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”

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 | 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”

Fair & Square Dress and Top | free tutorial | sewing tips | TDD Pattern Add Ons | Tutorials

Easy Placket Tutorial – Avoiding the Continuous Lap Placket (if you must!)

Today we have an easy placket tutorial for you. We’ve done a few continuous lap placket tutorials here for the skirt portion of a dress or back of a top. I love them! Some people don’t. So here’s a way to do a very simple alternative to the placket.  It’s not my preferred method because … Continue reading “Easy Placket Tutorial – Avoiding the Continuous Lap Placket (if you must!)”

Every Day Top | Featured Patterns | free tutorial | Potato Chip Skirt | sewing tips | Tutorials

How to Sew a Blind Hem (on Fabric.com blog)

We at Tie Dye Diva are SO excited to be the very first featured contributor on the brand-new Fabric.com blog! Today we’re over there showing you step-by-step how to sew a blind hem, both by machine and by hand. Blind hems are so versatile and add a professional look to your garments. Our post features … Continue reading “How to Sew a Blind Hem (on Fabric.com blog)”

Easy Peasy Peasant Dress | free tutorial | Knot or Not Headband | Pocket Tutorials | Storybook Pinafore | TDD Pattern Add Ons

Late for a Date Blog Hop, Free Heart Pocket Tutorial and Fabric Giveaway

[Edited: Giveaway closed, congratulations Brittany Webb!] Welcome to our heart pocket tutorial and stop on the Late for a Date blog hop featuring the Wonderland collection by Josephine Kimberling for Blend Fabrics! I hope you’ve been enjoying the whimsical take on a classic tale in this collection. These prints will be available soon at the Fat … Continue reading “Late for a Date Blog Hop, Free Heart Pocket Tutorial and Fabric Giveaway”

Easy Peasy Peasant Dress | free tutorial | TDD Pattern Add Ons

Man’s Dress Shirt to Girl’s Peasant Dress Upcycle

It’s so easy to upcycle a man’s dress shirt into a peasant dress! Here’s how. You’ll need: Man’s dress shirt. Peasant dress pattern like Easy Peasy Peasant Dress pattern Elastic The Easy Peasy Peasant Dress pattern is available on our website in size ranges 0-3 months through 18-24 months and 2/3 years through 9/10 years, … Continue reading “Man’s Dress Shirt to Girl’s Peasant Dress Upcycle”

free tutorial | Pocket Tutorials | Sugarplum Skirt | TDD Pattern Add Ons

Riley Blake Lulabelle Blog Tour and Inseam Pocket Tutorial

Welcome to our stop on the beautiful Lulabelle Collection blog tour! I hope you’re enjoying the fresh colors and sweet designs in this collection. I had so much fun sewing it up, and the talented designer, Dodi Poulson, was wonderful to work with while we prepared for the blog tour. Be sure to read all … Continue reading “Riley Blake Lulabelle Blog Tour and Inseam Pocket Tutorial”

Fair & Square Dress and Top | free tutorial | TDD Pattern Add Ons | Tutorials

Tutorial Tuesday: How to add flutters to the Fair & Square Top and Dress Pattern

After a long summer hiatus, Tutorial Tuesday returns today!  Today we turn to the Fair & Square Top and Dress pattern.  This is a pattern I find myself reaching for over and over again.  It is a summer top or sundress but also an adorable jumper in cooler weather.  It dresses up and down.  It … Continue reading “Tutorial Tuesday: How to add flutters to the Fair & Square Top and Dress Pattern”