Mar 1 2017

I’ve enjoyed taking my time working on this lovely Christening Gown over the last few weeks.  We often have projects that we must hurry through, but if you can take your time, like any other journey, it will be much more enjoyable. For this lovely gown, I used pattern #108 […]

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Feb 1 2017

A few details is all that it takes to turn a plain outfit into something really cute for your baby boy.  Tiny Shadow embroidered bunnies on the collar of this simple bubble doesn’t overpower the outfit and took very little time to stitch up. The bunnies can be […]

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Jan 25 2017

To help get your creative juices flowing, I thought that I would share some ideas for the smocking design, “Crosses”, featured in the Spring issue of Classic Sewing Magazine.  I chose pattern #148 for the article for two reasons, a brand new pattern is always a plus for […]

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Jan 22 2017

Spring arrived yesterday afternoon in the form of the new Classic Sewing Magazine.  The poor mailman waded through a torrential downpour to place it on the front porch which I immediately snatched up and rush back in to show Tiffany.  It’s always much more fun when someone is […]

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Jan 19 2017

Whether it is for Easter, Christening, or Baby Dedication it’s time to start planning your sewing project.  So, with that in mind patterns #111 and #112 are now on sale for a limited time!  With detailed instructions for Heirloom sewing, both patterns are great for stitching up a […]

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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 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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Sep 28 2016

With cooler weather approaching, I’m thinking soft flannel for baby.  Today’s inspiration is made from daygown pattern #101 with pink and blue smocked baby rattles.  The “Baby Rattles” smocking design is available in our “Beginning Smocking” book and is a great introduction to picture smocking. A perfect homecoming […]

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Sep 17 2016

After many requests, we have brought pattern #108 out of retirement.  A sweet and simple Christening gown suitable for baby boy or girl.  The pattern allows you to design your vision, whether it be a yoke, featuring tucks, or a bit of embroidery.  Attach the skirt with soft […]

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