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Tutorial: Fast and Easy Pleats

How to make pleats faster and easier using a plastic fork! I’ve created my first youtube video tutorial (please be kind–I promise to improve as I make more videos 🙂 )   Enjoy! ~Erin

DDB Challenge Winners!

DDB Challenge Winners!

Why is it that we can’t wait for summer, thinking there will be so much free time to play, go on day trips, and get to that to-do list, only to find we’re just as busy as ever? It always seems to be this way, […]

Win a Free AG Doll

Win a Free AG Doll

Enter the Doll Dress Boutique Spring Sewing Challenge The Doll Dress Boutique Spring Sewing Challenge has been so much fun so far. We’re playing “Guess that Dress,” sewing and sharing, supporting and inspiring each other!! And there’s still over 3 weeks left to enter. One […]

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

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 […]

Only Two More Months…

Only Two More Months…

…to wait for the release of Doll Dress Boutique!  It’s seems like forever ago that these designs were just images in my head and sketches on my wall.   I’m so excited to see it in print.  [I’m still waiting, too. I have not received […]

Creative Spaces Blog Hop – Week Three – Organizing Tips

Creative Spaces Blog Hop – Week Three – Organizing Tips

Organized is such a relative term. What’s organized for one may make little sense to another, or even feel like chaos. It depends on the person’s point of view, personality, etc.  Take my desk for example.  My desk usually looks like a tornado just hit […]


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