Category Archives: Gift inspiration and ideas

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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New two piece animal sewing pattern

EASY PLUSH TO SEW “Two-piece animals” are a great introduction to sewing stuffies. Once you get a hang of sewing these two-piece babies, you can easily make many…. Just to show that you are not limited to any one fabric; each bear, cat and dog are made in fleece, minky, and flannel. The...
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Make hat and scarf sets for a cool fashion attitude

As temperatures drop, fashion attitude and sassy character can be had by wearing the current beret and slouch trend.   FINDING FABRIC So many beautiful sweater knits are now available. Can over-choice be a problem?.. No, just make many! If you need a start on a quest for fabric, check...
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Sew festival wear with batik fabric

For years batik fabric has had a solid presence in the quilting and big box sewing stores. Every time I pass the bolts of batiks I think: “those beautiful organic colors and prints are a diy just waiting to happen!” Well here it is! Batik is the inspiration for some...
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18″ Doll hair ornaments

Need a special finishing touch for a doll’s dance or party dress? A flower crown can be it…       To make a flower wreath you will need a spool of floral wire and a branch of beautiful small silk flowers.     Wrap together 2 flowers and one set of leaves with 4″ pieces of floral...
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