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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 […]

Quilt Market Portland

Quilt Market Portland

International Quilt Market is this week in Portland. It’s so fun having it local to me! Today the show floor opens. I’m really looking forward to seeing all the pretty fabric and clever displays! If you are attending over the weekend, be sure to stop […]

Spring Design Challenge

Spring Design Challenge

It’s time for another doll dress design challenge over at the Avery Lane Sewing group on facebook. This time we are encouraging upcycling, repurposing and making something new from something old, sewing with some cute doll clothes patterns. Spring showers make some pretty flowers… Or […]

Free Craft: AG Doll Shopping Tote Bag

Free Craft: AG Doll Shopping Tote Bag

Let’s make a shopping tote bag for our 18″ American Girl dolls! The free printable template (pdf) for a plain bag can be found here. With this file you can use plain, colored, or patterned card stock. This would be a great craft for a […]

Easy Knot-bow Ponytail Holder Tutorial

Easy Knot-bow Ponytail Holder Tutorial

Super on trend right now are these cute knot bows. I used my knot bow pattern from the Doll Days! blog tour to create these adorable ponytail holders. Get the pattern here   I printed at actual size for girls and 78% for a cute […]

Doll Days Design Challenge Time to Vote!

Doll Days Design Challenge Time to Vote!

The Doll Days Dress Design Challenge “Make Mine Vintage, Please!” Participants made a dress using a dress pattern of their choice from the book Doll Days! Sew an Everyday Wardrobe for 18″ Dolls. Now it’s time to vote for your favorite! Go here to cast […]

AG Doll Dress Design Challenge

AG Doll Dress Design Challenge

It’s time for another American Girl Doll Design Challenge: Make Mine Vintage, Please! October 20 – November 6. Grand Prize is a copy of the kids’ sewing book: Sew in Style – Make Your Own Doll Clothes, wrapped up in fabric and trims–perfect for gifting […]

AG Doll Tutorial: animal ears

AG Doll Tutorial: animal ears

I’m really excited to be back designing doll clothes sewing PDF patterns for my etsy shop. I’ve been taking my applique critters quilt and felt animal patterns,  and creating some fun animal dresses. So naturally, they need animal ears to go with them. Here’s an […]

Back to School Doll Design Challenge Winners

Back to School Doll Design Challenge Winners

I’m posting this a bit later than anticipated. I found myself without a camera and still needed to take pictures of the lovely fabric prizes, before shipping them out to the winners. The winners were announced on facebook immediately following the completion of the doll […]

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 […]



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