Dressmaking Tools & Accessories

Everything you need to design and make your own clothes. Chalk, tape measures, seam rippers, tracing wheels, carbon paper, etc.

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  • Traditional wooden darning mushroom

    There was a time when no sewing box would have been without one of these. Traditional wooden 'mushroom' tool used for darning socks, stockings, sleeves, etc. Stretch the area under repair over the curved surface of the darning mushroom for an even finish.
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  • Hand-crafted wooden bodkin (25mm)

    Indulge yourself with one of these lovely handmade bodkins. Don't struggle to insert waistband elastic. The 25mm wide design leads the elastic in flat so it’s less likely to twist. Great for elastics or tapes. Perfect for pyjamas, trunks, or scrubs, and a lovely artifact for your sewing box. 25mm x 150mm. Handcrafted in the USA by Dan Tracy Designs.
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  • Perfect Point-Turner & Pressing Tool

    Delighted to have these lovely artisan-made point-turners back in stock. Handcrafted in the USA from a variety of hardwoods, the Perfect Point-Turner lends itself to many uses – making easy work of turning collar points, separating and pressing perfectly crisp seams, and they can be used with steam as a mini clapper, where an iron might scorch or distort fabrics. See full product description for tutorial video.
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  • Tailor’s beech wood clapper and point presser

    Use this traditional tailor's tool to press perfect creases, flatten bulky facing and create perfectly pointed collar edges. The flat bottom piece (the clapper) creates crisp, flat pressed seams. The pointed handle is used for collars and points.
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  • Standard (set-in) shoulder pads (13mm)

    Soft foam pads with a 100% cotton cover. Standard shaped shoulder pads for set-in style sleeves. Exclusive sew-in /iron-on hook and loop supplied with most pads to convert to a detachable pad if required. White, 1 pair. 13mm thick.
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  • Raglan-style shoulder pads

    Raglan shaped shoulder pads are designed to cover the shoulder bone and smooth the line of a garment with a raglan or dropped shoulder. Detachable or sew-in cotton covered foam pads. White, 1 pair. 13mm thick.
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  • Erasable fabric pen (two colours)

    Non-toxic. Iron-off with a cool, dry iron. Rub-off with the attached eraser. Suitable for light coloured fabrics. Great alternative to tailor's chalk. Erase and re-mark without damage to fabric.
    5.50 Add to cart
  • Prym ergonomic soft plastic thimble (3 sizes)

    This innovative thimble was awarded the Red Dot Design Award in 2015. Constructed of soft plastic in sizes S, M, and L, with four vents and a hard plastic top with dot shaped notches for perfect needle guidance.
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  • Name tape kit and pen

    Prym name tape kit contains a laundry marking pen and 24 iron-on labels. The labels and the textile ink are washable up to 95 degrees.
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