Featured Patterns | free tutorial | Storybook Pinafore

The Storybook Pinafore Short Dress – Tutorial Tuesday

I’m going to be honest with you, I’m already crazy about chickens, owls, daisies, books, basically everything you see in the Garden Roost collection by Elizabeth Grubaugh for Blend Fabrics, so it was love at first sight!  When I saw this collection I knew I needed the perfect pattern to showcase these playful prints.  I … Continue reading “The Storybook Pinafore Short Dress – Tutorial Tuesday”

Featured Patterns | Lemon Drop Tunic and Dress | Tutorials

How to Sew French Seams – Tuesday Tutorial

In continuing with our seam finishing tutorials and making our clothing gorgeous on the inside too, I thought I would share with you another simple and lovely seam finish, the French seam.  If you would like to see our previous post on seam finishes, you can find them here at Quick Seam Finishes. French seams … Continue reading “How to Sew French Seams – Tuesday Tutorial”

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 | Garnet Dress, Top and Skirt | Opal Knit Tunic and Dress | Tutorials

Opal and Garnet Pattern Mash Up

I enjoy mashing patterns together, dreaming up the possibilities of what can be made.  Getting the most out of a pattern, personalizing it, and making it our own is why we sew, right?  Today we have a very simple but exciting mash up for you! Our first mash up pattern is The Garnet Dress, Top, … Continue reading “Opal and Garnet Pattern Mash Up”

free tutorial | Pocket Tutorials | Tutorials

Free Kitty Cat Pocket Pattern and Tutorial

A lot of people spied our adorable kitty pocket on last week’s New York Minute Dress peplum tutorial! How about we show you how to make them, and give you a free downloadable pocket pattern too. Kitty Pocket Tutorial First, download the free pocket pattern piece: .  Then print at 100% or to your personal … Continue reading “Free Kitty Cat Pocket Pattern and Tutorial”

Featured Patterns | free tutorial | Garnet Dress, Top and Skirt | Tutorials

How to Make A Fabric Bead Necklace

The moment I saw the pink colorway of the Panda-rama collection by Maude Asbury for Blend Fabrics, I knew the Garnet Dress, Skirt and Top pattern for Girls would be perfect to showcase these playful prints.  The pattern is available in sizes 12 months – 10 years and includes the dress pattern with knit bodice … Continue reading “How to Make A Fabric Bead Necklace”

Featured Patterns | New York Minute Dress | TDD Pattern Add Ons | Tutorials

T(h)utorial Thursday: Adding a Peplum to the New York Minute Dress

The New York Minute Dress is not just a dress pattern, but did you know it also includes a bonus tutorial to make a pullover top?  Today we’re going to share with you how to take it a step further and add a sweet little drop waist peplum top pattern. Peplums are such a great … Continue reading “T(h)utorial Thursday: Adding a Peplum to the New York Minute Dress”

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”

Featured Patterns | free tutorial | Knot or Not Headband | Perfect A Line | Pocket Tutorials | Tutorials

Foldover Patch Pocket Tutorial – Riley Blake Enchanted Blog Tour

Welcome to Tie Dye Diva’s stop on the Enchanted collection blog tour sponsored by Riley Blake Designs! We are super thankful to Dodi Poulsen of Two Sisters at Squirrel Hollow for again asking us to sew up one of her new collections – her designs are always perfect for children’s clothing and versatile for so many … Continue reading “Foldover Patch Pocket Tutorial – Riley Blake Enchanted Blog Tour”

Dress and Top Patterns | Featured Patterns | Perfect A Line | TDD Pattern Add Ons | Tutorials

How to Make an Unlined Perfect A-Line Dress

I love sewing reversible dresses and other reversible garments! You get two looks for the ‘price’ of one, plus a tidy, all-seams-enclosed finish that means no hemming and no seam finishing. Our popular Perfect A-Line Dress pattern for Girls and Perfect A-Line Dress pattern for Baby are great examples of a fully reversible dress that … Continue reading “How to Make an Unlined Perfect A-Line Dress”