PatsyAikenDesigns

Sewing & Machine Embroidery Digital PDF Patterns

Wilmington, North Carolina

Announcement    Fit tested for 35 years and appropriately designed to allow children to be children ~ new patterns being added each week ~ dresses, pants, skirts, overalls, coats, shortalls, shorts, tees, tops, baggies, swimwear, cover-ups and accessories, gymnastic and tennis apparel, baby layette and accessories, gifts, bedding, all seasons, years and years of love! Sew some LOVE!

DOWNLOAD OUR PDF PATTERNS TODAY!

A special touch of whimsy is one of the rites of childhood! At Patsy Aiken Designs we have been adding whimsy since 1979, one garment at a time. Involve your child and make it their own! And do not overlook the magic of creating gifts with embroidery and monogram ~ translate our designs into towels, blankets, bags, lunch totes, holiday stockings, party favors!

DOWNLOAD OUR MACHINE EMBROIDERIES TODAY!

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Last updated on Nov 17, 2022

Fit tested for 35 years and appropriately designed to allow children to be children ~ new patterns being added each week ~ dresses, pants, skirts, overalls, coats, shortalls, shorts, tees, tops, baggies, swimwear, cover-ups and accessories, gymnastic and tennis apparel, baby layette and accessories, gifts, bedding, all seasons, years and years of love! Sew some LOVE!

DOWNLOAD OUR PDF PATTERNS TODAY!

A special touch of whimsy is one of the rites of childhood! At Patsy Aiken Designs we have been adding whimsy since 1979, one garment at a time. Involve your child and make it their own! And do not overlook the magic of creating gifts with embroidery and monogram ~ translate our designs into towels, blankets, bags, lunch totes, holiday stockings, party favors!

DOWNLOAD OUR MACHINE EMBROIDERIES TODAY!

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  • Sonny on Nov 17, 2022

    4 out of 5 stars

    I was excited to find a classic longall and will use it to create one size. I was unhappy that the downloadable pattern itself does not come in layers. One cannot print out the size needed. I will not purchase any other pattern from this creator as it is a waste of paper, ink, and time to have to print out all sizes

    Patsy

    Patsy responded on Nov 17, 2022

    Gosh, I am so sorry, Sonny, that our longall pattern did not meet your expectations. We have been selling our digital patterns for 7 years, and just recently opened our store on Etsy, and we have never received a request for layers. But it sounds like a great idea! We will see about updating items in the near future. I hope, when you sew the longall, you will find the fit will exceed your expectations. All our patterns have been fit tested on thousands of children, over more than 35 years in the children's apparel business, and we believe you will find the sizing just right! Thank you for your honest evaluation and we hope you will post a photo when you are able to make the longall for someone special. Patsy Aiken

  • Shelly on Sep 28, 2022

    5 out of 5 stars

    I can’t wait to try this pattern for my grandson. It has all the essential elements such as a snap crotch option and BIG pockets for carrying treasures.

    Patsy

    Patsy responded on Sep 28, 2022

    Hi Shelly! I am so grateful for your excitement! I feel certain you will love this Miller Longall. It's a CLASSIC - and that little boy in the photo is actually my grandson, Miller, who is now almost 12! No matter how many longalls we made in the fall and winter, we sold out of every last one! I can assure you the pattern was fit-tested on lots of children! Please send or post a photo when you make it! Patsy

  • Alexandra on Aug 8, 2022

    4 out of 5 stars

    Great quality am excited to try it out!

    Patsy

    Patsy responded on Oct 5, 2022

    Please send us a photo when you try it! We love to see our patterns on your precious children, Patsy

About PatsyAikenDesigns

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On Etsy since 2016

What a Journey!

OUR BEGINNING 1969 – 1980

Patsy, that’s me, a Southern girl who loved to sew, met and married Joel Aiken, a Southern boy who loved business and was born with leadership and entrepreneurial skills that would take us places together!

At first – those places were ‘ Over Here & Over There!’ as Naval Aviator and Bride. Creative and memorable places and high-flying achievements.

Ten years later, holding down the ‘base’ while Joel was high flying for love of our country, my creative excitement was taking off also, as our children, Weston and Holly, were bursts of energy, willing fit models and quality testers for my earliest designs! We were living in Coronado, CA and I sold my hand-sewn designs at my friend’s boutique in that charming little city, Patsy Aiken Designs was “in business!”

Friends rode their bikes over to help sew, and all of this activity took place in a room over our garage, with a closet door as a cutting table. Rumor has it that there are still pins in that shag carpet!

THE MIDDLE 1981- 2016

Joel joined business forces with me and became our navigational compass! He directed finance, managed data with custom designed software, and oversaw production-planningI managed the product design, development, and manufacturing of more than 500 styles a year. Together we coordinated a team of more than 125 talented employees and built a family business designing and manufacturing children’s apparel, bedding, swimwear, and accessories for more than 36 years.

Our collections were sold in upscale department and specialty stores for the first 20 years, and later exclusively by a team of nationwide Sales Consultants for our home-party brand, Chez Ami.

AT THIS MOMENT

Although we no longer manufacture apparel for children, our fit-tested patterns and embroideries are now available as PDF downloads, so you may create classic, and age-appropriate layette, toddler and pre-teens - dresses, shortalls, swimwear, gymnastics and tennis apparel for future generations to come.

We look forward to sharing these designs and experiences that have shaped our little company and its heart. SEW SOME LOVE! xo, Patsy and Joel

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Last updated on Apr 4, 2022

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