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
Horay it's the last day!! Here is day 1, day 2, day 3 and day 4 if you are catching up. Today we are attaching our neck band. Neck bands can be tricky for a few reasons. One is ALL knit fabrics are different. If you are new to knits it can be tricky to decipher what knit to buy and how to gauge the ... Read More about Rose Ruffle sew-a-long Day 5!