KCW – Day 7

All this past week I have been participating in Kids Clothes Week – the challenge is to sew for your kids, for at least one hour per day, every day, for a whole week! And, I made it! Today, I made a t-shirt for Mathilda. We are heading towards winter, and she’s grown so much … [Read more…]

Kids Clothes Week Feb 2016 – Days 2 & 3 – Toy Soliders

This week I am participating in Kids Clothes Week. On Day One, I made a skirt for Veronica – a quick and easy sew that was very gratifying. But for the past 2 nights I have put my efforts into something a little bit more complex – a button-front shirt for Jonathan. The Fabric The … [Read more…]

A Twirly Princess

Its been a little while since I made anything for Mathilda, and I recently got some new fabric, so I thought it was about time to do a super-twirly, ruffled skirt. Mathilda loves long twirly skirts. The Pattern I used a pattern called the Emma skirt, a Pink Fig PDF Pattern by Chelsea Andersen. I … [Read more…]

Funky Stripes

Funky Stripes – that’s the name of this skirt/leggings pattern! My daughters are both quite physcially active, but also quite girly at the same time. They both like to run and climb, but they want to do it whilst still wearing a skirt. My favourite solution to that is to have a skirt with leggings … [Read more…]

Yellow Butterfly Ballerina – Part Two

In my previous post I shared a ballerina dress that I recently made for Veronica. A yellow ballerina dress, to be precise. Well, that wasn’t quite the whole story – you see, something is missing from the back… Buttefly wings! Because this is actually a yellow, butterfly-ballerina dress. I was greatly inspired by Toya’s PRaP … [Read more…]