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    Great Heirloom Sewing Books by other Great Authors

    NEW     More Sewing with Whimsy Book

    For inspiration ideas as to how you can use the whimsy sticks,


    Whimsy Sticks Large
    NG-459..... $41.98

    Whimsy Sticks - small


    NEW    A-Z of Heirloom Sewing

    The wait is over,
    this wonderful book has finally arrived
    and I have it in stock.
    This is the 20th book in the very successful A-Z series

    Learn the art of Heirloom sewing! Whether you are a novice or a professional, the A-Z for Heirloom Sewing offers over 700 step-by-step instructions and colour photographs for different stitches and techniques that imitate the Fine French Hand Sewing techniques using the sewing machine. Topics include:  General Instructions, Garment Care, Entredeux Techniques, Fabric Techniques, Lace Techniques, Handworked edges and Finishes as well as Construction Techniques.  Wow, that's  lot!  It is filled with glorious designs for you to stitch or adapt to suit your own projects.   144 pages

    It's a must-have heirloom sewing guide! 
    Order your copy today.


    Sewing with Whimsy
    By Kari Mecca

    Sewing with Whimsy is a treat in children's sewing and embellishing.  Each chapter begins with a classic pattern based on a simple silhouette then takes the sewing enthusiast on a path of originality filled with trims and techniques.  Step-by-step directions are included. Some of the techniques include:  rickrack flowers and trims, making and applying ribbon flowers, adding sparkle with beads, machine and heirloom sewing techniques. 

    A wonderful new book full of inspirational photos.
    BH-026......sorry sold out

    Wonderful DVD available too - just click here

    Embroidered Christening Gowns

    More than 300 fabulous step-by-step photographs for creating exquisite garments perfect for Christening, Baptism and Naming ceremonies

    Within the pages of this beautifully photographed book are 8 unique and exquisite garments.  Ranging in style from sheer simplicity to gowns dripping with lace and embroidery, there is something for everyone.
    Excellent clear instructions and step-by-step photography bring these wonderful projects within the grasp of all sewing s, whatever their level of expertise

    BH-038.................sold out

    Heirloom Machine Sewing for Quilters
    By Susan Stewart

    You love quilting--now combine it with classic heirloom sewing?

    Some techniques included are sewing with lace, lace shaping, shadow applique, twin-needle pintucks, rickrack-lace bridging, cathedral lace windows, shaped bias strips, seminole lacework, shaped puffing, reverse-applique windows, turned-edge applique, netting insertions.  In addition to the techniques are 9 wonderful projects.  Add elegance and grace to your one-of-a-kind gifts that will be treasured for generations to come.

    A wonderful new book!

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    Please remember there is a total minimum order of $10.00 before shipping and any taxes.

    Serging for Babies
    Kathy McMakin

    Heirloom Serging for Babies - Projects done in 60 minutes, complete with patterns, including: Christening Gowns; Daygowns; Blankets; Booties; Bonnets; Diaper shirts and bags; Daydresses; Bloomers and Boy's pants. The techniques are explained in detail with great step by step illustrations.


    Only 1 copy left as this book
    is out of print

    Easy Elegance
    by: Sue Pennington

    Shark's Teeth
    Applied Smocking Strips

    lots of ideas, great instructions and illustrations


    Click Here For the Secure Order Page
    Please remember there is a total minimum order of $10.00 before shipping and any taxes.

    Hand Sewn by Machine
    Marie Duncan & Betty Farrell

    Since most people today don`t have time to spend the hours it take to complete heirloom projects they love by hand, this book has set out to teach how to do lace techniques, tucks, pintucks, hemstitching, drawn thread work, appliqué, reverse appliqué, candlewicking, couching, free motion embroidery, crewel embroidery, Brazilian embroidery, Blackwork, Stumpwork, Hardanger Embroidery, Swiss Embroidery Trims and English Eyelet Embroidery by machine.

    Sale:  $28.98

    Affordable Heirlooms
    by Edna Powers & Gaye Kriegel

    The focus of this book is to give new life to an already embellished item. New and old linens are readily accessible. Add more fabrics, trims, buttons and imagination then the result is a treasured gift, a set of mother-daughter dresses, dainty heirloom Christmas ornaments or a useful and beautiful set of kitchen linens.

    Sale:  $24.98

    My Favorite Designer Doll Clothes
    by Wendy Schoen

    This book is full of projects for the 18`doll. Learn techniques for heirloom sewing, embroidery stitches, how to get started, construction techniques, basic equipment and a great deal more.


    Dressing Dolls
    Susan York

    There are full size patterns and complete directions for 10 complete outfits to fit 16-18” dolls. The garments are exquisite and the directions are very well done.

    Out of Print but I have a few in stock.

    Interlace in Lace
    Judith Marquis

    Judith has covered the topic of Interlacing lace insertion into any garment. Interlacing with lace is an adaptation of Celtic art, where one arm of the design weaves over and under the others--a new way to use your heirloom laces in lingerie, ladies’ wear, children's wear and home furnishings. The secrets she shares are well explained, and well illustrated. It’s a book you’ll use again and again.


    Shadow Work Embroidery
    With 108 Iron-On Transfer Patterns

    This helpful guide features over 100 iron-on transfer patterns of wreaths and bouquets, baskets, angels, birds and butterflies, monograms and many other charming images.  Designs range in size from dainty motifs to full-page illustrations and include corner motifs, borders, medallions, sprays and garlands.


    Lingerie Secrets
    by Jan Bones

    Sew great-looking lingerie with a perfect fit.

    Intimate apparel can--and should--be comfortable, practical and sexy all at the same time.

    • Draft your own pattern for a unique personalized fit
    • Alter patterns to create new pieces or to suit special needs
    • Discover proven techniques for working with specialty fabrics

    Create personalized classics

    • nighties, half slips, slips and camisoles
    • classic panties and boxers

    BH-055..............$34.99     Sale:  $29.98

    Click Here For the Secure Order Page
    Please remember there is a total minimum order of $10.00 before shipping and any taxes.