Edge Finishing – HOW TO

Edge Finishing – HOW TO

Finishing the edges of unlined doll garments can be challenging because of their small size and small seam allowances.  Today I’m going to share with you a technique I’ve learned to make finishing edges a breeze!  This method results in a nice clean edge that won’t...
Working with Knits – TIPS & TRICKS!

Working with Knits – TIPS & TRICKS!

Do you avoid sewing with knits because it seems too hard or intimidating?  You’re not alone!  When I first started sewing, I avoided sewing with knits because I had heard that they were very hard to work with.  But it turns out that you just need to know a few...
Eliminate Shoulder Bulk – How To!

Eliminate Shoulder Bulk – How To!

Would you like to learn an easy little trick to eliminate shoulder bulk?  This works particularly well for: Lined, sleeveless bodices and shirts; Shirts and bodices for smaller dolls; Shirts and bodices made out of sheer fabric; When you’re using fabric with a...
DIY Make Patterns with Duct Tape!

DIY Make Patterns with Duct Tape!

I’d like to show you a method I use to make slopers (basic pattern) for dolls that I don’t already have one for or to alter existing patterns to fit other dolls.  The sample I make in the video is for a sleeveless shirt, but you can use this method to make other...
DIY STEAMPUNK WINGS PART 3 – FREE PATTERN

DIY STEAMPUNK WINGS PART 3 – FREE PATTERN

It’s time to put our wings together!  Welcome to Part 3 of the Steampunk Wing series.  In this video, we will be assembling all the pieces we prepared in the first two videos.  You will notice that this video has a somewhat quicker pace than my previous videos.  I...
DIY Steampunk Wings Part 2 – FREE Pattern

DIY Steampunk Wings Part 2 – FREE Pattern

Welcome to Part 2 of the Steampunk Wing series.  In this video, we will be preparing all the body pieces, the spacers in the straps. I have outlined all the products and tools you will need for this portion of the project below.  Please note that I found some errors...
Steampunk Boot Pattern Hack

Steampunk Boot Pattern Hack

You’ve got your flight suit.  You’ve got your goggles and your jetpack…but what’s your doll going to wear on their feet?  How about some boots that look like leather but sew up quickly and easily? As I was working on the Steampunk Flight Suit patterns, I...
DIY Steampunk Doll Jetpack Part 3

DIY Steampunk Doll Jetpack Part 3

We’re in the home stretch!  Today we’ll finish up our Jetpacks.  In these videos, we will apply Rub N’ Buff to our pieces and I will show you how to assemble everything.  I have had to split this video into Part 3A and Part 3B but both are available...
DIY Steampunk Doll Jetpack Part 2

DIY Steampunk Doll Jetpack Part 2

Let’s continue work on our jetpacks with Part 2 of this three video series.  This jetpack is an amazing addition to the Steampunk Flight Suit patterns.  The 18-inch version of the patterns are already available and the A Girl for All Time® versions will be...