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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 […]

Baby’s First Book of Nursery Rhymes

Baby’s First Book of Nursery Rhymes

Welcome back for the Once Upon a Rhyme blog post #2. I received these gorgeous fabrics from Riley Blake, just in time to make some handmade gifts for my sister, who is having her first baby. The collection is Once Upon a Rhyme; the very […]

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. 1st day go here   2nd day go here 3rd Day go here It’s all about the back in this […]

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: […]

Athletic Shorts Sew Along Day 2

Athletic Shorts Sew Along Day 2

Welcome to Day 2 of our Sew in Style Sew Along: Athletic Shorts. We’re using the PJ Shorts pattern from my book, Sew in Style-Make Your Own Doll Clothes, to make the athletic shorts shown on page 110. If you haven’t started–no worries! You can […]

Are Scrunchies Really Back?

Are Scrunchies Really Back?

My daughters tell me lots of girls wear fabric covered ponytail holders at their schools. If so, yay!  I wore a hair scrunchie everyday for years, either on my wrist or in my hair. I made one for  practically every outfit (sewing tutorial to follow, […]

Jeans Sew Along part 3: the waistband

Jeans Sew Along part 3: the waistband

So you’ve got your front and back side sewn together (parts 1 and 2), and you need a waistband to hold ’em on your hips. Here are the other sew along posts: Part 1 Part 2 Part 2 and 3/4 To get started on part […]

The Elusive Sewing Project: Skinny Jeans

The Elusive Sewing Project: Skinny Jeans

What makes sewing jeans difficult, scary, and unthinkable?  I can think of a lot of things…patterns for one. Will all that effort feel wasted if the jeans don’t fit? Yes. This happens all the time though, so why are jeans not sewn more often. (besides […]


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