Category Archives: Sewing tips

A sleeveless tunic: Will make many!

Just taking a minute to tell you about a trend I’m buying into: sewing knits. After having found a classic basic pattern that I tweaked to my personal preferences, I went shopping online for knits. Wow, there sure are a lot of wonderful choices! When hunting for knits, I ran...
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Fine tuning a sewing pattern

There are certain fashion shapes that you may find you wear often. If you find a pattern that resembles that shape, it’s worth the time investment to adjust that pattern exactly to your preferences. A simple knit tunic can be such a piece.   This is a photo of a basic knit sleeveless tunic...
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Fashion tweaks

Does it drive you batty when you look over your wardrobe and find a piece you loved last year seems somewhat out of fashion? I especially find this issue with collars and skirt lengths! When something is too long or too big, sometimes a little tweak can be an easy solution....
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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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Make a Softie Charm

  This is an easy to make charm that can be draped over a photo frame, clipped to a handbag or keychain. This is my first charm, but for my next ones it will be fun to pull out all the stops! Must have (and give) many! To stitch the...
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