Elegant Stitches carries a wide selection of children's patterns for smocked and heirloom garments.  We are also beginning to carry a number of specialty patterns for adults, some of which are listed on this page under the individual designer or on our new Adult Patterns page.

Below are some of our best selling designers listed in alphabetical order. Just click on a name to see a listing of the patterns that we carry. Click on   to add this pattern to your shopping cart.

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A Wink and A Nod Izzy & Ivy Designs Olive Ann Designs
Adult Patterns Juvie Moon Designs Oliver + S
Amy Butler Patterns Kari Me Away Petite Poche
Babyville Boutique Pink Fig
Bonnie Blue Designs Kati Cupcake Patterns Pintucks & Pettiecoats
Chery Williams    
Children's Corner LBJ Primrose Lane
Christening Gowns Lila Tueller Designs  
Collars, Etc. Little Memories Purse Patterns
Creations by Michie  Quilt Patterns
  Love & Stitches  
Diane Butcher Lyn Weeks  
Diane Jensen Maja's Heirloom Treasures Sew Baby
Ellen McCarn Margaret Boyles Sew Sensible
Favorite Things Patterns Martha Pullen Smocked Togs
Miscellaneous Patterns Sweet Seams
Ginger Snaps Modkid Patterns  
Mollie Jane Taylor  
Judith Marquis Old Fashioned Baby That's Sew Connie

Clearance Patterns




Janie Belle
by Sally Whinghter and Cindy Foose.

Versatile, easy-to-wear jumper offers a comfortable fit, squared neckline, swingy flared skirt and convenient/optional patch pockets. Includes sizes 3-8 in a small, medium or large layout.
Size: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, & 8
Now printed on pattern tissue! All sizes in one pattern package!
$ 12



by Sally Whinghter and Cindy Foose.

A favorite classic dress! Adorable sleeve and neckline options, flattering pleated center panel, front yoke that offers a wealth of options for embellishment!  Very thorough notes in the instructions from Cindy Foose - a "Workshop in a Bag"!! Cindy has provided a worksheet in each pattern for her unique and special back placket treatment.
Size: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, & 10.
Now printed on pattern tissue! All sizes in one pattern package!


a Wink and a Nod's inaugural pattern
by Sally Whinghter and Cindy Foose.

Back buttoned, modified princess silhouette featuring a sassy flared skirt, a fully lined bodice, and a pair of perky pockets. Two views included in this pattern.
Sizes 2-8

All pattern pieces are printed individually for every size!
$ 11.00



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Tea Party Twirl

Designed by Jessica Goldman
Tea parties are super fun, especially when there are pretty dresses to wear and twirls to twirl! Your Bananafana babe will feel like a princess in this outfit of whimsy!   Patterns for a twirling whirling jumper and bloomin' bloomers!
Sizes 12 mos. to 5T
Was $ 9.00 Now $5.40


Judith Marquis

Baby Boy's Smocked Bonnet
Newborn to 11 lbs

A smocked baby bonnet just for boys!  The pattern includes a smocking design plate and instruction for conversion to an heirloom sewn bonnet.
$ 6.00



Baby's Bibs
'Quick & easy' smocked bibs in two sizes with optional linings & smocking graphs.  Instructions included for poly-cottons & cotton knits
$ 4.00

Bibs, Booties, Bonnets & Caps
"Quick & easy" smocked gift set for baby with smocking graphs.  Sizes 0-12 months


Lila Tueller Designs:  Lots more of her patterns in Purses

Sundance Coats
Create a versatile wardrobe of coats for any season from one pattern.  These jackets are designed for quilting cotton, laminated cotton, twill, wool, corduroy, linen - almost any fabric depending upon the look you are looking for.  It is fully lined with simplified lining instructions.  Choose from three lengths.  Jackets feature either the oversize hood or collar, kick pleats, belts, pockets & fold up cuffs.
Adult Sizes 8-18
$ 14.00


Charlotte Sunshine Dresses & Fitted Top
Dressing pretty and relevant is possible for you tween in all three of these patterns.  The top can go with jeans and is easily layered.  The maxi dress helps her feel sophisticated while the knee length dress can be trendy and hip.  These dresses help you tween create bridges between fashion & modesty.
Tween Sizes 8-16
$ 14.00


Martha Pullen

Erin's Easter Ensemble
Smocked dress and cape ensemble featured in Sew Beautiful #117
Sizes Girls



Jack & Jill Bibbed Romper
Bibbed romper can be fully lined or made with a facing.  The back waist can be a flat hand or drawn in with elastic. Optional spade pocket is included for placement on front bib, or front or back. Garment closes on each side with a button facing.  Bias ruffle instructions are provided.  Great for boys & girls!
Sizes 18mo - 4T.




Holiday Magic
by Cotton Ginnys
These charming 15” placemats include Santa and  his Reindeer with fun features, mittens & hooves that hold utensils & napkins that make the bows.
Make a set or just make one of each for a festive centerpiece!
$ 10.00


Hat Trick Runners
by Atkinson Designs
Pattern includes instructions by Atkinson Designs to make to make this cute tablerunner .A hat trick is three good things in a row, like three hockey goals, three table runners, or three fat quarters. Learn Terry's tricks for using strip piecing and a 60 degree ruler to make these three runners oh so easy.
$ 9.50


Jelly Roll Rug
by RJ Designs
Approximately 30 in x 44 in area rug made from one Jelly-Roll, forty-two 2-1/2 inch fabric strips, and 100 percent cotton batting.
$ 10.00


Church Ladies Apron
by Mary Mulari
Inspired by a vintage apron and redesigned with modern style and details. Quick and easy to sew, one size fits most. Great for gifts. Reversible.
$ 8.00


Sun Kissed Hat
by Make It Perfect
Our skin needs protection from the harsh sun, and Sun Kissed Hats will cheerfully meet the challenge!  Sun Kissed Hats have a wide, floppy brim, ensuring excellent coverage and peace of mind.  With large, adjustable back tabs you will be guaranteed the perfect, snug fit and a handy opening to pull a ponytail through.  The reversible design of Sun Kissed Hats allows you to mix and match colors and patterns to suit any style this Summer!  Sun Kissed Hat are suitable for both boys and girls and are sized to fit infants through to adults.
$ 13.00


Tuck & Travel Bag
by Stitchin' Sisters
The stylish Tuck & Travel Bag offers zippered pockets that easily follow and tuck into a contrasting band closure. Includes an extra back pocket for even more storage. Tuck in your purse, travel bag, or project basket! Pattern includes two sizes: Small bag measures 6in x 8 1/2in (closed), 8 1/2in x 17in (open). Large bag measures 8in x 11in (closed) and 11in x 23in (open).
$ 10.00


Princess Peplum & Royal Raglan
by Debbie Brooke
This knit top has four different versions included. A regular tshirt with a peplum skirt or a gathered skirt as well as a raglan  style shirt with both the peplum skirt and gathered skirt.
$ 15.00
Sizes 12m-12


Together Tank 2
by Debbie Brooke
I love knits and I love voiles, the Together Tank pattern is the perfect mash-up of those two loves.  This tank top is modest but trendy. It has an easy fit.
$ 15.00
Sizes 7-16


Fat Quarter Pop-Up
by Fat Quarter Gypsy
The Fat Quarter Pop Up sewing pattern by Fat Quarter Gypsy teaches you how to sew a fun little container that pops! A specially formed wire (1 wire included in the pattern) springs back into shape every time!
$ 13.00


Playhouse Teepee
by Simple Simon & Co
This darling teepee is simple to both construct and store. Standing at about 5 feet tall and 46 inches across it makes the perfect play place for countless hours of childhood adventures and we hope that you will enjoy using it as much as we have enjoyed creating it!
Height: 5' Width: 45"
$ 12.00


Pajama Pants for Kids
by Cindy Taylor Oates
This book includes pattern and instructions for:  Pajama pants, shorts & capris, Ruffles, Sleepover Bag, Doll Pant & Shorts, Doll tops, Pillowcase, Pennant Banner
Sizes 5-14
$ 15.00


Emmaline Womens
by Violette Field Threads
The Emmaline Misses dress is a beautiful floor length maxi with a ruffled halter neckline. One, two or three bottom ruffles are included for a dreamy look.  Emmaline is the perfect dress for every summer occasion! The Emmaline Misses Maxi requires between 5 1/4 -5 1/2 yards of fabric depending on size.
Sizes Sizes XXS-XXL
$ 13.00


Baby Travel Accessories
by Patterns by Annie

Quick and easy to make, these fun projects are perfect for shower gifts for any new parent. Pattern includes instructions for soft and cushiony Piddle Pad/Playmat which folds to fit in a diaper bag. Bottle Carrier and Pacifier Pouch.
$ 10.00


Pretty in Bibs
by Vanilla House

Three darling dress-up bibs for baby girls. There are three different versions of the bibs: One with a two-part overlapping yoke, one with a solid piece yoke, and one with neck straps. Instructions for both the small and large sizes of all three versions are included in the pattern and pictured on the front cover.  Each version comes in a smaller size (3 to 12 months) and a larger size (12 to 30 months).
$ 9.50


Happiness Halter Playsuit
by Lisa Lam

Would you love to sew beautiful clothes for your children but are a bit nervous about following traditional sewing patterns? This unique pattern booklet is the perfect way to dip your toe into dressmaking even if you are an absolute novice.  Easy to follow instructions and photography, together with full-size patterns make these stylish designs really accessible to all sewers. Each garment has been graded for children aged from 2 to 6 years. Choose from a super cute halter playsuit, top and dress, or make all three!
$ 15.00


The Beachcomber Dress
by Fishstick Designs
Sizes 12m to 12
In sizes 12 months to 12, the casual, comfortable Beachcomber Dress is just what your little girl needs for days spent digging her toes in the sand at the beach or in her backyard sandbox! Sewn with cotton or cotton blend jerseys, this hooded knit dress is a quick-sew using just your sewing machine. The raw edges take full advantage of that great curl that you get from jersey knit.
$ 13.00


The Carnival Skort
by Fishstick Designs
Sizes 12m to 12
Whether her day brings a ride on the carousel, ring tossing on the midway or a cotton candy treat, the Carnival Skort will keep her feeling comfortable and looking stylish! Little girls will be sure to love the playfulness of this skort while moms will appreciate both its style and its modesty. The panels can be sewn with exposed raw edges or hidden raw edges, giving you two looks in one pattern. Both options are sewn with a raw edge hem that takes advantage of that great curl that you get when sewing with jersey knits!
$ 13.00


The Runaround Pants
by Fishstick Designs
Sizes 12m to 12
Styled for both boys and girls, the easy wear and stylish look of the Runaround Pants will make them a favorite for running around at playtime and snuggling up at bedtime. Choose between boardshort length, capris and full-length pants, then add the optional side stripe, curved front pockets or, on the full-length pants, side cargo pockets. Raw edges on the side stripe, pockets and hem add a touch of playfulness and a modern finish.
$ 13.00


Lilly Belle
by Violette Field Threads
The Lilly Belle pattern includes both the pinafore and ruffle leggings. The Lilly Belle Pinafore is the perfect summer staple with a modern twist! It is reversible and has an optional waterfall ruffle and bow front.  The Lilly Belle leggings are made from soft stretch knit and feature with up 3 full ruffles on each leg. They are the perfect addition to the Lilly Belle Pinafore.
Sizes 2T-10 years
$ 13.00


Tango Wave Table Decor Collection
by Susan Rooney Patterns

The Tango Wave placemat offers 4 unique combinations for the table. It is reversible and turns inside out! This innovative design lets you play with contrasting fabrics for a dramatic effect, even with the napkin. The 12" x 50" table runner adds flowing fun to any table. Napkin and placemat sizes 12" x 17"
$ 9.00


Cache In Hand
by Aunties Two Patterns

Oval zippered bag great for toiletries, sewing supplies or small yarn projects.  You could even use it as a purse. Make two!  Surprisingly easy construction makes for a quick "cache"
Large is 6" x 6" x 10", Small is 5" x 5" x 8"

$ 9.00


The Apron Dress
by Atkinson Designs

The Apron Dress gives you a flirty covering from front to back.  Apron wraps around the back & ties at the hip.  Features:  a complimenting bodice ruffle & clever accent pockets.  Unique to this pattern, you will find included a shoulder slide, a feature that allows you to adjust the fit & look of the bodice to work with your shape & style. 
Ladies Sizes Small (2-6), Medium (8-10) Large (12-16)

$ 10.00


by Little Lizard King

Learn to sew adjustable suspenders ranging in size from 6 months through size 10. The suspenders are a breeze to make, and a perfect complement to matching bow ties and neck ties. The options are endless when it comes to these stylin’ suspenders. They are perfect for every day, holidays, weddings, and more!
Supplies needed: 1/4 yard fabric, three 1″ suspender clips, and two 1″ vest buckles or triglides. No elastic is necessary.
Sizes 3m - 10

$ 13.00


by Violette Field Threads
The Molly jacket features a tailored fit with a sweet peter pan collar. Molly's thoughtful details evoke a sweet, nostalgic feel. Three different sleeve lengths make Molly a season-less piece for your child's wardrobe. It can be made completely reversible and optional button closure. You won't believe just how easy this little jacket is to sew.
Sizes 12m-10 years
$ 13.00


Dude Babies
by Vanilla House
These baby bibs are not your every day bibs. Seriously, you wouldn’t use these bibs for simple every day use! These are fine dining bibs that will make you say, “My baby is the cutest baby in the restaurant.” There are three versions, Mr. Businessman, Mr. Cowboy and Mr. Formal. These bibs will fit baby boys, sizes 6 to 18 months.
$ 10.00


Green Beginnings Cloth Diaper
by Fishstick Designs
Sizes Newborn to Large (6 to 40 pounds)
The quick-sewing, trim-fitting Green Beginnings Diaper is the perfect cloth diaper for your little one! This pocket diaper can be sewn as a waterproof AI2 diaper using PUL (polyurethane laminate) and a polyester inner, or as a non-waterproof fitted diaper using your choice of cotton or cotton-blend knit or woven fabrics.  The diaper is designed to fit just under the belly in the front and slightly higher in the back. Options for fastening include hook & loop or poly resin snaps. Instructions are included for a quick-drying, tri-fold soaker.
$ 13.00


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Which Way Out Jacket
by Fishstick Designs
Sizes 12 months to 5T
Perfect for keeping your little one warm on cool fall evenings and crisp spring mornings, the Which Way Out Jacket is completely reversible for two looks in one!  This jacket features roomy pockets and fold-up cuffs. For extra insulation, add a hidden layer of cotton flannel or thin quilted batting, or turn your Which Way Out Jacket into a raincoat by using PUL (polyurethane laminate) or a Laminate as the outer layer.
Was $ 13.00 Now $6.50


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Which Way Out Jacket
by Fishstick Designs
Sizes 5 to 14
The Which Way Out Jacket is completely reversible for two looks in one!  This jacket features roomy pockets and fold-up cuffs. For extra insulation, add a hidden layer of cotton flannel or thin quilted batting, or turn your Which Way Out Jacket into a raincoat by using PUL (polyurethane laminate) or a Laminate as the outer layer.
Was $ 13.00 Now $6.50


Table Runner & Place Mats
By Fundamentally Fun
Have you fallen in love with prints from the land of the giants...or prints that just leave you scratching your head? Show off their amazing good looks and fun personalities with these super easy place mats and table runner. Have fun experimenting with the different trim options. The best part is you'll have this project done in a New York minute... and you thought only a genie could blink and make things appear.

$ 9.00


Quilted Baby Ankle Strap
By Curby's Closet
Simple yet so adorable is our little quilted baby Ankle Strap shoe with a heart shape toe and Velcro closing strap. They are soft, cute, and so easy to make. They can be dressed up or dressed down. With different fabric choices or embellishments, the possibilities are endless. They are a must have for every posh baby girl. Each pattern includes 2 sizes (3-6 mo.) and (6-9 mo.), full-size pattern pieces and easy to read diagrams, step by step instructions are included.

$ 9.00


Diva Babies!
By Vanilla House
Dress your baby for success with the most beautiful bibs ever! Use the trendiest fabrics! These bibs are truly for find dining! Four styles available: Anju, Belle, Clara, and Dilla!

$ 9.50


Girl's Coat and Muff
from The Karen Faylor Company
Now available in bigger sizes! Our popular Toddler Coat and Bonnet pattern in sizes for your older girls. We've omitted the bonnet and added a muff for keeping her hands warm. Same adorable pleats in the front. Same cute belt in the back. Same easy-to-sew styling and clear instructions. Make it in wool or corduroy for winter or pique or linen for cool, early spring days.
Sizes 5-8

$ 16.00


Court Jester Christmas Stocking
By Olivia Anne Designs
This is a one-of-a-kind Christmas stocking that can be monogrammed, but looks just as good not! It looks like the old-timey, court jester's shoe. The boot is stuffed to give it added dimension. A network of bias strips are added to the exterior and attached with decorative stitches to embellish and quilt the stocking. And -- it's not just for Christmas! It can be made for Valentine's Day as a lovely door arrangement, or for Halloween to hold your Halloween Goodies. There are so many possibilities!

Stocking Height: 26" (from hanger to boot)
Boot Width: 14"

$ 16.00


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Posh Pixie
By Little Londyn
Short & Long Top & Leggings
Fun and fanciful describes this new Posh Pixie pattern. Your little one will love to frolic in this adorable princess cut top and leggings. Add your own embellishments with ruffles and decorative knit stitches to create a unique look.
Sizes 2 - 5T

Was $ 10.50 Now $5.25


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Kid Kimono
by Little Lambs
Sewing pattern includes complete instructions to sew a kimono-style tunic top using a knit turtleneck or crewneck shirt as the base. The finished top has long, full sleeves, a sash, and a finished edge around the neck and down the bodice that leads to a gathered skirt attached at the waist The top looks great paired with matching leggings or ruffle jeans. The Kid Kimono instructions are for toddlers sizes 12 mos - 5T. The top is made from a knit turtleneck or crewneck shirt so no pattern pieces are needed for construction. Little girls will look adorable!
 Sizes 12 mos - 5T
Now $8.50 Now $5.10


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Nolan Cap & Snack Sack
By Hot Scott Patterns
Two great little must haves for your little guy!  Whether you are off to the park for an afternoon picnic in the sun, or sending your child off to school for the day, don't forget to pack his snack in the Earth friendly, re-usable Snack Sack made with fabric he'll love!  Don't forget to keep the sun out of his eyes all your long with this great Nolan Cap!

Sizes:  Small, Medium & Large

Was $ 10.00 Now $5.00


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Holy Jumpsuit Batgirl
By Patterns by Figgy's
A Modern Nostalgic Jumpsuit. Halter top, elastic back jumpsuit with big ruffles at the bottom of each leg.

Pattern size: 18 months - 6 years

Was $ 12.00 Now $6.00


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by Aunt Tam's
A Ruffly Delight!

This adorable dress is surprisingly easy to make! A serger and a ruffle/gather foot makes this a quick project.  The elastic thread is sewn in straight lines, then "shrunk" with a steam iron. It's great fun and super easy!

Was $11.00 Now $5.50


Baby Doll Dress & Purse
By Maw-Bell Designs

What an adorable little dress for your little 'baby doll'. Decorated with fabric flowers at the straps.

Sizes 6-8



Sweet Summer Sundress
By Maw-Bell Designs

This sweet sundress uses contrasting fabric in the four godets & the bottom ruffle, which gives it a fun, full, twirly skirt.  The back has a zipper closing.  You may use rick rack at the neckline or an optional 3/8" ruffle using the contrasting fabric.  Keep the sun off her face with the hat made with the same fabrics.  Match the dress by using rick rack for the trim on the brim or the optional 3/8" ruffle.

Sizes 3-6



Smartie Pants
By Little Londyn

The perfect accessory for every well dressed baby!  These patterns are simple, cute & easy to understand. Instruction for all three styles included

Child's Sizes 0-24 months



Smartie Pants 3
By Little Londyn

These playful pants are always a big hit!  Three new appliqué & 2 now dimensional designs are included in the latest version.  So easy to make and are more fun to wear, your infant will be stopping traffic everywhere!

Child's Sizes 0-24 months



The Sabrina Tunic
by Serendipity
You will feel as cool and sophisticated as Audrey Hepburn in this glorious easy-to-sew little frock featuring a boat neckline, sleeveless bodice, Empire waist and A-line skirt with subtle gathering.  The look is polished with a tie at the waist that cris-crosses in the back.  Featured in three lengths, this design can be worn with pants or as a flirty dress.  This tunic is perfect for all season, looking equally smashing by itself or with a cardigan or jacket.
Tissue Pattern for Sizes XXS-XXL

$ 1


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Argyle Dreams

By Jackie Clark

A 4 piece crib collection including quilt, bumpers, sheet and bed skirt.  Easy-to-follow instructions.

Was $9.00 Now $4.50


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St. Tropez
By Karen Faylor Co

St. Tropez is a versatile two piece outfit that features a hint of smocking at the waist & optional long sleeves.  Make the tank and optional straight skirt for a more casual look.  For a more dramatic style add ruffles or long sleeves to the top and add the ruffled peek-a-boo skirt.

Sizes 8-16

Was $15.00 Now $7.50


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Babydoll Top

By Jackie Clark

Three different styles.  Girls XS - Misses XXL

Was $8.00 Now $4.00


Mollie Jane Taylor

Sunsuit and Overall Set

Loose fitting overalls and sunsuit are fully lined.   Smocked insert is joined to front with cording.  Each view has rick rack trim sewn in the seams of the strap/strap ruffle.  Girls sunsuit has rick rack at leg edge


Sew Sensible

Hope Joy Bubble Top/Twirl Skort
by Sew Sensible
Quite Beautiful! the Hope Joy Bubble Top and the Twirl SKORT: where being modest is Fun!  Designed so that our children can have fun playing while keeping our daughters “girly” and modest. The Twirl SKORT combines the popular twirl skirt with the pantaloon! Paired with the Hope Joy Bubble Top,  your little princess can keep her skirt on while she jumps, twirls, slides, flips, rides her bike, and does cartwheels!  Great for the beginner to the advanced sewer! Easy to follow step-by-step instructions along with lots of pictures to guide you through each step! Not only is this a unique and cute skort, but very easy to sew! Dress it up with a peasant top and boots or go casual with some cute high tops and appliqué t-shirt!
Pattern size 6 months - 6 years
$ 12.50


Sweet Seams


Peace Sign Bag
by Sweet Seams
Keep the peace and travel in style! Panels, pockets, and the always popular peace sign comprise the outside of this 12" x 16" x 7" fabric bag, while and interior drawstring gives it shape and keeps your belongings safely inside.
$ 8.00




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