A Cloth Merchant

This Just In!


We’ve got some great new fabric, trim, and buttons coming!! Here’s a sampling of some we’ve already received: First is a polyester knit with a large floral tropical print. This would make a great tank or wrap dress. Suno : Tropical Floral Knit Another great new knit is this cotton/polyester blend, with an intricate burnout […]

Handmade Gift : Belts


Need a quick gift idea? If you can sew a straight(ish) line, you can make these belts! Here’s how: Select a ribbon that you love, preferably one that’s not wider than your belt loops, and pair it with a coordinating fabric. One with nap is preferable, so a corduroy or velvet are ideal. The nap […]

Tote bag suggestions


Here are tons of suggestions for the Kelly Tote class! Call or e-mail me for pricing. If you place your order ahead of time I can send you a PayPal invoice and have your fabric ready when you come to class. Otherwise you will have to stop down ahead of time and pick up your […]

FOX8 Skirt Tutorial


How fun! FOX8 TV came to Bolt & Spool this week to shoot a segment for their New Day Cleveland morning show! It’s part of a larger feature on University Circle that will air on Monday, March 4 on Cleveland’s own…FOX8! So be sure to tune in and check out the fun things to explore […]

That Crazy Dress I Made


So last week I mentioned a green Christmas tree dress I was making. Why would I be making a Christmas tree dress? Because it’s hilarious, that’s why. Sorry, I had to take this at night! This weekend I went to a Santa-themed bar hop in Ohio City, so I went as everyone’s favorite singing tree, […]
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