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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How to Sew a Faux Fur Pom Pom

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Fur pompoms are trending again, adding a touch of whimsical floof to hats, backpacks, key fobs, and more. They also make great little creatures and cat toys! Faux fur pompoms are so easy to sew, you don’t need to buy them. Here’s how to sew a faux fur pom pom. For this faux fur pompom…

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Life’s a Picnic – Free Roll Up Picnic Blanket Tutorial

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Picnic without fear of wet bottoms or nasty picnic tables! Everyone is getting outside right now and we’ve got a simple tutorial for you for a BIG, fabulous, portable picnic blanket that will keep you dry and clean and snacking in style. It also makes a great emergency blanket to leave in the car, since…

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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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How to Make Roll Up Pants or Shorts using Potato Chip or any Pattern

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What’s better than making something for our kids that’s not only practical, but versatile and fashionable too?!  I can’t even begin to tell you how many times I’ve had to roll up my kids’ pants or shorts, only to have them fall right back down.  Well today we’re solving that issue by showing you how…

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Lemon Drop Dress Hack – Hi-Low and Maxi Hems

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If you’re making a hi-low hem, read our first section below. We’ll show you how to draft your hi-low hem facings and finish this type of hem. If you are sewing a maxi length, skip to Maxi Hems further down in the post for some pointers. If you’re sticking with the standard Lemon Drop pattern…

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Lemon Drop Sew Along Day 3 – Placket, French Seams, and In-Seam Pockets

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Today we will begin assembling our skirts and pockets for the Lemon Drop Dress Pattern for Girls, but let’s take a moment to focus on the back placket first.  This is step 5, “Create the Placket” on page 8 of the pattern.  Since take some practice, take is slowly if it’s new to you and…

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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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Free Kitty Cat Pocket Pattern and Tutorial

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Kitty Cat Pocket Pattern and Tutorial First, download the free cat pocket pattern piece:  TDD Kitty Pocket.  Then print at 100% or to your personal preference – the finished pocket printed at 100% is 4.5″ wide and 4″ long. As directed on the pocket pattern piece, cut two kitty shapes per pocket. Embellish the kitty…

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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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