Below are pictures of the Ginger Snaps patterns that are currently in stock. We can special order any of her other patterns for you.  Click on the  to order If you would like a more detailed description of a particular pattern click Contact Us . We'll be glad to e-mail you more information including pictures, fabric requirements, etc.

In addition to these patterns we also carry Mildred Gould's Daygown books, Dresses for Toddlers Book I, Christening Gowns Book I and Nancy Coburn's latest How-To Book of Heirloom Sewing by Machine & The Complete Slip Collection. Look on our Heirloom Books page for descriptions and prices.


Amrie is designed to make fast & easy garments using 100% cotton knits.  The dropwaist dress may be sewn with a back button closing or the center back may be placed on the fold to create a pull-over dress.  The pull-over dress is recommended for 100% cotton knits because it eliminates the need for buttonholes.  The knit top features a ruffled hemline & 3 creative fabric flowers.  The skirt has an elastic waist & a ruffled hemline. Pair the top & skirt for a unique look or wear the top with pants or shorts & wear your favorite purchased top with the skirt.
Sizes: 4-12



Blakely is the second in the Designer Series in which pattern pieces, such as sleeves, skirt embellishment, hemline treatments, neckline treatments, etc, may be used with other patterns in the series to create dozens of garment variations. These interchangeable pattern pieces may also be used with Beach Dresses III, Landon, and The Collar Dress. Blakely features 3 variations which may be used for summer & fall sewing.  The tiered sundress/top variations are embellished with ruffles ribbon & novelty buttons.  The corduroy jumper variation has a hemline band and is monogrammed.  All three variations have a back button closing with a skirt placket.  They create a trendy sundress or cute top which may be worn with shorts, capri or long pants.
Sizes: 1-4



Sassy Pants I
Sassy Pants I is a straight cut long pants pattern with an elastic waistline.  Instructions include a ribbon tie & a fabric tie at the waistline.  Hemline variations include a plain hemline, single ruffle, and double ruffles with embellishment options.  It is a fast & easy sewing project with detailed, step-by-step instructions.  These variations are ideal for multiple print fabrics.
Sizes 1-3, 4-6 or 7-8


Little Maddie's Tiered Sundress
Have fun with pretty fabrics and trims of all kinds when sewing this cute jump/sundress with three skirt tiers....Easy-to-sew with detailed instructions.
Sizes: 1-4



Landon is a classic empire waist dress with two variations one with ribbon embellishment and one with a monogrammed bodice and ribbon sash. The designs are ideal for a variety of fabrics, including linen, pique, or prints. The sleeveless designs are easy to sew with bias facings on the armholes and neckline. The hemline is plain and the bodice features a back button closing with skirt placket. Detailed step-by-step instructions are included and are good for beginners. Make it simple or be creative with embellishment ideas.
Sizes 4-6


Mariah has three skirt variations with tiers and ruffles to us to mix and match your favorite prints, dots, checks, stripes and solids. One variation has been specially designed for corduroy. The varations in this pattern will be as much fun to sew and wear as the fabrics you choose. Embellishment can be fun too, using rickrack, ruffled ribbon, and other cute trims. This is an easy-to-sew pattern which has step-by-step detailed instructions and may be completed in less than two hours. It features a casing waistline with elastic or a ribbon drawstring.
Sizes 4 - 12


Lillie's Swiss Sundress

This gorgeous, classic white sundress will be as pretty as the Swiss trims you choose to embellish the bodice, skirt ruffle, and hemline....Use with pima broadcloth or Imperial broadcloth....Easy-to-sew with detailed instructions, including trim placement guidelines

Sizes 4 - 12



Easiest A-line Jumper/Sundress Ever

Easy, one-hour, pull-over jumper or sundress.  Easy to sew and wear -- the child can dress themselves because there are no buttons.  Sew in solid fabric with contrast facing or use colorful prints.  Great corduroy jumper for the holidays and winter, or print fabrics for spring.  Adjustable straps and extremely easy construction steps

Sizes 4 - 8



Fast & Easy Skirts

Mackenzie is a fast & easy skirt pattern that is designed for creativity and ease of construction..  The pattern includes 3 variations, with a choice of an elastic casing or a ribbon drawstring.  The skirt has a little fullness over a basic A-Line skirt.  Choose multiple fabrics to create a skirt with flair that any young lady will love. This easy-to-sew pattern has step-by-step detailed instructions.
Sizes 4-12



Funtime for Babies I

An easy-to-sew flat raglan sleeve daygown with front button opening.  Variations include embellishment with contrasting fabric on neckline, sleeves & hemline, as well as decorative buttons.  Pattern features a long straight sleeve, long puff sleeve & 3/4 sleeve, as well as a plain front button closing & one with a double-faced placket.  This easy-to-sew pattern has step-by-step detailed instructions & includes shadow work designs..
Sizes: Preemie, Newborn, Infant & Large



Beach Dresses I
Easy-to-sew A-line dress design for beach portraits & lovely summer dresses.  Includes multi-sized pattern.  Neckline & armholes may be finished with bias facing or bias binding & trimmed with wide rick rack.  Neckline & armholes may be finished with bias facing or bias binding Back of dress features a 5 button back closing. 
Sizes: 1/2 - 3



Beach Dresses III
Easy-to-sew empire waist dress.  Neckline & armholes may be finished with bias facing or bias binding.  Neckline & armholes may be finished with bias facing or bias binding   A sand dollar shadow work design has been included.
Sizes: 4-12



A-Line Christening Gowns I

An elegant, simple design that is easy to sew.  Sizes newborn, infant and large are 36" long, while the preemie gown is 27" long.  Sleeve variations include a long puff sleeve and an elbow-length puff sleeve.  Fullness is added to the A-Line design with the addition of pintucks.  The gown has a back button closing.
 Sizes:  Preemie, Newborn, Infant and Large 



Preemie Daygowns and Bonnets

Easy to sew kimono sleeve daygowns and bonnets for preemies.
  Preemie sized:  1 lb, 2 1/2 lb, 3-4 lbs, & 5-6 lbs. 



Preemie Isolette Shirts I

The isolette shirt features include front closing with velcro, open-shoulder construction with velcro and approximate thigh-length.  Design, construcion & embellishment recommended by neonatal nurses.  Preemie sized:  1 lb, 2 1/2 lb, 3-4 lbs, & 5-6 lbs.  Easy lined construction - soft to baby's skin.



Baby's Diaper Shirt I

$ 12.00

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