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 ๐Ÿ™‚ That means in in 2 days, you can start posting your photos for a chance to win some […]

Sew in Style Summer Sewing for Kids

Itโ€™s that time again! Theย  Avery Lane Sew n Share events will start this month. Events for both children and grown-ups ๐Ÿ™‚ First up: Kids learning to sew for their American Girl Dolls and other 18″ dolls, using the book Sew in Style – Make Your Own Doll Clothes. This is the fourth year for […]

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 […]

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.ย  To join, go to the Avery Lane Patterns Sewing Group on facebook. Here are some more of the skirts people are sewing with […]

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! Sew an Everyday Wardrobe for 18″ Dolls and get stitching. […]

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! […]

New! Beginning Sewing Program for Kids

I’m very excited to announce my Beginning Sewing Program is now available for purchase in a 13-class format. It’s back from the printer and shipping! It’s basically a sewing program in a box (just add students!)–taking all the planning and work out of teaching kids sewing classes. With the DIY movement in full force, there […]

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 […]

Doll Days! Modern Jumper Sew Along Day 3

Welcome back for the next post in the American Girl Doll Clothes pattern from Doll Days! -Modern Jumper Sew Along Day 3 We now have the trickier steps to do: Sew the inset and add the lining to the bodice. Just take the steps slowly: each step at a time and do each one carefully. […]

Doll Days! Modern Jumper Sew Along Day 2

Welcome to Doll Days! Modern Jumper Sew Along Day 2 We’re working through the Modern Jumper pattern from the book Doll Days! Sew an Everyday Wardrobe for 18″ Dolls. This is the pattern for our Doll Days! Design Challenge this week and the winners will receive a fabric and trim bundle from Riley Blake Designs! […]

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