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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Aug 12 2016

Do you struggle to think of a color besides blue for your little guys?  Having had three boys myself, I feel your pain.  I would look at my husbands shirts for inspiration and felt confident that if it looked good on a grown man it would probably work […]

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Jul 19 2016

Providing quality sewing patterns for boys was the basis for starting our business and still a main focus, so I like to give you plenty of inspiration.  For our new “Foxes” smocking design, our bubble #145 would be a great choice.  Perhaps I would use a green stripe […]

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Jul 13 2016

Do you remember our hint for the Back to School Issue of Classic Sewing Magazine?  Well, here it is and we are thrilled! Pattern #134 was used for the outfit and features a sweet baby skunk.  The skunk is hand embroidered using a Chain Stitch which is a […]

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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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