Mar 17 2017

Dedication Gown #112 We wanted to share the beautiful pictures that our friend Carrie sent us.  John is their third son and a miracle baby.  Diagnosed with numerous possible birth defects early in the pregnancy and born prematurely, John has continued to grow and thrive bringing joy to those around him. […]

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Mar 9 2017

One of my favorite and most requested designs has been for the smocking design “Chocolate Bunnies” which appeared in an issue of Sew Beautiful Magazine several years ago.  I’m thrilled that Martha Pullen Company have posted the full article and smocking design on their blog!  Click here to […]

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Mar 6 2017

  Something elegant for baby boy.  For those who have boys and grandsons it’s easy to feel left out when it comes to hand sewing.  Having had three sons myself before a daughter, I know that feeling.  So with the challenge of not getting “frilly” I went for […]

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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 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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Oct 4 2016

Always keeping the boys in mind, we have added pattern #148 to our collection! This simple shirt, features a  Peter Pan collar, buttons down the back and may be made with either long or short sleeves.  Choose either a plain front or a smocked insert suitable for 6 […]

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