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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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How To Transfer Doll Clothing Patterns

My favorite way to bust my fabric stash is making doll clothes. Barbie clothes help get rid of even itty bitty pieces! But tiny paper pattern pieces get torn up quickly, especially if you use them often like I do. … Continue reading

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