Featured Patterns | Potato Chip Skirt | Storybook Pinafore | Tutorials

Storybook Pinafore & Potato Chip Skirt Mashup – Tutorial Tuesday

One of the most satisfying aspects of sewing is mashing patterns together to create something new.  This is especially true when I love certain aspects of the patterns and wish they existed together, but then I make it happen, which is even better!  I have to give design credit for today’s pattern mashup to my … Continue reading “Storybook Pinafore & Potato Chip Skirt Mashup – Tutorial Tuesday”

Featured Patterns | Opal Knit Tunic and Dress | Sterling Leggings/Shorties

5 Tips for Sewing with Double Brushed Polyester (DBP) – On the Fabric.Com Blog

We loved sewing up our Opal Knit Top and Dress Pattern and Sterling Leggings Pattern with this incredibly soft double-brushed polyester (DBP) from Fabric.com! DBP is a 4-way stretch knit made of 96% polyester/4% spandex with a soft hand and characteristic suede like feel on both sides. We’ve shared our best 5 Tips for Sewing … Continue reading “5 Tips for Sewing with Double Brushed Polyester (DBP) – On the Fabric.Com Blog”

Daffodil Capris | Daydreamer Dress | Featured Patterns | Potato Chip Pants/Shorts | Tutorials

How to Sew a Ruffle Neck Top – Tutorial Tuesday

Today we have a fun and extremely simple little pattern hack for you.  These cute little ruffle tops seem to be everywhere right now, and they’re so easy to sew that it’s the perfect project for beginning sewists, and those with more sewing experience will be able to whip up lots of these in no … Continue reading “How to Sew a Ruffle Neck Top – Tutorial Tuesday”

Lemon Drop Sew Along | Lemon Drop Tunic and Dress | Sew Alongs

Lemon Drop Dress Sew Along Wrap Up – a Shower of Lemon Drops!

Our Lemon Drop Dress Sew Along has come to an end and we hope that you have enjoyed it as much as we have! We have loved seeing everyone’s progress as they sewed along and are so proud of the many of you who went out of your comfort zone to stretch your sewing skills. … Continue reading “Lemon Drop Dress Sew Along Wrap Up – a Shower of Lemon Drops!”

Lemon Drop Sew Along | Lemon Drop Tunic and Dress | Sew Alongs | Tutorials

Lemon Drop Sew Along Day 5 – Closures and Giveaway!

Get ready to see your finished Lemon Drop Dress – it’s the last day of our Lemon Drop sew-along! Today we’ll add the closures (and talk a little about what wonderful little gems KAMsnaps are) and finish any hemming steps you may have left. Or, you may be very quickly sewing up a whole Lemon … Continue reading “Lemon Drop Sew Along Day 5 – Closures and Giveaway!”

Lemon Drop Sew Along | Lemon Drop Tunic and Dress | Sew Alongs | TDD Pattern Add Ons | Tutorials

Lemon Drop Sew Along Day 4 – Hi-Low and Maxi Hems

We’ve made it to Day 4 of Tie Dye Diva’s Lemon Drop Dress Sew Along, and your dresses are all looking so great!  We’ve enjoyed seeing everyone’s progress and the variety of bodices and skirts.  You are all working so hard, and by the end of today we should have a mostly assembled Lemon Drop. … Continue reading “Lemon Drop Sew Along Day 4 – Hi-Low and Maxi Hems”

Lemon Drop Sew Along | Lemon Drop Tunic and Dress | Sew Alongs | Tutorials

Lemon Drop Sew Along Day 3 – Placket, French Seams, and In-Seam Pockets

  We have made it to the halfway point of our sew-along!   We should now have our bodices complete (except for closures).  If you are just joining us, you can find the previous days’ posts below: Selecting Your Fabric Day 1 – Fitting and Pattern “hacks” Day 2 – Add on Flutters and Constructing … Continue reading “Lemon Drop Sew Along Day 3 – Placket, French Seams, and In-Seam Pockets”

Lemon Drop Sew Along | Lemon Drop Tunic and Dress | Sew Alongs | TDD Pattern Add Ons

Lemon Drop Dress Sew Along Day 2 – Add on Flutters, Constructing the Bodice

Welcome to Lemon Drop Dress Sew Along Day 2! Today we’ll construct the bodice and add the optional flutters to the straps. It’s really easy to add this sweet touch and shoulder coverage, let’s go! Day 1’s post instructs adding an additional 1/4″ seam allowance along both long edges of your strap pieces to make … Continue reading “Lemon Drop Dress Sew Along Day 2 – Add on Flutters, Constructing the Bodice”

Lemon Drop Sew Along | Lemon Drop Tunic and Dress | Sew Alongs

Lemon Drop Sew Along Day 1 – Fitting, Pattern ‘hacks’, Cutting the Fabric

We are so glad you’re joining us on Tie Dye Diva’s Lemon Drop Dress Pattern Sew-Along! I really enjoy the community and inspiration sew-alongs provide, not to mention the fun and camaraderie. As part of the sew-along we’re throwing in a few pattern add-ons or “hacks”, so even if you’ve sewn a pile of Lemon … Continue reading “Lemon Drop Sew Along Day 1 – Fitting, Pattern ‘hacks’, Cutting the Fabric”

Lemon Drop Sew Along | Lemon Drop Tunic and Dress | Sew Alongs

Lemon Drop Dress Sew Along – Pre-Sew Along Kickoff – Choosing Fabrics

We are happy to announce the upcoming Lemon Drop Dress Sew-Along! Tie Dye Diva Facebook Group members overwhelmingly voted for the Lemon Drop Dress pattern to be the featured pattern for our online sew-along that starts June 12. If you haven’t participated in a sew-along before, here is some information here to explain what it … Continue reading “Lemon Drop Dress Sew Along – Pre-Sew Along Kickoff – Choosing Fabrics”