why I sew: Jenn

why I sew: Jenn

Today’s post is bittersweet; it’s at once a post I’ve been looking forward to writing, and also signals the end of my time here contributing at Kids Clothes Week. Folks, I’ve been thinking about the  question “why I sew?” for weeks.  In the past, my answer might have been something along the lines of how […]

why I sew: Renee

why I sew: Renee

Ever since I read the ‘Why I Sew’ posts from last seasons KCW, I’ve been thinking about this very question. Like many adults, I’ve given a few different hobbies a try and they have come and gone, but for some reason when I started sewing it became not just a hobby, but a passion…. an […]

why I sew: Brooke

why I sew: Brooke

“Why would I make that when I can go to Target and buy it for $10?”                                  “That’s nice for you, but I don’t have time to sew.” “How do you find time to make all those things?”                                                             “That’s a lot of work. Not really worth it in my opinion.” Have […]

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 […]

the first garment I ever made for my kids: Jenn

the first garment I ever made for my kids: Jenn

This post is going to be a little different than the rest of the first garment posts shared here by my lovely fellow contributors, as my first garment was not sewn. The first garment I ever made for my *future* kids was a knitted cardigan.  I began working on this, which is the cable yoke […]

the first garment I ever made for my kids: Renee

the first garment I ever made for my kids: Renee

Hi sewers/sewists/seamstresses/people who read the KCW blog, this week we thought it would be fun to have a look back at some of our earliest sewing projects. I’m going to show you the first two patterns I sewed for my daughter. My earliest projects are not that old, I’ve only been sewing seriously for about 2 […]