why I sew: Marisa

why I sew: Marisa

Why do I sew? Well, probably for many of the same reasons that YOU sew: for enjoyment, because I can make clothes I love that actually fit my kids, and because it’s become a passion, something I can’t stop thinking about even when I’m not actually doing it. Sound familiar? Read on to find out […]

KCW interview: Amy from amos el

KCW interview: Amy from amos el

Hello again, this is Marisa from Thirtynine, bringing you the first in a series of interviews with Kids Clothes Week participants. Last Kids Clothes Week I ‘faved’ a project on the KCW site: a beautiful scoop-back dress modelled by a little blonde cherub with glasses. And this season I was pleased to see that the […]

HOW TO sew with words

HOW TO sew with words

Hello again! This is Marisa from Thirtynine, bringing you another round of pre-Kids Clothes Week inspiration. Our Kids Clothes Week blog posts until now have focussed on the visual aspects of storybooks – the people and creatures depicted in the illustrations, the look of the characters’ clothes and the colour palettes. But there’s more to […]

inspiration: patterns

inspiration: patterns

Hello everyone! I’m Marisa from Melbourne, Australia. Some of you may know me from my blog, thirtynine. Today I’m hoping to get you thinking about the upcoming Kids Clothes Week with a selection of fantastic digital patterns, some of them tried and true, and some more recent releases. While it’s fall for those of you […]