Nov 10 2016

Good morning!  I just wanted to share a holiday version of the “No Smock Bishop”.  If you don’t smock or just don’t have time, the bishop style dress with gathered lace might be just what you are looking for.  You can click here for the tutorial. How is […]

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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 26 2016

We’ve featured on www.sewmamasew.com!  A great little tutorial on re-purposing a man’s shirt. Do you have a re-purpose story? Michie’

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Oct 8 2016

The new Holiday Issue of Classic Sewing Magazine arrived in the mailbox and we just had to take a break from work and go through every page!  We were thrilled to see our Jon-Jon with our smocked “Christmas Truck” and even more excited by the other articles where […]

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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 27 2016

It is time to get busy on Fall sewing.  I love navy blue gingham and with smocked red wagons, even daddy was okay with the outfit!  The smocking design is easy for those new to Picture Smocking and can be found in the “Beginning Smocking Book.”  The outfit […]

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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 14 2016

Kathy Drew, of ‘KLD Embroidery Designs’ was kind enough to use our pattern #140-L for her submission to the magazine.  We love the magic that she worked with her digitized embroidery design on the jumper and blouse! Great job Kathy and thank you! Michie’

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Jun 29 2016

This picture of our girl sure brought back memories!  She was about 2 years old and loved the jumper because it had “Mee Mees” on it.  And although she is quite the model now, it was almost impossible to get her to stand still for a picture. She […]

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