NEW! Swim Suits For Plus Size Kids. Finally It Fits!

| May 2, 2017

Swim suits that fit overweight and plus size boys and girls are almost impossible to find! Check out our gorgeous girls 3-piece Mermaid Swim Set pattern.  The pattern comes in two size ranges – 8-10-12 and 14-16 and these patterns are made with REAL plus size children’s’ measurements.  Your daughter/granddaughter will be the envy of […]

Add Big Income To Your Sewing Business…….

| April 4, 2017

Add big income to your sewing business…… sew for plus size and full figure women. Many of you may already be doing some sewing for plus size women, but perhaps for many, you need to get the word out that you can and will sew for the full figure women. If you would like to […]

Quit Buying Patterns – Redesign Ones You Already Have

| March 6, 2017

As in a lot of different areas, we have to be creative in thinking of ways to save money.  One of the best ways I’ve found to save money for myself as well as customers I sew for is to change the style of the patterns already in use rather than buy new patterns just […]

Dreading Spring Cleaning? Use Our Dust Busters For Easy Cleaning

| February 28, 2017

Regardless of what type of home business you have – sewing, alterations, crafting – there’s always cleaning that has to be done.  With spring cleaning just around the corner, we thought timing might be perfect to show you our variety of  “dust busters”.  The dust busters can be made with old towels or cheap towels […]

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 – […]

Topstitching Is Tops

| February 14, 2017

Sometimes the little “extra” that we can do for our customer is what keeps them coming back to us.  Topstitching is one of those areas where we can recommend the extra detail to really “set off” a garment. For style and an elegant touch of professionalism in sewing your garment, topstitching is tops! You can […]

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 […]

Girls Size 16 Plus Patterns Won’t Fit 9 Year Olds! Get The Right Fit!

| October 25, 2016

My friend has a 9 year old daughter who has a 36″ chest, 34″ tummy and 38″ hips.  Buying pre-made clothes for her is impossible since a skirt that fits in the waist has a length that goes past the feet, and long sleeves hang several inches below her fingers in order to get a […]