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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”

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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”

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How to Sew a Princess Elena of Avalor Inspired Dress – Tutorial

Got a little princess determined to be Elena of Avalor for Halloween? You can use our Daydreamer Dress pattern as a good starting point! Elena’s signature dress has a neckline ruffle, an ankle-length layered skirt with a ruffle-edged cutaway and a slim waist with a gold belt. (If you want to get technical, Elena’s dress … Continue reading “How to Sew a Princess Elena of Avalor Inspired Dress – Tutorial”

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A Year of Dresses: The Daydreamer Dress

The countdown is on, only three more weeks of a year of dresses after today!  This week I decided to go back to a favorite pattern and fell in love with it all over again.  Amazingly, though I have made three Daydreamer Dresses before this one, Sweet Pea has never had one in her own … Continue reading “A Year of Dresses: The Daydreamer Dress”

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A Year of Dresses: The Daydreamer Dress

Who’s ready for week 7 of A Year of Dresses?  I think (hope!) that summer is in full swing here in the Pacific Northwest so for the next several weeks I will be bringing you styles that I love for summer!  I know, I know, in many (MANY) places it’s already been summer for quite … Continue reading “A Year of Dresses: The Daydreamer Dress”

Belle Tiered Twirl Dress | Daydreamer Dress | free tutorial | Holiday / Costume

Princesses and More from Belle and Daydreamer Patterns

I just remembered how much fun it is to SEW! That may sound funny, but most of the time I am sewing quick, crazy test-muslins for new pattern ideas out of plain white fabric or mixed up ugly scraps, or else I am sewing samples for pattern covers where I am not allowed to wing … Continue reading “Princesses and More from Belle and Daydreamer Patterns”