Category Archives: Gift inspiration and ideas

Spring into accessories, sew a Bohemian tote.

With signs of spring, it’s time to look over our wardrobes. Consider bohemian style totes to add some flavor to your outfit combinations. Bohemian style is the ultimate in expressing yourself. Ethnic and folkloric prints, rustic textures, dangly fringes, sparkly trims and beads, all can be considered when creating a bohemian tote. An...
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Thrift store finds for 18″ doll sewing

When shopping for 18″ doll fashion sewing projects, consider the thrift store as a place to find some special fabric contenders. Below are just a few repurposed thrift store and consignment finds that were used to create special 18″ doll wardrobe pieces. Below are a T shirt and a pullover sweater using...
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Tis the season….to sew like mad!

Sometimes a small piece of information goes a long way! The other day my niece called requesting some tips on how to make a holiday stocking. I just suggested that she draw out the shape she wanted, then sketch an additional 5/8” all around (for 1/2” seams). She ran with that little tidbit of...
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Gotta dance! Dance clothes to sew for 18″ dolls.

Sew leotards, tutus, and ballet clothing for 18″ dolls. This new pattern is designed to wow the fans of 18″ dolls. Click photo below for product information.   To browse for additional 18″ doll clothes patterns that are currently available, click here....
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Sew fun hats for kids!

Check out these new character hats to sew (head sizes 18″-20″). This pattern, Simplicity 1292, includes shark, monsters, bat, cat, rainbow and unicorn styles. Perfectly fun for festivals and costume events.  Sew fun!  ...
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