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Nov 21 2016

A few weeks ago I shared what Thursday afternoons are like when Tiffany comes to work with me.  Anna is my other lovely assistant and my computer guru.  Anything I get stuck on or just want done faster, she takes care of.  She takes  the mystery out of […]

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Nov 16 2016

If you aren’t sewing for the holidays yet, you might be getting a little panicky. So, here is another outfit that is great when you don’t have all the time in the world!  Tiny tucks and three embroidery stitches are all that were needed for this sweet Christmas […]

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Nov 14 2016

Some of our customer creations are almost too cute for words, and I’m sure that you will agree that this photo of Alison’s daughter is one.  This sweet baby is wearing an outfit made with our Jon-Jon pattern and smocking design “Scare-d-cat” by Little Memories.  Here is what […]

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Nov 10 2016

Good morning!  I just wanted to share a holiday version of the “No Smock Bishop”.  If you don’t smock or just don’t have time, the bishop style dress with gathered lace might be just what you are looking for.  You can click here for the tutorial. How is […]

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Nov 7 2016

While pulling my Christmas samples, one of my favorites caught my eye.  The outfit was made out of black featherwale corduroy using pattern #134.  To add heirloom detail to the outfit, I adapted the collar for bridging/fagoting using the instructions out of the “Heirloom Embroidery Book.”  My favorite […]

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Nov 4 2016

We love hearing about new businesses in our area and having lived in North Alabama our whole lives, the article in our local paper really made our hearts flutter!  According to The Decatur Daily, one of our local cotton farmers, Mark Yeager, along with his daughter Anna, are […]

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Nov 1 2016

Good Morning!  We have loved reading your comments about your preferred paper for tracing patterns.  Like you, we have our favorite but that is only until we find our next new favorite. Let’s talk about what we trace those patterns with now.  For many years I have used […]

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Oct 28 2016

Time for jumpers!  Our girl loves wearing jumpers and mommy loves that this one is reversible.  This jumper is made from orange pique’ and coordinating print using pattern #140.  I added that Kitten Pocket which is super simple to make!  I also like that the kitten face is […]

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Oct 26 2016

We’ve featured on www.sewmamasew.com!  A great little tutorial on re-purposing a man’s shirt. Do you have a re-purpose story? Michie’

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Oct 24 2016

Tracing patterns is part of the process of working with patterns with multiple sizes.  Most of us would prefer to skip this step, but it is worth preserving the original pattern and it really doesn’t take much time.  Sewing does take time, even the prep part, but keep […]

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