Category Archives: Toys

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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Make It Yours

Sometimes when following a plush pattern, you may just want to make your very own character. Check out the blog post “make a face” and see how to go about experimenting. Meanwhile, here’s a little drawing to play with.     post yours on instagram #makeaface have fun!...
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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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TIS THE SEASON TO MAKE STUFF

QUICK-SEW GIFTS When it comes to making gifts, it can be a year round endeavor. Crafting and sewing time is now a bit limited for the upcoming holiday gifting, so here are a few easy-sew project suggestions that still can be squeezed in. ACCESSORIES: A SPARE POCKET A sure hit...
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