Welcome to The Sewing Basket Inc..

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The finest supplies for your smocking and heirloom sewing needs.....

From the whimsical to the sublime......


Enjoy browsing our pages for books and magazines, smocking plates, patterns, buttons, threads, fabrics, laces and embroideries.

Established in 1983, The Sewing Basket Inc. seeks to provide everything you need to create your smocking and heirloom sewing dreams. Here you'll find the finest fabrics--from basics like Imperial and Kaufman batistes and broadcloths, to imported Swiss and Italian cottons, English and Liberty of London lawns, elegant silks, handkerchief linens, piques, soft corduroys and velveteens, novelty prints, and designer cuts from ready-to-wear. Our Patterns and Smocking Plates categories contain select out-of-print items as well as the latest ones. Browse our laces and trims for new and antique French, English, Swiss and Spanish insertions, edgings, embroideries, or tatting. Our other categories contain the little extras you need to complete your creations--mother-of-pearl and novelty buttons, piping, flosses and threads, needles, etc. Throughout the year you'll find seasonal items and, of course, there are always Bits and Pieces (remnants)and Close-Out Bargains. Our aim is to provide special items for your special children--and you too!!

Let us help you plan one-of-a-kind garments for your one-of-a-kind kids.

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Website last updated on 12/11/14

To order uneven yardage, select the next whole yard but write a note in the special instructions box at checkout.  We will adjust your invoice.  Minimum purchase of cut yardage is 1 yd.

Please note:  We work very hard to accurately represent fabric colors via our scans and photos.  However, please be aware that colors may vary on different monitors.

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If you need immediate assistance, please e-mail us at mary@sewingbasketinc.com.