Since 1986 * Online 1997

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Our 30th year in Business!
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The latest issue of CLASSIC SEWING IS HERE!!!

Since 1989 we were one of the first companies to import Australian Smocking & Embroidery magazine years ago beginning with issue 10 and continued on till issue #100 when it stopped publication. Once our stock is gone, it's gone.
Every issue we still carry is on this page: Australian Smocking and Embroidery Magazines

Closeout Sale Items & Out of Print patterns

Frunces Smock Magazines are here

How to use our site.

To access our complete catalog click on the All Products link next to our banner listed on every page where we have links to every product we have. Our newer site has a search feature ...

We are very easy to order from. You can order from each page before checking out. Please click the SUBMIT button on the bottom of each page you wish to order from. To see which items you are ordering at any time click the VIEW CART button at the top of each page. If you are having trouble ordering online PLEASE, please call us with your order at 707-701-1356 (cell) or send us an email with a time for us to call you. We will get back to you shortly.

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What's New?
For Your Craft Projects

New Handpainted Porcelain Embellishments!
896 cute little buttons for your crafting projects

Wool Felt
74 Colors!

Wool Felt Doll Kits
16 Flower Fairy doll kits to choose from

Four Seasons Doll Kits
9 to choose from

Beginner to Smocking?

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----->Special Edition of The Smocking Newsletter  click here  - Sarah Douglas Pleating Chat from '97 with Q & A Handout<----

See all the back issues online of our Newsletter and to sign up for our new mailing list.
We are working on a new format for the newsletter to make it easier to find answers to your questions.

Or you can email us to be on our list
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Silk Ribbon Embroidery Enthusiast?

These are some of our most popular items

New-Handpainted Porcelain Buttons!
20 Pages of pretty little buttons

A Garden of Smocking Designs

Aunt Martha's Iron On Embroidery Transfers

Blissful Beginnings
( still in stock )

Perfect Party Dresses
( still in stock )

Chery Williams

DMC Color Variations Floss
So different than regular variegated floss
Enhance your smocking, add some unique variations to bullions

Cicely Mary Barker's Flower Fairies in Ribbon Embroidery & Stumpwork

Creations by Miche Beginning Smocking Book

Judith Marquis' Spring Nightgown/Sundress for ladies

Lois Ericson's Patterns - She is no longer with us but we have copies

Izzy & Ivy

Ellen McCarn Appliques - General and Holiday Themes
For use on clothing or paper

A to Z Bullions in stock

See all of the ASE issues still available

Charlotte by Wendy Schoen

See all of our back issues of Inspirations

New From Folkwear - Old Mexico Dress - XS-XXL
16th Century Colonial Style Dress


Meco Modes - Pattern Company from Australia

Maggie's Classics Patterns

Links to More of What We Carry

The Doll Clothes Collection

Battenburg Lace Tapes


Doll Clothes Books with Patterns

Battenburg Lace Tapes & Books

Muestras y Motivos
Frunces Smock

Primrose Lane Tiffany Christening Gown

All 50+ Pattern Companies: Heirloom Sewing, Smocked Clothing & Art to Wear

Includes several compilation pages for a quick find for Smocking, Art to Wear, Dolls, Christening, Nightgowns, Girls or Boys

Crosseyed Crickets Santa Hats

25 Smocking Design Plate Companies


Silk Ribbons & Silk Floss

River Silks 4th of July Collection

Lacy Christening Gown - Boy's Button On Suit

Basic Square Yoke              Bishop

 Read 32row Pleater   

Read Pleaters - 24row, Maxi and 32row

Smocking Dots

We carry pleater needles for the Amanda Jane and all other pleaters including Read & Sally Stanley

All Pleaters, Needles & Notions

Flower Fairies Ribbon Embroidery

All Books:   Smocking, Sewing, Fabric Design, Fashion, Embroidery (Hand, Silk Ribbon & Machine), Dolls


Fiber Arts Books & Patterns - Folkwear

Handpainted Porcelain, Mother of Pearl & Pewter Buttons, Clasps

Love 'n Stitches Bitty Baby 15" - fits Preemies American Girl & Bitty Baby Doll Patterns

Smocking & Needlearts Newsletter

Our newsletters since 1997 - more to come

Golden Art Print by Nick Hyde
Photographic Prints of other beauties Available

Terri Woods Pleating DVD

French Lace


French Lace, Swiss Embroideries, Entredeux

Primrose Lane Doll Patterns

Embroidery Needles

Iron On Transfer Pencil

Petite Piping - Single, Double, Striped, Gingham, Plaid &  Cord

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Garden Fairies Pinterest Account

A good friend of mine helped me to found a way to inspire the brain without spending money.
(Athough I have to admit the urge to hoard is strong.)
I hope you enjoy the images as I spent a lot of time hunting down images to inspire your brain on our various Pinterest Boards, it is an ongoing process (better than killing zombies or playing solitaire).
Come see what inspires the Garden Fairies.
Please have a look and let us know you like them.

Visit Garden Fairies's profile on Pinterest.

"Creativity is so important to the spirit of joy within woman and man no matter what age - do something that truly makes you happy and joy (bliss) will follow."  -  Queen Frizzytop

Blessings on the sweet souls all around us
Blessings on our world

May our world settle into peace.
May all of us realize just
how lucky we all are to be
living on this planet and treat it accordingly
so there IS a world for
our children's children's children.  

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