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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May 25 2016

We love chubby baby legs in bubbles!  Pattern #115 is timeless and can be made dressy or casual depending on your choice of fabric and trims. The pattern includes sizes 3 – 24 months, 3 styles of collars to choose from, a boy or girl sleeve, and accommodates […]

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Apr 22 2016

I wanted to share another picture of our pattern #109 Diaper Shirt and Cover featured in the latest issue of Classic Sewing Magazine.  This outfit is one of my personal favorites partly because it is so easy to make, so practical for baby, but mainly because I brought […]

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Apr 1 2016

Can you picture Fall outfits right now while beautiful Spring weather is calling you outside?  Well that is how magazines work, so my outfit for the Fall issue of ‘Classic Sewing’ has been completed and is in the mail.  Sewing out of season is a bit of a […]

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Mar 23 2016

Yesterday our quest for Spring inspiration involved a trip to the Huntsville Botanical Garden.  We spent several hours enjoying absolutely perfect weather, tulips beginning to open, and the blossoming of the Red Bud and Dogwood trees .  What did we find inspiring?  Well for me, fresh air and […]

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Mar 23 2016

For the first week of Spring we have given ourselves the assignment to look around us for inspiration.  It’s something we try to do continually, but this week we are stepping back from work and looking more intently.  This morning it came in the form of my pallet […]

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Mar 15 2016

This week my color inspiration came from fresh flowers purchased from the grocery store.  Deep purple and lime green…how inspiring! I decided to do a color exercise and see how close I could match the flower.  Purple and white gingham represents the outer petals, while dark purple embroidery […]

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