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 learn or to practice sewing... Let us know if its working!

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Another reason to sew: trendsetting

Do ever you notice that sometimes there is a trend you like but when you shop for it you can’t find it anywhere? That is one big reason that I started sewing. In the 60’s there was a clothing brand called Villager. They made the most adorable fitted dresses that...
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Huggable Lovable dolls to sew

One of my favorite career experiences was as a doll designer. So much fun! You too can have that same fun by styling and sewing one of these soulful cuties to adorn a girls bed or to be a take-everywhere-friend. The jumper, skirt and collar for these dolls are so easy to make. Perfect...
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18″ girly girl dress sets to sew for spring

Spring is here! When I was growing up it was traditional to wear a very girly girl dress to celebrate Easter. Usually my special dress matched my sister’s. Even though I was an outdoorsy type, I dearly loved these special occasion frilly dresses! Welcome spring with a girly girl design to sew for your 18″...
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Be prepared for Festival season!

These easy to make hands-free accessories, Simplicity 8356, are perfect to enjoy wandering and dancing without wondering where to put your necessities. Choose from amazing trim and fabric combinations to create your accessories as unique as you! Some fabric trends to think about when styling your accessories are indigo and tribal styled batiks....
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