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

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! […]

Fall Quilt Market Sewing

I’ve been sewing and designing  a lot in the studio this month. I finished several doll pieces for my friends at Andover fabrics for their booth at the Fall 2016 International Quilt Market. I was working up until the deadline, so I didn’t take proper photos of all the things I made for them. Luckily,  […]

Sew in Style Sew n Share – for Kids + Prizes

Welcome to the 3rd annual Summer Sew in Style Sew n Share event…going on throughout July. Kids sew, share their project with me, and get entered into a weekly prize drawing. Prize packages will be free fabric and free trims, like this one.Get sewing and share your projects, cause I have lots of free fabric […]

Doll Days events

The Doll Days blog tour is moving quite nicely. Yesterday, I posted a tutorial on   C&T Pub blog    for how to trace your patterns and preserve the originals, so they stay just like new. I also did a sew along and posted a bonus pattern for this dress and its bow. Get the free […]

Spring Sewing

Working on my submission for the spring/summer issue of Too Cute Doll Designs magazine with the theme “summer camp” has me thinking about our online summer sew and share event…it’s going to be so fun to see what everyone sews for their dolls. I can’t share my project for the magazine yet, but I can […]

Another Sneak Peek at Doll Days!

I’ve been doing a little of this and that over the last week or so. Teaching keeps me a bit busy. Had a great time at my local quilt guild meeting last week and we  have our Willamette Piece Makers youth guild meeting this week, so I’m working on that prep, too. I’m excited to […]

Preview of My New Book

It’s been so hard to not share anything about my new book. It takes a long time to do all that it takes to get a book in print. It reminds me of a young child waiting for her birthday to arrive–it’s so exciting! Well, I received a little birthday surprise early when I saw […]

Flower Headband for Dolls – Tutorial

Things have been super busy around here. This week I am off to the EE Schenck Trends Trade Show in Portland, where I will be doing demonstrations, doing a book signing, and teaching a Make-n-Take project. Here’s what I came up with for the Make-n-Take: A cute fabric flower headband for dolls! The thought behind […]

Sew in Style Week 7 Is Here

    We had a lot of fun in Sew for your Doll camp, using the book Sew in Style-Make Your Own Doll Clothes. We made so many cute and fun projects!! And some cute projects from the online Sew in Style Summer Sewing Club, too!!! These kids have some mad sewing skills!     […]

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