About: elaine

When I learned to sew, I was totally hooked! My mission is to provide sewing projects that are easy enough for anyone to try... Let us know if its working!

Recent Posts by elaine

Success tips for sewing doll clothes

Sewing 18″ doll fashion is a sewing category with immediate satisfaction, you can sew a finished outfit with little effort, time, and fabric! If you are sewing “in the small” (doll scale) here are a few quick tips to insure you success: Tips about fabric choices: Woven cotton is the...
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A reason to sew: accessories

When browsing for fabric online or at the store, there are so many amazing prints and textures to flip over. But reality strikes when you think “What the heck can I make with that!” If you go nuts for a fabric, but it doesn’t quite cut it for a piece...
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Vintage inspired rompers and dresses for your 18″ doll.

Just out! Make rompers, dresses and cardigans for your 18″ dolls. Mini vintage prints are great for a boutique-retro look. The cardigan can be made from jersey, or you can cut up a lightweight knit thrift store find for a truly realistic look (as in view G below). Click photo...
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A doll wardrobe must have: Leggings! Make some from socks.

Hello! This is the site’s first pdf pattern, and I’m sharing it with you to celebrate the event!      Leggings are a must have staple for an 18″ dolls wardrobe. This free pattern is for making leggings from long socks. There are such great long sock styles out there,...
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Instant Infinity Scarves

While anyone has their supplies cut at the sewing store the associates at the cutting counter almost always ask: “what are you making?” So I always ask: “what do you see everyone making?” On my last visit to the store, the sales associate said she was seeing infinity scarves as...
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