How to Paint a Dolls Face - Free Tutorial

Posted on November 29, 2010

So you only paint by numbers, or at least, you did back in high school! Well don’t worry, I have broken down how to paint a Dolly Face in to 3 easy steps. … but there are 4 videos you cry ….. yes, that’s because my naughty little doggies decided to start barking very loudly right in the middle of the last tutorial video!!!

Simply trace your face on to your fabric and paint it in before you sew, or...

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How to Close Softies and Dolls - The Ladder Stitch

Posted on November 29, 2010

I love the Ladder Stitch! It’s easy and fast too! The Ladder stitch is perfect for closing up your softies, dolls, toys and sewing projects.

This great diagram explains it brilliantly.

Pin your softie/doll up and simply follow the numbers, 1 to 22 to 33 to 4  etc in the direction of the orange arrows. The bluedotted lines are where you are pushing your needle through the material. You can...

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Fabric Label Tutorial: Made from Things in Your Pantry!

Posted on September 01, 2010

This tutorial is not only for fabric labels but for printing on fabric for any project from your home printer and all from things that you probably already have in your pantry!!

I’ve wanted to get some fabric labels made for a while now … but of course I’ve run out of time. So I did a bit of experimenting today and whipped some up and you can too.

What you’ll need:
  • Computer/inkjet printer
  • Freezer...

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