why I sew: Holly

why I sew: Holly

Hello again! It’s Holly from Hamster and the Bee, returning for my last post (*sniff) this season. I’ve really enjoyed writing and  sharing and sewing with all of you! Your beautiful projects and encouraging comments have been such an inspiration to me, and I hope that I’ve been able to return the favor just a little […]

mistakes: holly from hamster and the bee

mistakes: holly from hamster and the bee

Hi again! Holly from Hamster and the Bee here! I hope everyone had an awesome and productive Kids Clothes Week. There were so many amazing garments, I couldn’t pick a favorite if I wanted to! I find that my most successful projects come when I challenge myself, and walk away with new knowledge. So I’m back […]

upcycle after: leggings and pants

upcycle after: leggings and pants

Hello! Holly from Hamster and the Bee back again today, ready to share with you some amazing examples of upcycled leggings and pants, and to provide you with patterns and tutorials to get you started. This is a fun topic for me because my kid (the bee) will NOT wear pants. Like, ever. She will however wear leggings. […]

upcycle before: t-shirts

upcycle before: t-shirts

Good morning everyone! I’m Holly from Hamster and the Bee and I’m so excited to be contributing to this season of Kids Clothes Week! I’ve been an enthusiastic participant in KCW for a few years now, and an enthusiastic stalker for far longer. I absolutely love seeing all the wonderful clothes, and the warm, friendly community, that […]