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Convertible Drawstring Hat – Guest Post

Convertible Drawstring Hat By Kristin Wilson   My friend Kristin contacted me asking if I would put her convertible drawstring hat on my blog as she doesn't have one and didn't want to create one for one little tutorial.  So here…

Nursing hack for the OTT.

If you have ever wanted to hack the OTT into a nursing top, then you have to read this blog post over at TinyKnightNz.
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FREEBIE ~ Children’s Dressing Gown

Snuggly Warm Dressing Gown Today was day 2 of our 4 weeks of quarantine in New Zealand, and today I did some sewing with my oldest daughter Brylie (11yrs) I've had cuddly fleece in my stash for a while now (ok, so maybe over a year) that…

How to do an FBA on a Princess Seam top/Dress

How to do an FBA on a Princess Seam top/Dress.

FREE wings add on pack

Elijah has been begging for a t-shirt with wings, he even drew me a picture of what he wanted. so when I go this lovely scale fabric from For Fabrics Sake I knew what it needed to be used for. Get the pattern pieces HERE for free Now…

Altering a pattern for height

LittleKiwisCloset women's patterns are drafted for the height 163cm (5'4") however it is easy to adjust for your height even if you are shorter or taller. The ladies patterns include a lengthen/shortern line which is what you will use…

What is an FBA and do I need one?

Today we welcome Sandy Simpson to the blog to walk us through drafting an FBA on a raglan style pattern. I have been sewing for myself for the best part of 40 years and have only learned about the full bust adjustment in…


Children's Size Chart How to measure your child? Measurements are best taken in tight fitting undergarments so that you can get a correct measurement without the extra of bulky clothing. CHEST ~ Is to be taken…

It’s Christmas time….

A beautiful little bubble dress with pin tucks and an invisible zipper. The gathered sleeves sit across the shoulders which provide that little bit more sun protection than a conventional strap.

How do the women’s patterns fit?

Fit comparison of LKC women's patterns