Entries by LydiaP


Nature Design

Don’t you just love all the different leaves and flowers. My kids just love creating clothing from these. Here are a few that my 13 yo daughter did. Download this nature design body shape and get designing yourself.


Sunshine Set Zipper HACK

With summer in full swing in New Zealand it was time to make Brylie a new swim suit. She still loves wearing rash vests (which is perfect because the New Zealand sun can be brutal) but is at that stage to need another layer underneath. So…I made her a crop length top from the Sunshine […]


Quick and easy food covers.

Quick and Easy Food Covers Its this time of year that you want some easy little gifts to fill those stockings…These food covers are super fast and very effective. You will need: This amazing pattern!! Quick and easy food covers – Or you  can draw up your own circles.  (diameter 45cm, 37cm, 30cm, 20cm) (17 […]


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 because I’m so busy drafting and testing […]

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 to adjust to the height. A good rule of thumb for adding or removing length add […]


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 at nipple height. do not pull tight but you must not let the measuring tape be loose either. WAIST […]