why I sew: Erin

why I sew: Erin

Hello everyone!  It’s Erin here, for a last round of chatting about sewing.  This time, the “why,” something I always am interested in hearing opinions about. I was really interested in writing a post about why I sew because it is something that I am often thinking through and my answer is constantly evolving.  Why […]

kcw trends: patterns

kcw trends: patterns

There were so many incredible projects in the Kids Clothes Week project pool this year!!  It appears that everyone was eager to dive into their spring sewing, regardless of what the spring weather looked like for each of us.  Here are a few patterns that kept making the rounds this season. The Geranium.  So classic, so many […]

PATTERNS: what makes me commit

PATTERNS: what makes me commit

Why would I pay for a pattern, even an adorable one, if there are so many free patterns and tutorials available online? This is what I used to think, before I started sewing clothes.  What I know now that I didn’t know then is, those pattern-makers have done so much of the hard work to […]

KCW Plans: Erin

KCW Plans: Erin

 Hello there, it’s Erin.   I know it’s only been 2 days since we talked about the best details to add to your kids’ garments, but I think it’s time we chat again. 🙂 I am so ready for Kid’s Clothes Week!  Although, I guess I’m more ready in principle than I am tangibly.  But I […]

spring Inspiration: details

spring Inspiration: details

Erin is the last one left of this lovely group of contributors this season. She blogs at Our Family Four and sews for an adorable little girl and boy. Erin has made some seriously fabulous clothes for KCW. She has participated in the last 3 and I have to say she’s built up quite a […]