miss matatabi + giveaway

miss matatabi + giveaway

Day two of giveaway week here on KCW ¬†and ooo! weee! is a good one!   The whole sewing world has fallen for Naomi Ito and the amazing fabric she designs. The fabrics themselves have a beautiful hand and are a dream to sew with. The prints are modern, bold, playful, artistic, and absolutely gorgeous. […]

blank slate patterns + giveaway

blank slate patterns + giveaway

Welcome to giveaway week on KCW! All week we will be featuring some of our fantastic sponsors and giving you a chance to win some great patterns and beautiful fabric. 1. zippy jacket 2. cool cardigan 3. coastal cargos 4. pristine swing dress There is no better place to start than with Blank Slate Patterns. […]

KCW Plans – what I plan on making

KCW Plans – what I plan on making

Hello again – Vanessa here from lbg studio! I’m excited about this post for two reasons. . . one is that if you are reading this it means it’s Friday and that’s always a good thing. Seriously, I have a whole new appreciation for weekends now that my kiddo is in kindergarten. Two, putting together […]

Tutorial: Tips for Photographing Kids

Tutorial: Tips for Photographing Kids

¬†Canon 5D Mark II | 85mm 1.8 lens | f/3.5 | ISO 640 | 1/500 sec (photo above taken in late afternoon with the sun low in the sky and behind my left shoulder. Syd is standing in the shade and there is a white fence to the right of her reflecting light back and […]

Inspiration: Fall Mood Board + Fabric Picks

Inspiration: Fall Mood Board + Fabric Picks

Hi! I’m Vanessa and I blog over at lbg studio. I am very excited to be here this week to share a little fall KCW inspiration with you. One of my favorite parts of sewing comes before any actual sewing occurs – choosing fabrics. I could browse through fabric shops, both brick and mortar and […]

DIY- Tutorial: Peter Pan Collar 2 Ways

DIY- Tutorial: Peter Pan Collar 2 Ways

Hello KCW readers! Celina here from Petit a Petit and Family. I am here today to share with you a really simple tutorial on how to add a Peter Pan collar, in 2 different ways, on any t-shirt or sweatshirt.