HEIRLOOM SEWING BOOKS

Sewing For A Royal Baby
Editors of Sew Beautiful Magazine


Sewing for a Royal Baby allows new mothers and grandmothers to create a royal wardrobe for their new little one using the complete patterns and instructions provided with the book and accompanying CD. The patterns are sized differently according to the style, but the gowns start at newborn and go up to 18 months. The bubble goes up to 24 months. Toddler dresses go up to size 4 and the boys' pieces go up to size 3.  The companion CD contains all of the project patterns plus two additional slip patterns, the complete Vintage Royal Alphabet machine embroidery template, and most of the embroidery designs (hand and machine) in the book, as well as some appliqué designs, and technique descriptions. 
$29.00

 

BACK IN PRINT!!
Creating Heirlooms for Baby

by Wendy Schoen

This popular project book is so much more than a simple how-to offering. Filled with Wendy’s stitching wisdom, Creating Heirlooms for Baby includes patterns for her classic designs, many of which are reproductions of favorite baby clothes from her own childhood. She’ll teach you techniques that will make your stitching pop; explain the effects you can render by changing the needles, threads and scissors you use; and share charming bits of history. The book features Wendy’s original hand worked designs. Directions for each project are clearly written and illustrated, and full-color photographs of each are included. Patterns include: Blessed Beginnings Christening Gown with slip, girl’s and boy’s bonnets, daygown, kimono, 2 sunsuits with sunhat, 3 dresses, pinafore, crib quilt and pillows.
100 page Soft Cover +CD

$ 25.00

 

Lace Shaping DVD
with Martha Pullen

Detailed explanations are given about the various supplies that are used for lace shaping and how to prepare your fabric before you begin. You will enjoy learning how and when to use several machine heirloom stitches along with the techniques for the basic shapes of lace shaping and the adaptations that are made for pinless lace shaping. By the time the DVD is finished, you will be making exquisite lace-shaped bows and dreaming of a wardrobe of heirloom garments featuring lace shaping.
$39.00

 

Beginning Heirloom Sewing by Machine DVD
with Martha Pullen

Mastering the basics of heirloom sewing will be clear and easy as you learn how to use the sewing machine to combine laces with entredeux and fabric, how to select and apply specialty stitches that add an heirloom finish, and how to take flat fabric to enticing levels of three-dimensional artistry. You’ll feel like a master designer as you create your own classic Heirloom Party Dress.  Heirloom Techniques: Lace to Lace, Lace to Fabric, Lace to Entredeux, Gathered Lace to Entredeux, Entredeux to Flat Fabric, Entredeux to Gathered Fabric, Top Stitch Hemstitching: Wing Needlework Pinstitch, Entredeux Stitch  Specialty Techniques: Puffing, Double Needle Pintucks
$39.00

 

Heirloom Sewing by Serger DVD
with Martha Pullen & Kathy McMakin

Do you love heirloom sewing and serger sewing? Why not combine the two, making heirloom sewing twice as fast. You will learn about appropriate trims for heirloom serging as well as the importance of needle placement when serging. This DVD will unveil serger techniques you never thought possible.
$39.00

 

The Vintage Collection of Martha Pullen - Volume 1

The Martha Pullen collection of vintage embroideries and garments is a sewing journey.  Exquisite pictures and Martha's delightful stories about her search for these garments, their history and descriptions.  60 wonderful pictures & accounts to drool over!
$29.95

     

 

The Laundry Room
By Sandy Hunter

A practical guide on how to clean, repair and store treasured antique linens, lace & quilts, plus new items that you want to preserve for their beauty and sentiment for generations to come.  28 page booklet
 

$17.00

 

The Complete Slip Collection
By Nancy Coburn

A slip collection to meet all your sewing needs! This new book has detailed, step-by-step heirloom sewing by machine instructions, embroidery designs, and complete patterns & instructions for a Baby Slip, Sizes Newborn, S, M, L;  a Christening Gown Slip, Sizes Newborn, S, M, L; a Toddler Slip, Sizes 1/2 -- 3; a Basic Yoke Slip, Sizes 1 -- 6 and an Empire Slip, Sizes 6 -- 12.  Patterns include button shoulder and back button closing options as well as neckline, armhole, and hemline embellishments.
$20.00

 

BABY DAYGOWNS I (Pink)
by Mildred Gould

Tiny tucks, lace insertions, edgings & delicate hand embroidery adorn these back-closing day gowns designed by Mildred Gould. Her techniques are fast & easy and are especially helpful to the beginning seamstress. Newborn and infant day gown patterns included.

$20.00

 

BABY DAYGOWN II (Turquoise)
by Mildred Gould

More unique designs featuring a front button closing. These designs, variations & guidelines provide a limitless opportunity to create one-of-a-kind daygowns. Newborn and Infant daygown patterns included.

$20.00

 

BABY DAYGOWNS III (yellow)
by Mildred Gould

The third book in her daygown series brings you perhaps the fastest and easiest of all daygown designs - the ragland sleeve. Perfect for quick-to-sew baby gifts. A special smocked variation is included with Newborn and Infant front-opening daygown patterns.

$20.00

 

BABY DAYGOWNS VII (Peach)
 

This book features yoke daygown designs.  The yoke is deeper than Book V & VI.  However, the fit through the shoulder & neckline is the same allowing you to interchange sleeve variations & neckline treatments found in other books of the daygown series  The center front pleat showcases embroidery on the skirt.  The deeper yoke allows more space in complete embroidery designs.   Sizes 5-lb preemie, newborn (7-12lbs) & Infant (8-18lbs) patterns are included

$20.00

 

Kimono Sleeve Daygowns
Limited Edition #201

A new series by Nancy Coburn.  Will include a one-time printing of her favorite antique designs.  In this book you will find an antique Christening gown and embroidered antique daygown and other easy to sew designs.  Detailed instructions are included for neckline, sleeve & hemline variations.  Embroidery designs are included, as well.
 Sizes Preemie (5-6 lbs), Newborn (7-12lbs) & Infant (8-18lbs) patterns are included

$20.00

 

Baby Boy Christening Gowns
by Nancy Coburn
Designed especially for little boys & to accommodate reluctant fathers.  Easy-to-sew, step-by-step instructions with detailed illustrations for designing your own christening gown & for embellishing or simplifying designs as they are presented in the book. Pull-out pattern in sizes newborn, small, medium & large.

     $20.00

                           

 

 

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