Tea Party Gloves- free pattern & tutorial

Yesterday I shared this adorable dress made from Pickle Toes Patterns' 'Pickled Tink' dress and bolero pattern.  If you want to learn how I hacked the skirt to be a circle skirt (perfect for twirling!) and adjusted the bolero to a single layer of lace, you can check out that post here. I also promised … Continue reading Tea Party Gloves- free pattern & tutorial

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Spring Blog Hop with Pickle Toes Patterns!

Welcome to Sew into Spring with Pickle Toes Patterns. Join us for 5 days of sewing our patterns as we prep for the transition from winter to spring. We were lucky enough to have 10 bloggers join us sewing up lovely creations and to have Evelyn at Seweird Fabric sponsor our bloggers and offer us … Continue reading Spring Blog Hop with Pickle Toes Patterns!

Tutorial: How to create a lace or ribbon inset (heirloom sewing techniques)

Two weeks ago, I shared someone special with you... Isn't she beautiful? How about this one? And the dresses too!! The new Sue Ellen pattern from Create Kids Couture is a classic heirloom quality dress that just screamed for a classic heirloom accent.  I didn't want to do anything 'extra' on Miss A's dress, but Miss … Continue reading Tutorial: How to create a lace or ribbon inset (heirloom sewing techniques)

Memory Outfits, plus… Upcycle a Sweater for AG dolls!!! FREE Pattern and Tutorial

If you’re anything like me, you have a box full of baby clothes for each of your kids tucked away in the basement or the attic or on a top shelf in a closet somewhere in your house.  These are the clothes that we know will never fit them again and will be completely out … Continue reading Memory Outfits, plus… Upcycle a Sweater for AG dolls!!! FREE Pattern and Tutorial