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”

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”

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!)”

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”

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Tutorial Tuesday: How to Make Double Fold Bias Tape

Today I will show you how to make your own double fold bias tape from any fabric, how to sew it to your Tie Dye Diva creations (or any garment) and how to finish overlapping ends for for the most professional look. Jen’s patterns that require bias tape include a complete tutorial on how to … Continue reading “Tutorial Tuesday: How to Make Double Fold Bias Tape”

Fair & Square Dress and Top | Featured Patterns

A Year of Dresses: Fair and Square Dress Using a Border Print

Ahh, The Fair and Square Dress.  This pattern was my very first Tie Dye Diva pattern to sew way back when (okay, it was only 1 1/2 years ago…) and I instantly fell in love with Tie Dye Diva!  Her designs, her instructions, her fit, everything!  And now I’m fortunate enough to work with Jen, … Continue reading “A Year of Dresses: Fair and Square Dress Using a Border Print”

Fair & Square Dress and Top | Featured Patterns | Sterling Leggings/Shorties

A Year of Dresses: Fair and Square Top with Sterling Leggings

Are you still reveling in fun of summer, or are you in full back to school mode?  I am somewhere in the middle.  I homeschool my oldest; he will be in first grade this year, so I am getting our curriculum in order for the year.  But, I am also getting ready for our first … Continue reading “A Year of Dresses: Fair and Square Top with Sterling Leggings”