Feb 16 2018

  Never underestimate what adding pleats to a plain bodice can do.  This fabric is lovely and didn’t need a collar detracting from it, but it needed some interest.  A square piece of fabric about 5 inches wider than the bodice pattern piece, a quilters ruler and a […]

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Feb 14 2018

Hello!  I wanted to show you what I did with your bishop pattern and baby hearts smocking plate.  This dress is made of seersucker.  I love the angel sleeves as one of the options of this pattern.  Thank you, April Byers April used out bishop pattern #143 and […]

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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 31 2018

    I felt like spring was in the air when the newest copy of Classic Sewing Magazine arrived in the mail.  Ever wondered how I started the business?  As the “Creative Visionary” for this issue, I got to tell the story of how I turned my hobby […]

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Jan 29 2018

Hi Michié I used pattern 140-L to make this size 3 reversible jumper. One side is for Christmas and the other side is Valentine’s day. I added an inside pocket to both sides so the little mouse friend can always be with her. The mouse was inspired by […]

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Jan 22 2018

When Cheryl Clapp needed a baby shower gift, she pulled out pattern #109 knowing that it would be sure to please.  The bridging on the collar using the pink gingham for the bias band is a great touch and as always, her work is fantastic.  ∼ Michie’

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Jan 15 2018

  Like to plan ahead for your summer sewing?  We have #121 in both traditional and printable versions on sale for a limited time.  Both the sundress or top and shorts are perfect for those hot summer days and make it special by adding your favorite embroidery design. […]

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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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Dec 21 2017

My name is Roberta Beaver and I used The Tucked Infant Gown #108. Breath taking!  We love what Roberta did with the daygown pattern.   And the trim makes it so elegant. ∼ Michie’    

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