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Scalloped Skirt Adaptation

Scalloped Skirt Adaptation

Guest Post by Vicki Good Sharing ideas is what the sewing community is all about. I am thrilled that Vicki, my friend and talented doll clothier, accepted my invitation to share with my readers how she created her adaptation of the Scallop Skirt pattern from […]

Mini Fabric Bolts for American Girl Dolls

Mini Fabric Bolts for American Girl Dolls

Woke up one morning this weekend to something unexpected and quite alarming, especially for someone who struggles with the tech-side of this business.  I went online to write a blog post, and found my website was all messed up.  I mean really messed up. There […]

Doll Days! Modern Jumper Sew Along Day 4

Doll Days! Modern Jumper Sew Along Day 4

Welcome back for Day 4 of the Doll Days! Modern Jumper Sew Along -doll clothes sewing patterns for American Girl Dolls and other 18″ dolls. It’s all about the back in this part of the sew along. The last posted ended with pressing the lining […]

Doll Days! Modern Jumper Sew Along Day 3

Doll Days! Modern Jumper Sew Along Day 3

Welcome back for the next post in the American Girl Doll Clothes pattern from Doll Days! -Modern Jumper Sew Along Day 3 We now have the trickier steps to do: Sew the inset and add the lining to the bodice. Just take the steps slowly: […]

Doll Days! Modern Jumper Sew Along Day 2

Doll Days! Modern Jumper Sew Along Day 2

Welcome to Doll Days! Modern Jumper Sew Along Day 2 We’re working through the Modern Jumper pattern from the book Doll Days! Sew an Everyday Wardrobe for 18″ Dolls. This is the pattern for our Doll Days! Design Challenge this week and the winners will […]

Doll Days!  Modern Jumper Pattern Sew Along

Doll Days! Modern Jumper Pattern Sew Along

The Doll Days! Doll Sewing Challenges is going on and this week’s theme is School Days Challenge, using the Modern Jumper Clothes Pattern from the book Doll Days! Sew an Everyday Wardrobe for 18″ Dolls, like American Girl Dolls. I adore this design and would […]

Modern Camp Shorts for AG Dolls Sew Along

Modern Camp Shorts for AG Dolls Sew Along

Last week’s Doll Days Design Challenge was the theme Summer Day Camp fun! Many members were making their first pair of doll shorts and found it challenging. In response, I held a sew along to walk them through the sewing process, one step at a […]

Doll Days! Blog Tour + Giveaway

Doll Days! Blog Tour + Giveaway

Welcome to the final stop on the Doll Days! blog tour. This tour has been a blast! I loved reading all the lovely comments from other bloggers about their sewing experience with my book Doll Days! Sew an Everyday Wardrobe for 18″ Dolls.  I’m so […]

Selvage Heart Quilt Block Tutorial

Selvage Heart Quilt Block Tutorial

I’ve been playing with my selvage stash lately and I made several of these selvage heart quilt blocks. I want to share the quilting tutorial with you! It’s so easy and turns out very fun— A great beginner project! Selvage Hearts This quilting tutorial will […]

Selvage Quilt Blocks Tutorial

Selvage Quilt Blocks Tutorial

I’ve been collecting my selvages for quite some time and I’m finally making some projects with my selvage stash. While sewing up my selvages, I created this quilting tutorial for how to make selvage quilt blocks. Start by pressing your selvages.   Decide what size […]



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