EXCITING news!!! I am so happy to welcome a long time tester to my team, Megan Thoman! I KNOW you have seen her and her adorable kiddos around facebook groups, over on her blog, The Northern Belle and here on my site. (She does have a son too, surprisingly not modeling any Made for Mermaids ;) ) ... Read More about M4M’s is growing!!
I was so excited to be a part of the Designer Pattern Swap! I don't always have time to sew up other designers' patterns, even though I ALWAYS want to and buy so many...they are too cute to pass up and I have good intentions!! However, I am usually working on my own patterns, so this helped me ... Read More about Designer Pattern Swap
If your daughter is like mine, she has been begging for the new Cinderella dress ever since she saw the trailer! Glitter, sparkles, butterflies, tulle....every little girl's dream! I had planned on grading this into a full pattern, but like too often, ran out of time. I turn around and bam, my ... Read More about FREE new Cinderella dress pattern- size 5!
Adding tulle to ANY pattern can really make it special! Plus, what little girl doesn't LOVE a puffy tulle skirt??? Best off, it's simple and tulle is very affordable, yay! It can be a LITTLE tricky to work with, but like anything, practice, and a lot of patience in this case, is all it takes. Here I ... Read More about How to add a tulle over skirt to any pattern
Here is a QUICK tutorial on how to use fold over elastic OR FOE! You can use this on my new Emma pattern in place of the lingerie elastic or the clean band option. FOE is widely available and inexpensive, so it is a good alternative to the lingerie elastic if you can't find the right color or ... Read More about FOE (fold over elastic) Tutorial