Changing Patterns For Creative Uses

| June 22, 2009

Awhile back we had a lot of our readers write to us to let us know how they were using our men / women pajama and nightshirt patterns and making jogging outfits and shorts outfits out of them, and now we’ve had another round of creative ideas using another of our patterns — the Sports […]

Ebenezer Butterick – An American Inventor

| March 10, 2009

Ebenezer Butterick was born in Sterling, Massachusetts in 1826 and he spent much of his life, up until he was 37 years old, sewing clothes and cutting fabric in his hometown.  Historians say that although he was a competent tailor, he wasn’t earning very much money, until his sewing expertise turned him into an unlikely […]

20 Year Old Creates Modest Patterns For Princesses

| October 22, 2008

Ashley Smith wants young girls to have spaghetti on their plates, not over their shoulders.The 20-year-old who lives near New London, Iowa is taking her modest-clothes design business to television as NBC affiliate KWQC in Davenport has invited her to be on the “Paula Sands Live” show today.What has made Smith appealing to the television camera is […]