New Sews for the New Year – Charm Patterns Rita Blouse

Hi! I’ve been having a short break from blogging over the holidays. I have quite a bit of new stuff coming up, the first is today, a new pattern by a new pattern company… Charm Patterns Launched last year, Charm Patterns is the newest venture by Gretchen “Gertie” Hirsch. My regular readers will be well … [Read more…]

Mummy and Me Christmas Blog Tour

Today’s post is all about Christmas outfits. Every year I seem to be doing a last minute scramble to get Christmas themed outfits done for the kids to wear to the various end-of-year functions that they always have. Every year I’m doing it at the last minute, night before, having a highly stressful experience of … [Read more…]

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…]