The Sienna Dress 2.0 Pattern

The Lil Blue Boo Sienna Dress 2.0 PDF Sewing Pattern and Tutorial is here via lilblueboo.com

Introducing….The Sienna Dress 2.0 ePattern! This is a staple of the Lil Blue Boo clothing line! A versatile year-round dress great for layering or wearing alone. This pattern is great for recycling old t-shirts and making themed dresses. Make sure to check out all the a la carte “add on” options as they are added in the shop to customize your dress into different styles!

What makes this dress different from the original Sienna Dress? Besides a wider range of sizes, The Sienna Dress 2.0 is an improved pattern with a better neck and skirt option. It also shows you how to add trim to the short sleeves. The Sienna Dress 2.0 is divided into two patterns, one for sizes 6M to 4T and one for sizes 5 to 14 Years.

 

The Sienna Dress 2.0 PDF Sewing Pattern and Tutorial Sizes 6M to 4T via lilblueboo.com

A staple of the Lil Blue Boo clothing line! The Sienna Dress 2.0 available up to size 14 via lilblueboo.com [Read more...]

Classic Ruffle Pants PDF Pattern for Girls and 18″ Dolls

Classic Ruffle Pant and Capri PDF Sewing Pattern (Pattern for 18" American Girl Style doll too!) by lilblueboo.com  #diy #tutorial #americangirl

 

The Classic Ruffles are great for layering, lounging, and any occasion. Pattern includes options for a yoga style or elastic waist, hem or no hem, and pant or capri length.

Classic Ruffle Pant and Capri PDF Sewing Pattern (American Girl matching clothing pattern) Now Available by lilblueboo.com  #diy #tutorial #americangirl

Some feedback from our testers:

“Love the pattern! It’s a great way to sew comfortable ruffles with knit.”

“The sizing was perfect. Pants usually run a little short but these were slightly long and easy to hem so she won’t outgrow them.”

“Love the options for a yoga waistband or an elastic waistband.”

“LOVE the pants pattern!!!!! I need to make about 10 more for this kid! LOVE, LOVE, LOVE!”

“A quick sew and easy to put together!”

 

Classic Ruffle Pant PDF Sewing Pattern (American Girl size available too) by lilblueboo.com  #diy #tutorial #americangirl

Matching 18″ doll pattern too!

American Girl Style 18 inch Doll Ruffle Pant PDF Sewing Pattern (12M to 12 Year Girl size available too) by lilblueboo.com  #diy #tutorial #americangirl

The Classic Ruffle Pants
The Classic Ruffle Pants for 18″ Dolls

 

Photography by:

Monika McSweeney
Paint the Moon
Brenda Acuncius
Bebe Gear

 

 

Other new patterns you should check out in the shop!

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The Perfect Shorts ePattern

A few new patterns on the horizon! The first of which is the Lil Blue Boo Perfect Short ePattern! It is now available in the Lil Blue Boo Pattern Shop!

(Giveaway is closed….see giveaway page for winners)

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The Paper Doll Dress

Update: The Paper Doll Dress Pattern is now available in the pattern store! Giveaway winners (Liz and Desi) at the bottom of the post! Thanks everyone for the entries and nice comments!
I’ve been sewing up a storm (along with my wonderful pattern testers!) trying to get my two fall patterns finished. The Paper Doll Dress is ready for release and will be available this week. But FIRST….you have a chance to win it! See details at the bottom of the post and I’ll pick a winner this Tuesday evening. My fall recycled knit pattern to come soon….just adding some options to it!
The Paper Doll Dress via lilblueboo.com
How great are the big “collecting” pockets?
The Paper Doll Dress collecting pockets via lilblueboo.com
So comfy and perfect for layering……can’t wait until it is cool enough for ribbed tights and clunky brown boots.
Wow, was this a pose?
The Paper Doll Dress Boo posing via lilblueboo.com
I’ve stocked up on “home spun” cotton plaid. They are great for mixing and matching and usually run between $2.99 and $3.99 a yard.
The Paper Doll Dress 'home spun" cotton plaid via lilblueboo.com
The pattern includes an “idea” book for customizing your dress…..
The Paper Doll Dress pattern and idea book via lilblueboo.com
…..and different pocket and applique templates.
The Paper Doll Dress pocket applique via lilblueboo.com
If you are scared of buttonholes…… this is the pattern for you. I show step-by-step how to create a button hole WITHOUT having to use any fancy settings or attachments. An easy solution.
The Paper Doll Dress button holes via lilblueboo.com
There are no zippers or buttons in the back….the dress is easy to step in and out of (or over the head) with the straps buttoning in the front
The Paper Doll Dress no zippers or buttons in the back via lilblueboo.com
The PDF ePattern:
:: 23 pages of easy to follow step-by-step complete sewing instructions
:: 68 full color images, diagrams and drawings to demonstrate pattern specifics
:: 5 pattern pages which include separate patterns for sizes 6M, 12M, 2T, 3T, 4T, 5 & 6
The Paper Doll Dress epattern via lilblueboo.com
GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED (originally posted 9/12/2009)
The winners of the Paper Doll Dress Pattern are:


Congratulations Liz and Desi! I’ll be emailing you the pattern shortly! Thanks to everyone for the all of the entries and all the thoughtful comments!

Recycled T-Shirt Halter / Tie Back Dress ePattern

Introducing….the Recycled T-Shirt Halter/Tie-Back Dress ePattern!
In a few days (Update: now available!) I will be releasing my newest pattern to my Etsy store so to celebrate I am giving away a copy of the pattern to THREE lucky blog readers! This is a 33-page PDF tutorial with 6 pattern pages and includes ALL of my tips and tricks for sewing knit fabrics on a regular sewing machine. The dress takes approximately 2 hours from start to finish and there are many options for customizing the dress to your liking!
I’m also celebrating the addition of my Recycled T-shirt Skirt/Skort ePattern to You Can Make This!
Start saving your t-shirts, knit clothing and scrap fabric now! My daughter received so many compliments and inquiries on these dresses that I decided to make it into a comprehensive tutorial that even the most inexperienced sewer can follow!
Recycled T-Shirt Halter / Tie Back Dress ePattern via lilblueboo.com
My original PDF pattern & tutorial includes:
:: 33 pages of easy to follow step-by-step complete sewing instructions
:: 92 full color images, diagrams and drawings to demonstrate pattern specifics
:: 6 pattern pages which include separate patterns for sizes 12M, 2T, 3T, 4T, 5 & 6
:: Bloomers pattern for the 12M and 2T sizes
:: Options for halter straps, tie-back loops, or stationary straps
:: Options for customizing your dress by adding a ruffle, pockets, and racing stripes/graphics
My friends, including my “consultant” Shari (of Happy Chickadee) and Deanna (my newest tester), helped me with the testing and provided amazing feedback and tips to ensure that it is the perfect ePattern!
Enjoy the gallery and make sure to read the rules below for the giveaway!
Recycled T-Shirt Halter / Tie Back Dress ePattern 2 via lilblueboo.com
Recycled T-Shirt Halter / Tie Back Dress ePattern 3 via lilblueboo.com
Recycled T-Shirt Halter / Tie Back Dress ePattern 4 via lilblueboo.com
GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED – Winners of the Recycled T-Shirt Halter/Tie-Back Dress ePattern are:
Thanks to everyone for the amazing response to my giveaway! I would have never imagined I would get 192 entries! Will someone please, please tell me how to “number” my comment section so I don’t have to count by hand anymore though! That took forever and I kept losing my place!
The pattern is now available to purchase directly from my blog sidebar store or my LBB Etsy Store for $12.00! It is an informative 33 pages (plus 6 pattern pages) with 92 color images and diagrams to help you through every step. It even contains an entire section of “options” and ideas for customizing the dress!
GIVEAWAY (originally posted 7/30/2009)
ePattern GIVEAWAY to THREE lucky blog readers!
All you have to do to enter is leave a comment and I’ll randomly pick a winner next Friday, August 7th!

Rules:
:: US, Canada and the whole wide world welcome!
:: Enter before this Thursday, August 6th at midnight (eastern time)
:: Make sure to leave your email address in your comment as well if it isn’t available through your blog or profile.

Extra Entries:
:: Follow my blog and leave a comment telling me you do!
:: Add my button to your blog and leave me a comment telling me you did (or that it is already on your blog!)
:: Blog about this giveaway and leave a comment telling me you did!
:: Tweet about this giveaway and leave a comment telling me you did!
I’ll announce the THREE winners on Friday, August 7th!
Good luck!
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