Today, I’ve got a special treat for you…. Marisa herself showing how to turn a drab, boring dress into fabulous party attire.
Take it away, Marisa!
My little girl has always been a nurturer. From the time she could walk and talk, she has found joy in taking care of others. When no one around her is sick or feeling under the weater, she takes care …
Leggings are a staple of my little girl’s wardrobe. She wears them in the fall and winter under dresses and tunics. In the warmer months, she wears bike shorts under her playdresses so she can climb on the monkey bars without showing off …
Elastic threaded through a casing is a quick, easy way to cinch in fabric. It creates pretty gathers that are also stretchy. It’s most often used on a waistline, but you can also use it to gather in the hems …
In celebration of National Craft Month, I’m sharing a tutorial that makes a great first sewing project. But first, I gotta mention our our giveaway of an Elna Sew Fun sewing machine, perfect for a new sewist.
I promised you a tutorial for making the Peek-a-Boo Shoulder Shirt, and here it is! This really is a quick, easy shirt to make. With no set-in sleeves, it’s just two pieces of fabric with edges bound and sewn together at …
Here it is! The tutorial for the Card Condo I made last week. This little organizer has 24 credit card sized pockets and two larger pockets to hold all of those plastic cards we seem to accumulate – credit cards, …
It’s made from two stacked layers, each of which is free-motion stitched with a bright orange thread. The …
I love making softie dolls. I love the wide-open possibilities of fabric choice and shape. I love stuffing them and seeing them come to life. But what I absolutely don’t like is making their faces. In a perfect world, I’d …
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Part of my pledge for the Craft Gossip Dolly Donation Challenge was to create a shirt and pair of pants for the boy doll.
But after a full day of drafting and sewing, and redrafting and ripping and resewing (and …
My daughter has one …
This little top is a quick sew and can be made out of smallish scraps of fabric. Dig through your …
When I first started sewing clothes for my daughter’s Groovy Girl doll, I looked for tutorials and patterns. I couldn’t find any, so I grabbed my daughter’s doll and some typing paper and began drafting some simple patterns. I’ve been …