Sewing Supplies Blog

01-14-2020
Showcasing your Fabrics

By: Grommets Depot

Do you regularly need to showcase newly sourced fabrics each season? The ideal way to show fabric samples is in an organized swatch book or swatch board. A swatch can help a customer consider whether they want an entire product line made with a material before committing to yardage for product development. Creating fabric swatches will certainly showcase your professionalism and unique selection of fabrics!

01-12-2020
15 DIY Fashion Pieces to Brighten Up Your Wardrobe

By: Grommets Depot

With fast fashion quickly becoming one of the world’s leading contributors to climate change, lots of people are turning towards more sustainable solutions. From thrift shopping to designing your own pieces, there’s lots of ways to lower our carbon footprint with our fashion choices.

Not only is it better for our planet, but it’s a ton of fun to design and craft your own clothing and accessories. If you consider yourself to be the crafty type, read on for 15 great ideas of cool things to make at home.  Most of these can be done to upgrade an old favorite, or you can buy a cheap staple from a budget store to transform into a unique creation.

11-20-2019
Let Your Creative Spirit Flourish with Rivets as Embellishments!

By: Grommets Depot

The season is here to let your creative spirit flourish. We offer a variety of products that can help brighten up your gifting and decorating season. We will feature a select number of rivets that we offer. They can be used for small scale or larger scale production. Our rivets offer a variety of opportunities for creative embellishments that is perfect for holiday gifts and decorations. We hope you feel inspired and motivated to experiment and try new ideas during this time of year and for upcoming years to come!

10-17-2019
Exploring Your Cutting Options

By: Grommets Depot

When it comes to cutting supplies, any designer knows that good supplies are a must. We have a variety of cutting supplies that can make your process as efficient as possible as you work your threads through various fabrics from light-weight silk to heavy-weight denim.

10-03-2019
Super Heavy Duty Press for Buttons, Grommets, Rivets and Snaps (1 die set included)

By: Grommets Depot

This super heavy duty press is designed for higher-volume attachment of  button covers, grommets, rivets and snaps in a  quicker and easier  manner with less fatigue  compared to our standard duty non-electric press machines.

The press is heavier and 30% larger than other heavy-duty presses.  It has a deeper throat which allows it to set snaps and grommets further from the edge of the fabric.  Its longer padded handle provides more torque and reduces the force needed to press it. 

09-22-2019
Understanding Uses for Eyelets & Grommets in our Daily Lives

By: Grommets Depot

Let’s consider the various circumstances that you can use eyelets and grommets for your product development in apparel, interior, and outdoor textiles. Eyelets and grommets can be used for several fabric types including light weight to heavy weight materials, it just takes an understanding to find their optimal uses. Eyelets are smaller than grommets.

08-19-2019
Creating Clean Cuts to Support your Creativity

By: Grommets Depot

Are you thinking about materials that might be a good match for a new product line? Whether you’re choosing natural or synthetic materials, we’ve got swatch cutters, hot knives, and foam cutters to meet your organizational needs! 

07-29-2019
Cutting into Your Design Process

By: Grommets Depot

A major part of the design process is planning. This includes thinking about the tools that can make your process as productive as possible. Starter supplies include a sewing machine, needles, tape measures, pins, and thread.

07-28-2019
Things to Consider Before Buying a Fabric Cutter Machine

By: Grommets Depot

Whether you are putting a beautiful outfit together, repairing your car or renovating your home, you as a craftsman is only as good as your tools. The quality and output provided by your devices have a significant role to play in your activity.

07-26-2019
Snap It Up!

By: GrommentsDepot

Snaps are the simplest way of buttoning up. Right up there with other life changing inventions like the toaster or headphones, snaps are one of those everyday items that absolutely make our lives easier. Instead of looking for hard to spot buttonholes and pushing an unsuspecting button into a slightly too small hole, we can simply snap.