kcw summer 2013: wrap up!

kcw summer 2013: wrap up!

The first ever summer edition of kid’s clothes week has come to an end! It was a wild and sweaty ride. A heatwave hit most of the United States right as kcw started, but you sewed on through the heat. And produced some lovely summertime clothes to boot! We are so happy that so many […]

kcw summer 2013: day seven

kcw summer 2013: day seven

The last day of Kid’s Clothes Week is here! Are you covered in bits of thread and fabric? Up to your eyeballs in laundry and dirty dishes? Proud that you carved out a little time each day to sew? I’m guessing the answer is, “yes, all of the above.” I hope all of you sewing […]

kcw summer 2013: day six

kcw summer 2013: day six

Today is Saturday, day six! Are you finishing everything this weekend? Or at least a few of the things you started? I have a solid hour of hemming for sure. What are your plans? Do you need some motivation to sit in front of the sewing machine? Well, check out these beauties:   Like this […]

kcw summer 2013: day five

kcw summer 2013: day five

It’s Friday–day five! How are you holding up? Sewing through this heatwave we’ve been having hasn’t been pleasant, but they say it’ll break today. Then we’ll have some lovely sewing weather for the weekend. Because KCW is a full week, remember?! I know summer weekends are busy, but I bet you can eek out an […]

kcw summer 2013: day four

kcw summer 2013: day four

I realize (four days into this summer challenge) that I should be posting pictures of the featured projects one by one so they are easy to pin. I know you guys are pin-crazy and there is too much good stuff here not to pin it! linen pants and bow tie Like these gorgeous linen trousers (and […]

kcw summer 2013: day three

kcw summer 2013: day three

Day three is usually the day you start blowing me away. And this time it’s no different! I love that the summer clothes you are sewing have these great, simple shapes. Then the fabric you choose has such saturated colors that the clothes just pop! You guys are good.  1. more swing tops 2. bias […]