day four: kcw october 2015

Welcome to day four of Kid’s Clothes Week. The project pool is blowing up with all of your handmade creations! It is really quite spectacular. Picking just a few to feature today was difficult, to say the least. Make sure you give KCWers some love with favorites and comments. Everyone needs a little encouragement!

day four: kcw october 2015

1. winterjas by Nelleke 2. knight hoodie mashup by Alisa 3. warm inside by Naii 4. green zebras by Sylvia 

These sewers especially deserve your applause. Sewing a coat is no small task. Sewing a coat and making it look as professional as these women did deserves a standing ovation! The best quote of the week comes from that sweetheart in the cozy pink coat. After putting the coat on she said, “Mom, it’s actually not a jacket but a hug which also hugs me when I want comfort.” This little girl expressed so beautifully why we sew and managed to tie it in with the KCW theme. Someone give that kid a cookie!

day four: kcw october 2015

1. upcycled tranformers tee by Jenny 2. animal knee patch by Karly 3. houndstooth pants by Shelly 4. everyday wear by Amelia 

Just because you didn’t tackle a winter coat–or can’t even image thinking you could–doesn’t mean the clothes you are making are not difficult. The first time I ever made a pair of pants, the pattern pieces were an impossible puzzle I couldn’t believe fit together to make pants. No matter where we are with our sewing skills, there is always something that seems impossible. It might be pants, or knits, or zippers, or coats. Every seam brings you a little closer to making what you once thought was impossible. Go you!

the winner of the KCW giveaway

The winner of the Imagine Gnats giveaway is Cherise Tower. Congratulations, Cherise, you have won a $50 gift certificate to the Imagine Gnats fabric shop. Time for a little shopping spree!

Have you done the Made by Rae scavenger hunt yet? Well what are you waiting for? It’s our last scavenger hunt and today could be your lucky day! You could win 5 PDF pattern from Made by Rae. You can possibly have all of Rae’s patterns, can you?!

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