Find Craft Supplies and More at Portland’s Fabric Depot

May 19, 2015 3:03 pm

If you're in need of some quality fabric, head to Fabric Depot, a veritable textile paradise in Portland. No matter what your project, from quilting to Halloween costumes, this place has got you covered.

If you don't know exactly what you're looking for, be prepared to spend some time looking through the very large choice of fabrics. Besides fabrics, there's a great pick of notions, embellishments, and patterns to start your next project with. Fabric Depot runs some terrific sales throughout the year, so keep an eye out for them and stock up.

Regulars come back for the wide ranging selections and quick service at the cutting table making for fast checkouts.

Fabric Depot
700 SE 122nd Avenue
Portland, OR 97233
(503) 252-9530
www.fabricdepot.com
www.yelp.com/biz/fabric-depot-portland

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Sweater 911! How to Mend a Hole in That Favorite Sweater

May 12, 2015 12:36 pm

Now that the weather is getting chilly, warm, cozy sweaters are an essential wardrobe staple. Unfortunately, months in storage or an accidental snag can inflict some major damage on the delicate weave of your favorite pullover. Instead of tossing it into the donation pile, mend that hole in your sweater with one of these simple tutorials.

Martha Stewart’s Easy Ways to Fix a Sweater
It’s safe to assume that Martha knows how to fix just about anything, and her sweater-mending tips are second to none. She’ll show you how to stock a knitwear first-aid kit and then use it to fix just about any type of sweater damage.

Darning or Felting a Hole in A Sweater
Whether you prefer stitching with a classic needle and thread or using wool roving and the more complex felting process, both of these options will make your sweater look good as new.

Fix a Hole in a Sweater With Thread
This tutorial from Black Spruce Hound will teach even those with little to no sewing skills how to mend a sweater using a needle and thread. With a few genius twists and turns of the needle, you can even avoid leaving behind those annoying bumps and bulges.

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Happy Mother’s Day!

May 10, 2015 11:30 am

Happy Mother's Day! How are you planning to celebrate mom today?

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