Doll Days Skirt Challenge Winners

First, I want to send an enormous thank you to all who participated and helped make the Doll Days Skirt Challenge a great success! Participants were challenged to use the “Classic Skirt” pattern from Doll Days Sew an Everyday Wardrobe for 18″ Dolls. I was blown away with all the talent and creativity!! One participant […]

Doll Days Skirt Challenge this Week!

We started the Doll Days Skirt Design Challenge at the end of last week and it’s off to a great start!! We’ve had several entries already! The challenge will run through May 21, so there’s plenty of time to get your copy of Doll Days! Sew an Everyday Wardrobe for 18″ Dolls and get stitching. […]

Doll Days! Skirt Challenge

Been a while, huh? Lots going on! Next week we will start the Doll Days! Skirt Challenge (and your chance to get a free doll clothes pattern)! I’m very excited to see everyone’s skirts! I’ve been designing a lot lately and thought it would be fun to offer a free bonus pattern for Doll Days! […]

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 thankful that they were a part of the tour – […]

Matching Ombre Skirts Sewing Tutorial

This Ombre Stripe skirt is super cute and it’s a great beginner sewing project! It’s fun and fast to make. I designed this for sewing club students [we’re on sort-of a faux chenille kick], and I thought this would be fun to share on the blog. The sewing tutorial is for both girls and dolls! […]

Tutorial: Leggings for Dolls

Remember the tights I re-worked for less stretchy socks? You can see my sewing tutorial for  18 inch doll sweater tights here   Well, I was asked how to use socks to make leggings and now I have an answer. How to make Sweater Leggings for 18 inch dolls You’ll need: 1 pair of adult […]

Sweater Tights for Dolls

My new pattern that I am working on is screaming “tights!” to me. Tights would completely look adorable with this design. I’ve seen a lot of people’s tights they make from knee high socks, so I thought I’d do it that way, too. Well, I tried 1 tutorial, but didn’t like the fit. Tried a […]

Hip Zip Bag Tutorial

  I’ve been designing more lately. Some are for the shop and another for free.  This little cutie is for free. I wrote a guest post for C&T Pub blog [Link] in honor of National Sewing month. Free pattern for a Zip Hip Bags for dolls (crossbody bag with a zipper for 18 inch dolls) […]

Welcome to Sew in Style Summer Sewing Program

We’re just getting started. Just like a summer reading program, it takes the kids a bit to finish that first book. Sewing programs are no different. I love hearing from you about how your kiddos are getting on with their projects. Thank you! Remember it’s not important that the project look great, just that the […]

Shirred Waist Skirt Tutorial (for doll, too)

Do you have a favorite skirt? I do. I bought it several years ago in the clearance section at Target. It cost $5 or something like that. I bought it without even trying it on. It has become my go-to skirt for many occasion–end of the season team parties, Farmer’s market, summer potlucks in the […]


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