Treadle Yard Goods

Company Profile

Founded in 1976, Treadle Yard Goods is a full service fashion fabric store.  We carry a splendid collection of quality natural fiber fabrics, including many imported and designer pieces, unique buttons, gorgeous ribbons, patterns and notions.

Treadle offers a wide array of gorgeous silks for bridal, special occasion and business wear.  You will find beautiful woolens and sumptuous velvets for your fall and winter sewing projects and cool linen and fine cottons for warm weather apparel.  Our collection of cotton novelty prints and cotton and rayon batiks is dazzling.

You don’t have to sew to enjoy our colorful oilcloth yardage.  Our incredible button selection features buttons from around the world, as well as an ever changing collection of vintage buttons.  Our trim collection includes grosgrain, satin and velvet ribbon, sophisticated tapestry braids and lovely hand dyed silk ribbon.

Treadle offers a wide variety of sewing classes, including beginning sewing for adults and children and our flexible Sewing Salons.  Expert sewing machine service and repair are available through the shop.  Our talented staff is helpful, creative, extremely knowledgeable and always willing to answer questions and solve problems.  We invite you to visit us and discover a wonderful world of natural fibers and a creative community of sewing and textile enthusiasts.

Product descriptions:

~FABRICS~  Our fabric collection includes fun and fanciful cotton prints from top designers like Amy Butler, Anna Maria Horner, Joel Dewberry and many others.  Treadle carries fabrics from Alexander Henry, Free Spirit, Michael Miller, Andover, Westminster Fibers, Seven Islands, Kokka, Logantex, Robert Kaufman and many other fine vendors.  We carry a beautiful selection of silks of all types, warm and wonderful woolens, linen, velvet, rayon, tencel, bamboo, batiks, organic cottons, fine Swiss cottons and staples such as cotton twill, oilcloth, Ambiance Bemberg rayon lining, interfacing and wool felt.

~Buttons~  Treadle stocks an extensive collection of unique buttons from fun and funky to sophisticated Czech glass and rhinestone beauties.  Local button collector, Becky Lyon keeps us supplied with a rotating selection of fabulous vintage buttons.

~Ribbons~  Our selection of imported ribbons includes lovely hand dyed silk ribbon from Hannah, amazing tapestry goods by Laura Foster Nicholson and grosgrain, satin and velvet ribbon from Renaissance Ribbons and Midori.

~Patterns~  Treadle carries the complete line of Vogue, Butterick, McCall’s, Simplicity, New Look and Burda patterns, as well as several independent pattern lines such as Sewing Workshop, Folkwear and Decades of Style.

Our Address

1338 Grand Ave, St. Paul MN 55105

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(651) 698-9690


Treadle Yard Goods


1338 Grand Ave, St Paul, MN 55105