|This garment is cut from a single piece of quilting cotton, with tape to fasten the back and a ribbon around the waist.|
|Syd sewed the bodice and skirt of this outfit together on my sewing machine. It's held closed at the back with the belt cut from scrap fabric; the garment also features a matching ascot and half-sleeves held on with tape.|
|This pipe cleaner doll features a dress made from a single piece of scrap fabric, fastened just below the bust with a ribbon tie. Brown flannel hair is held in place with masking tape.|
|This simple garment is one piece of vintage scrap fabric with a masking tape belt.|
Because this is definitely a kid who could be wearing only her own home-sewn creations by high school. Perhaps she'll sew for me, too!