Reversible Baby Dress Pattern – answering FAQs!

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Our Perfect A Line Dress pattern for baby is Tie Dye Diva’s top-selling pattern on Etsy year after year. It’s beginner friendly, low on fabric needs, and reversible so you get two dresses from one sew! I get two questions most frequently about this pattern (and its big sister pattern, Perfect A Line Dress for…

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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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Sew an Elena of Avalor Isabel-Inspired Dress – Tutorial

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My girls are really into coordinating their costumes for Halloween, so it was only a matter of time before they asked to dress up like the sisters in the Disney cartoon series Elena of Avalor.  We already have a tutorial for making the Elena inspired dress, so all we need is the Isabel inspired dress!…

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How to Sew French Seams – Tuesday Tutorial

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In continuing with our seam finishing tutorials and making our clothing gorgeous on the inside too, I thought I would share with you another simple and lovely seam finish, the French seam.  If you would like to see our previous post on seam finishes, you can find them here at Quick Seam Finishes. French seams…

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Quick Seam Finishes – Tutorial Tuesday

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If you’re anything like me, then you want your handmade clothing to look as pretty on the inside as it does on the outside.  Finishing your seams doesn’t need to take a long time, but it’s definitely worth that extra effort to keep them from unraveling!  Today I’m going to share with you a few…

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Foldover Patch Pocket Tutorial featuring Perfect A Line Dress Pattern

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Welcome to Tie Dye Diva’s stop on the Enchanted collection blog tour, how to sew a foldover patch pocket! We’re sponsored by Riley Blake Designs and thankful to Dodi Poulsen of Two Sisters at Squirrel Hollow for again asking us to sew up one of her new collections – her designs are always perfect for children’s…

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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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Tutorial – Adding Built-in Shorts to the Potato Chip and Garnet Skirts!

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We love skirts in our house. They are the perfect everyday wear paired with a cute tee.  But, without fail, we need to put shorts beneath.  Try as I do to teach Sweet Pea to be ladylike, little bike shorts or some kind of undershorts are still a necessity.   Skirts are the perfect back…

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