Friendly and knowledgeable staff! Come have fun with us!
Friendly and knowledgeable staff!  Come have fun with us!

Our Team

Penelope's Cupboard's employees are highly-trained, experienced and dedicated to the success of our business.

Nelle Miley

Principal: Pennelope's Cupboard/ Sew Smart Sewing Center

Nel has spent most of her life in the Home Sewing Industry as a salesperson, educator, product developer, author and marketing professional. Nel is an avid sewer and loves to share her love of sewing whenever possible.

Jim Allen



Jim thought he'd retire in the Mountain Home area after selling his Sewing Center in California.  He came to Sew Smart several years ago to help Jerry with repairs and I am so glad that he did and that he continues to work with us here. 



Andrew Banning

Repair tech

Andrew had been working on much larger but very complex machinery.  He loves working on sewing machines!  Andrew is being trained by Jim and attends a Brother tech classes regularly.  We love Andrew and you will too!  He's a great addition to our family here at Sew Smart.

Garry Patterson

Retail/teacher/embroidery specialist/ quilter/ software genius/


Garry is an amazing man of many talents and the patience of Job!  Garry is always ready to lend a helping hand to any one of us and to our customers. Garry is a wonderful part of our little store family.

Linda Pitts



Linda works with us in the store and often teaches Anita Good Design Classes for us.  Her energy is and enthusiasm is boundless! She is a great addition to our little store family.

Oglihnn  (Ogie) THe Black Scottie

Mascot/Entertainment/Box Destroyer/Boss

Ogie came to us from Scotland via the Kansas City area.  Although Linda is like stornado when it comes to energy.... Ogie still holds the energy record.  His happy disposition, curiousity and freindliness is known throughout the land. 

Feona  the Wheaton Scottie

Is ALL puppy.  She is happy wherever she goes and looks up to Ogie.



Sue Allen  (RETIRED!)

Retail/Procurement/teacher/embroidery specialist/ ....


Sue is married to Jim and came to Sew Smart several years ago to help Jerry with the day to day work of running a store and I am so glad that she did.


Sue decided to retire and to persue her craft goals as well as enjoying time at home and with her family.

Business Hours

Tuesday - Friday10:00 AM - 05:30 PM
Saturday10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Can't come by during regular hours? Give us a call and we'll set up an after hours appointment!

Sew Smart Sewing Center
307 S. Main St
Mountain Home, AR 72653





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