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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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Apr 24 2017

What do we do with outgrown outfits?  We hand them down! I don’t like things stored away, never to see the light of day again.  I want them appreciated, but at the same time, used up and worn out.  After setting aside a few special garments, I have […]

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Apr 20 2017

This year our 6 year old asked for a puffy skirt and sash for Easter.  Always aiming to please, I was thrilled with a simple request and Tiffany had already purchased the perfect fabric from The Sewing Room.  I used a basic yoke dress pattern for the dress […]

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Apr 17 2017

Well, here is someone that got her Easter dress completed ahead of time!  Janet Davis sent us this picture of the “No Smock Bishop” that she made for her 20 month old granddaughter.  We love the fabric and lace that she picked out and are sure that will […]

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Apr 11 2017

Today let’s answer a couple of buttonhole questions.  First of all, these are recommendations not rules.  The tradition of which side the buttonhole goes on can be traced back to European gentlemen when buttonhole placement took into consideration what was most convenient for their valet.  So, if you […]

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Apr 8 2017

Several of you have asked about the table.  It is a new addition to my studio space, and I absolutely LOVE it.  We did a room redo this past year and because of the small room size, I made sure that each piece of furniture had more than […]

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Apr 6 2017

This is the fabric for this years Easter dress.  Isn’t it pretty?  Doesn’t it just say “Spring!”  We purchased the fabric back in January on our trip to The Sewing Room in Birmingham, AL.  There was no problem choosing fabric for our girl and there was no trouble […]

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Apr 3 2017

Buttonholes… the final step when finishing your garment and for many of us the most dreaded.  Why is that?  Well, for one thing there is a lot of room for error even with our modern machines.  Here are a couple of hints to help take the anxiety out […]

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Mar 30 2017

My excuse….. well it is Spring after all.  The fabric was washed and pressed, the pattern was ready and the sewing of the Easter dress was to begin on Saturday.  But, all it took was a text message from a friend inviting me to an event right up […]

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