I never would have guessed that this play kitchen lived it's first life as an entertainment center. Check out the complete tutorial at Sutton Grace ... or here is a smaller one from a nightstand at Homemade by Jill.
Sunday, June 13, 2010
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Sooner or later you're going to have to get over your fear of zippers. Check out the complete tutorial at Threads, it includes instructions for a centered zipper, a lapped zipper and an invisible zipper. Or check out this video for an easy flat front fly-zipper.
Easy Easy Easy dress for your little one. Check out the complete tutorial at Freshly Picked, and revisited HERE ... even better instructions!
here are some more for ya ...
Everything Sewing with pattern
or here is a FREE pattern from Oliver + S ... similar, but no gathers!!
Thursday, June 10, 2010
This hand sewing technique is also called an applique stitch, and is good for attaching one layer of fabric to another, it's a quick, strong and flexible. Check out the complete tutorial at Threads.
Wednesday, June 9, 2010
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She finishes them off by hand with embroidery floss, but you could also zip around them with your sewing machine. Check out the complete tutorial at Blue Cricket Designs.
American Girl used to offer sewing patterns for their 18" dolls. You can now download them for FREE. Check out the complete patterns at AGPlayThings. Available for Addy, Samantha, Felicity, Josefina, Kirsten, and Molly. I also recently stumbled upon Liberty Jane Patterns, which specializes in 18" doll patterns (they sell for $3.99), but they also offer 2 patterns for free, a basic tee and a tank.
Thursday, June 3, 2010
Laying out your pattern on your fabric before cutting is an important step that must be done carefully and accurately for good looking results. Check out the complete tutorial and tips at Threads.