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August E-News

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Can you feel the energy in the air? Teams from all over the country are excitedly working with us to perfect their fabulous new designs for the upcoming FALL and WINTER competition and performance seasons. Our magic sketching wand is working overtime, so we hope that you will be patient with your design requests during the busiest designing time of our year!

At Satin Stitches, our skilled Design Team is excited to help you fulfil your custom costuming needs and desires! Download our generic sketch sheet or create your own! Either way, you’ll want to get started on the process right away so you can choose your desired delivery date.  Remember, we have shorter delivery schedules for teams than we do for show choirs/solos, so be sure to plan accordingly. Don’t wait until it is too late!

After you have brainstormed what you would like your new team outfits to look like (including your thoughts on theme, silhouette, and fabric and trim choices), call to book your initial design appointment! If you are within driving distance of our shop, we highly recommend this option as it is well worth the travel time to see our space and interact with our designers in person! For our out of town friends, simply request a custom sketch for your team on our website. Make sure that you leave yourself enough time to consider your new designs and finalize your ordering process. Allow for enough time AHEAD of our deadlines to ensure that your delivery happens exactly when you want it.

HOT Costume Care 'TIP OF THE MONTH'!

Preventative care for your costumes is important! 'A stitch in time saves nine' is sage advice, and it could possibly save you some embarrassment, too!

Here are a few pointers for making preventative care a part of your costume routine:

  • When you receive your new costumes or when you pull out your old costumes from your costume closet, always inspect the stitching.
  • Check for dangling/hanging threads. Don't pull on them, just investigate! If it is a chain stitch, it will totally unravel the seam if you pull on it.
  • If it is NOT a chain stitch, check to see if there is a break in the stitching. If so, restitch this area closed before you trim off the dangling/hanging thread.
  • Check to see if there are any missing stitches anywhere on your costume, doing this could prevent a wardrobe malfunction that was just waiting to happen!
Remember, a well-timed restitch may avert an unraveling costume - and could possibly save you from embarrassment happening during your performance! Be sure to pay attention to the details and always practice preventative care with your performance garments.

Satin Stitches Ltd. is the only national custom costume manufacturer that specializes in high quality dance, show choir and procheer costumes and uniforms that was founded by a professional fashion designer. Satin Stitches Ltd. was created over 35 years ago, and has always specialized in custom performance apparel.

For more information:
customerservice@satinstitches.com
763.323.9507 | 1.800.48SATIN | M-F 8:00-4:30

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