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”

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 | 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”

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”