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Sewing, Quilting, and Creating in 2017

Sewing, Quilting, and Creating in 2017

Reflecting back on 2017…. it was a busy year. Looking back through the year in photos, it seems I accomplished more than I realized. I am so grateful for those who followed along — you all make it possible. I’m so thankful for each of […]

Fat Quarter Sewing Projects

Fat Quarter Sewing Projects

Need a last minute gift? Present topper? Teacher or hostess gift?? Or maybe just sew a little something special for the stockings? These are all free sewing tutorials that are gifts kids,  teens, or adults would really like to receive. Go to the links below […]

Easy Knot-bow Ponytail Holder Tutorial

Easy Knot-bow Ponytail Holder Tutorial

Super on trend right now are these cute knot bows. I used my knot bow pattern from the Doll Days! blog tour to create these adorable ponytail holders. Get the pattern here   I printed at actual size for girls and 78% for a cute […]

Rolled Hem Video Tutorial

Rolled Hem Video Tutorial

Tiny narrow hems are easy to sew using the rolled hem presser foot. It’s great for doll clothes, because it helps to maintain the scale. Watch my sewing tutorial video to see just how quick and easy it is! I hope it motivates you to […]

New Story Book Dress Pattern for 18 inch Dolls

New Story Book Dress Pattern for 18 inch Dolls

A new doll clothes pattern for American Girl Dolls (18″ dolls) listed in my Etsy shop. Click here to purchase on Etsy. Dramatic play and creativity is fostered more by handmade toys and non-brand specific toys. At least that’s what one study found. It has […]

Design Challenge Winners

Design Challenge Winners

Announcing the winners of the Make Mine Vintage, Please! Doll Days Dress Design challenge! Challenged doll clothes makers used a pattern from Doll Days! Sew an Everyday Wardrobe for 18 inch Dolls to create a vintage dress for their 18″ dolls. 1st place goes to […]

Doll Days Design Challenge Time to Vote!

Doll Days Design Challenge Time to Vote!

The Doll Days Dress Design Challenge “Make Mine Vintage, Please!” Participants made a dress using a dress pattern of their choice from the book Doll Days! Sew an Everyday Wardrobe for 18″ Dolls. Now it’s time to vote for your favorite! Go here to cast […]

AG Doll Dress Design Challenge

AG Doll Dress Design Challenge

It’s time for another American Girl Doll Design Challenge: Make Mine Vintage, Please! October 20 – November 6. Grand Prize is a copy of the kids’ sewing book: Sew in Style – Make Your Own Doll Clothes, wrapped up in fabric and trims–perfect for gifting […]

New Fiona Fox Dress Pattern for Dolls

New Fiona Fox Dress Pattern for Dolls

Just Released: Fiona Fox Dress Pattern A new doll clothes pattern for American Girl Dolls and other  similarly sized 18″ dolls: Fiona Fox! The sewing pattern also includes sewing instructions to make the skunk dress and the pink otter, as well as a fox tunic–which […]

AG Doll Tutorial: animal ears

AG Doll Tutorial: animal ears

I’m really excited to be back designing doll clothes sewing PDF patterns for my etsy shop. I’ve been taking my applique critters quilt and felt animal patterns,  and creating some fun animal dresses. So naturally, they need animal ears to go with them. Here’s an […]



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