Tips For Sewing Specialty Fabrics

| September 19, 2016

Sometimes when we “get on a roll” with the sewing projects we’re doing, it is so easy to simply sew everything using the same type of thread, and not even think about changing the needle when changing fabrics.  We’ve collected a variety of tips that we all need to think about before changing from one […]

7 Kwik And Easy Sewing Tips

| August 31, 2016

Sometimes when we’re sewing or crafting,  just the smallest tip can be the AHA! moment that either can make our projects go faster or help us improve in an area that needs some help.  I’m always on the look out for tips that I can readily put to use.  As with most of you, my […]

Look What We Found!!!

| August 24, 2016

While moving our office, we found some vintage copies of Sarah Doyle’s first book, “Sarah’s Key To Pattern Drafting”.   “Sarah’s Key To Pattern Drafting” book includes step by step instructions and diagrams for custom making your entire wardrobe – slacks, shorts, skirts, blouses and dresses.  This is our original book with patterns and designs […]

Plus Size Children Patterns Are NOW Downloadable!!

| July 25, 2016

Just in time for back to school sewing, we’re excited to announce that all of our Plus Size Children patterns are now downloadable for immediate access!  The very best thing is that there are no longer any shipping fees to pay AND you can get started on your sewing projects right away!! Check out the […]

How To Be Successful – Develop An Entrepreneurial Mind

| June 22, 2016

Developing an entrepreneurial mind is probably one of the greatest keys to success available to all of us.  The entrepreneur within you will determine to a great extent just how successful you and your business will be. Those who treat their home business as if it was “just a hobby” are only fooling themselves.  If […]

6 How-To Tips For The Sewer / Crafter

| May 16, 2016

Many times during the sewing / crafting process we seem to have our heads in the clouds as we fast forward through the current project.  Of course, most of us have been sewing or crafting for so long, we can just about do anything with our eyes shut.  Right?  Actually that’s where most of the […]

50% Off All Plus Size Kids Patterns

| May 12, 2016

We have GREAT news!!  We’re in the process of making all of our Plus Size Children patterns downloadable – to make them instantly available to everyone, whether you’re in the U.S., or around the world!! During this transition period, we’re selling the remaining few of our Plus Size Children physical patterns at a huge 50% […]

What If Your 10 Year Old Has A 34″ Waist????

| May 3, 2016

My friend was getting frantic!  Her 10 year old son with a 34” waist wasn’t fitting into ANY type of pants.  Even a boys’ size 14-16 pants had only a 28” waist. She bought him a pair of 34” waist MEN’S Levi jeans, thinking that would do the trick.  Look at how they fit this […]

4 Reasons to Sell Your Crafts on Etsy

| April 25, 2016

Craft fairs are a wonderful way to both market and sell your crafts—but some people simply do not have the time or the money to put up a booth at such fairs. More and more entrepreneurs are beginning to sell their items online. One website very popular among small businesses and hobbyists is Etsy.com. Here […]

How To Do Skirt Alterations

| April 21, 2016

Improper fit and unsightly wrinkles detract from the appearance of a skirt.  Most adjustments are simple and it’s amazing how much better the skirt will hang. When deciding on the length of a skirt, keep in mind the best length for YOUR figure and what you’ll feel comfortable wearing.  The current fashionable length may not […]