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Sep 20 2017

We had been trying to arrange a trip back to The Sewing Room, but sadly we just couldn’t get our schedules worked out.  And so, off to the computer I went to fabric shop.  I ordered my fabric on Thursday during my lunch break on the back porch […]

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Sep 18 2017

Cooler weather calls for heavier fabrics such as twills and corduroys and both make adorable jumpers.  Our Jumper pattern sews up quickly, is fully lined and is reversible! For a limited time, #140-S and #140-L are listed at a great sale price.  Available as a traditional pattern or […]

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Sep 14 2017

I find it funny that as we are experiencing our first cool Fall weather, I’m working on an outfit for the Spring issue of Classic Sewing Magazine.  After working with magazines for almost 20 years, I have finally got into the swing of working out of season.  And […]

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Sep 11 2017

We’re happy to announce some new additions to our product line.  With smocking being one of my passions, doesn’t it just make sense that we would add some smocking supplies to our product line?  We have some of my favorite smocking plates available along with pleated inserts and smocking […]

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Sep 6 2017

I’ve been experimenting with different color combinations.  Not to far out there, but something a bit more updated.  This is what I came up with for Pattern #148 with fabric I picked up from our trip to Joann’s.  How cute would this be for Fall with a  sweater […]

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Aug 31 2017

Have a little boy to sew for? Pattern #144 is on sale on our website and Etsy. Pants or shorts, this would make an adorable Fall outfit. ∼ Michie’

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Aug 29 2017

I pulled out some samples to display in the studio for some inspiration.  These four are among my favorites and all four happen to have smocking.  Here are the links to the patterns and the smocking designs if you are curious.  Some of the designs are free!  ∼ […]

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Aug 25 2017

This is what our Fridays look like.  Anna is testing a Printable on the dining room table.  Sometimes you just need to spread out. She also does any computer stuff that I don’t know how to do or don’t want to bother to learn.  Anna grew up in […]

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Aug 23 2017

We celebrated the first week of the kids being back in school with a girl’s outing.  Although we never need an excuse to shop for fabric, one kid will need a few things for first grade dress up days so we were on our way.  Tiffany, Anna and […]

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Aug 21 2017

Floral prints and smocking have always been a great combination and are super popular this season, so we were excited when we spotted this adorable dress at Peanut Butter-n-Jelly Kids.  Made with pattern #146 and smocked with a simple geometric design…how inspiring!  Do you love florals as much […]

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