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  • The Flip Flop Dress Pattern NOW AVAILABLE!

    It’s here, it’s here!!  The Flip Flop Dress pattern is available for purchase and download NOW in my shop! Huge thanks to all of you who have been so patient and…

  • The Flip Flop Dress: Variations

    In addition to the core Flip Flop Dress pattern, I’m also sharing some of the variations for the dress!  Initially, ALL of these pieces and techniques were included in the full…

  • The Flip Flop Dress: The Basic Pattern

    The Flip Flop Dress features a lined bodice that can button front OR button back, with either a rounded or a square neckline, and a full gathered dirndl skirt.  The bodice hits…

  • The Flip Flop Dress: What Makes It Special

    The Flip Flop Dress pattern started out, years ago, as a style my mother manufactured when she made children’s clothing for her cottage company back in the late 80s and early…

  • At Last! Pre-Release: The Flip Flop Dress

    I’ll be going on and on about this pattern for a few days, just be warned.  I’ve made about a zillion of them, and my daughter wears them all. the. time.…

  • Relaxing Herbal Pillow Fill: 10 Recipes

    When I planned my prayer and meditation cushions, I knew I wanted to use buckwheat hulls for the filling.  I’d used hulls previously for pin cushions, and I loved the weight…

  • Prayer & Meditation Cushion Pattern

    Introducing a new super fast and useful sewing pattern: the Prayer & Meditation Cushion! Whether you currently have a spiritual practice of any kind, there has been a ton published in…

  • The Flip Flop Dress in Citrus Checks

    Yep.  More Flip Flop Dress previews. Sometimes I’m astonished at how long it can take to develop a pattern, even one that seems really simple.  Not just the pattern pieces, but…

  • Now Available: The Overmost Pattern is Here!

    [btn type=”default or primary or success or info or warning or danger or link” link=”https://whip-stitch.com/ecourses/product/the-overmost/”]Click to Buy The Overmost Now![/btn] At last, at last!!  The Overmost pattern is BACK! I originally…

  • Cotton + Steel Frock Rayons

    Oh, rayon.  I DO love you.  I have always loved you.  I am so glad we’re getting back together. I once overheard an older woman at JoAnn saying to her friend…

  • Get Up & Go Skirt for Oktoberfest

    OK, so this wasn’t REALLY made for Oktoberfest, but it’s that time of year, right?  Sorta?  And doesn’t this skirt totally make you think of the Black Forest?  It’s obviously the…

  • The Get Up & Go Skirt Pattern is HERE!

    I am so excited today to introduce you to the very first Learn As You Sew pattern: the Get Up & Go Skirt!  This is Series 1, Pattern 1 in the…

  • Introducing: Learn As You Sew Patterns

    Eeeeep!!  I’m am excited and nervous to share with you a project I have been working on for close to a year: my new pattern series.  I’d like to introduce you…