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 […]

IN THE SHAPE OF TOYS!

IN THE SHAPE OF TOYS!

Hello everyone, It’s Anne again from Sofilantjes. Today I am here to stretch the theme Toys a little. I came up with this fun idea about mimicking toy shapes. That does not mean that I will show you how to dress your child like a teddy bear, because that would be dressing up (yet adorable….) […]

SEWING TOYS YOU CAN WEAR!

SEWING TOYS YOU CAN WEAR!

Hey sewing world! I’m Karly from Paisley Roots and I’m here today to talk about incorporating toys into your kids clothing. Basically making a wearable busy book!  1. Telephone Shirt 2. Clock Sweater 3. Artists Palette 3-D applique has seemed to be the biggest technique to emerge when I was looking around the web at inspiration. Velcro toys, movable hands, […]