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It’s a Contest from Avery Lane Designs!

You may remember when I shared information and a review on a new book from my friend, Erin Hentzel, of Avery Lane Designs. May I say that I think Doll Days is a wonderful book?! I am excited to announce that Erin along with  Riley Blake Fabrics is holding a contest related to the book! This contest centers around the Vintage Party… Read more »

Book Review – ‘Doll Days’ plus Book Giveaway!

  I’m excited to be part of the blog tour for a wonderful new book! Doll Days, which features patterns for 18″ doll clothes is written by Erin Hentzel. Erin is the owner and designer of Avery Lane Patterns, as well as a dear Facebook friend of mine. I am thrilled to say this is her second book! Her first book,… Read more »

Jots from Jane – Common Skills = Uncommon Results

How are you doing with the goal of learning something new with each project? I hope you’ve incorporated that concept into your sewing life! How about another idea for improvement? I find it difficult to settle myself down to the ordinary tasks of any project, such as: Cutting out the pattern Trimming and clipping seams and corners Pressing seams in construction Hemming… Read more »