Sewing Notions

An assortment of recommended sewing notions for the homeschool student or beginner sewing enthusiast.


Seam Rippers

Dritz Ergonomic Large Seam Ripper


  • Rounded design fits comfortably in your hand. Lessens stress on those with arthritis or carpal tunnel.
  • Blade is electronically ground for permanent sharpness and features a safety ball on tip to protect fabric
  • Can be used to remove seams – stitches and to open buttonholes



Dritz Deluxe Seam Ripper


  • Use seam ripper to cut and remove unwanted stitches
  • The Ditz Deluxe Seam Ripper is small and convenient; This tool is indispensable for removing stitches
  • It comes with a clear plastic cap, a safety ball to protect fabric and it’s made from hardened steel to last a lifetime




Dritz Ergonomic Design Large Seam Ripper



  • Special ergonomic design with soft finger grips
  • Eliminates stress and strain on hand
  • End of handle removes to become the protective cap. Simply pull translucent end off and place over blade; push to secure.
  • Safety Ball on blade protects fabric



Dritz Seam Ripper, Small


  • Cut and remove unwanted threads; Open buttonholes neatly and easily
  • Long lasting heavy duty blade; Safety ball protects fabric
  • Use seam ripper to cut and remove unwanted stitches







Please note: You need to check your sewing machine’s manual to see what size/style bobbin you need before purchasing.

20 Pk Singer Class 15 # 2518 Metal Bobbins


  • Metal Class 15 Bobbin for Singer, Elna, Viking, Janome 1004, Kenmore, Brother, PFAFF, AlphaSew, Babylock, Tacony, Necchi, Adler, Anker, and Simplicity Models:






Style 15J Sewing Machine Bobbins for Singer – 10 Pack



  • Style 15J Sewing Machine Bobbins
  • Made to Fit Any Singer Sewing Machine that Uses Class 15 Bobbins
  • 10 Bobbins per pack
  • High Quality Premium Sewing Machine Bobbins





20 pk. Clear Bobbins 102261103 (SA156) – Elna, Janome, Kenmore, Brother



  • 20 pk. Clear Bobbins 102261103 (SA156) – Elna, Janome, Kenmore, Brother
  • 20 PCS






Machine Needles

Euro-Notions Universal Machine Needles, 10-Pack



  • For general sewing of numerous woven and knit materials
  • A great all-purpose needle
  • Works with all household sewing machine brands





Microtex Sharp Machine Needles-Size 12/80 5/Pkg



  • Needle Size 12/80
  • Schmetz Microtex/Sharps Needles have a very sharp point for perfectly straight stitches, topstitchin



Microtex Sharp Machine Needles-Size 8/60 5/Pkg



  • Needle size 8/60
  • Sharp point for perfectly straight stitches. For use in topstitching or edge stitching applications





Microtex Sharp Machine Needles-Size 10/70 5/Pkg




  • Needle size 10/70





Microtex Sharp Machine Needles-Size 90/14 5/Pkg




  • Needle size 90/14





Euro-Notions Ball Point Jersey Machine Needles




  • Made especially for sewing on knits; the medium ball point does not damage or break knitted fibers
  • Also works with some stretch fabrics



Topstitch Machine Needle-Size 90/14 5/Pkg




  • Needle size 90/14
  • Extra sharp with an extra-large eye
  • A large groove accommodates topstitch thread
  • For decorative or edge stitching




Euro-Notions Twin Machine Needle, Size 1.6/70 (1), 2.0/80 (1), 3.0/90 (1)




  • Euro Notions-Twin Machine Needles
  • Schmetz quality sewing machine needles have been manufactured to exacting standards since 1851




Euro-Notions Twin Stretch Machine Needle, 4/75-Inch



  • The twin stretch needle is two needles mounted on one shank creating two rows of stitches simultaneously
  • Use on elastic materials and highly elastic knitwear
  • This package includes one stretch twin needle



Schmetz Universal Triple Needle #1797 130/705 3,0/80



  • Schmetz quality sewing machine needles have been manufactured to exacting standards since 1851
  • The choice of discriminating sewers worldwide only Schmetz provides the uncompromising consistent quality that produces the perfect stitch every time
  • These needles are suitable for woven and knit fabrics and can be used with all brands and most models of sewing machines






Hand Sewing Needles

Dritz 30-Piece Assorted Needles



  • A variety of sizes to help with all your sewing needs
  • Handy sewing compact of needles that allows you to “dial” up the type of needle you want
  • This convenient assortment makes it easy to keep a variety of needles on hand




Sharps Hand Needles-Size 3/9 20/Pkg



  • Finest Quality English Needles
  • These are a great way to add extra design to whatever project you want to add it to




Dritz 16-Piece Embroidery Hand Needles, Size 3/9



  • Embroidery Hand Needles; Identical in length and thickness
  • Used for smocking, heirloom sewing and cutwork
  • 16 needles per package





Beading Hand Needles-Size 10/13 4/Pkg



  • Size 10/13 4/Pkg


Dritz Looped Needle Threaders – 6 Count



  • Use to thread loopers on sergers
  • Can also be used for stringing beads
  • Store on a Magnet




Dritz 6-Piece Hand Needles Self Threading


  • Hand Needles are easy to thread by pulling the thread through the top of the needle
  • Used for general purpose sewing
  • All purpose sharp sewing needle with a slotted top instead of a standard eye





Dritz 7-Piece Repair Needles



  • Used to repair items made with heavier materials
  • Each needle is made with specifically designed points, holes and thicknesses
  • Go through the fabric with as much ease as possible





Straight Pins

Dritz Dressmaker Pins, Size 17, 750-Pack



  • Will glide through most fabrics with ease, without bending
  • General purpose sewing pins
  • For medium to heavyweight fabrics



Dritz Quilting Extra Fine Glass Head Pins , 250 Count



  • These extra fine, straight pins are made of nickel-plated steel
  • Extra fine pins are perfect for basting delicate fabrics
  • Features heat resistant 5mm crystal glass ball heads
  • Comes in a reusable plastic box of 250 pins




Dritz Size 1-3/4-Inch Quilting Quilter’s Pins, 500-Pack



  • These straight pins are perfect for basting
  • Featuring a yellow plastic ball head
  • Size: 28: 1-3/4in
  • 500 per pack



Dritz 350-Piece Ball Point Pins, 1-1/16-Inch



  • Used for fine or lightweight fabrics and lace
  • Stainless Steel, Extra fine
  • Slightly rounder point to go cleanly through knit fabrics  3.41




Wrights 881428 Flower Head Multicolor Pins, 75-Pack



  • Wrights flower head pins
  • Perfect for marking or decorating your sewing or crafting projects
  • These pins come in a variety of beautiful colors that make them easy to see when sewing or add color to any craft projects
  • These are great when working with layers or bulky fabric
  • Available in multicolor




Dritz Quilting Crystal Glass Head Pins, 1-7/8-Inch, 100 Count



  • Perfect for basting
  • Heat resistant 5mm crystal glass ball heads
  • Reusable plastic box
  • Package contains 100, 1-7/8-inch Glass Head Pins




Pin Cushions

Fons and Porter Dresden Plate Novelty Pin Cushion



  • can be set on a flat surface, or hung by an attached ribbon loop
  • A perfect gift for sewing and quilting enthusiasts
  • Divided colorful sections are great for keeping pins and needles separate





Dritz Tomato Pin Cushion

  • Sewing needles stay clean
  • Use emery to sharpen and clean pins
  • Keep pins with you; Handy size for sewing basket




Fons and Porter Flower Novelty Pin Cushion



  • Divided petal and leaf sections make keeping pins and needles separate easy
  • Colorful design brings cheer to your sewing station
  • Provides plenty of space for storing pins
  • A perfect gift for sewing and quilting enthusiasts




Singer Slap On Wrist Pin Cushion


  • Great for keeping pins handy
  • Comfortable, adjustable band


Measuring Tape

Dritz Tape Measure for Sewing, 5/8 by 60-Inch


  • Accurate and lightweight; A must for any seamstress
  • This 5/8 Inch x 60 Inch yellow vinyl tape measure is perfect for measuring curved and flat surface
  • Ideal for sewer, quilters and crafters, this measuring tape has large markings



Singer 96-Inch Extra Long Tape Measure





Dritz Quilting 120-Inch Tape Measure


  • DRITZ-120 Inch Tape Measure
  • This fantastic tape measure features large and clear markings metric on the reverse side ideal size for quilts super strong non-shrinking no-stretch fiberglass construction
  • Made in United States



Singer 60-Inch Retractable Tape Measure


  • Singer 60-inch retractable tape measure is accurately printed in both inches and centimeters
  • Pull the tab to extend the tape measure and hold down button to retract
  • The fiberglass case keeps the tape measure neat and protected, ready to use whenever you need it.


Yard Stick

Westcott Wood Yardstick, 36″



  • Made of wood with a multiple-coat clear lacquer finish
  • 1 1/8 inches wide
  • Scaled on both sides
  • 1/8 inch division and fractions of a yard




Aluminum Yardstick (36 inches long)


  • End to end calibrations
  • Front side has yard marks and 16ths while the back is blank for imprinting
  • Lightweight low-priced but sturdy


O’Lipfa 5-Inch-by-24-Inch Lip Edge Ruler



  • O’Lipfa Ruler With Lip Edge features a special lip edge that works like a T-square against the edge of a cutting mat
  • Offers perpendicular lines and angled bias lines
  • Measures 5 by 24 inches





O’Lipfa 4-Inch-by-36-Inch Lip Edge Ruler


  • O’Lipfa Ruler With Lip Edge features a special lip edge that works like a T-square against the edge of a cutting mat
  • Offers perpendicular lines and angled bias lines
  • Measures 4 by 36 inches



Cutting Board

Cardboard Pattern Sewing Cutting Board-36″X60″


  • Lightweight, durable, corrugated cardboard cutting surface
  • features precise metric & standard measurments


Singer Cutting and Craft Board


  • The singer cutting and craft board protects tables for all sewing, craft and household projects
  • The cardboard work space folds out to a very large 36-inch by 72-inch work area, is lightweight and durable and features measurements in large type so that it is easy to read
  • This unique cutting and craft board protects furniture, table tops and other surfaces from pins, marking tools, paint and hot glue
  • Each board is in individually shrink wrapped for protection


Dritz Superboard


  • Converts any flat surface into a work area
  • Inch and metric measurements
  • Metric equivalency chart
  • Straight and true bias guidelines
  • Scallop and circle patterns







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widget sewing workbooks

Sewing Level 1 workbook series: $29.95

This sewing series has 5 lesson workbooks. Each sewing lesson is packed full of easy-to-understand information, projects, manuals and an assortment of practice sheets. Monkey Cee and Monkey Doo are the two characters that walk the student through the class workbooks keeping the attention and enthusiasm of the student high with bright colors and fun illustrations. This is a great sewing tutorial to be added to any homeschool curriculum. You will learn how to sew in no time. Don’t worry if you are not a homeschooler, these sewing lessons will still be great for any preteen up to an adult who wants to learn how to sew.

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