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New Sparkly Leotard Fabrics


I'm so excited about these new Sparkly dancewear fabrics I purchased.  For a few years I've been searching for a new supplier of quality 4-way stretch dancewear fabrics, and I've finally found a great supplier of these fabrics.I recently purchased some fabrics from them in beautiful sparkly colors.  When the fabrics arrived they were even more beautiful than the pictures!  I couldn't wait to start sewing them up into 18 inch doll clothes leotards.  Can you image the American girl doll McKenna wearing one of these leotards during her gymnastic competitions? In this photo the American girl doll Emily is performing a gymnastic fl... » Read More

Character hats


Hello everyone!If you've come to my store looking for sock monkey hats and owl hats, they will be back available next week.  I am doing a craft show this weekend, and was not able to get enough made to keep both the craft show booth and my artfire store stocked.Thank you for your patience.Tracy... » Read More

Merry Christmas!


Merry Christmas!  I hope everyone has a wonderful day!!... » Read More

Christmas shipping


Can I still get my items in time for Christmas?   Yes, as long as I receive cleared payment by Monday Dec. 19, I will ship them out by Tues. Dec. 20th and they should arrive by Christmas.  This is via the post office's announcement on shipping first class packages in time for Christmas.   Are your items already made and ready to ship?   Yes, all of the items listed in my store are already made and ready to ship.   I hope everyone is having a wonderful Holiday season, and a very Merry Christmas! Tracy... » Read More

From a doll's perspective ~ A Day at the Lake!


Splash!Emily's new orange striped swimsuit!"I can jump farther then you, Emily"  Kellie called between giggles, as she ran down the same pier that her sister had jumped off just moments ago.Kellie's Neon Green swimsuit!Splash!As she surfaced the water she heard Emily saying "Nope!  That wasn't as far as me!"Kellie looked back to where she thought she had landed in the water. She was sure it was farther than where her sister had landed and was about to say so, when Riley called out to them.Kellie and Amanda both looked over to see their younger sister waving her fist.  She was holding something.  Forgeting... » Read More

Hi from Kellie!


Hello everyone! I haven't written my story on my mom's blog, yet, so I thought I'd take a minute and say "hi!".  My name is Kellie, and I'm an American Girl doll!  (I am not a historical doll, but one of the doll's where the mother gets to pick out the hair and eye color.)  My first mom named me Kellie, but eventually she stopped playing with me, and I was adopted by the mother I now have. It's fun living in my adopted mom's house.  She loves to sew doll clothes, and I get to model them!  So also has other American Girl dolls, and Springfield collection dolls, so I have Lots of sisters to play with!   Pajama parties are ... » Read More

Happy Sock Monkeys!


Have you ever wondered why these Sock Monkey hats look so happy?Well, I've been thinking on that topic the last few days, and here's what I have come up with!1) They know that they are going to be worn on someone's head instead of being worn as a sock and being stepped on all day!2) They are not going to have to smell someones smelly feet all day!3) They remember their ancestors started out as socks!4) They love the fact that they are each handmade with love and care!!5) They each have their own personality, and really like being unique!!Of course, they are still monkeys and sometime like to look silly by making sill facial expressions!Â... » Read More

Happy Birthday America!


I hope everyone has a wonderful day with family and friends celebrating the birthday of the United States of America!Each year as I watch the fireworks I like to reflect on the fact that back in 1776 our founding fathers, by listening to God's leading, believed in freedom so much that they were willing to take a stand and form this new nation, even when it meant treason if they were caught.  We are still reaping the benifits of their willing to stand for what was right!I thank and Praise God for the blessing he has given us!!  Happy Birthday America!Tracy... » Read More

Handmade head to toe


Have you ever been in a clothing store and wished one of your friends was there with you to give you advise on an outfit or accessories to go with an outfit?  It can be so helpful to get a friends honest opinion of how an outfit looks together before you plumk down the money for it.Tonya from Handmade clothing and fashion has started a new blog where each day she will be puting together a handmade "head to toe" outfit from talented handmade designers/seamstresses!  She will also be conducting interveiws with some of the designers!Today she had featured my crocheted Isabella mathcing girl & dolls hats, along with inclu... » Read More

Sock Monkey hat photos!


The weather forcast for yesterday was rain, but I had sock monkey hats that I wanted to get pictures of, so I could start listing them in my artfire store.  I rushed outside with a baby doll, a step ladder (prop), camera, and of course the sock monkey hats. Now I am in no way a photographer.  If fact, I'm been communication with a photographer to set up a time to get professional photos taken with real live kids modeling the hats.  But I love my sock monkey hats and could hardly wait to start listing them, so I thought I'd snap some pics until I could get the professsional one taken.  And if I say so myself I'm really happy wi... » Read More

Memorial Day Sale


Can you believe is almost Memorial Day already?  If seems  like we were just ringing in the new year, and now we're already into the month of May. So in honor of Memorial day I am having a storewide sale from now until the end of May (May 31, 2011). Everything is 15% off!I hope everyone has a wonderful weekend!Tracy ... » Read More

It's Monday!!


I hope everyone is having a wonderful Monday afternoon.As I was eating lunch today, I was thinking about perspectives.  When I worked in a factory, I wasn't thrilled when Monday mornings rolled around.  It meant leaving my sewing machine to go work at my day job.  I liked my co-workers, and didn't mind the job I was doing, but still it was hard to see Monday come.  It meant I wouldn't have much time to sew until the following weekend. Now my day job is my business TracysDesigns1!  Monday's now mean looking forward to another full week of sewing & designing my doll clothes. Picking pretty colors and making outfits for the "girly" ... » Read More

PoshLittle 2011 Back to School Guide


Are you getting ready for the 2011 school year and trying to decide what items your child will need?  You want quality, long-lasting items for your hard earned money, your child wants the lastest stylish fashions. I have great news for you! Poshlittle.com has put together a 2011 Back to school guide!   The featured items are quality products that you'll love, and fashionable for your child's style, too.  Included in the back to school guide is my hand crocheted Isabella Hats (picture above)!  This matching hat set fits girls approx. 5-12 years old and the doll hat fits 18" American Girl dolls and 15" Bi... » Read More

Giveaway Contest


April from familystitchery is hosting my Giveaway on her blog July 12-15th.  Hop on over to her blog to enter to win a $10 Gift Certificate to my artfire store, and while you're there be sure to browse through her shop as well.  She sells  sewing patterns, craft books and magizines, vintage items and more!... » Read More
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