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Camomma's Blog – November 2011 Archive (6)

Claire skirt tutorial


This skirt was inspired by Princess dresses that were all over the place on Halloween. I wanted to make a skirt that has scallops like on a princess dress but is still easy to make. The Claire skirt fits the bill I think. 

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Added by camomma on November 10, 2011 at 10:26am — No Comments

Snowblossom Headband Tutorial and giveaway!

I recently made this headband for my cute little model. This was very easy to make with some Tulle scraps, Foldover Elastic and satin ribbon. I love how cute it looks on her and that it will work with both casual and formal clothes.

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Added by camomma on November 8, 2011 at 11:13am — No Comments

Nordic Prince Tshirt Tutorial

Since my little monkey needed some full sleeved tops for the fall-winter season, I was slicing and dicing some designs in my head and I kept on coming back to the sleeve part again and again. Why does it have to be such a long process, there has to be a better way of doing it. Finally I thought of this design and decided to give it a try.

I like how it turned out, it fits…


Added by camomma on November 6, 2011 at 6:55pm — No Comments

Tutorial My little butterfly Jumper dress for infants

Here's the infant butterfly romper that I recently made.

I like that this romper doesn't require any complicated pattern, so it can be easily scaled to the size of any child. The shoulder straps and the elastic at the back ensures that it will grow with the children.…


Added by camomma on November 3, 2011 at 2:30pm — 1 Comment

Tutorial: Two-color Pieced Pants For Toddlers


Here's tutorial for making two color pieced pants for toddlers. These will work great with a multicolored dress or top. You could also use the same technique to add a couple of inches to an existing pair of pants, which fit well at the waist but have become an inch or two, too short with a growth spurt.


I have paired these pants with a matching…


Added by camomma on November 1, 2011 at 10:00pm — 2 Comments

Kids Tshirt refashion for fall/winter



At the end of summer, I was left with a pile of perfectly fine, well fitting almost new Tshirts of my daughter. These Tshirts would work perfectly except that they were all half-sleeved. "They would be too short by next summer...if only they had sleeves..." I found myself thinking. And then I realized, adding sleeves won't be that hard, after all I…


Added by camomma on November 1, 2011 at 7:00pm — 9 Comments

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