Category: Tips & Tricks

PDF Pattern Assembly – 2 Ways!

So you’ve decided to purchase a PDF pattern. Or perhaps you’re considering it, but don’t know what they entail. Read more about our PDF patterns below, and follow along to assemble your patterns at home! Why go PDF? PDF patterns have many benefits – the largest being that you can print them off multiple times. …

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Feis Checklist

Getting ready for your first feis? We’ve curated a thorough packing list – from shoes to costumes, first aid, and more! For some categories, we’ve created multiple lists to cater to different situations or types of dancers. We think you can usually pick one list from each category. Doing hair/makeup “at venue” could refer to …

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Tutorial for Tiaras & Headpieces

Hello!  We’ve had some requests to make a tutorial for our tiara and headpiece embroidery files…so here you go!  This method could work with free-hand embroidery too, or with any design that you digitize yourself. Supplies: – Fabric for background – anything opaque including gabardine, satin, and velvet. – Dress stiffener or extra-heavy interfacing.  We …

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Little Things Make All The Difference

Making a solo dress is a hefty project and should not be taken on lightly.  There are many little things that will positively affect your end product and overall dressmaking experience.  Invest time in preparing your pieces and you will not only get better results, but you will find the process much more enjoyable.  These …

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