day three: kcw feb 2015

day three: kcw feb 2015

Welcome to day three of Kid’s Clothes Week! The word of the day is stripes. Stripes are so much fun to mix and match, color block, and applique with sharks and jelly fish talking on telephones! 1. sweatshirt refashion by Jill 2. jelly jams by Holly 3. upcycled shark shirt by Carin 4. stripey upcycled tee […]

day two: kcw feb 2015

day two: kcw feb 2015

Welcome to day two of Kid’s Clothes Week! The project pool is starting to fill up with beautiful photos of your amazing handmade clothes. 1. nessy tops by Crystal 2. the coolest pjs by Joke 3. floral paneled sweaters by Monica 4. preschool upcycle by Carin  You guys have taken to the UPCYCLED theme like […]

day one: kcw feb 2015

day one: kcw feb 2015

Welcome to the winter season of Kid’s Clothes Week! Whether you are just realizing KCW started today or have been prepping and planning for weeks, all you need to do is sit down to sew one hour a day, each day this week. Or sit down and tape PDF patterns together; or sit down and cut out […]

figgys + giveaway

figgys + giveaway

The clothes that Shelly Figeuroa designs for her pattern company Figgy’s really stand out in this world of t-shirts and sweatpants. Figgy’s patterns are super chic, but are designed with real kids in mind. They are always simple and modern, but they have delightful details as well. They are constructed in interesting ways, but not impossible to sew. Most importantly […]

crafterhours + giveaway

crafterhours + giveaway

Susan is a powerhouse in the craft world. She is half of the dynamic blogging duo on the Crafterhours blog. She is the genius behind the Friday Fiver, where each Friday on Crafterhours they feature a pattern (or sometimes other fun things) that for one day is only $5! She also might be the reason I […]

whipstitch + giveaway

whipstitch + giveaway

I picked up the book Stitch by Stitch in a book store years ago. There weren’t a ton of sewing books on the market then and this one stood out with its great projects and attention to detail. I knew right away when I started reading it that a real sewer wrote it–a real sewer […]