Feb 12 2018

  Made by Elizabeth Thetford for my grandson’s first Easter. The collar was in my stash from 30 years ago! Elizabeth used pattern #115 for this breathtaking outfit.  Wouldn’t you like to know what other treasures Elizabeth has in her stash? ∼ Michie’

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Feb 9 2018

I fell in love with this Swiss Insertion on my last trip to The Sewing Room and could hardly wait to try it out with pattern #148.  The insertion was easy to work with and really dressed up an otherwise plain shirt.  Here are the directions in case […]

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Jan 12 2018

Alison chose pattern #138 for a special outfit for a special friend.  We love her story and know that you will too! This outfit is extra special. A friend asked me to make an outfit for her son. Then she had an extra request that it be made […]

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Jan 9 2018

This photo popped up on Martha Pullen’s newsletter last week.  My heart skip a beat at the cuteness! I’m happy that I can share the link to my article for adapting a collar for bridging. ∼ Michie’ Click here for the article.

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Dec 19 2017

Is a Christening gown in your future?  Our pattern #112 is a great choice for baby boy and is on sale until the end of the month.  ∼ Michie’

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Nov 25 2017

Hi! You asked for it! Here’s a baby jumpsuit gift I made using your pattern #138. I used moo-strology smocking plate and it is made from birdseye cotton pique. Cheryl Clapp, CA Thank you for sharing Cheryl.  We love your work! ∼ Michie’

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Nov 16 2017

I love snowmen because they are suitable well past the holidays.  “Jolly Snowmen” by Mollie Jane Taylor has been one of my favorite smocking designs for years and is super cute on our Jon-Jon pattern #137 made from black Featherwale corduroy.  And here is a little smocking tip. […]

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Oct 25 2017

“Made by Elizabeth Thetford for my grandson. I used imperial broadcloth for the romper and imperial batiste for the collar. The collar has a little chick insertion and is trimmed with Swiss trim. I shamelessly copied and bought all supplies from Beth’s Heirloom Sewing in Wetumpka!” Thank you […]

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Oct 23 2017

  I’m so excited to give you a peek inside Classic Sewing magazine’s Holiday Issue.  For my article, I chose tea dyed tatting and a simple embroidery design using pattern #119.  Wanting less holiday and more of a winter look, a color pallet of white, ecru and pale […]

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Oct 16 2017

We have admired Esther’s work for quite a while and are happy to share one of her favorite projects with you.  Click here to see more photos of her fabulous project. ∼ Michie’ “Thank you for the opportunity to share our creations with your patterns.  The one I’m most […]

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