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Quilt As You Go Potholders

Easy and quick homemade scrapwork potholders make great DIY gifts! You don’t need a pattern and they’re FREE to make out of fabric scraps. Most of the instructions I found for quilted potholders use bias binding, like commercial potholders. But it’s so hard to sew bias binding on straight. Why not cut the backing larger …

Free Peasant Dress Pattern

Free printable peasant dress pattern for adult women. Women means grown up females. I dislike the term “Misses” for everyone who isn’t overweight. Maturity or marital status does not imply weight gain any more than being single means you must be thin. Simple pattern in PDF format for 8.5 x 11 letter size paper. I …

Round Knit Dishcloth Pattern

Cool round doily style cotton dishrag or mat, written out to be ultra simple for non-knitters like me I saw someone making one of these and got stars in my eyes. She was kind enough to write down the instructions from memory. They may have been good instructions, but they didn’t work for me. Neither …

Free Patterns for Tyler Wentworth

I made a bunch of outfits all at once when I needed them for gifts, and here I’m going to share the patterns. These are for the 16″ Tyler Wentworth along with Brenda Starr and many other Tonner dolls. The white tops are the strapless bodice with lace added. Here’s the basic bodice sloper and …