Friday, January 29, 2010

ModKid Doll sized Patterns! Brilliant!

Y'all know how much I love the Modkid Frida Top and Dress pattern!

Well......lookie lookie!!

Valerie Haberer created a pattern and instructions based on the original Frida design by Patty Young. Now we have a MINI FRIDA tunic and top for 18" and 15" dolls.

I'm seriously thinking of starting a petition for ModKid to create an Adult size Frida pattern!
Hmmm? What ya think?

To make it even better............ the dolly size Sophia Pants pattern is included in this pattern.
Tell me what could make a little girl happier than for her to have a "Just Like Me" look for her doll?

I'm headed to my sewing room now. I'll let ya know what I come up with soon.

Monday, January 18, 2010

Sew a Purse! Free Purse pattern

pheobe bag 2, originally uploaded by Knitty Nikki.

Isn't this the sweetest bag?

Nikki has a cute as pie blog and this was one her projects.

She used Amy Butler's newest collection LOVE Paradise garden in periwinkle and lined it with LOVE Sunspots in turquoise.

For the pattern and tutorial, visit

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Easy to Sew girls top Modkid Frida pattern review

I've said it before, and I'll say it again........I love the Modkid Frida top pattern!
The pattern includes a dress length version and a top length.

For those liking a longer tunic length, you could adjust the length in between the two versions. The brown floral corduroy version shows the dress length over pants ........ without the cap sleeves.

Instead of the bottom hem band, I made a ruffle to match the double ruffle girls pants.
To see additional Pattern review and tips about the Mod Kid Frida pattern, click here.

Wednesday, January 6, 2010

Amy Butler Love Shoulder Bag

ab love bag, originally uploaded by gardenhouse.

The holidays are over, the weather is cold and it is the perfect time to think about Spring.

This is a beautiful handmade purse created with Amy Butler Love collection fabric.

Go to to see more from Garden House.