Sep 20 2017

We had been trying to arrange a trip back to The Sewing Room, but sadly we just couldn’t get our schedules worked out.  And so, off to the computer I went to fabric shop.  I ordered my fabric on Thursday during my lunch break on the back porch […]

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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 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 21 2017

Floral prints and smocking have always been a great combination and are super popular this season, so we were excited when we spotted this adorable dress at Peanut Butter-n-Jelly Kids.  Made with pattern #146 and smocked with a simple geometric design…how inspiring!  Do you love florals as much […]

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Aug 15 2017

“These are jumpers and blouses made from your pattern #140L. I added ruffles for cuteness and extra length! The Hello Kitty embroidered one was worn for the first day of kindergarten and for school pictures. Cheryl Clapp, CA” Thank you for sharing Cheryl.  Your work is inspiring! Michie’

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Jul 5 2017

We would like to thank Cheryl Clapp for sharing with us today.  Here is what Cheryl had to say about her beautiful creation. “Here’s the smocked bubble I made for my cousin’s daughter using your pattern #142 in a size 6 months. They loved it so much that […]

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Jun 6 2017

How about some Bishop Bubble inspiration for today?  Today’s outfit is made using pattern #142 out of Josue Dark Blue Tana Lawn purchased from The Sewing Room.  The fabric has a light weight silky feel, great for our hot summer days in the South.  A simple smocking design in […]

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May 24 2017

We love and sunsuits, we love seersucker fabric and we love how Elizabeth Thetford combined the two.  Sunsuit pattern #123, piped in brown with brown buttons and a football applique’ made an adorable outfit for her grandson.  All supplies were purchased at Beth’s Heirlooms in Wetumpka, Al.  Thanks […]

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May 15 2017

Turning one just wouldn’t be complete without a Creations by Michie’ dress!! It was my first attempt at bridging a collar. Not perfect, but she didn’t seem to mind. I’ll just have to practice and make another dress! Thanks as always for the inspiration (and patterns). Best Regards, […]

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