrating 35 years", (all of which were not easy) being a "light-weight".
So, with a
great staff, great customers and the mystery of the internet, I am
confident the store will survive and continue to thrive.
We will continue to do our FACEBOOK LIVE events, post new YOUTUBE VIDEOS,
and find other ways to inform and entertain! If you Follow and
Subscribe, you should get notified when we're posting. Thanks!
becoming more and more sought after, we will be including a copy of the
pattern I like best, with the link to the instructions, should you need
it, with every order.
Fabric SURGICAL MASKS are "all the
rage" right now. I caution you to not jump on the bandwagon of sewing
these until you know who wants/needs your masks. There are several
styles being made. Some more popular than others.
the ones with ties. I will not make masks for general donation in
my sewing room, which is filled with cat activity. Keep this in
mind for all donations if you live with animals, or smokers.
I have been using the basic pattern found at CraftPassion.com. The information she passes along here is very good. It's been updated in the past couple of days.
We will let you know when we have elastic back in stock. Possibly next week.
Meanwhile, I have made many with ties and used black elastic hair-ties,
which I am still finding at the grocery and the drug-store. I am
going through my left-over bias binding, making ties. The bias
has some give, and I stitch with polyester thread.
I do not
recommend adding a piece of interfacing to the masks. I believe
it cuts down on the breathability, to it's detriment.
are links to studies done on which materials are most like/least like
surgical masks. Fabric masks have their LIMITATIONS.
When it gets closer to SECOND SATURDAY
(April 11th), we will send details. We've got on our thinking
caps to try to keep it FUN! ;)
We'll have a video available on our YOUTUBE channel. If you haven't already, click here to see our COLLAGE BASICS VIDEO for practice!
Don't forget to subscribe to our YOUTUBE channel. ;)
Feel free to comment and ask questions, and we'll try to answer them when we can.
We are continuing to get new merchandise. This is very exciting for us! Check out the latest kits, FLORA or FAUNA.
Last FRIDAY Kirsten taped an UNBOXING, which included these very fabrics! See it by clicking here.
if you need some more COMIC RELIEF, please feel free to check out any
of our videos and be prepared to learn, and laugh along with us! YOUTUBE
Click NEWEST ADDITIONS to see our latest on the web. Gwen keeps adding new stuff, even from home!
Be sure to check out the SALE FABRICS & KITS. We are adding more fabrics to the SALE section too.
Find us on FACEBOOK, INSTAGRAM, and YOUTUBE.
can even help you shop with FACETIME and MESSENGER VIDEO CALLS are
available too. Contact us in one of the more normal ways to
arrange this beforehand. Thanks!
Things may continue to change. Stay tuned. We are taking all the
common sense precautions! ;)
We are concerned for all our well beings, and continue to urge you to be careful out there!
Looking forward to when we can actually see you again! With great appreciation for your continued support,