Sep 14 2017

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 […]

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Sep 6 2017

I’ve been experimenting with different color combinations.  Not to far out there, but something a bit more updated.  This is what I came up with for Pattern #148 with fabric I picked up from our trip to Joann’s.  How cute would this be for Fall with a  sweater […]

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Aug 31 2017

Have a little boy to sew for? Pattern #144 is on sale on our website and Etsy. Pants or shorts, this would make an adorable Fall outfit. ∼ Michie’

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Aug 29 2017

I pulled out some samples to display in the studio for some inspiration.  These four are among my favorites and all four happen to have smocking.  Here are the links to the patterns and the smocking designs if you are curious.  Some of the designs are free!  ∼ […]

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Aug 1 2017

I made pattern #137 for my grandson, Mason. He wore it to his baby dedication service.  Loved this pattern. It went together so easily and quickly.  Thanks, Kim Ward We would like to thank Kim for sharing with us.  Notice that this little guy didn’t need frilly or […]

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Jul 19 2017

My copy of Classic Sewing Magazine arrived in the mail yesterday after much waiting and anticipation.  The magazine is full of wonderful ideas for your Fall sewing along with great articles filled with new techniques.  I always look forward to seeing how my garments have been photographed and how the article has […]

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Jul 14 2017

  The Sewing Room We have brought pattern #119 back!  #119 was always a favorite, but I wanted to add a couple of variations.  Now you can choose a plain, box pleat or inverted pleat for the front of the gown.  Sweet and simple, the gown is one of our easier […]

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Jul 3 2017

For a limited time you will find #120 on sale in our Etsy shop for only $8.00.  A favorite pattern that I enjoyed making for my grandchildren and the comfy fit made it a favorite with them as well. Buying through Etsy makes our patterns available to our overseas […]

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Jun 10 2017

What a happy baby!  Thank you Tricia for sharing with us. “My name is Tricia Johnson and this is my grandson at 3 months. I used the Jon-Jon pattern #137. I love to smock and sew!”

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Jun 2 2017

Pattern #110 is now back out of retirement and is available as a Printable pattern.  Great for dressy or casual wear, the shirt features a double breasted look with a choice of collars or a simple banded neck.  The shorts are super simple to make and comfortable for […]

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