day one: kcw feb 2016

day one: kcw feb 2016

Welcome to the first day of KCW! Whether you are still in the icy grasp of winter or trying to hold on to the last days of summer, it’s time to fire up your sewing machine! You don’t have to make a whole wardrobe in a week. You just have to work for an hour […]

SET SAIL TOP & a giveaway

SET SAIL TOP & a giveaway

Hi Everyone. It is Jolanda again from the Dutch blog jurkenenshirtjes to inspire you for the toy theme of this seasons KCW. For my inspiration post I could pick a pattern from Oliver+S. The pattern of the sailboat top gave me the inspiration to mix in the theme of toys. Also I definitely wanted to work […]

A ZIP LINE DRESS & a giveaway

A ZIP LINE DRESS & a giveaway

Aside from resting my iron on my designers curve ruler when I thought it was on the cradle and thinking as my sewing room smelled funny “that old iron of mine has finally bit the dust” (hint: it had, because I was, at that moment, melting a ruler with it) my daughter’s dress was a […]

SLEEVE DRIVING & a giveaway

SLEEVE DRIVING & a giveaway

Hi Everyone, it’s Anne again from Sofilantjes. I was asked to sew something up to inspire you. Hopefully I can. The last post I wrote was more about girls than boys, so I though this time I will make it all about the boy, my big Hero. For my inspiration post I was allowed to choose a […]

INTERACTIVE CLOTHING & a giveaway

INTERACTIVE CLOTHING & a giveaway

Hey! Are you guys ready for Kids Clothes Week next week? We are going to get you excited with some fantastic sewing and a few giveaways too all this week. So are you ready?!! * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * ** * * […]

DRESSING LIKE YOUR TOYS!

DRESSING LIKE YOUR TOYS!

I jumped at the chance to talk about costumes for this season’s theme. You can read about my love  and angst for the creative process of costume-making. I love costumes. I love creating them. I have a stack of off-white gauze and crushed forest green velvet sitting next to my machine for this season. My fabric […]