Tutorial – Easy To Make Colorful Hair Ties

| February 6, 2018

Items Needed: Pony Tail Bands; Ribbon 3/8″ – 7/8″ wide You will need 3 colors (co-ordinating printed or solid) ribbon and 1 pony tail band for each hair tie. Cut the three co-ordinating color ribbons in lengths of 22″ – 24″ long. Fold the 3 ribbon pieces in half and put through a ponytail band.  Tie […]

EASY Reversible Headband And Ear Warmer Pattern

| January 23, 2018

This has been a very cold winter stretching all the way into “sunny” Florida, where temperatures have been dipping into the teens.  Help!! Protect your ears with this easy fleece headband/ear warmer combo. Follow the easy step by step instructions and make several of the headband/ear warmers in no time at all!  Very easy to […]

FREE Craft Pattern – Vintage Wrap Collar Apron!

| December 6, 2017

As the title suggests, the “wrap” collar is just that – a separate collar piece that attaches to the apron with the decorative buttons in the front. This VintageWrapCollarApron is a downloadable epattern with full size pattern pieces and we’re giving it away for FREE! This vintage wrap collar apron is a breeze to make […]

25% Off All Craft Patterns! What Are You Sewing For Christmas Gifts?

| October 31, 2017

Have you seen our Mermaid Tail Blanket Pattern and Shark and Orca Whale Tail Blanket Patterns?  By far these patterns are some of our most popular craft patterns!  When we made these patterns and blankets, my grandchildren (who you see in the photos) wouldn’t go to bed without their “tail” blankets!  They absolutely LOVE their […]

The Truth About Dickeys/Mock Camisoles

| September 5, 2017

Mock camisoles and dickeys are very popular and can greatly expand your wardrobe. However, contrary to popular belief, mock camisoles are NOT “one size fits all”!  Consider a size 32” chest compared to a size 58” chest.  No way would the same mock camisole fit both! Our mock camisole patterns come in two size ranges […]

Back To School Sale On Plus Size Children Sewing Patterns – 50% Off

| August 1, 2017

Just in time for school sewing, we are having a super 50% Discount sale on ALL Plus Size Children Sewing Patterns.  Now through August 15 only, take advantage of this huge sale – use promo code SCHOOL and fill your shopping cart.  We have plus size and obese boys patterns and plus size and obese […]

Make Athletic Non-Slip Headbands For Pennies!

| February 21, 2017

It’s about that time of year when it warms up enough we can get outside and run!  OR jog or walk. But wait – it’s windy some days and even if it isn’t windy, there always seems to be a problem with our headbands.  They move around – won’t stay where you want them – […]

New Pattern Designer In Our Family!

| February 1, 2017

My granddaughter, now 11 and part of a set of quadruplets, started “making things” when she was old enough to use a pair of kids scissors. Sarah had previously made things from paper and cardboard, from very intricate snowflakes to cardboard box “stores” where she would “sell” her handmade items to her siblings and grandmother […]

AWESOME New Patterns Now Available

| January 24, 2017

We have some AWESOME new patterns in our pattern store that you won’t want to miss out on! Just for starters, we have patterns for the ever popular “sea creature tail” blankets, including the Mermaid Tail Blanket, Shark Tail Blanket and Orca Whale Tail Blanket.  Look at the picture and decide which one you’d like […]

Shape-A-Dart – Fits Patterns to YOUR Cup Size

| November 1, 2016

For a fit that flatters – use the Shape-A-Dart on commercial patterns to adjust the cup size to YOUR cup size.         Why use the Shape-A-Dart tool? Misses size patterns are made with a standard “B” cup and half sizes are made with a standard “C” cup. If you wear a Misses […]