Sew a Little Seam Juniper Birch

Juniper and Birch Mash-Up

Usually for Christmas I make my daughter some fancy dress that gets worn once and then stored in the back of the closet, so this year I decided to make her something more practical. I combined the Juniper and Birch patterns to make a collared shirt dress. I’ve been wanting to make this combo for awhile now and it was really easy to do. I’ll […]

Sleeping Bag Tutorial by Sew a Little Seam

Pillowcase Tutorial

In the last post, I showed you how to make a fun sleeping bag for the kids. Now I’ll show  you how to make a matching pillowcase.   My daughter was so thrilled with this set that she couldn’t wait to take photos, which is so rare! If only she was always this excited for photos.   The pillowcase has a contrasting end with the […]

Sleeping Bag Tutorial by Sew a Little Seam

Child Sleeping Bag Tutorial

Need a fun present to go along with the Movie Night or Holiday Night PJs? This sleeping bag and pillowcase are the perfect accessory! They’re fun for sleepovers, camping, or movie night at home.   I’ve divided the tutorial up to make it easier to follow. You will find the sleeping bag tutorial below. The pillowcase tutorial can be found here.   I made my […]

Free Princess Dress Pattern & Tutorial

This year for Halloween my daughter decided she wanted to be Princess Sofia, then it was Snow White, then Ariel, and finally by the time she reached Belle it was time to order fabric so that’s what we went with. I’m not sure who was more excited for this dress me or her. I had so much fun creating this, and seeing how happy she […]

Sew a Little Seam Hadley Sewing Pattern

Hadley Cross Back Hack

In this post I’m going to show you how to create this cute cross back hack for the Hadley pattern. It’s a simple hack and can be made with knit or woven. The length of your straps will alter where the back of the dress falls. For this cherry version the straps were shorter and the back is higher than the blue version. You could […]

Paper Bag Waistband Tutorial

Paper Bag Waist Tutorial

Adding a paper bag waistband is a quick and cute way to change up your Linden shorts or skirt. If making sizes 12mo to 5 years, you will need 3/4″ elastic. If making sizes 6 to 12 years,  you will need 1″ elastic. Cut elastic the length noted in the full length elastic chart. Cut your pattern pieces as you would normally, using the full elastic […]

Sew a Little Seam Linden Shorts In Knit

Making Your Linden Shorts with Knit

I love the look of the traditional Linden Shorts in a denim or twill, but sometimes I just want to sew something up that is quick, easy, and comfortable for my kiddos. The Linden Shorts in French terry or similar sturdy knits do the trick.   In the following tutorial I’m going to show you how to modify the Linden shorts to sew them up faster with knits. It took be […]