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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

How to design your own #DollClothes

How to design your own #DollClothes

Over the years, a few of my followers and friends have asked me, “How do you design your own doll clothes? Is there a trick to it?” Well some patterns are easier than others, of course, but the video above sort of explains my process. You’ll notice, in the video, that I often make errors. I check … Continue reading