Spool of Thread is Hiring!

22 Mar

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Always wanted to join the Spool of Thread team? Now is your chance – Spool of Thread is hiring Retail Specialists!

Retail Specialists:

Who you are:
– prior retail experience
– excited to learn more about sewing
– proficient in math and estimating, including an ability to work with fractions
– passionate about extraordinary customer service
– excited to join the Spool of Thread team
– must be available at least 2 – 3 weekdays, plus consistently on Saturday or Sunday including holidays. Weekday shifts are from 11am – 6:30pm and 2:30pm – 9:30pm. Weekends are 11am – 6pm.

We offer skills training, performance based raises and a long term position with room for advancement. Starting wage is $13/hour.

Spool of Thread is sewing lounge located in Mount Pleasant. We carry a curated collection of modern and retro-inspired fabrics and independent sewing patterns, as well as teach sewing classes and rent sewing machines by the hour.

Priority will be given to applicants that provide a cover letter containing work availability and resume. Please contact us with your resume and cover letter at blog@spoolofthread.com, subject line Retail Specialist.

Home(made) for the Holidays

18 Nov

Cotton + Steel is back again with a beautiful new collection of fabrics for the holiday season called Garland, and we’re excited to have a curated selection of them in store. A modern take on gorgeous vintage themes, we are dreaming up all kinds of sewing projects to make before Christmas. The festive cheer reflected in these fabrics are sure to go over well with everyone on your sewing list!

Garland Bolts

Garland is a beautiful vintage revival that combines the best colours and themes from years gone by with a festive modern twist that feels really fresh. Spruce up your holiday season with a new set of napkins, a holiday apron or an adorable set of matching Christmas stockings. There are so many small projects you can make with the Garland collection and the best part is that all the fabrics coordinate so everything looks great together!


Visit the store and check out the Garland collection that we’ve got in stock, along with a further selection of adorable holiday fabrics. Maybe you’ll find something for yourself, too!