If you’d like to just dip your toe in the water, the Make-Along patterns are now offered in smaller bundles. Check out the seasons packs on the shop. Fall is on sale now, and next, in a few months, Winter… you get the plan!
This set of Betsy, Tacy & Tib dolls are dressed up for a party and I just love how they turned out. I spend an unreasonable amount of time trying to find historically accurate fabric for doll dresses. There are so many challenges to find the right fit. As far as fabric stores I can drive to my only choices are Joanns and a quilt shop. But really most current offerings do not fit the bill in content or design … More
This romper pattern delivers a lot of cute for not so much effort. (Another easy go-to pattern to get your doll dressed in a hurry is the Apron dress pattern) This romper has elastic cuffs and waist, an opening in the back for a tail and a bodice with sleeves easily made from a woven ribbon. The materials you’ll need are 20″ x 8″ of fabric, 10″ of 1/8″ wide elastic, 11″ of ribbon (ribbon should be between 1/2″ … More
I love this vintage print, the colors are amazing. I think it was sheets or a pillowcase. I haven’t used any of my vintage fabrics in a while. When I started making toys everything I used was from the thrift store. Since fabric companies finally learned to tap wonderful designers for their prints I’ve been unable to stop myself from shopping and using mostly new prints but it is fun to go back to “my roots”, especially for the very … More
The apron dress is a bit peek-a-boo in back so I made up this quick pair of lacey bloomers for Miss Make-Along to wear underneath. I used the pants pattern piece from the Pajama Party pattern and cut it down to shorts length and cut it out from a thrifted lace top. I finished the edges with my serger and ran a line of elastic thread shirring along the waist and the leg openings. It came together super fast. (Elastic … More
Phoebe wants a pair just like these