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! […]

Friday Fabric Giveaway

Hello Friday! Riley Blake Designs has this gorgeous fabric collection, Lazy Days, and I’m offering this fabric and trim bundle to one lucky reader. How appropriate–Riley Blake’s Lazy Day fabric collection is. Now that all my summer camps are over and I can finally begin to relax a bit. My daughter and I have more […]

Sew in Style Sewing Camp Starts Today!

  We’re off to a great start with 12 entries so far! You kids are very impressive! The projects are all so fun! and can be seen over on the Avery Lane Designs’ facebook page And to celebrate, we have a winner of the first giveaway!   We had 31 people join the facebook event […]

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) […]

18 inch Doll Faerie Costume Tutorial

I received exciting news from Tina at C&T  that she will be attending an event at Pottery Barn Kids and they are  interested in my book. The craft event is in October at their Costa Mesa, California store – in the South Coast Plaza. They had planned to make something from my book at the event, […]

Sew in Style Blog Tour – Needle Book Tutorial and Giveaways

Welcome to the final stop on the blog tour for my book, Sew in Style-Make Your Own Doll Clothes! In my post, you’ll find a sewing tutorial and 3 giveaways at the end. In addition, you’ll find several online discount codes for buying high quality wool felt 🙂 Many thanks to all the bloggers who […]

And the winner is…

Margaret Johnson Submitted on 2014/06/28 at 9:25 pm following your page and Sew in Style Facebook page   Congratulations, Margaret! I hope you and your granddaughter have a great time sewing fun clothes and accessories for your dolls together! What a special time you will have. Remember to email me pictures of her projects, so […]

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 […]

A Little Something to Sew

It’s been a very busy week with the kids being on spring break. My son and I painted his room, Manchester United Blue (away jerseys).  I spent several days helping with our 4-H group. Those girls are amazing. Flap zippers, princess seams, and one student is making a wool pea coat with bound buttonholes. I […]

A T-shirt pattern from Deer and Doe

Have you tried sewing a t-shirt for yourself yet? Well, here is your chance. Deer and Doe are offering their plantain shirt pattern for free. It looks great! What appeals to me is that is is straightforward. This would be a great base to add your own touches to. Pattern already includes 3 sleeve lengths. […]


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