the new season of KCW!

the new season of KCW!

We are so excited to start a new season of KCW! The dates for this Kid’s Clothes Week are July 21-27. Plenty of time to take stock of what clothes your kids need, what pattern you want to make, and lots of time for staring at lovely fabrics. Check out who already signed up here and […]

why I sew: Jenn

why I sew: Jenn

Today’s post is bittersweet; it’s at once a post I’ve been looking forward to writing, and also signals the end of my time here contributing at Kids Clothes Week. Folks, I’ve been thinking about the  question “why I sew?” for weeks.  In the past, my answer might have been something along the lines of how […]

why I sew: Renee

why I sew: Renee

Ever since I read the ‘Why I Sew’ posts from last seasons KCW, I’ve been thinking about this very question. Like many adults, I’ve given a few different hobbies a try and they have come and gone, but for some reason when I started sewing it became not just a hobby, but a passion…. an […]

why I sew: Brooke

why I sew: Brooke

“Why would I make that when I can go to Target and buy it for $10?”                                  “That’s nice for you, but I don’t have time to sew.” “How do you find time to make all those things?”                                                             “That’s a lot of work. Not really worth it in my opinion.” Have […]

why I sew: Erin

why I sew: Erin

Hello everyone!  It’s Erin here, for a last round of chatting about sewing.  This time, the “why,” something I always am interested in hearing opinions about. I was really interested in writing a post about why I sew because it is something that I am often thinking through and my answer is constantly evolving.  Why […]

the first garment I ever made for my kids: Jenn

the first garment I ever made for my kids: Jenn

This post is going to be a little different than the rest of the first garment posts shared here by my lovely fellow contributors, as my first garment was not sewn. The first garment I ever made for my *future* kids was a knitted cardigan.  I began working on this, which is the cable yoke […]