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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Nov 4 2016

We love hearing about new businesses in our area and having lived in North Alabama our whole lives, the article in our local paper really made our hearts flutter!  According to The Decatur Daily, one of our local cotton farmers, Mark Yeager, along with his daughter Anna, are […]

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Sep 10 2016

Our quarterly girl’s retreat was a success!  Once a quarter, if life permits, we like to leave the men and kiddos behind and do something together that’s relaxing, educational, and inspires creativity.  This time, I got to pick the place and event.  The art of wine making has […]

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Sep 2 2016

What is your favorite time to sew?  I love the morning light, a quiet house and patterns and fabrics selected ahead of time.  While our picture of the day is peaceful, our day is not.  We have been in the process of updating our studio space and today […]

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Aug 21 2016

Copyright is an often misunderstood area of design and one well worth addressing in order to keep from getting in trouble or just plain being embarrassed.  So, I’ll take time today to try to explain it and pattern usage. First of all, we are often asked about using […]

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Jul 24 2016

After months of designing, drafting, long computer hours and proofing, we get to see our creation come to life in print.  We have used the same local printers for our patterns for the last 16 years and they have become like family.  Besides working together to achieve the […]

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