figgys + giveaway

figgys + giveaway

The clothes that Shelly Figeuroa designs for her pattern company Figgy’s really stand out in this world of t-shirts and sweatpants. Figgy’s patterns are super chic, but are designed with real kids in mind. They are always simple and modern, but they have delightful details as well. They are constructed in interesting ways, but not impossible to sew. Most importantly […]

crafterhours + giveaway

crafterhours + giveaway

Susan is a powerhouse in the craft world. She is half of the dynamic blogging duo on the Crafterhours blog. She is the genius behind the Friday Fiver, where each Friday on Crafterhours they feature a pattern (or sometimes other fun things) that for one day is only $5! She also might be the reason I […]

whipstitch + giveaway

whipstitch + giveaway

I picked up the book Stitch by Stitch in a book store years ago. There weren’t a ton of sewing books on the market then and this one stood out with its great projects and attention to detail. I knew right away when I started reading it that a real sewer wrote it–a real sewer […]

the scientific seamstress and sis boom patterns + giveaway

the scientific seamstress and sis boom patterns + giveaway

I discovered the Scientific Seamstress, Carla Crim, way back in 2011 when she did a fantastic series on Sew Mama Sew about drafting, grading, formatting, and marketing PDF patterns. Carla has since gone on to write 2 books on pattern making for children’s clothes: 1. Pattern Making for Kids’ Clothes 2. Pattern Cutting for Kids’ […]

pattern workshop + giveaway

pattern workshop + giveaway

Welcome to giveaway week. This week is full of so many wonderful things! I’m excited to introduced you to new shops and visit old favorites as well. And of course there will be fantastic prizes to win everyday!  We’re going to kick off the week with an interview with Lauren Dahl, a teacher, a sewer, a blogger, […]

2015 winter season contributors

2015 winter season contributors

A new season of KCW means new contributors! This season we have a fantastic group of women, each of whom has a different perspective on kids’ style and sewing. Let’s meet them, shall we? 1. florence with a festive twist 2. downton duffle 3. lil lux collection Sarah has only been blogging at The Crazy Tailor […]