New York Minute Dress | New York Minute Sew Along | Sew Alongs

New York Minute Sew Along Last Day! Day 4 – Hi Low Hem

Today is the last day of our sew along, and it’s been so much fun!  Many of you have almost completed your dresses or tops, but if you’re just joining us, you still have time.  You have until Sunday to enter your completed New York Minute dress or top into our Tie Dye Diva Patterns … Continue reading “New York Minute Sew Along Last Day! Day 4 – Hi Low Hem”

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New York Minute Sew Along Day 3 – Scrunch Neck Hack

  You’ve made it to the halfway point you New York Minute sew-alongers!  Today we’re moving onto steps 4 and 5 of the New York Minute Dress pattern, finishing the neckline and sleeves.  If you’re just joining us, you can find our previous posts here: Pre Sew Along Kickoff – Choosing Fabrics Day 1 – … Continue reading “New York Minute Sew Along Day 3 – Scrunch Neck Hack”

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New York Minute Sew Along Day 2 – Pocket Variations

Welcome to Day 2 of our New York Minute sew along!  Today it’s all about the pockets, and there are plenty for you to choose from.  We’ll be completing steps 1 through 3 of the New York Minute Dress pattern, so if you’re thinking about adding one of our sew along pockets, then today’s post … Continue reading “New York Minute Sew Along Day 2 – Pocket Variations”

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New York Minute Sew Along Day 1 – Fit and Pattern Modifications

It’s finally here!  The New York Minute Sew Along!  Can you believe it’s almost been a year since the pattern was released?  We don’t know about you, but we’ve been anticipating this sew along for months, and we’re so happy to have you joining us.  Our next few days together (because this sew along is … Continue reading “New York Minute Sew Along Day 1 – Fit and Pattern Modifications”

Daydreamer Dress | Featured Patterns | Holiday / Costume | Knot or Not Headband | La Tulipe

Sew an Elena of Avalor Isabel-Inspired Dress – Tutorial

My girls are really into coordinating their costumes for Halloween, so it was only a matter of time before they asked to dress up like the sisters in the Disney cartoon series Elena of Avalor.  We already have a tutorial for making the Elena inspired dress, so all we need is the Isabel inspired dress! … Continue reading “Sew an Elena of Avalor Isabel-Inspired Dress – Tutorial”

Fair & Square Dress and Top | free tutorial | Sterling Leggings/Shorties

Adding a Faux Button Placket to Your Sterling Leggings

Today we’re blogging over at Cali & Co. with more of their truly awesome fabric!  You may recognize this gorgeous and breezy lawn from our Fair and Square Tiers pattern hack post, but now we’ve paired it with the most beautiful turquoise knit Sterling Leggings.  We thought it would be fun to embellish them a … Continue reading “Adding a Faux Button Placket to Your Sterling Leggings”

free tutorial | Pants & Shorts Patterns | Potato Chip Pants/Shorts | TDD Pattern Add Ons | Tutorials

Button-Tab Roll up Shorts and Pants Tutorial for Potato Chip or any Pattern – Tute Tuesday

What’s better than making something for our kids that’s not only practical, but versatile and fashionable too?!  I can’t even begin to tell you how many times I’ve had to roll up my kids’ pants or shorts, only to have them fall right back down.  Well today we’re solving that issue with roll up button … Continue reading “Button-Tab Roll up Shorts and Pants Tutorial for Potato Chip or any Pattern – Tute Tuesday”

Doll Clothing Patterns | Featured Patterns | So Flippin' Cute Reversible Skirt

Transitional Fabrics for a Mini Capsule Wardrobe (on Cali Fabrics blog)

Today we’re blogging some very cute fabrics over at Cali & Co.!  We selected four fabrics and two patterns (in addition to the striped Garnet top I made last month) to make four fun and different looks, all while only sewing two garments!  Here’s a little sneak peak… We used the Reversible Fleece Hoodie and … Continue reading “Transitional Fabrics for a Mini Capsule Wardrobe (on Cali Fabrics blog)”

Fair & Square Dress and Top | Featured Patterns | TDD Pattern Add Ons | Tutorials

Make a Tiered, Twirly Fair and Square Top – Tutorial Tuesday

Today we have a quick and simple tutorial for you!  There’s still a little more time to squeeze in another cute warm weather top, although this one still looks great layered with long sleeves or a cardigan.  Plus, it has twirl factor! We used the Fair and Square Top/Dress which features a lovely square neckline, includes … Continue reading “Make a Tiered, Twirly Fair and Square Top – Tutorial Tuesday”

Featured Patterns | Potato Chip Skirt | Storybook Pinafore | Tutorials

Storybook Pinafore & Potato Chip Skirt Mashup – Tutorial Tuesday

One of the most satisfying aspects of sewing is mashing patterns together to create something new.  This is especially true when I love certain aspects of the patterns and wish they existed together, but then I make it happen, which is even better!  I have to give design credit for today’s pattern mashup to my … Continue reading “Storybook Pinafore & Potato Chip Skirt Mashup – Tutorial Tuesday”