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! […]

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 and bodice. Before moving forward, make sure you have sewn […]

Week 1 Doll Days Design Challenge

We’re in the middle of the Doll Days challenge week 1–Winter Wonderland is the theme and the Vintage Party Dress is the pattern. There’s been so many amazing dresses sewn and entered! It’s turning out to be very fun and I know it’s going to be hard to vote for just one. Here’s just a […]

Challenges

I hope to post the winners of the Doll Days! Dress Challenge soon. I’m still waiting on 2 judges. It’s clear that it’s been hard to choose just 2. All the dresses are so cute and the sewists very talented! The structure of the contest was a design challenge–Use the Vintage Party Dress Pattern from […]

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 […]

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 […]

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