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New Sewing Pattern for 18 inch Dolls

New Sewing Pattern for 18 inch Dolls

Ava is now ready! She’s pretty classy, fun, and modern. A sewing pattern designed for modern 18 inch dolls, such as American Girl Dolls. This pattern includes a super cute top with 2 sleeve lengths and a great fit. Also included are skirt patterns: same […]

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 […]

Sew in Style Camper projects

Sew in Style Camper projects

Teaching sewing is one of my favorite things to do. And today was a great day in sewing camp. I have 6 students in my Sew in Style, Sew for your Doll Camp. All finished the Mini Skirt project and we took a picture of […]

Sew in Style Sewing Camp

Sew in Style Sewing Camp

Naomi sent in a photo this afternoon, after sewing up a skirt for her doll. Naomi used the “Simple Mini Skirt” pattern (page 38) from her copy of Sew in Style. She used a fat quarter of this pretty striped fabric. Naomi expressed that it […]

Shirred Waist Skirt Tutorial (for doll, too)

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 […]

A Button Down Skirt Tutorial

A Button Down Skirt Tutorial

It’s that time again–time to think about spring outfits. This year seems to be all about flirty little skirts. My daughter saw several she likes, but being my daughter, says, “Mom, I bet you can make this for me, huh?” Well, yes, but I love […]

Upcycle Sewing Tutorial: pants to doll skirts

Upcycle Sewing Tutorial: pants to doll skirts

A sewing  tutorial for  adorable skirts for your 18 inch dolls, like American Girl dolls, from re-purposed pants. I may have just found a new way to motivate myself to get my hemming done sooner. An easy upcycle project came to me as I was […]

Sweet Little Skirts for Me and My Doll, a free tutorial from Avery Lane patterns

Sweet Little Skirts for Me and My Doll, a free tutorial from Avery Lane patterns

A sweet little skirt pattern tutorial from Avery Lane, make one for a little girl in your life and another for her dolly. These take very little time and are super cute.  Great for  quick gift giving! ●▬▬▬▬▬●✿ Sweet Little Skirt ✿●▬▬▬▬▬● Here’s what you’ll […]


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