scavenger hunt: oliver + s

scavenger hunt: oliver + s

It is the week before KCW, which means it’s giveaway week! We have a fabulous week full of fabulous prizes. But instead of leaving a comment or ticking off boxes in Rafflecpter, we’ve got a little scavenger hunt for you to play each day! Today’s giveaway is from the beloved pattern company, Oliver + S. They […]

finding the time to sew during kcw

finding the time to sew during kcw

So, Kids Clothes week is almost upon us and I don’t know about you but I’m so exited to get started.  There are so many things I want to make that I feel like my head is going to burst with ideas. The aim of KCW is to sew for your kids for 1 hour […]

how to prepare for kcw

how to prepare for kcw

Today I’ve got some tips for you on how to get the most out of Kids Clothes Week. In order to make sure you can do as much sewing as is humanly possible during KCW (that is the aim right…?) you need to be thoroughly prepared.  Think of this like training for a marathon.  No, […]

DISGUISE: Costumes For The Dress-up Bin

DISGUISE: Costumes For The Dress-up Bin

When Halloween rolls around, I  find I’m  in a constant argument with myself.  The creative part of me wants to go all out with the Halloween costumes, pull out all the stops.  If I let myself, I could spend hours adding sequence, or scales, or feathers.  There’s been years (way back when there was only […]

DISGUISE: disguised details

DISGUISE: disguised details

Hi, Jess here from Willow & Stitch.  Today I’m hoping to give you some ideas on how you can use this season’s theme – ‘Disguise’ – while thinking outside the (costume) box. When I think of ‘Disguise’ the most obvious ideas that occur to me are costumes or dress ups, and while October is a […]

DISGUISE: hiding in plain sight

DISGUISE: hiding in plain sight

This season of Kid’s Clothes Week is all about DISGUISE, and there is no one better at disguises than the chameleon. The chameleon camouflages himself to match his surrounding, becoming nearly invisible in the landscape. floral tank and pants by Glitter + Wit You too can be a master of disguise by taking inspiration from […]