A Skirt & Tee for Back to School

Adventures in apparel fabric, part deux! I wrote about the adorable Cuddle fur vest last time; let’s talk about the rest of the girl’s outfit - this darling skirt and top. The skirt is our Potato Chip Skirt pattern, made in the lined view. It has a flat front, elastic back, and POCKETS! I used this gorgeous Robert Kaufman chambray, lined with the same poly satin designer lining with crowns that ...

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Sewing Apparel Fabrics -Don’t Fear the Cuddle!

You should see how much quilting cotton I own. Shelves and shelves. It’s easy to find and to sew, doesn't shift around or stretch when you don’t want it to, and it doesn't require any special sewing tools. Because most my sewing patterns at Tie Dye Diva Patterns are for children’s clothing and designed for beginning seamstresses on up, I recommend, and use, quilting cottons for many of my patterns. ...

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Hi, I’m Jen

Hello! I’m Jen, and I create PDF sewing patterns for baby and children’s wear over at Tie Dye Diva Sewing Patterns.  I love the technical side of patternmaking almost as much as I love the creative side of choosing fabrics and sewing them! My assistant Rachel and I keep the Tie Dye Diva Sewing Patterns blog full of sewing tips and tutorials and features of new patterns. We also like ...

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