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AG Doll Tutorial: animal ears

AG Doll Tutorial: animal ears

I’m really excited to be back designing doll clothes sewing PDF patterns for my etsy shop. I’ve been taking my applique critters quilt and felt animal patterns,  and creating some fun animal dresses. So naturally, they need animal ears to go with them. Here’s an […]

Bonjour! A Doll Quilt Tutorial

Bonjour! A Doll Quilt Tutorial

I’ve been swooning over this Bonjour fat quarter pack from Timeless Treasures ever since it arrived a couple of weeks ago. I finally made myself take a break from doll clothing to make a doll quilt, and of course, I’m including a tutorial for how […]

Frayed Hem Tutorial

Frayed Hem Tutorial

Recently, a sewing friend requested a tutorial for how to make a frayed hem on a dolly denim skirt. It’s really easy! I designed my Lindsay Skirt with a frayed hem option, but it can be done to almost any straight skirt. I’m using a […]

Matching Ombre Skirts Sewing Tutorial

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 […]

Fat Quarter Bundle Skirt Tutorial

Fat Quarter Bundle Skirt Tutorial

So I’ve been hard at work coming up with projects for my students as usual. Things that I try to keep in mind: how to foster developing sewing skills and keep the projects interesting and appealing. Projects that utilize the same techniques help kids to […]

Valentine’s Day Tutorial: Shabby Chic Heart Pillow

Valentine’s Day Tutorial: Shabby Chic Heart Pillow

Valentine’s Day approaches and with a full Sewing Club class, I thought I would create some fun new projects for the students. The faux chenille could easily be placed on a tote bag, skirt, or t-shirt, which I hope to finish soon for the students […]

Sweater Tights for Dolls

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 […]

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 […]

A Quilted Sham Tutorial

A Quilted Sham Tutorial

My daughter is leaving home to go to college. And I finished her quilt in time. She loves how soft it is and she loves all the pretty floral prints (Most are Holly Holderman for Lakehouse Dry Goods). To help decorate her new room, I […]

Sew in Style Blog Tour – Needle Book Tutorial and Giveaways

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 […]


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