Amazon Gets Some New Threads, Acquires

Internet-giant Amazon has acquired, an online fabric store that calls itself “The Place To Go When You Sew”. According to the press release, the deal will allow to expand its selection of sewing materials while giving Amazon a better catalog of hobby and craft materials. The cost of the deal was not disclosed. was launched in 1999, and joins a growing list of Amazon acquisitions that includes dpreview, a camera review site acquired in 2007, and Audible, which was acquired earlier this year.