Monthly Archives: April 2015

Matched Sets: Mommy and Me + Sibling Coordinates

My first attempt at sibling coordination Lately it’s been mostly sewing here on the blog.  I do have a couple of crochet projects that get picked up from time to time and am trying to find a spare moment to … Continue reading

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Spring 2015 KCW: Day 7-Hidden Treasures

Note to self: When you have visitors from overseas and it’s suddenly week one of new business ownership perhaps, you should not take up a sewing challenge… however… a sewing challenge might be a nice change of pace.  Just now the … Continue reading

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Spring 2015 KCW: Day 6-Vintage Leftovers

Vintage Leftovers Sounds tempting doesn’t it?  No food poisoning here, just leftover yardage and a vintage pattern. While sorting out the Oliver + S Puppetshow Tunic pattern, I realized I really didn’t feel like matching stripes in that many places (really it’s a … Continue reading

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Spring 2015 KCW: Day 5-Slow Down

(It became a pattern suitcase after all.) Doesn’t it feel great to get a lot done?  I feel like I’ve made some good progress on A’s summer wardrobe.  Yesterday, I got a fair bit of spring cleaning done too.  Oh … Continue reading

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Spring 2015 KCW: Day 4-Sailboat Pants-The Reveal

Buttons and elastic in place.  These were such a simple sew up and very quick even with the buttons and side vent details.  Adding piping was also the work of only a moment.  I love these children’s PDF’s as many of … Continue reading

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Spring 2015 KCW: Day 3 Vintage McCall’s 7810

Getting Started:  Fabric, Muslin turned lining, McCall’s 7810 vintage pattern envelope and my graded pattern.  The pattern I purchased is a size 3, but A is still only a size 9m-18m (depending on what you are making) so I graded … Continue reading

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KCW Spring 2015: Day 2-All But Notions

A’s Sailboat Pants are nearly finished.  Her Darksiders need only buttons and elastic, her Out Birding Pants are the same, though they also need to have the vents sewn.  I can’t wait to show you these.  Same pattern, but two very different pairs … Continue reading

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