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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Aug 27 2016

It is time to get busy on Fall sewing.  I love navy blue gingham and with smocked red wagons, even daddy was okay with the outfit!  The smocking design is easy for those new to Picture Smocking and can be found in the “Beginning Smocking Book.”  The outfit […]

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Jul 7 2016

Our newest pattern #147 is ready for purchase!  This sweet diaper shirt buttons down the back and is perfect for tiny tucks or embroidery on the front.  The pattern includes a diaper cover or panty to complete the outfit. You can purchase the pattern from our website in […]

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May 25 2016

We love chubby baby legs in bubbles!  Pattern #115 is timeless and can be made dressy or casual depending on your choice of fabric and trims. The pattern includes sizes 3 – 24 months, 3 styles of collars to choose from, a boy or girl sleeve, and accommodates […]

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May 9 2016

I don’t have a pattern for a smocked to the shoulder dress, so I used pattern #131. I cut a piece of fabric about 42″ wide and the length of the yoke and skirt together. I pleated and smocked the yoke area and then using a small straight […]

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May 5 2016

It’s hard to believe that it has been 5 years since I mailed a Dedications dress to Arizona for our first grandchild.  What a thrill for any grandmother and within a week of the dedication our second grandchild arrived!  I don’t have enough words for how our family […]

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May 3 2016

For a limited time traditional patterns #120 and #128 are on sale!  Our sundress/sunsuit pattern is great for hot weather and our daygown makes a wonderful baby gift. Click here for the ‘Sale’ page. Michie’  

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