Sew a Little Seam Juniper Birch

Juniper and Birch Mash-Up

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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 […]

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Sleeping Bag Tutorial by Sew a Little Seam

Child Sleeping Bag Tutorial

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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 […]

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Paper Bag Waistband Tutorial

Paper Bag Waist Tutorial

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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 […]

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Sew a Little Seam Linden Shorts In Knit

Making Your Linden Shorts with Knit

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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 […]

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Juniper Sewing Pattern Hack

Juniper Hack: Ruffles and Elastic Bottom

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One of my favorite things to do is modify my patterns. There are so many ways to switch them up with just some simple changes. Today I’m going to show you how to add this cute ruffle detail and elastic bottom to the Juniper Top and Dress. You could choose to add just ruffles, just the elastic bottom, or mix and match between the other Juniper options–front […]

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Free Anna Dress Pattern

Anna Pinafore Dress Free Pattern

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I grew up on The Little Mermaid and Beauty and the Beast, so when my daughter started to get the princess bug, I was pretty excited to have an excuse to sew all the princess things. Her current obsession is anything Anna & Elsa, so I made her a version of the dress toddler Anna wore in the movie for our recent trip to Disney […]

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Puppy Costume Free Pattern

Animal Costume Tutorial and Free 2T Pattern

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I love Halloween! The candy, the decorations, the costumes….the candy. This year both my kids chose their own costume and my daughter wanted to be a puppy. And surprisingly for a two year old, she didn’t waver in her decision even a few weeks later. My son on the other hand will change his mind a million times until I tell him it’s too late. So […]

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