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
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.
This book is a wonderful reference book for sewing children's smocked
clothing. There are basic sewing instructions for variations on a yoke
dress including collar, sleeve and yoke styles. The basic sewing
instructions and illustrations are invaluable for the seamstress just beginning
to sew smocked clothing. There are detailed photographs for techniques and
shortcuts to making your construction easier. This book is a valuable
asset for any seamstress who is looking for variations in her basic patterns.
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.
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
Baby Daygowns I: Nancy Coburn:
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,
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
Baby Daygowns III: Nancy Coburn,
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,
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 VI:
$20.00. The newest in the
Daygown series from Nancy Coburn. Heirloom designs from the 1920's.
Great Ideas for heirloom gowns.
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.
Christening Gowns for Boys: $20.00. A great
idea and pattern book for a more tailored looking christening gown.
Baby Diaper Covers: Nancy Coburn.
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
Dress; Size 1-6, $14.00. Using Ashtyne's Heirloom Dress
create a trendy casual dress. Two collar variations, sleeves or
Dresses II: Size 1-6 $14.00. This basic yoke dress includes
shell shadow work design with three pleats in the skirt or a monogrammed bodice.
Dresses III; Size 4-12, $14.00. This empire waist dress with
shadowwork sand dollar design or with monogrammed bodice.
for Girls Trendy Casual Dress: Size 1-6, $14.00. Instructions
for adapting Collars for Girls pattern to create a Trendy Casual Dress.
Collar for girls pattern included.
Dropwaist Dress. Ginger Snaps Designs Size 4-8 $14.00. This
dropwaist pattern may be worn as a dress or jumper. Several design
variations are included in the pattern.
Hayden's Blouse I. Ginger Snaps Designs, Size 2 - 8. $14.00. This
back button blouse has a peter pan collar and short puffed sleeves. Sleeve
and collar variations are included.
Daygowns and Bonnets: $14.00 Preemie sizes from 1 lb. to 5 or 6 lbs.
An easy gown for the tiniest babies.
Seat Panty: Infant size s- m- l Girls 1-6. $14.00.Designed
for hand or machine embroidery to coordinate with your dresses or just for fun.
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
Christening Gown I: Size Preemie Newborn infant and Large: $14.00.
This pattern may be used with embellishment designs from Baby Daygowns
Book I and Dresses for Toddlers, Book I.
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
Bishop Daygowns: Size Preemie, Newborn or Infant,
Front or back closure.
Heirloom Dress: Size 1-6 $14.00. Three variations of this
yoke dress ranging from detailed to simple. Spoke collar with five panels.
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
will suit any occasion. Smocking plate for sailboats and collar