• Sulky’s 30th Anniversary: The History of Sulky Solvy

    Sulky’s 30th Anniversary: The History of Sulky Solvy It’s the 30th of the month again, which means we’ve got another 30% off sale for you to celebrate Sulky’s 30th Anniversary! Every 30th of every month through September, we are having a 30% off sale on select items. Today’s sale is all about Sulky Solvy Stabilizers. So, today only, all of our Wash-Away Stabilizers are 30% off!  Also to celebrate today, we spoke with Fred and Joyce Drexler, the co-founders of Sulky of America, to learn how Solvy got its start here at Sulky… The History of Solvy® in the United States really began 34 years ago at the Bobbin Show in…

  • Sulky’s 30th Anniversary: Looking Back

    Sulky’s 30th Anniversary Looking Back: Hurricane Andrew We spoke with Fred and Joyce Drexler once again to discuss another one of their most memorable moments with Sulky. Here’s what Fred had to say… One of my fondest memories has to do with Sulky’s involvement in the 10-month “Operation Mend” hurricane relief project that I spearheaded in 1992 – 1993. I carried it out with the help of 60 Port Charlotte, FL Rotarians and their families, along with the Miami chapter of the American Sewing Guild and a local church in Homestead, FL. Many of you may recall that in August 1992, Hurricane Andrew devastated the Homestead area below Miami with…

  • Sulky’s 30th Anniversary – Where it all began

    This year marks 30 years of Sulky! We met with Fred and Joyce Drexler, the founding partners, to discuss the history of Sulky and where it all began…. What was your vision for Sulky when you started?  Our vision for Sulky of America when we first began in 1987 was to create a company that would focus on educating consumers and sewing store owners to the joys of Creative Sewing as a fun, interesting and rewarding hobby that they would love to do with our 193 colors of super high quality, silky, shiny, Sulky 40 wt. Rayon Threads. The seeds for this educational program were sewn eleven years earlier in 1976 when Joyce first started teaching…