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Seaside Rendezvous photos

Seaside Rendezvous photos

We wrapped up our Doll Days Seaside Rendezvous challenge this week. The challenge was to sew with a Doll Days pattern of your choice (for your 18″ dolls) and with the theme “Seaside”–the challenge was a wonderful success. We had some really clever and fun […]

Kids Summer Sewing Challenge

Kids Summer Sewing Challenge

Sew in Style Summer Sewing Challenge for Kids continues this week. We’ve had a few entries already and the projects are cute, cute, cute!! Kids are sewing from the book Sew in Style-Make Your Own Doll Clothes and making some really fun projects for their […]

Summer Sewing Challenges

Summer Sewing Challenges

We are part-way through session 2 of the Doll Days Sewing Challenge. Its theme is Seaside Rendezvous. Some really great entries so far!! Take a look: There’s still plenty of time to enter! Ends July 9 and doll clothes take little time and about a […]

Mini Fabric Bolts for American Girl Dolls

Mini Fabric Bolts for American Girl Dolls

Woke up one morning this weekend to something unexpected and quite alarming, especially for someone who struggles with the tech-side of this business.  I went online to write a blog post, and found my website was all messed up.  I mean really messed up. There […]

Summer Sew n Share Events

In just 2 days, both summer Sew n Share Events begin. The 4th annual Sew in Style event for kids: The 2nd Annual Doll Days! and Avery Lane Sew n Share event for those over 18 🙂 That means in in 2 days, you can […]

Sew in Style Summer Sewing for Kids

Sew in Style Summer Sewing for Kids

It’s that time again! The  Avery Lane Sew n Share events will start this month. Events for both children and grown-ups ? First up: Kids learning to sew for their American Girl Dolls and other 18″ dolls, using the book Sew in Style – Make […]

Doll Days Skirt Challenge Winners

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 […]

Still Time to Enter the Doll Days Challenge

Still Time to Enter the Doll Days Challenge

The Doll Days Skirt Challenge is in full swing with so many skirts to be inspired by! The challenge goes until May 21, so you still have a week to join in.  To join, go to the Avery Lane Patterns Sewing Group on facebook. Here […]

Doll Days Skirt Challenge this Week!

Doll Days Skirt Challenge this Week!

We started the Doll Days Skirt Design Challenge at the end of last week and it’s off to a great start!! We’ve had several entries already! The challenge will run through May 21, so there’s plenty of time to get your copy of Doll Days! […]

Doll Days! Skirt Challenge

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 […]


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