Category Archives: MADE

KCW: first day dress by MADE

I’ve been eyeing MADE’s First Day Dress pattern since Dana first posted about it earlier in the year. I probably (definitely) didn’t need to add another pattern to my collection, but this one is so cute and – in the … Continue reading

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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: 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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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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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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