Entries by LydiaP

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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 […]

Sizing

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 […]

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 the last 18 months. What a light bulb moment it was for […]

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FREE dribble bib pattern

Years ago when I was brave enough (or stupid enough) to enter the world of selling ready made items and attend craft markets, I used to make dribble bibs.  I worked hard to get my bibs fitting well with no gape at the neck which I find lots of dribble bibs do. My solution was […]