Monthly Archives: March 2014

Elsa dress from Frozen

My five year old granddaughter is dreaming of a Frozen dress! I kind of made up the pattern and design as I went along. The gown is worn over a while leotard. The cape is detachable from snap tabs inside … Continue reading

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Ready for Easter Aprons!

Just throw a pretty spring apron on over your t-shirt and jeans and you are ready to serve Easter dinner! I drafted the patterns for these aprons myself. One-size fits all and fun to wear.

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Spring Fling Dress – McCalls 6883

This print reminds me of the greening of spring with trees budding and bulbs sending up fresh green shoots.

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Simplicity 1609 – Cherry Blossom Dress

It is Cherry Blossom time in this pink and white awning stripe dress. I was inspired by the use of stripes in this pattern in a review on Pattern Review.Com and decided to try it. I used a heavier home … Continue reading

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Vogue 8667 – Kansas Dress

Everyone asks why I never make a dress for myself. On a trip this week to Kansas I found some interesting fabric and decided to try making a dress for me. I discovered why I don’t find it to be … Continue reading

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McCalls 6883 Sheer and Simple

I bought this sheer net embroidered fabric over a year ago and I have been looking for the right pattern to make it up. I found the pattern in McCall’s new spring collection! I think I am going to love … Continue reading

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The Great Baby Bonnet Experiment~

I experimented with a variety of fabrics and designs to make sunbonnets for my granddaughter. Some of them are reversible!

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