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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”

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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”

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Vintage Inspired Cross Back Pinafore Tutorial

Have you ever wanted to make a classically vintage cross back Pinafore?  Today we will show you how to do just that using our Storybook Pinafore pattern.  With just a few modifications, you’ll have a brand new look! I have paired my modified Storybook Pinafore with the super easy and versatile Easy Peasy Peasant Dress. … Continue reading “Vintage Inspired Cross Back Pinafore Tutorial”

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A Year of Dresses: Storybook Pinafore and Easy Peasy Peasant

This week is the final costume week in A Year of Dresses before we move on to fall basics.  I have to say, I think this Dorothy costume is my favorite of the bunch! Of course the Storybook Pinafore, so aptly named, is a perfect canvas.  I’ve paired it with an Easy Peasy Peasant dress … Continue reading “A Year of Dresses: Storybook Pinafore and Easy Peasy Peasant”