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There are many ways to track projects. Everything from task lists to online trackers to spreadsheets. I use a combo of various methods based on the project I’m doing and if there’s a deadline to complete it.
For sewing projects I tend to use a hand written list occasionally transcribed … Continue reading
Miniatures and small scale sewing requires fine fabrics and even a small amount of fabric can get expensive. You can recycle various common items into wonderful doll costumes. A linen handkerchief or napkin come with rolled hems usually done by hand or machine. If you can find one that would … Continue reading
Have you ever wanted to create an outfit that YOU had in mind but couldn’t find a pattern for? One that was your own individual creation? Or you could find the pattern but it’s for the wrong doll or the wrong size doll? Would you like to learn to draft … Continue reading
No matter what you do always write yourself a note to go with new patterns and cut out projects. You never know how long it will be until you get back to an item! I am working on a beautiful square neck lame top and black pleated pants suit item for … Continue reading
I have been taking the local commuter bus Valley Mover for 2+ years now and have found an extra 2 hours a day to sew. This afternoon’s project was the 1″ scale version of my Gwendolyn’s dress. Gwen is 12″ tall and by Gwen Ross of … Continue reading
I’m back in the groove of sewing once more… finally! I’m working on kid clothes and things for myself but after a couple more projects Ill be tackling the doll UFOs once more and adding patterns. I take the bus to work and have found that I now have 2 … Continue reading
One of the focuses of my business is dollhouse miniatures… to answer the questions on scale.
1″ or 1/12 scale is the most common with tons of Yahoogroups for it and other online forums including Small Stuff Digest which is where I got my start… large international list for nothing but miniatures (not … Continue reading
Hints Tips & Tricks
Cut out paper patterns with white space and use scotch tape to hold the pieces down. Then use a rotary cutter to cut each piece on the single layer of fabric. This requires a little more work for reversing pieces and cutting enough … Continue reading