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May 30 2017

So many memories are often tied up in our fabric scraps that it is often hard to part with them.  While dresses need to be passed on and photos are great, there is something special about touching the fabric itself.  Around age 6 little girls often have quite […]

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May 27 2017

Are you often a bit overwhelmed when choosing embroidery floss to match your fabric?  Me too!  Here is the easiest way that I have found.  Check and see if you’re lucky enough for your fabric to have dots or swatches of colors on the selvage.  These markings are the […]

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May 24 2017

We love and sunsuits, we love seersucker fabric and we love how Elizabeth Thetford combined the two.  Sunsuit pattern #123, piped in brown with brown buttons and a football applique’ made an adorable outfit for her grandson.  All supplies were purchased at Beth’s Heirlooms in Wetumpka, Al.  Thanks […]

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May 18 2017

Do you need a source for quality fabric and notions?  Do you need a shop that is not only a joy to visit, but has great service for online shopping?  Elegant Stitches is one of our favorites!  We have been doing business with them for the past 17 […]

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May 15 2017

Turning one just wouldn’t be complete without a Creations by Michie’ dress!! It was my first attempt at bridging a collar. Not perfect, but she didn’t seem to mind. I’ll just have to practice and make another dress! Thanks as always for the inspiration (and patterns). Best Regards, […]

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May 12 2017

Patterns #129, #140-S and #140-L are all on sale for a limited time.  All 3 patterns are great basic patterns that would be an asset to any pattern collection. Click here to go to the Sale page!  

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May 9 2017

Are you familiar with Liberty of London fabrics?  How do you describe a cotton fabric so fine that it is silky to the touch and classic prints that never go out of style?  I’ve only used liberty for very special garments but after running across the book, “The Liberty Book […]

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May 5 2017

Virginia Roland sent us a photo of her lovely creation for her granddaughter’s first Easter using pattern #131. The bold print fabric is a refreshing change and Virginia mentioned that she found the smocking “relaxing”, something we always like to hear.  Great job and beautiful granddaughter Virginia! Michie’

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May 2 2017

Cool and breezy daygowns for Summer?  That’s what I featured in the Summer issue of Classic Sewing Magazine!  Little embroidered frogs on daygown pattern #128 with entredeux trimmed collars makes a simple outfit special.  The collar treatment is a simple technique for the beginner and complete instructions can be […]

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Apr 27 2017

Will you share your pictures of your beautiful outfits with us?  Nothing inspires us more than seeing what you have created with our Creations by Michie’ patterns.  By submitting your photos, you are giving us permission to post the photo on the blog or face book page.  Here […]

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