Nov 20 2017

  I have fallen in love with making bishop dresses! Your pattern is a perfect fit.  I was a little nervous about using navy as I thought it might overwhelm the child, but to my delight I think she looks just fine. Thank you as always, Alison Brim […]

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Oct 26 2017

A look at my studio this morning with a holiday color pallet to inspire you.  I’ve been busy the past few weeks working on several new samples.  The daygown and dress will be featured in the next few days with short tutorials for making simple changes to two […]

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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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Oct 11 2017

We picked patterns #124-S and #124-L for our sale this month.  Available as Printables both on the website and in our Etsy shop, and priced at only $7.00 each these are great patterns to add to your collection.  Although pictured in pastel colors, what about a dress for […]

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Sep 28 2017

“I just want to share the dress I made using your pattern #127.  I decided to put a lace piece on top of the yoke and hem. “∼ Zanna van der Merwe What a great variation for pattern #127.  Thank you for sharing Zanna, your work is fantastic! ∼ […]

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Sep 23 2017

“My name is Cathy Rogers. These are hand smocked jon jons using pattern #137. It’s always interesting trying to get the inserts in correctly. Love the pattern! Thanks” Great job Cathy!  We don’t see any room for improvement.  My personal favorite is the blue smocked crabs.  We normally […]

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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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