Category Archives: Kid’s Clothes Week

And so KCW begins!

It’s after dinner on Monday night. The first day of Kid’s Clothes Week…and I have done exactly…nothing! Well, I have washed my fabric. Does that count? I have grand plans for some pajamas for Elena, and some shorts for Hugo … Continue reading

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Crazy…or ambitious?

We all survived my first week back at work. I don’t think I’ve been so exhausted in a long time. Hugo chose to break his recent habit of sleeping through, which didn’t help, but I think much of my tiredness … 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 5

I have something to share with you today! This outfit is my favourite KCW project so far – a pair of leggings and a top. I’m pretty proud of these leggings – which I admit is a little ridiculous – … Continue reading

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Kid’s Clothes Week: Day 4 (an exercise in fatigue and frustration!)

Pretty much as the title suggests, KCW day four was a bit of a non-event here. I had good intentions but got thwarted at every turn – and was just so tired I couldn’t be bothered thinking my way out … Continue reading

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Kid’s Clothes Week: Day 3….and a very worn out and worried Mamma

I try to stay upbeat here on the blog, but I must say I’ve been finding this parenting gig really tough this week. It’s so dispiriting to feel like you can’t fix things for an unsettled baby and make everything … Continue reading

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Kid’s Clothes Week: Day 2

I’m loving this concentrating on sewing children’s clothes thing. It sounds restrictive, but it’s actually quite fun. I’m even getting on relatively well with my overlocker. I’m not sure how much I’m going to get done for the rest of … Continue reading

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Kid’s Clothes Week: Day 1

This week is Kid’s Clothes Week, and I’m sewing along. The idea of KCW is to spend one hour a day sewing children’s clothes. I’m just spending whatever time I have, in case one of the kids gets sick or … Continue reading

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