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Once Upon a Pattern
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Once Upon a Pattern

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 watching my daughter’s face light up when she saw them,…

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Lined Lace Linden Shorts Tutorial
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Lined Lace Linden Shorts Tutorial

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 clothes and ends up wearing some really odd combinations. So…

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Juniper and Birch Mash-Up
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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…

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Pillowcase Tutorial
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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…

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Paper Bag Waist Tutorial
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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…

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