Ginger Snaps Patterns and Books
This collection of patterns are wonderful for the beginner as well as the experienced heirloom sewer. Each design has several variations that are easily done with Nancy Coburn's wonderful step-by-step instructions. Guides for heirloom sewing techniques are included in each pattern.
Ginger Snaps Books:
These books by Nancy Coburn provide the seamstress with invaluable information of heirloom sewing techniques as well a construction techniques and tips. If you are new to heirloom sewing and sewing smocked clothing Nancy's books will provide to be a valuable reference with easy to follow illustrations and photographs.
Mothers Guide to Sewing Children's Clothes: Nancy Coburn $20.00.
The Complete Slip Collection book: Nancy Coburn, Gingersnaps $20.00. This book contains slip patterns from newborn to size children's size 12. A great investment for anyone who is sewing for children.
Bonnet Collection book from Gingersnaps: $20.00. This book has bonnets to fit newborn to 24 months. Smocked, handkerchief and heirloom sewn bonnet patterns included with instructions on heirloom sewing techniques and detailed measurement charts.
Baby Daygowns I: Nancy Coburn: $20.00. This book has designs, detailed instructions and pattern for a daygown with a back closure in newborn and infant sizes. There are instructions for basic heirloom sewing techniques along with neckline, sleeve and hemline variations for your beautiful daygown.
Baby Daygowns II: Nancy Coburn, $20.00. The second book in this series includes daygowns with front closures. There are different sleeve and front button closing designs that would also be suitable for a boy. Embroidery designs are included along with basic sewing techniques.
Baby Daygowns III: Nancy Coburn, $20.00. The third book of daygowns includes instructions, patterns and designs for a raglan sleeve front closure daygown. This daygown can be either gathered or smocked at the top. This pattern book includes detailed instructions for variations along with basic sewing techniques.
Baby Daygowns IV: Nancy Coburn, $20.00. The fourth book in the daygown series includes a daygown with a back closure and raglan sleeve. There are instructions for smocked variations as well as gowns with vertical insertions, tucks and embroidery. The book includes patterns for preemie, 15" doll, newborn and infant sizes.
Baby Daygowns V: $20.00. Nancy Coburn: The fifth book in this series has patterns for a yoke style daygown that can be smocked or not and with an optional drawstring bottom. There are sleeve and collar variations included. Sizes range from preemie to Infant size, 18 lbs.
Baby Daygowns VII: $20.00 This daygown book includes a square yoke design that is designed for embroidery by Machine and hand. Preemie, Newborn and Infant sizes
Kimono Daygowns: Nancy Coburn: A collection of Kimono style daygowns and saques in Preemie and up sizes. $20.00.
Baby Diaper Covers: Nancy Coburn. $20.00. This book has patterns and ideas to make baby diaper covers. Using embroidery, laces or machine embroidery you can make cute covers for baby. Makes a great gift.
Pink Linen Easter Dress 2006: Size 1-6 $14.00. This pattern includes Ashtyne's Heirloom Dress and instructions for adaptation for the Pink linen Dress. Also a more casual look dress is included. A great value.
Ginger snaps Preemie Isolette Shirts I: $12.00. Preemie sizes 1lb to 6 lbs. Newborn and Infant sizes included. Nancy went to the neonatal ICU's to find out what the nurses needed in an isolette shirt for the preemie babies. This is what they suggested with all the tubes, wires and monitoring equipment. This would easily be lengthened. Different choice of embellishments included.
Boy's Button-on Suit with Knickers: Size 6 mo - 6. $20.00. This is my favorite boy's button-on suit. The shirt fits well with plenty of shoulder room for active little boys. The construction is easy and the many variations will suit any occasion. Smocking plate for sailboats and collar included.