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Val Spiers
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I started scrapbooking a long time ago. Now I love all the digital resources.
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Now you can download the FF instruction file. (at the end of the post)
It has the same instructions as this post with a text only version included and a folder divider page to slip into a plastic pocket so you can keep track of the pieces. Since I am starting to include 20" doll variations for my patterns this file has 2 folder divider pages. One for 18" doll and one for 20" doll. Just print out the one you want. As I said in the post I haven't tested this one on the Australian Girl Doll yet but it should work if you enlarge the purchased pattern pieces to 108%.
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I design the basic patterns for the doll then I love to play around with them. 
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Pieced Trousers - Fashion File 5
Fashion File 5 I am going to make these trousers from 1413 Snugfit Mildred .  I drew these from a drawing I found on the internet. Front on the left. Back on the right. Print out the boxers view 4 front and back and the extensions. For Australian Girl Doll ...
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Hippie Style
I have started 4 before finishing 3 so this time I am going to start a blog post and add to it for a while then make the info into a downloadable file. Hopefully that means the ideas are getting out there even if I don't get the downloadable part done. So, ...
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I have just started the next pants pattern.
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Thanks +DIY Crush Marketplace. I am having so much fun with my patterns. I just made the bell bottoms variation for this one and I love how they look.
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Add onto the basic dress
Snugfit Add-ons is another one of my ideas. I thought it was silly to offer different looking dress patterns that all used the same bodice pattern so instead I have been working on different shaped bibs that just sew on the front bodice. There are already a...
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Gorgeous dress and cute little models.
Happy Spring!  Yes, its Spring here in Louisiana . . . and to celebrate, we've joined the MCM Studio Designs Blog Tour to show you the Estherlyn's Jumper. At the end of the tour, MCM Studio Designs will give away a pattern of...
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Thank you +Val Spiers !
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I just happened to have a great blog to share - Seams Inspired
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Just published a new trouser pattern for 18" American Girl Doll and 20" Australian Girl Doll.
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+DIY Crush Marketplace Thanks, I really enjoy working on the patterns.
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If you love digital scrapbooking you can't go past Pixelscrapper. They have lots of free stuff and this free weekly minikit looks great. I have just signed up.
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Progress on the next pattern
Snugfit Martha Flat Front Pull-ons are a fairly wide leg trouser. Good for fireman pants or combat pants and cargo pants or shorts. I needed a narrower fit trouser so I have been working on Snugfit Mildred Gathered Pull-ons. They have a nice slim leg and no...
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I am a retired high school teacher. I like to sew, knit and crochet. I have 1 cat now. I am happily married with two grown up daughters. My regular blog is called Val Spiers Sews. I like to use my blog to share my sewing projects and some of my own designs. There is a page about my cat too. 
I am very excited about my Doll Designs 18" doll patterns business. Visit my doll clothes blog too.

I have been blogging since the beginning of 2011 and sewing for as long as I can remember.
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snowball quilt kit {gift}
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After seeing this post on Terry's blog I decided that I needed a snowball quilt. It was the perfect 2-for-1; use up lots of scraps while mak

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PAP ....maxi_cosi ...1ª parte
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Here are some lovely free patterns to knit or crochet cats. Cat Knitting Pattern and Tutorial . Amineko Crocheted Cat...

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Mindfulness exercises for people who don't want to do formal meditation.

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Christmas Quilt
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I booked my tickets ages ago for this event and have so been looking forward to the day. And it totally lived up to my expectations. My frie

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Ruby Jean's Closet: Adele Re-release
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Ruby Jean's Closet has just re-released Adele featuring more options! The updated pattern is now available in their Etsy shop. That bib is w

Fox In The Rose Garden
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Foxes are back! I promised more foxes and here they are! Antique Pink Polka Dot On Cream and Pink Roses Bouquets I used antique Pink Gutterm

Simple Pillow Sham Tutorial for Standard and King pillows
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Pillow Sham Tutorial with SIMPLE Envelope Closure Here's a really easy way to make a cute pillow sham with an envelope back closure. Directi

The path to perfection
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Michelle Ridgway
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The price has remained the same $14.00 Aus. Just email me if you are interested in purchasing it. michelleridgway53@hotmail.com. The other p

Cathy's Sewing Room: Easter time :)
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Cathy (aka CrafteeCC): Adelaide, South Australia, Australia: I was born in Bootle, Liverpool, UK in 1960, came to Australia in 1965 and have