girl charlee fabrics + giveaway

girl charlee fabrics + giveaway

Welcome to day 2 of giveaway week here on KCW! If you have ever sewn with knits or even just wanted to, chances are you’ve heard of Girl Charlee Fabrics. This once small fabric shop has become a treasure trove of amazing knit fabric.   Let’s hear from the owner, Heather, on what makes her […]

figgy’s + giveaway

figgy’s + giveaway

Welcome to giveaway week on KCW! All week we will be featuring some of our fantastic sponsors and giving you a chance to win some great patterns and beautiful fabric. There is no better way to start off the week than with the beautiful patterns by Figgy’s. Here is Shelly to tell you a bit […]

Getting Ready for KCW!

Getting Ready for KCW!

We are getting ready to count down to Kids Clothes Week – it starts Monday, January 27th! Are YOU getting ready? Sign up for this season on your Kids Clothes Week dashboard. It’s how you’re official! Want to help spread the word? We have buttons here! As a first step in making the Kids Clothes […]

HOW TO make a garment work for winter and summer

HOW TO make a garment work for winter and summer

Hi, folks.  It’s Laura from Behind the Hedgerow back for another chat. We all want our handmade clothes (well, all clothes for that matter) to be as useful and versatile as possible.  Today I’m here to illustrate an example of how you can make a summer garment perfectly acceptable for winter wear. My personal approach […]

HOW TO make clothes that layer well

HOW TO make clothes that layer well

Making clothes that layer well is a practice that is near and dear to me. I love me a good garment made with a delicate voile and finished beautifully with hand stitching. I ogle French and Japanese patterns and I’m intrigued by their subtle details and runway shapes. But practicality is an important factor for […]