Sewing Notions & Sewing Supplies

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Sewing Patterns

Maybe you already have the perfect fabric picked out, but you just can’t seem to find the perfect sewing pattern? We have you covered with patterns and how-to books!

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Sewing Notions

Look no further for all your sewing supply needs. Buttons, needles, bobbins, snaps, zippers, pins, and other notions. We have the best accessories for your next project at our sewing store!

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Sewing Tools & Supplies

We have the top sewing supplies at our shop: bias tape, seam rippers, thimbles, sewing machine parts, marking pens, tape measures, assorted needles, zippers, and more!

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Ribbon & Trim

We’ have a complete selection of trim! Satin ribbon, grosgrain ribbon, reflective ribbon, metallic ribbon, and velvet ribbon to add to any sewing or crafting project.

Sewing Notions & Sewing Supplies

Thread: Cotton thread, all-purpose thread, hand-quilting thread, heavy duty thread, and polyester thread. We have Aurifil 50 wt thread in a wide range of colors.

Zipper Replacements: Jean zippers, parka zippers, fashion zippers, sport zippers, and separating zippers.

Sewing Needles for embroidery and beading, milliner needles, tapestry needles, quilting needles, stretch needles. Just don’t forget your pin cushion!

Assorted Buttons from brands like LaMode & Dill Buttons. We have crafting buttons, designer buttons, and expanding buttons.

Velcro and Elastic: We have sew-on velcro and pressure sensitive (sticky back) velcro by the yard. Velcro widths from 5/8 inch to 2 inches wide in white, black, and beige. Elastic knit, braid, and no-roll elastic from 1/8 inch to 3 inches wide.

Perfect Patch Selection with denim patches, twill patches, colored patches, and iron-on patches for jean repairs!

Metal and Plastic Hardware: Swivel hooks, D rings, key fob hardware, coin purse, side release buckles, snap hooks, magnetic closures, purse latches, backpack buckles, sliders, and more!

Sewing Tools & Sewing Machine Parts

Sewing Supplies like bobbins for every sewing machine, thimbles, needle threaders, pins, marking pencils, snaps, tape measures, and so much more!

Sewing Tools: Everything from eyelet pliers and snap-fastener pliers; to seam rippers, lint shavers, tape measures, pins, needles, marking pens and pencils. Scissors including pinking shears from Fiskar and Gingher.

We can sharpen your scissors! Just call ahead to confirm availability, and we can sharpen your dull scissors while you shop!

Sewing Machine Parts: Maintenance supplies like sewing machine oil, replacement belts, and sewing machine feet are always in stock to keep you creating.

Sewing Marking Tools: Tape measures, marking pens, flexible rulers, and fabric pencils to help make your project perfect the first time. Need to label the kid’s clothes for camp? We have clothing markers and label tape too.

Sewing Fasteners like buckles, hook and eyes, grommets, sew-on snaps, parachute buckles, eyelets, D-rings, and cord stops for jackets & curtain pulls.

Sewing Ribbon & Trim

Ribbon: Single-face and double-face satin ribbon from 1/8 inch wide up to 2 inches wide. Grosgrain ribbon from 3/8 inch wide to 1 1/2 inches wide. Jacquard ribbon, organza, striped, ombre, reflective and velvet ribbons in a rainbow of colors.

Trim: We carry eyelet and lace, in flat as well as gathered, in several widths. Cluny laces, entredeux, tassle fringe, sequin trim, rhinestone trim, ric rac, chainette, and so much more!

Cord: Braided cord, cotton cord, rayon cord, shock cord, rattail, twisted cord (with or without lip) in a rainbow of colors, and those are just a few of the different styles you can find in store!

Belting and Webbings: Nylon webbing and cotton webbing in a rainbow of colors for straps, belts, dog collars, backpack straps, tie downs, and so many more heavy duty applications.

Appliques: Both iron-on and sew-on embroidered appliques to add a creative flair to your project… or just to cover a hole in your favorite pair of jeans! Animals, flowers, and flags are just a few of the colorful themed appliques we carry.

Sewing Patterns & Accessories

Sewing Patterns: Nearly 800 designs including the latest fashions and crafts can be found in stock from Kwik Sew Patterns.

A great selection children’s, men’s, misses, lingerie, swimwear, active wear, and fleece styles to choose from using Kwik Sew Pattern’s multi-sized patterns.

Indie Pattern Companies: We have sewing patterns from independent design companies featuring reenactor, theater, dance, art, wear patterns, & fashion patterns. Check our our selection of Folkwear patterns and create something truly unique!

We also carry patterns from Monaluna, Favorite Things, Indygo Junction, Thimble N Thread, Violette Field Threads, Olive Ann Designs, Modkid, Cotton Ginny, and so many more pattern designers.

Sewing Shops Near Me in CT

Your Local Sewing Shop in Connecticut. Our family has been serving the quilters and crafters of Connecticut, Rhode Island, and Massachusetts for decades from our store in Colchester, Connecticut.

We want to be your favorite local store for sewing accessories, and we can’t wait to hear about your next project! Stop by our sewing shop and we’ll help you find the perfect tools and supplies to make your next project a success!

Nothing is worse than downtime because you ran out of thread or broke your needle. Find everything you need right here at Colchester Mill Fabrics.

Scissor Sharpening Service: Bring your dull, nicked scissors in for sharpening. We can sharpen both regular blade and pinking sheers, many times while you wait or just a 24 hour turn around time. Call ahead to check our schedule.