School holidays can be painful once your pre-planned activities have run out, so this might be fun to try 😊 I have 2 daughters, 5 and 3 and they are ALWAYS keen to try some sewing. I usually try and put them off because sewing is MY thing, plus expensive machines, needles the possibility of … Continue reading DIY Hand Sewing FOR KIDS!!
If you don't know much about the custom knit world, beware! It's like dropping down Alice's rabbit hole! Beautiful knit fabrics with so many lovely designs... somewhere, in someone's custom knit group, you'll find EXACTLY what you're after!! Last week the lovely Jennifer from Jennilea Designs sent me a fat half of beautiful cotton\lycra penguin fabric to … Continue reading Trying a new pattern and sewing a strikeoff…
Let me start by saying that I'm a big fan of the Tadah Troop Shirt. Its the perfect pattern to make gorgeous Campdraft and Rodeo shirts for kids. What's so good about it? Well, not all PDF patterns are created equally, but this one is a winner. Sizes 0000 - 16!! (3 separate patterns, Baby, Kids … Continue reading Pattern Hack – Add a ruffle front to the Tadah Troop shirt!!
New Year's Resolution #1: DON'T BUY PDF PATTERNS (no matter how good the sale) ALL YEAR!!! (or at least until thanksgiving/boxing day sales) Today = FAIL!! Last week Bubby and Me Creations released the beautiful Poppy Dress and I was immediately in LUST!! (I've already got a few skater style knit dress patterns on my USB drive, including my … Continue reading The Poppy Dress
Often it feels like there's a few really big divides in the sewing world: quilting, children's clothes, adult clothes and bag makers. Sometimes there's overlap, but its less common than I thought it would be. It was only last year that I was pushed out my sewing comfort zone of children's clothes and play accessories, into the … Continue reading Kid’s Sewing – The Little Moo Mini Patterns
Let me set the scene for you... Friday morning, a little after 8 am, I was still in bed (gasp) scrolling through FB and there was a chance to win a free pattern!! All I had to do was be the first to sew up the new Straight Skirt pattern from Little Kiwis Closet and post a picture in … Continue reading Little Kiwis Closet Straight Skirt
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