50% Off ALL Plus Size Children’s Sewing Patterns

| July 31, 2018

Back To School Sale On Plus Size Children Patterns – 50% Discount   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 PATTERNS and fill your shopping cart.  […]

Altering Store Bought Patterns For Overweight Children – Chest

| July 24, 2018

Overweight children, plus size children and obese children will usually have much larger chests than average size children.  In addition, they will usually have large upper arms that make altering store bought patterns very difficult.  This tutorial will address both areas needing to be altered. FULL CHEST With a large full chest, wrinkles will show […]

Altering Store Bought Patterns For Overweight Children – Abdomen

| July 17, 2018

Large abdomen (stomach) is one of the main problems with plus size children, overweight children and obese children.  A large abdomen will cause skirts and pants to be too short in front and cause skirts to ride up in the front.               To correct the store bought (commercial) pattern, […]

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

| June 12, 2018

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 […]

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 […]

Sale on Treadle Sewing Machine Leather Belt

| July 25, 2017

We have been amazed at the number of “Complete Guide To Treadle Sewing Machines” books we have sold in the past few months!  It seems like the old/antique treadle sewing machines are making a comeback, and immediately the new buyers want to know more about the machine and how to get it back in working […]

12 In 1 Magic Ruler Sale Extended One More Week!!

| July 18, 2017

The Twelve In One Magic Ruler is a complete set of measuring devices all in one easy-to-use see-thru adjustable tool.  And it’s all done with the twist of a knob!!  This  is the absolute BEST tool in my sewing room! The obvious uses of this amazing 12 in 1 Magic Ruler tool are: Yardstick 2. […]

Introducing The 12 In 1 Magic Ruler

| July 11, 2017

The Twelve In One Magic Ruler is a complete set of measuring devices all in one easy-to-use see-thru adjustable tool.  And it’s all done with the twist of a knob!! The obvious uses of this amazing 12 in 1 Magic Ruler tool are: Yardstick 2. 35″ Scallop Template 3. Corner Maker 4. L-Square 5. T-Square […]

Restoring Old Slips – Make Them Like New!

| July 5, 2017

Have you ever noticed how the body of your slip outlives the lace and elastic?  Not quite sure how to salvage the slip, so you end up throwing it away?  We can help!  Here are some suggestions. Problem:  Lace is disintegrating, coming off slip. Suggestion #1:  Remove the old lace and brighten it up with […]

How To Make A Marshmallow Pillow – Tutorial

| June 27, 2017

Marshmallow pillows are easy for kids to make and you can be sure they won’t get lost because they won’t leave the childs’ side! This marshmallow pillow is another pattern designed by one of my granddaughters (remember her first pattern, the Narwhal Stuffed toy pattern).  She is on a roll making patterns for an item, […]