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Doll Days! Modern Jumper Sew Along Day 4

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 […]

Doll Days! Modern Jumper Sew Along Day 3

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: […]

Doll Days! Modern Jumper Sew Along Day 2

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 […]

Doll Days!  Modern Jumper Pattern Sew Along

Doll Days! Modern Jumper Pattern Sew Along

The Doll Days! Doll Sewing Challenges is going on and this week’s theme is School Days Challenge, using the Modern Jumper Clothes Pattern from the book Doll Days! Sew an Everyday Wardrobe for 18″ Dolls, like American Girl Dolls. I adore this design and would […]

Modern Camp Shorts for AG Dolls Sew Along

Modern Camp Shorts for AG Dolls Sew Along

Last week’s Doll Days Design Challenge was the theme Summer Day Camp fun! Many members were making their first pair of doll shorts and found it challenging. In response, I held a sew along to walk them through the sewing process, one step at a […]

Week 1 Doll Days Design Challenge

Week 1 Doll Days Design Challenge

We’re in the middle of the Doll Days challenge week 1–Winter Wonderland is the theme and the Vintage Party Dress is the pattern. There’s been so many amazing dresses sewn and entered! It’s turning out to be very fun and I know it’s going to […]

Doll Days! Doll Sewing Challenges

Doll Days! Doll Sewing Challenges

Doll fashions for all seasons! Get your fabric and trims together and join us for 4 fabulous weeks of sewing. The Doll Days! Design Challenge is being sponsored by Riley Blake and Avery Lane Designs! Week 1 (Jan.23-29) Winter Wonderland Challenge, using the Vintage Party […]

The Only Quilting Book a Beginner Needs

The Only Quilting Book a Beginner Needs

I own a lot of sewing and quilting books. In my opinion, the internet will never replace books in value and worth. I love holding a book in my hand. They look great on my book shelf. Most importantly, I can refer to them whenever […]

Best Sewing Products Ever

Best Sewing Products Ever

Sewers and Quilters love tools and gadgets, especially when it makes sewing easier, faster, and lessens frustration. Sometimes I become aware of a tool and think, “I wish I had this a long time ago!” It’s hard to know about all the great tools and […]

Felt Animals for Kids to Sew

Felt Animals for Kids to Sew

I designed these felt animals for my hand sewing class and the pdf sewing patterns are available in my Avery Lane Etsy shop and Craftsy shop. We had a full house and all the kids loved sewing their animals! The kids were as young as […]


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