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Tie Dye Diva Fairytale Dress for Halloween – Using a Directional Print

Today I have the most fun Fairytale Dress to share with you!  This is a pattern I adore and it is perfect for this time of year.  It can be transformed into just about any Halloween costume.  It layers beautifully.  And it’s great for featuring fun fabrics.   I had the privilege of sewing with … Continue reading “Tie Dye Diva Fairytale Dress for Halloween – Using a Directional Print”

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A Year of Dresses: Stripwork Fairytale Dress

My favorite part of sewing is being able to create something new.  Sometimes that’s simply following a wonderful Tie Dye Diva pattern. Other times it’s taking wonderful elements from one pattern and mix it up for a brand new creation.  That’s exactly what I’ve done this week. I have used the Fairytale Dress Pattern as … Continue reading “A Year of Dresses: Stripwork Fairytale Dress”

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A Year of Dresses: Fairytale Dress Pattern

Here we are at the end of August already!  Where has the summer gone?  School may be back in  full swing, but our weather is still warm, so before moving on to fall styles next week, I have to share the Fairytale Dress with you. This pattern was one of my first Tie Dye Diva … Continue reading “A Year of Dresses: Fairytale Dress Pattern”

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Hip to Be Square – Sewing Mitered Corners on Cloth Napkins or other Hemmed Squares

Suppose you have a square (or rectangle) to hem –  a set of cloth napkins, a tablecloth, or your Tie Dye Diva Fairytale Dress. Did you know you have some choices for hemming techniques? You could of course make a quick rolled hem with your serger, but even if you want a folded hem, you … Continue reading “Hip to Be Square – Sewing Mitered Corners on Cloth Napkins or other Hemmed Squares”

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What a feelin’ … it’s the comeback of the Handkerchief Hem!

OK, say “handkerchief hem” to most people and they will wrinkle their noses and sing something from “Flashdance”. But I started seeing them everywhere, now and again just turned a little and called sharkbite hems. I was intrigued by the playful style with its beautiful movement. The pattern designer in me started dreaming of a … Continue reading “What a feelin’ … it’s the comeback of the Handkerchief Hem!”