First muslin ever!

It is only since I started following some sewing blogs that I have discovered that there is such a thing as “a muslin”.  I knew that there was a fabric called muslin but I had no idea what “a muslin” was.  Apparently when you make up a pattern using cheap fabric that is what is…

Well, Hello Dolly!

My younger daughter recently asked me if I would make a doll for the child she is expecting.  She wanted a doll the same as the one I had made for her when she was little. You can see the doll peeping out of the cardboard box on the left side. I’m not sure if…

Carefree clothes for girls…. a doily dress

My daughter asked me to make a dress for my granddaughter.  She lent me the book Carefree clothes for girls by Junko Okawa. and she had some doilies that I could use to make the dress she had selected. I had some calico so I decided to use that with the doily. The remainder of…