Raglan dress real pockets

We’ve been talking a lot about the fake pockets on the raglan dress.  KIDS WANT REAL POCKETS TO STORE TREASURES!!  RIGHT?? I am learning…  My baby girl isn’t to that stage yet so it didn’t cross my mind when designing the pattern. Good thing I have friends like you to tell me how it is 🙂 This photo sequence will show you one option on how to add real pockets to the dress. There are different ways it can be done, I just think this one is cute. Starting out, you... Read The Rest →

Easy way to add ruffles to leggings

. Whenever I see leggings with ruffles it looks SO adorable, I had to make a few pairs for Eleanor. Turns out it is SUPER easy, so I took a few photos to show you how to do it. To start, cut out a pair of leggings: Then,  measure the width of the ankle area (where the ruffles will go) and double that measurement. Cut out 6 strips of fabric 1″ wide and the length of the above measurement.  So for me it was 1″ x 13″. I wanted 3 ruffles on each ankle... Read The Rest →

Quick way to add a cuff to a pattern

Here’s a short tutorial on how you can add a cuff to a sleeve. Also, how you can add a cuff to the waist of a t-shirt. I am using my raglan tee as the example but this ‘quick and dirty’ method will work on anything. First, have your pattern piece ready: I have my raglan long sleeve here:: Decide how tall you want the cuff to be: I chose 1.5″ for the wrist.  Anything from .25″ – 3″ or more will work. It’s all personal preference.  1.5″ is a good middle... Read The Rest →

 
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