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Once Upon a Pattern

Once Upon a Pattern

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I have never had so much fun working on a pattern or been so excited for a pattern release as I was with the Once Upon a Pattern! It was such a fun process from planning all the options and sewing up test versions, to 

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Lined Lace Linden Shorts Tutorial

Lined Lace Linden Shorts Tutorial

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Today I’m going to show you how I made these cute lace, lined Linden Shorts. I used a pretty eyelet fabric from Cali Fabrics. I have a problem with wanting to sew all the printed fabric and then my daughter likes to pick out her 

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Juniper and Birch Mash-Up

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 

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Pillowcase Tutorial

Pillowcase Tutorial

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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 

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Paper Bag Waist 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 

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Making Your Linden Shorts with 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 

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Anna Pinafore Dress Free 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 

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