Today we are adding our sleeve ruffles and sewing up a side seam in preparation for tomorrows hemming. If you want to add MORE ruffles here is a quick tutorial. First decide how many ruffles you want. I decided I wanted 3....and then added one more layer of lace to the very top! I did not want to ... Read More about Rose Ruffle sew-a-long Day 3!
Day two of our sew-a-long and it's time to start sewing! First things first, make sure you change your needle to a stretch, jersey or ballpoint needle. I prefer to use my serger for most the construction, but if you don't have a serger, no problem, this can easily be done on a sewing machine. In ... Read More about Rose Ruffle sew-a-long Day 2!
Are you sewing a long with me and the rest of the M4M fb group?? I hope so :) Today we are assembling our pattern pieces, choosing our fabric, cutting out the pattern pieces and using the measurement chart to cut our neckband and sleeve ruffles. Here is a tutorial on how to assemble the 'no trim' ... Read More about Rose Ruffle sew-a-long Day 1!
Hope everyone had a wonderful New Year! I have not sewn ANYthing since November!! NOVEMBER!! We were so busy with preschool functions, traveling to visit family, the holidays AND I decided to rearrange my entire house....so the house is a wreck and I am missing my machines! I have several patterns ... Read More about New Year!
This is such an easy project that gives a big impact. You can customize by using as many or little flowers as you want, incorporating different flowers or use the same and use small or big flowers for different looks! I know she's mine, but I just love how sweet my daughter looks in her Christmas ... Read More about FREE Flower Crown Tutorial