Open Back Lemon Drop Top

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Summers are perfect for being carefree and creative!  That’s just what my girl did here when she grabbed some fabric and began adding rubber bands and fabric dye with reckless youthful abandon.  When we pulled it out of the wash, I knew I had to make something special for her with her own personalized fabric, and…

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How to Make an Unlined Perfect A-Line Dress

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I love sewing reversible dresses and other reversible garments! You get two looks for the ‘price’ of one, plus a tidy, all-seams-enclosed finish that means no hemming and no seam finishing. Our popular Perfect A-Line Dress pattern for Girls and Perfect A-Line Dress pattern for Baby are great examples of a fully reversible dress that…

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How to Sew a Hem Facing

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Sewing a hem facing is an alternative to turning a hem on a garment. It adds a special touch and is useful for lengthening an existing dress or top, or when you are sewing a garment and have alllllmost enough fabric but are a little short. It also makes hemming A-line tops and dresses simple…

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How to Make Double Fold Bias Tape and Neatly Overlap Ends

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Today I will show you how to make your own double fold bias tape from any fabric, how to sew it to your Tie Dye Diva creations (or any garment) and how to finish overlapping ends for for the most professional look. Jen’s patterns that require bias tape include a complete tutorial on how to…

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How to sew Princess Dresses and More from Polly and Daydreamer Patterns

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              Sewing everyday princess dresses is easy and make great Disney bound outfits! Here we’ll show you how to sew princess dresses and more from beginner level girl’s dress patterns, Polly Tiered Peasant Dress and Ruffled Neck Daydreamer Dress Pattern, both in sizes 2 to 10 years. (Polly actually starts at…

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