You know what it’s like to have a vision of the perfect outcome on a project you’re starting? You can see it start to finish and it is so gratifying when you get to the finish line and your garment is exactly as you envisioned or better. Well, so it is with selling a business.
After 24 years as owner of Sawyer Brook Distinctive Fabrics, I will be retiring this fall. The time has come for me to move on to the next phase of my life and I sincerely look forward to it. That said, I would very much like to see Sawyer Brook move forward and thrive without me.
Fall always makes a BIG impression when the stock starts arriving! This year we’ve brought some seriously fine fabrics to the warehouse. Sweater Knits Coatings Fine wool suitings Silk prints in stunning digital detail Rayon prints suitable for year-round … Continued
Do you work in an all female environment? If you haven’t had that experience some of this discussion may seem odd to you. We are all women at the Clinton warehouse of Sawyer Brook Fabrics. Yes, we have male customers … Continued
Do you consider yourself a fabri-holic? I’ve been thinking a lot about that term recently. I believe this is a distorted description of someone who values the materials that are used to create. Many years ago when I first bought … Continued
We really care about the fabric we send you. That either sounds like an insincere marketing line or it sounds a bit corny, but the truth is everyone here at SBDF shares your love of fabrics. When your order is … Continued
I’ve been thinking a lot lately about sharing… sharing our love of handcrafts. In January, I made my annual call to my dear friend Alice on her birthday. Alice is one of my sewing mentors. What a wealth of knowledge … Continued
We have some new faces for spring! We recently upgraded the system that powers our Savvy Sewer Salon. The new interface provides a sleeker look and offers some new features to improve your experience when you visit the Salon. Salon … Continued
The holiday break was supposed to be just that — a break! We actually ended up working much of the time as our online sale was very popular with customers in a hurry for bargains. That’s ok, we always have … Continued