Liberty of London Tana Lawn Popover Dress

Liberty of London Popover Sundress! Oliver+S pattern review at Pink Castle Fabrics.

Everyone loves free patterns, and Oliver + S’s Popover Sundress for little girls is a fast and easy summer make! Using Liberty of London Tana Lawn makes the dress particularly light and cool, and always looks pretty and classic. The whole pattern is only 3 pieces and the front and back are identical (perfect for twisting around in case of any popsicle mishaps.) There’s no zippers or buttons or snaps, just sweet (and easy!) shoulder ties that double as armhole binding.

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We <3 Unicorn Fabric!

“Unicorns I love them, unicorns I love them.”

–Agnes, Despicable Me.

Scientific fact: it’s hard to be grouchy while sewing with unicorn fabric. If you’re looking to add some magic and fun to your stash, we have the perfect prints for you!

Mini Tossed Unicorns

Minis Tossed Unicorns in Pink” by Timeless Treasures checks all the boxes for unicorn fabric: rainbows, stars, and pink.

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English Paper Piecing Pattern: La Passacaglia

Welcome to the last day of EPP Week! today, we’re talking about ¬†maybe one of the most impressive examples of English Paper Piecing– the La Passacaglia quilt. The pattern is from Millefiori Quilts by Willyne Hammerstein, and has a corresponding pack of paper pieces. Here, I’ve rounded up some La Passacaglia quilts in progress from Instagram so you can see how amazing they look at each stage.

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English Paper Piecing Tutorial: Fussy Cut Hexagons

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One of the most fun things about working with small pieces like 1″ hexagons is they are perfect for featuring just one motif from your favorite fabrics. Where large cuts allows you to see “the whole picture,” a little fussy cut allows one element to shine and really lets you appreciate the artistry of the fabric.

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