Daydreamer Dress | Featured Patterns | 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”

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”

Lemon Drop Sew Along | Lemon Drop Tunic and Dress | Sew Alongs | Tutorials

Lemon Drop Sew Along Day 5 – Closures and Giveaway!

Get ready to see your finished Lemon Drop Dress – it’s the last day of our Lemon Drop sew-along! Today we’ll add the closures (and talk a little about what wonderful little gems KAMsnaps are) and finish any hemming steps you may have left. Or, you may be very quickly sewing up a whole Lemon … Continue reading “Lemon Drop Sew Along Day 5 – Closures and Giveaway!”

Lemon Drop Sew Along | Lemon Drop Tunic and Dress | Sew Alongs | TDD Pattern Add Ons | Tutorials

Lemon Drop Sew Along Day 4 – Hi-Low and Maxi Hems

We’ve made it to Day 4 of Tie Dye Diva’s Lemon Drop Dress Sew Along, and your dresses are all looking so great!  We’ve enjoyed seeing everyone’s progress and the variety of bodices and skirts.  You are all working so hard, and by the end of today we should have a mostly assembled Lemon Drop. … Continue reading “Lemon Drop Sew Along Day 4 – Hi-Low and Maxi Hems”

Lemon Drop Sew Along | Lemon Drop Tunic and Dress | Sew Alongs | Tutorials

Lemon Drop Sew Along Day 3 – Placket, French Seams, and In-Seam Pockets

  We have made it to the halfway point of our sew-along!   We should now have our bodices complete (except for closures).  If you are just joining us, you can find the previous days’ posts below: Selecting Your Fabric Day 1 – Fitting and Pattern “hacks” Day 2 – Add on Flutters and Constructing … Continue reading “Lemon Drop Sew Along Day 3 – Placket, French Seams, and In-Seam Pockets”