Category Archives: creating for boys

KCW: more shorts for Hugo

Hugo’s wardrobe gained another pair of shorts this morning. I used the Apple Jack by moda fabrics – I think the alphabet fabric is just too cute. Once again, I sewed MADE KID shorts with flat front and pocket variations … Continue reading

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KCW: the one where the hat was too big

I’ve come to the conclusion you can never have too many hats for a child. Now that the weather’s warming up and we’re spending (much) more time at the park, I think we might need a few more for everyone … Continue reading

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KCW: KID shorts for Hugo

Hugo has a few loves in life: dogs, cars, buses, stars and balls. It’s a given, then, that when I was rifling through my fabric and stumbled across this Spot material I couldn’t pass it up. I was given this … Continue reading

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Two birthdays and some sewing

We’ve had two birthdays in the house – mine was earlier in July, and Elena’s this last week.  We both had lovely days, and we had a little get together to celebrate Elena turning three. I know it’s clichéd, but I … Continue reading

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A warm head for Hugo

Reading northern hemisphere knitting blogs during the Australian summer prompts some odd behaviour. I recently spied the garter ear flap hat pattern on the gorgeous Purl Bee. How could I resist? Elena is the most frequent recipient of my knitted … Continue reading

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Kid’s Clothes Week: Day 7…one more top and a wrap up

I burnt the midnight oil last night to finish sewing my final piece of clothes for KCW – another Geranium top for Elena (elephants!). I had planned to make the pleated skirt option but, by the time I had printed … Continue reading

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Kid’s Clothes Week: Day 6

Kid’s Clothes Week day six saw a new pair of shorts for Hugo. I used the KID shorts pattern again, this time with the normal boy length and the flat front variation. They are the 12 month size and are … Continue reading

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