tie dye diva + giveaway

tie dye diva + giveaway

One of my favorite things about KCW is discovering new pattern designers. Sometimes you think you’ve seen it all (or sewn it all) and then you discover a new-to-you shop and suddenly you want to SEW ALL THE THINGS! That’s how it was when I stumbled upon Jen’s lovely pattern shop, Tie Dye Diva. Her shop […]

l’oiseau fabric + giveaway

l’oiseau fabric + giveaway

Have you ever drooled over German or Dutch or French blogs? Lusted after their buttery knits in adorable prints? Coveted their cute little trims? But when you go to your local fabric store to find something similar you come up empty handed. Then you need to go to L’oiseau Fabrics! Michelle started l’oiseau (pronounced lwa-zo) […]

HOW TO sew with words

HOW TO sew with words

Hello again! This is Marisa from Thirtynine, bringing you another round of pre-Kids Clothes Week inspiration. Our Kids Clothes Week blog posts until now have focussed on the visual aspects of storybooks – the people and creatures depicted in the illustrations, the look of the characters’ clothes and the colour palettes. But there’s more to […]

HOW TO be a book for halloween

HOW TO be a book for halloween

Hello, hello! I’m Tasha from Glitter+Wit. The stars are aligning for this season of Kids Clothes Week. October sewing dates + a storybook theme–are you thinking what I’m thinking? Costumes!! I’m so excited to share with you some ideas for turning your favorite your kids‘ favorite children’s books into costumes for Halloween (or everyday play). It seems […]

HOW TO turn characters into clothes

HOW TO turn characters into clothes

Hi there, it’s Maartje again from huisje boompje boefjes. Here with you today to talk about making a book into a garment. Ari has shown you the possibilities of incorporating the illustration colours into your sewing. Today is all about the characters . How to turn the signature style of a book character into clothes […]

HOW TO turn a book into fabric

HOW TO turn a book into fabric

Hey everyone! It’s Ari from Max California, are you excited about this season’s KCW? I know that I am, and the theme is the absolute cutest! Today we’re going to check out how to get inspiration from books and use the colours in outfits through the fabric. I think turning an actual book into fabric […]