* trim

Posted on July 26th, 2007 by maitreya. Filed under Sewing/Fabric Crafts.


I mentioned a while back that I’d sent in my meticulously saved Wrights trim wrappers for my special! offer! as advertised. It came a long time ago, and a nice commenter reminded me that I never posted it. They really do mean it when they say it’s a “generous package;” it came in one of those big yellow envelopes. Some of it is fairly awful, like iridescent lace, and lace that appears to be made out of tinsel, and a second type of iridescent lace. But I like enough of it (check the cool bandanna print bias trim) that it was totally worth the $4. In fact, it looks like I’ve already saved up 3 more wrappers….

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Oh, and the other cool thing that came with it was an order form for the Wrights Factory Outlet. It’s crazy, like 15 assorted packs of bias tape for $3.30, and 12 packs of rickrack for $2.75, all discontinued, irregular, or overstocked. I think it’s worth an order to find out.



6 Responses to “trim”

  1. Sarah Says:

    Wow, I had no idea about the “special offer”, thanks for the tip! That’s all from 3 wrappers??

  2. Mimi K Says:

    The factory outlet store is in Sturbridge, Mass. It is a hoot to go to- the prices are amazing- 12 pkgs. of rickrack for $1, 3 sets of knitting needles or crochet hooks or $1, all kinds of quilting notions, embroidery ribbon… so much fun!

  3. Andrea Says:

    Ooo! A long time ago (gosh, I’m getting old) I ordered supplies from a big discount place (gone now) that sold those packs of bias tape and ric-rac. They were AWESOME.

    The 15 packs of bias tape were all solids in varying sizes. With a large stash of fabric, no car in the country, and 3 small kids at the time, I made them a heck of a lot of clothes with bias tape. I used it allllll up.

    Dang, now I want more.

  4. Terry Says:

    Nice to know they still have the “grab bags” available. I still have some from when I was a twelve year old learning to sew, thought what a deal! (it was free waaaaaay back then). Have fun w. them, someone else will probably love what you hate.

  5. cindy Says:

    can’t beat those prices. road trip anyone?

  6. Rosemarie Says:

    we just visited your factory this weekend-Aug. 11. What fun I had- even my husband checked things out for me- We only live a little over an hour away- were on a 4 day mini vacation.

    Such a neat bldg. and the friendliest people

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