Today, I'm guest blogging over at Threads and Stitches about Moda's doll panel. Come check it out! (here) Cowgirl Doll - Howdy by Moda Duchess Doll - Duchess and Hare Dolls Hare Doll - Duchess and Hare Dolls Dress - Duchess and Hare Runaround Bow - Duchess and Hare Free Bow Dress Fabric - Riley… Continue reading Plushies!!
Measuring may seem basic and it is, if you know where you're supposed to measure. My patterns are drafted using the ASTM standards for a child's age/size and measure accordingly. When measuring, it's best to do so over snug clothing like a camisole and underpants or a tank top and leggings. If you measure… Continue reading Measuring Basics
Pocketful of Sunshine can be purchased here. My daughter has decided she's too old for sailor dresses. That is such a shame because she's always had one in her closet, which is why I wanted to design one. Nothing beats a sailor dress for instant vintage style. I had a few different ideas kicking around… Continue reading Inspiration: Pocketful of Sunshine
Today is the LAST day of the blog tour. I hope you've enjoyed seeing all the pretty outfits people have sewn up. Today we have Lil Gumma Lil Gumma's version of Petit Four(buy here) is so lovely. The scalloped border of the fabric paired with the scalloped version of the bodice is such a nice… Continue reading Duchess and Hare Blog Tour: Day 5
I am loving all of these dresses and rompers that have been sewn up for the blog tour! One of my favorite things about pattern designing is seeing how differently everyone breathes life into the designs. Every seamstress puts in their individual touches to make each design their own. This Who's Got the Button (buy… Continue reading Duchess and Hare Blog Tour: Day 4
I never get tired of seeing all the Love Pattern #9s(buy here) that people sew up. I think it looks darling in any fabric, but I especially love this large print that Sewing By Ti picked for her youngest girl. Be sure to check out her blog (here) for more photos!
Auschick Sews (here) version of Petit Four is darling. I love the fabric on this and her photos are so fun. She has a clever tip for lining up your zipper too! Be sure to check out her blog for more! Seams Sew Lo (here) chose another fun fabric for her Love Pattern #9(buy here).… Continue reading Duchess and Hare Blog Tour: Day 2
Neva Couture sewed up TWO Petit Four dresses(buy here) for her daughters and I am in love with how they coordinate. Using the same fabrics, but two different styles (The ruffle bodice and the scalloped bodice) she made perfectly coordinating dresses for her daughters without being matchy matchy. Check out her blog post here. Duchess… Continue reading Duchess & Hare Blog Tour: Day 1
I'm doing a blog tour! Starting on Monday, the tour will be live. There are a lot of great bloggers participating next week, so be sure to drop by and see what they made! There will also be a giveaway. Prizes are 5 patterns from Duchess & Hare, and a $25 gift certificate to Threads… Continue reading Duchess and Hare Patterns Blog Tour
UPDATE* Pattern now available here I wrote about my love of vintage playsuits in my previous blog post. So you may already know that I love "vintage short". All of my dresses would hit mid thigh if I could get away with it. Besides being cute, it allows my daughter to play however she wants… Continue reading Inspiration: Runaround Romper