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A Year of Dresses: Ruby Ruffles for the Holidays

It’s finally here: the final installment of holiday styles using Tie Dye Diva patterns!  This is a skirt that I have wanted to make since I first tested the Ruby Ruffles Skirt pattern.  I love my cotton version of Ruby with a each ruffle from a different fabric, but wanted to try a dressed up … Continue reading “A Year of Dresses: Ruby Ruffles for the Holidays”

Ruby Ruffles Skirt

Spooktacular Halloween!

I hope you caught sight of our gorgeous Ruby Ruffles Skirt pattern, done up in these amazing Spooktacular Too fabrics!  Bats and ghosts and “boos” oh my! I am loving this fresh collection for this Halloween, with its slightly antiqued palette – such a nice change from the usual bright black/orange/purple/lime combinations I usually see … Continue reading “Spooktacular Halloween!”

Ruby Ruffles Skirt | sewing tips | Tutorials

The Great Ruffle-Off! Which Gathering Method Is Best?

If you saw the launch of the Ruby Ruffles Skirt pattern last week, you know we’ve been doing a lot of ruffling at Tie Dye Diva lately! There are many ways to gather a ruffle and everyone seems to have a favorite. For many years, I used the quick, single-pass ‘zigzag over a thread’ method. … Continue reading “The Great Ruffle-Off! Which Gathering Method Is Best?”

Featured Patterns | Ruby Ruffles Skirt

A Year of Dresses: Diva Collection #3, The Ruby Ruffles Skirt

This week we take a break from our regularly scheduled program to bring you a sneak peak at the brand new Diva Collection Pattern #3: The Ruby Ruffles Skirt.   I know I say it every time, but this skirt is truly spectacular!  I really cannot express enough how sweet it is in person! Okay, … Continue reading “A Year of Dresses: Diva Collection #3, The Ruby Ruffles Skirt”