Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Over 1/2 Way There and a New Dress

Good Morning ladies.  I am happy to tell you that we have 116 of the 225 dresses requested to go into the Operation Christmas Child boxes!!  How exciting is that!!  We have until the middle of October to make the other 109 dresses.  I know we can do it.  We need size medium, large and extra large for this request.  Thank you to Linda, Sally, Loretta, Marlene and Evy for already giving dresses for this request!!  You are the BEST!!

Also, here is a sneak peak at the A-Line dress that we will be sewing for the Extra Large Dresses… the pattern is almost ready to share.  It comes with ties so that it will fit many different girls…

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Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Bargain Shopping

I have been working on items for Operation Christmas Child boxes.  Recently I stopped at Value Village and I always have to look and see if they have any new fabric.  I found a pretty piece of fabric for making scarves and with my senior discount it was only $3.20.  I cut the length of the scarves lengthwise on the fabric and was able to make 12 scarves for my $3.20.  Once cut I just put a rolled hem around them and they were done!!


I do sew love a bargain...

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

T-shirts Versatility!!

I love making t-shirt dresses and here is a link to a tutorial on that subject http://sewdelightful.blogspot.com/2012/12/t-shirt-dresses.html

In the tutorial it talks about making high-waisted, low-waisted and natural waisted dresses.  I realized I had just made two of those with the same t-shirt so thought I would show you the different looks.  Have a wonderful day all!!





Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Exciting!!

I am excited to announce that a large group of sewers within Washington State are joining together to sew for children in need.  As we start, we are sewing dresses, shorts and skirts with t-shirts for these precious little ones!

We will be making pillowcase style dresses: emphasizing sizes Baby, Extra Small, Small and Medium. If you would like our sizing charts and armhole templates please send an email to suzannesewdilghtful@gmail.com  Here is an example of the pillowcase style dress…


We will also be doing t-shirt style dresses


Here is a link to the t-shirt tutorial

Another option will be skirts (both cotton knit and cotton woven fabric) and tops and we will have sizing and tutorials up soon but here is the idea…


Our Motto




Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Dolls

Yesterday I made some dolls using this tutorial http://sewdelightful.blogspot.com/2012/02/doll-tutorial.html   I did choose to make the dolls out of brighter fabrics… pinks and blues rather than the dark fabrics in the tutorial.  I love making each little doll different and allowing her personality to shine through.  These dolls can go into the Swag bags for Operation Christmas Child or along with dresses.

Here are my creations…


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