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”

Featured Patterns | Jon and Janie Romper and Bubble | Knot or Not Headband

Simple Appliqué Tutorial – Tutorial Tuesday

Some of my favorite pictures are found in children’s books.  Their illustrations always make me think to myself, “Now wouldn’t this look so cute on fabric?”.  That is exactly what you have here with Maude Asbury’s upcoming new collection, Sweet Dreams for Blend Fabrics. It will be hitting your favorite quilt and online shops any day … Continue reading “Simple Appliqué Tutorial – Tutorial Tuesday”

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”

Dress and Top Patterns | Featured Patterns | Perfect Party Dress | Romper Patterns | Ruffled Romper

Romper and Dress in Flutter & Float!

So excited to share these projects with you today! I sewed up a sweet sister set with the Perfect Party Dress pattern and the Ruffled Baby Bubble Romper pattern using the brand new Flutter & Float collection by Ana Davis for Blend Fabrics. The Perfect Party Dress is made with Float in Green, Flower Crown … Continue reading “Romper and Dress in Flutter & Float!”

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”

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

How to Sew a Hem Facing

Sewing a hem facing is an alternative to turning a hem on a garment. It adds a special touch and is useful for lengthening an existing dress or top, or when you are sewing a garment and have alllllmost enough fabric but are a little short. It also makes hemming A-line tops and dresses simple … Continue reading “How to Sew a Hem Facing”

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!)”

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!”

Doll Clothing Patterns | Garnet Dress, Top and Skirt | TDD Pattern Add Ons | Tutorials

Omitting the Collar on The Garnet Dress / How to Sew a Neck Band on any Knit Tee

I adore our Garnet Dress, Top and Skirt Pattern for Girls! When the pattern was first released last winter Sweet Pea had six of them in her closet! Now it’s time to sew some more. The Garnet Pattern features a knit bodice with drop waist and a twirly circle skirt that can be made from … Continue reading “Omitting the Collar on The Garnet Dress / How to Sew a Neck Band on any Knit Tee”

Chocolate Chip Skirt for Women | Featured Patterns | Holiday / Costume | Potato Chip Skirt

Anna Griffin Christmas Kitch in July Blog Hop – Mommy & Me Skirts and a GIVEAWAY

  Welcome to Tie Dye Diva’s stop on the Christmas in July blog hop featuring the Christmas Kitsch collection by Anna Griffin fabrics! I hope you’ve been enjoying the whimsical and playful designs in this collection – those Santas, though! These prints are available now at the Fat Quarter Shop. Head over there now for the … Continue reading “Anna Griffin Christmas Kitch in July Blog Hop – Mommy & Me Skirts and a GIVEAWAY”