Tag Archives: Tutorial

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

By Amy Mayen Lets get started on your 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 bulk & … 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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Quick Zippered Bags

Last night I realized (remembered) I needed 9 gifts for a Christmas brunch…today! Uh-oh! So I whipped these up with my favorite zippered bag tutorial from Skip To My Lou. They are fast, easy, and cute! I added buttons and … Continue reading

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