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How To Make A Knit Waistband : Tutorial

Have you ever wondered how to make a knit waistband? It’s easier than you think! This post was originally published at Diana Rambles Hate elastic casings? Just about any knit shorts, pants, or skirt pattern can be modified with a … Continue reading

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Spin Skirt | Tween Pattern Showcase & Skirting The Issue

Spin Skirt by Elegance & Elephants, poplin from L’Ouseau Fabrics Today I’m at E&E talking about knit fabrics from L’Ouseau. Check out the post here! Aside from their amazing selection of knits; L’Ouseau also carries hard to find Euro prints. Poplin is a … Continue reading

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Faux Button Placket Tutorial

A faux button placket is a great way to create visual interest in a garment. I’ve used them for several projects on my blog, including my Faux Button Placket Dress for 18″ dolls, my Scirocco Pattern Review, and Bella’s Summer … Continue reading

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How To Make A Piped Pocket

Lets get started on your pocket! How To Make A Piped Pocket First, cut your pocket. (Mine has a pleat and a rounded bottom. So cute!) Press your seam allowances under, and trim the corners as shown below. This eliminates … Continue reading

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Sweetheart Belted Top Tutorial

Here’s how I made Sofia’s Sweetheart Belted Top! The lace is what’s left of a table runner. (I used the rest on last years Halloween costume.) The dusty pink fabric is a polyester satin remnant that I thought I would … Continue reading

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