May 30 2017

So many memories are often tied up in our fabric scraps that it is often hard to part with them.  While dresses need to be passed on and photos are great, there is something special about touching the fabric itself.  Around age 6 little girls often have quite […]

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May 18 2017

Do you need a source for quality fabric and notions?  Do you need a shop that is not only a joy to visit, but has great service for online shopping?  Elegant Stitches is one of our favorites!  We have been doing business with them for the past 17 […]

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May 12 2017

Patterns #129, #140-S and #140-L are all on sale for a limited time.  All 3 patterns are great basic patterns that would be an asset to any pattern collection. Click here to go to the Sale page!  

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Apr 8 2017

Several of you have asked about the table.  It is a new addition to my studio space, and I absolutely LOVE it.  We did a room redo this past year and because of the small room size, I made sure that each piece of furniture had more than […]

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Apr 6 2017

This is the fabric for this years Easter dress.  Isn’t it pretty?  Doesn’t it just say “Spring!”  We purchased the fabric back in January on our trip to The Sewing Room in Birmingham, AL.  There was no problem choosing fabric for our girl and there was no trouble […]

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Mar 24 2017

For a limited time, two of our favorite patterns  #102 and #128 are on sale.  A great price at $9.00 each for the Traditional version of these timeless patterns!

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Feb 6 2017

After weeks of planning, Tiffany and I were finally able to make our long awaited trip to The Sewing Room in Birmingham, AL.   How do you manage to navigate a fabulous store full of absolutely delicious fabrics, laces and notions on a tight schedule?  With a lot of […]

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Jan 10 2017

I always start the new year with visions of being more organized.  One of my goals for this year is to learn more about my sewing machine and serger. Maybe knowing where the presser feet are and their names is a good place to start.  My solution? Pill […]

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Dec 6 2016

Have you ever wondered how needles and pins are made?  After watching this fascinating video from Discovery Channel’s show How it’s Made I will now treat both with more respect, perhaps even little works of art!  I had no idea that there were so many steps involved. Click […]

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Dec 2 2016

I love giving (and receiving) books as Christmas gifts. So, we have decided to help you with your Christmas shopping by putting our books on sale for the whole month of December! Both books are great for learning new techniques, and are available for purchase on our website […]

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