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

Twinkle, twinkle for parties and holidays

Summer is around the corner and even though winter seems remote, us crafters often have some holiday project ideas brewing. When crafting for the upcoming holidays, whether it be gifts or decoration, an early start helps us enjoy the creative process without a short timeline looming. With that said, here’s a...
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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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