What's New at Sanford Sewing Machines
Sanford Sewing Machines1923 Main St
Sanford, Maine 324-8375
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Open Saturday, August 14th - 9am to 1pm
|PASSPORTS GO ON SALE MONDAY. PASSPORTS ARE $8.00
Do you know what a Leaf Peepers Shop Hop is?
This is an annual event held by quilt shops in the area to share our love of sewing. We have created our own quilt, to be revealed during the shop hop. Each shop will be handing our their block pattern
to all passport holders. Once the passport is complete, turn it into any of the shops to get the finishing pattern plus be entered into
the grand prize drawing. One winner will receive a $300.00 gift certificate, $75.00 from each shop. Plus each shop will have a daily door prize.
|PURCHASE YOUR LEAF PEEPERS PASSPORT NOW!
EACH SHOP IS HAVING A DRAWING FOR A $25.00 GIFT CERTIFICATE FOR PASSPORTS PURCHASED BEFORE SEPTEMBER 15TH.
WHEN YOU PURCHASE A PASSPORT AS A THANK YOU, RECEIVE OUR PROJECT BAG. USE IT TO COLLECT THE BLOCK PATTERNS AT EACH SHOP. DON'T FORGET TO LOOK FOR FABRIC TO COMPLETE THE QUILT.
BERNINA FREEDOM SALE IS GOING ON NOW - TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THE GWP ON MOST MACHINES
How to Pair Thread Weight with Needle Size
Great article on the we all sew website about choosing the correct needle and thread. As a rule, pair up the needle you are using with the thread weights below:
60/8 – 100 weight silk and polyester invisible thread
70/10 – 100 weight threads
80/12 – 50 weight threads
90/14 – 40 weight threads
100/16 – 30 weight threads and thicker