• Holly McBride Workshop | Oh Buoy! sewing pattern | hollymcbride.com

    Oh Buoy! My first pattern!

    (You guys, this is going to be a pun that just keeps on giving, I can feel it.) BIG NEWS! I’ve released my first real, honest-to-goodness sewing pattern. Oh Buoy! is a sewing pattern for a life-size soft, stuffed lobster buoy. This pattern combines some of my most favorite things:…

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  • Holly McBride Workshop | Transferring markings for soft toy faces | hollymcbride.com

    How to transfer markings for soft toy faces

    Hi there! Today I wanted to share with you the method that I use to transfer faces for soft toys and dolls, or other embroidery projects. First, create your pattern piece.  I traced mouse’s body and face markings from my Mouse pattern onto freezer paper. Next, I carefully used an…

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  • Holly McBride Workshop | Mouse Zine | hollymcbride.com

    Meet Mouse!

    This fall, I very quietly launched my very first sewing pattern – meet Mouse! Mouse is a very simple sewing pattern, great for beginning sewers and those new to sewing softies.  He can be sewn by either hand or machine.  I’ll be sharing some tips for cutting out his tiny pieces,…

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