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Instructor:   Donna Kendall


Workshop Title:  Thread Boot Camp


Format:   In person


Workshop Description: Join Donna for a boot camp on threads and needles.  Try out a variety of different weights and types of thread. Donna will give tips and tricks to make them work on your machine. Learn how to make metallics and holograms work for you!!!


Materials and Equipment: 

Bring your sewing machine, in good working order and the manual.  Bring an extension cord.


Kit – fee $20

Donna will provide the materials you need which include:

2 needles: Microtex 90/12, Topstitch 90/14 (She will have spares if you break     one or more!)

Sample spools of thread: 80 wt. Decobob, 50 wt. cotton, 12 wt. cotton, rayon core metallic

A brochure

Light colored fabric

Sandwich of cotton fabric with cotton batting

Small pieces of fabric to try out Invisifil

You will also have complete access to the following:

More practice fabric than you can possibly use-including batting.

All lines of thread in Donna’s thread boxes to try out. (You do not have to be buying thread to try it out.  Just play and have some fun.)

Thread for bag makers will be available to try out as well.


You will have the opportunity to purchase any threads or needles or fabric from Donna at the end of the day.


About the Instructor:

Donna Kendall grew up in the Millarville area and has been sewing since grade school.    After Donna retired, she got into threads and has spent the last twenty years or so figuring out how to use them!  She has been a member of SCW for many years.



Thursday February 15, 2024

10 am-4 pm

 Bring a lunch.


Maximum Capacity: 20


Any questions please contact

Thread Boot Camp February 15, 2024

  • All SCW workshops are non-refundable. Please contact: with any concerns.

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