Daffodil Top Pattern | Featured Patterns | free tutorial | Potato Chip Pants/Shorts | Potato Chip Skirt

Quick Seam Finishes – Tutorial Tuesday

If you’re anything like me, then you want your handmade clothing to look as pretty on the inside as it does on the outside.  Finishing your seams doesn’t need to take a long time, but it’s definitely worth that extra effort to keep them from unraveling!  Today I’m going to share with you a few … Continue reading “Quick Seam Finishes – Tutorial Tuesday”

Featured Patterns | New York Minute Dress | Sterling Leggings/Shorties

5 Knits for Kids – New York Minute Dress and Sterling Leggings Patterns (on Cali Fabrics blog)

We are blogging about some gorgeous knits today over at Cali & Co.! Come learn about the 5 amazing and different knits we chose and how Gina sewed them into two very different outfits with our fabulous New York Minute Dress and Sterling Leggings patterns! Also, read to the bottom of this post to save … Continue reading “5 Knits for Kids – New York Minute Dress and Sterling Leggings Patterns (on Cali Fabrics blog)”

Daffodil Capris | Daffodil Top Pattern | Featured Patterns | sewing tips | Tutorials

How to Sew an Underlining – on the Fabric.com Blog

[This post contains affiliate links, which are indicated by *. More information here.] Tie Dye Diva is blogging over at the Fabric.com blog again today! Last time we showed you how to sew a blind hem. Today our fabulous new TDD assistant Gina is over there showing you step-by-step how to sew an underlining so … Continue reading “How to Sew an Underlining – on the Fabric.com Blog”

Doll Clothing Patterns | Featured Patterns | Garnet Dress, Top and Skirt | Potato Chip Skirt | Sterling Leggings/Shorties | TDD Pattern Add Ons

Tutorial – Adding Built-in Shorts to the Potato Chip and Garnet Skirts!

We love skirts in our house. They are the perfect everyday wear paired with a cute tee.  But, without fail, we need to put shorts beneath.  Try as I do to teach Sweet Pea to be ladylike, little bike shorts or some kind of undershorts are still a necessity.   Skirts are the perfect back … Continue reading “Tutorial – Adding Built-in Shorts to the Potato Chip and Garnet Skirts!”

Featured Patterns | Open Back Top for Girls | Potato Chip Pants/Shorts

New Patterns from Tie Dye Diva – Potato Chip Shorts and Pants and Open Back Top

Two new sewing patterns hot in the shop! First up, Potato Chip Shorts and Pants pattern for boys and girls has everything you love about our popular Potato Chip Skirt pattern but in shorts and pants! Flat front, elastic back, and inset pockets – plus other goodies like back yoke, decorative flap ‘pockets’ and optional … Continue reading “New Patterns from Tie Dye Diva – Potato Chip Shorts and Pants and Open Back Top”

Daffodil Capris | TDD Pattern Add Ons | Tutorials

How to Make Daffodil Capris into Shorts!

Do you love Daffodil Capris?  The classic flat front design with easy on and off of the elastic back?  Girly ruffles? Sweet faux wrap design? But, do you want something a little cooler for summer? Today we have you covered with Daffodil Shorts! Daffodil Shorts are quite simply everything you love about Daffodil Capris, but shortened to … Continue reading “How to Make Daffodil Capris into Shorts!”

Big Bow Dress and Top | Sterling Leggings/Shorties

A Year of Dresses: Big Bow Top with Sterling Leggings

Today is a little bit bitter sweet. It’s hard to believe we have arrived at the end of an entire year in the A Year of Dresses series!  But I’m excited to move on to some new Tie Dye Diva blogging adventures too, so don’t worry, I’m not going anywhere!  Today we are coming full … Continue reading “A Year of Dresses: Big Bow Top with Sterling Leggings”

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

Riley Blake Knit Love Blog Tour and Free Flower Headband Tutorial

So happy to be here on the Riley Blake Designs Knit Love tour with you! I fell in love with Patty Young’s Vivid collection at first sight and knew these sweet colors and fun designs would be perfect for a girl’s play set made from my Opal Flutter Sleeve Top/Dress and Sterling Leggings patterns. This … Continue reading “Riley Blake Knit Love Blog Tour and Free Flower Headband Tutorial”

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

A Year of Dresses: Opal Dress and Sterling Leggings

This week for A Year of Dresses I’m shifting to knit and made both an Opal Knit Flutter Dress and Sterling Leggings.  I really enjoy sewing knit, though I sew a lot more woven. This outfit is perfect for everyday play as we head into spring and summer. Both Opal and Sterling patterns are part … Continue reading “A Year of Dresses: Opal Dress and Sterling Leggings”

Featured Patterns | Potato Chip Pants/Shorts | Potato Chip Skirt | sewing tips | TDD Pattern Add Ons | Tutorials

Using Buttonhole / Adjustable Elastic in the Potato Chip Skirt or other patterns

The Potato Chip Skirt pattern has a flat front and elastic back, plus separate waistband, so it’s a perfect candidate for adjustable “buttonhole” elastic to accommodate a growing child or a child whose waist size you aren’t sure of. You can use this adjustable waistband technique in this tutorial in any pants, shorts, or skirt … Continue reading “Using Buttonhole / Adjustable Elastic in the Potato Chip Skirt or other patterns”