Yesterday I was on the radio twice! A prerecorded interview with the CBC which you can listen to here, and for the LU Radio fund drive I did a live interview there as well, my first time live on radio! We met the goal of $100 raised in the hour so to those who donated … More I was on the radio!
Goodbye to this view… Inside looking out at the snowy day. Comfortably located by the radiator. #snow #thunderbay #january A post shared by Lockstitch Fabrics (@lockstitchfabrics) on Jan 27, 2016 at 11:04am PST With spring coming there will be a new view out the window, looking out to Cumberland St, but I’ll remember the … More The move is underway…
That’s right! Our new location is getting set up and soon we’ll be moving over. We will be closed February 21st-29th for the move. For those who have already visited our current location, THANK YOU and don’t fret, we aren’t moving far at all! It’s directly across from the Prince Arthur hotel; right around the … More Our GRAND OPENING is coming up quick!
I have been SOOO behind with this post! My first excuse was the holidays. Then it became “OMG my grand opening is coming!!” Before I knew it, BAM! End of January! Well, better late than never! So the Strathcona Henley I made for my husband has been complete for a while and had been hanging … More Two knit tops in progress, part 2!
And the winner, randomly chosen out of a hat (and by hat, I mean an app): Julie MacCoy!!! CONGRATULATIONS Julie! You’re the winner of a $50 gift certificate! Without further ado, to the submissions! I got lots of great projects sent to me. I hope you enjoy them and get inspired to create lots this … More Thunder Bay Sews: 2015 In Review
Call for submissions! Open to anyone in Thunder Bay or the Northwestern Ontario region. Send in your favourite sewing project that you created in 2015 for publication here on the blog, and be entered to win a $50 gift certificate! Submit on the facebook page, our instagram or via email! Thanks in advance for your participation, … More Call for submissions!
Great cold weather ideas. Come by and get 15% off flannel and fleece until Dec 24th! #fabricsale #patterns #threadtheory #collette #grainlinestudio #sewaholic #victorypatterns #thunderbay #winter A post shared by Lockstitch Fabrics (@lockstitchfabrics) on Dec 10, 2015 at 11:27am PST So we finally got some snow this morning and a weather warning for tonight. On the … More Cold weather needs wool!
So as I began getting my fabric stock in, I’ve been thinking of what to match with what pattern, I’m so eager to start documenting my process and sewing tips for you all, and put up some nice displays in the store. It’s so fun getting overwhelmed with ideas! Of course I’m first thinking of … More Two knit tops in progress, part 1
Lovely cotton voile. Very drapey! A post shared by Lockstitch Fabrics (@lockstitchfabrics) on Dec 3, 2015 at 12:27pm PST This flannel has a super soft, dense weave… really nice to fondle 😉 A post shared by Lockstitch Fabrics (@lockstitchfabrics) on Dec 3, 2015 at 12:20pm PST Just arrived! Flannels and cotton voiles. #robertkaufman … More Robert Kaufman flannels and voiles came in yesterday!
Melton wool on a shelf… A post shared by Lockstitch Fabrics (@lockstitchfabrics) on Nov 24, 2015 at 5:56am PST Bamboo/cotton jersey stripes A post shared by Lockstitch Fabrics (@lockstitchfabrics) on Nov 24, 2015 at 12:53pm PST Through December we will be open “soft open” hours, as we prepare for our Grand Opening in March. I’m … More A couple recent additions…