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I’ve had several questions lately about the availability and price of pleaters. So we did some research and here is what we found out. During the past few years, when I was not paying attention because I had a good working pleater, they have become harder to find […]Read More
Thought I’d share some inspiration for cooler weather sewing. Pattern #138 made from pale blue pique’ and smocked with Little Memories “What a Zoo”, which is now available in our Etsy Shop. I’ll share a smocking tip. You will notice on the original smocking design, there are three […]Read More
“My name is Cathy Rogers. These are hand smocked jon jons using pattern #137. It’s always interesting trying to get the inserts in correctly. Love the pattern! Thanks” Great job Cathy! We don’t see any room for improvement. My personal favorite is the blue smocked crabs. We normally […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More