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Where to Shop for #Fabric in #Paris

Where to Shop for #Fabric in #Paris

Do you ever wonder what the fashion capital of the world has to offer to a sewist? Well, Paris is not called the “fashion capital of the world” without a good reason. Last summer I had the wonderful opportunity to visit Paris, and of course, I couldn’t miss the opportunity to shop for fabric while … Continue reading

Do #Vintage Barbie #Patterns Fit New #Barbies?

Do #Vintage Barbie #Patterns Fit New #Barbies?

Sorry for the nude Barbies®, everyone, but I wanted to show you how different these dolls look. Note the significant change in the bust, waist, and hip areas in particular. So do the two dolls’ patterns match up exactly? I’ve been asked this question often, over the years, and I can tell you a little … Continue reading

#ChristmasInThreeWords: time for #crafting!

#ChristmasInThreeWords: time for #crafting!

Here’s the free pattern for the quilted Christmas or Hanukkah ornament/decoration that I posted a picture of yesterday. Tomorrow I’ll post the tutorial video, showing exactly how to put it together. As I said yesterday, this ornament looks hard, but it’s easy-peasy! Be advised that if you’re making it as a Hanukkah gift, the star … Continue reading