Category Archives: Gift ideas

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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Totes to sew for festival season

Festival season is here! Stitch up a tote to carry you needs… Chevron, batik, tribal, Ikat are  some trends to key in when searching online for fabrics. The hardest part of this project was choosing from a huge selection of fantastic fabric prints (aka over-choice!). Check out our pins on Pinterest for some...
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Sew a bear, or two, or many.

These baby bears are made of plush, minky and repurposed sweaters. Here’s the whole gang! Found some great sweater possibilities when shopping the thrift and consignment shops.   The bear body pattern fits quite neatly within a tweedy chunky sweater. Here’s a close up of the resulting guy bear.  ...
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Vintage inspired fashion for 18″ doll clothes

  Rock and roll! These little outfits are inspired by the rock and roll era of the 1950s. Get ready for school, prom, or a sock hop with this 18″ doll fashion pattern pack.         Make sweaters with socks An extra special doll sweater can be made...
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