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Doll Dress Boutique Spring Design Challenge

Doll Dress Boutique Spring Design Challenge

It’s time again for a Doll Dress Boutique Design Challenge! Enter for your chance to win a free American Girl Doll! Doll Dress Boutique Design Challenge! From May 15 through midnight June 30, Avery Lane Sewing Group members will have an opportunity to enter the […]

Valentine Envelope Holder craft tutorial

Valentine Envelope Holder craft tutorial

Valentine’s day is always such a fun crafting holiday. Make this sweet envelope to decorate or hold a special Valentine gift for your sweetheart ♥ Supplies White Kraft-Tex Pink fabric scraps 3/8″-wide red satin ribbon Pink rick rack Fusible web Hole punch Plastic yarn needle […]

Projects from Doll Dress Boutique

Projects from Doll Dress Boutique

For me, one of the best part of drafting patterns is seeing what others create with my patterns. It’s so inspiring! Here are some projects people are making with Doll Dress Boutique.   \ \     Fantastic aren’t they! Happy Sewing! ~Erin

Doll Dress Boutique Bonus Design

Doll Dress Boutique Bonus Design

Welcome to the final stop on the Doll Dress Boutique book blog tour! I’m so glad you stopped by. Doll Dress Boutique is all about great fitting patterns and teaching seamstresses how to mix and match design elements, empowering readers to be the designer! Don’t […]

Fall Happenings

Fall Happenings

It’s been a whirlwind fall for me with so much going on!  The Doll Dress Boutique book blog tour continues through tomorrow and the Doll Dress Boutique Launch Party ended last week. Be sure to see this post for the 411 and see what others […]

DDB Book Tour Review Post

DDB Book Tour Review Post

The Doll Dress Boutique blog tour stop today is on the talented designer Jane Wilkes’ blog: Janie Carroll Designs. She shares 2 dresses that she made, which are simply gorgeous, and a book review. Stop over to read how she created her beautiful dresses! ~Erin

Doll Dress Boutique Book Tour

Doll Dress Boutique Book Tour

Today is the kick-off day for my book, Doll Dress Boutique, Blog Tour!! It starts with another Bonus Design on the C&T Publishing’s Blog. Hop on over to get the free Bonus Pattern to make the O Tannenbaum Dress for American Girl Dolls and other […]

So Many Dresses, So Little Time

So Many Dresses, So Little Time

My new book, Doll Dress Boutique, was released this month! Here’s some of the fun designs from my book. Several dress patterns have special necklines in the back, making them a little extraordinary.   Now to find the time to sew 🙂   We’re having […]

Fall Inspiration

Fall Inspiration

Fall brings so much natural beauty and wonder. I love living in the Pacific Northwest for all its fall sensory experiences. Cool, crisp mornings, color all around, and the spice that fills the air. The other day, my daughter and I stepped outside to find […]

How to Sew Piping Detail

How to Sew Piping Detail

Watch my video sewing tutorial on How to Sew Piping, such as the piping detail for the Princess Seamed Dresses in my new book, Doll Dress Boutique. Learn about the different types of piping and how to make your own flat piping or prepare corded […]



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