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KCW – May 2016 – Day 4

Day 4 Pattern: Choose your Adventure Tee and Dress Size: 5 with added length Fabric: 3 upcycled adult tshirts So today’s item is a upcycled t-shirt for Elijah.  He always seems to miss out during these sorts of things as making for the girls is just so much easier. I made him a CYATAD using a transformers tshirt that I bought from a second hand store for .20c! See, even the back is kind of pieced together like it could […]

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KCW – May 2016 – Day 3

Day 3 Pattern: My new pattern that will be FREE Size: 6 width with 7 length Fabric: stash that was some unknown knit I was gifted. Its getting cooler in New Zealand and Brylie is growing like a WEED, I discovered that she is growing out of all her pants and so this is what has prompted my newest pattern. A bootleg pant that fits like a looser legging at the top with a flare at the bottom.  They are uber […]

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KCW – May 2016 – Day 2

Day 2 and I’m off to a good start…well I thought I was, I somehow managed to delete almost all of my photos from today’s wee shoot.  As I was uploading to dropbox I thought I’d delete from my camera, not realising that duh I needed to wait till they had finished uploading…well anyway I managed to save 17 of which you see a little collection now.  the rest were all too fuzzy. Portia is really becoming harder to photograph. […]

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KCW – May 2016 – Day 1

DAY1 Pattern: Street smart sweatshirt collection Size: 7 Material: kmart tshirt and stash Well, what would you know, I’m actually sewing and posting on DAY 1 of kids clothes week this season!!! shock horror, I’m usually so behind that I sew up 4 days in one day and post them all at the same time. Well I got a little warning – well 1 day – but that’s enough and I did have a few things that I was planning […]

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Kids Clothes Week Day 4 – Shorts for Elijah

So Elijah always seems to get left out when I’m making clothes, I’m not sure why, maybe because the girls clothes are cuter and I can make them matching.  But anyway, today I decided to make him some shorts as hes still wearing size 3 from a couple of years ago. Day 4 Pattern: The shorts from the Sleepy Kiwis nightwear Size: 4 for my skinny boy with a little added length Fabric: from my stash I added some big […]

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Kids Clothes Week Day 3 – Every day party dress for Portia

Day 3 Pattern: The Party Dress I’m designing at the moment Size: 18month with knee length skirt, Fabric: quilting cotton from my stash, buttons from my stash. So as you know, my tutorials have photos scattered through the instructions, and the only way of getting these is for me to make an item in each of the options!!! and take photos along the way.  this usually means that my children end up with multiple items when I’m designing a new […]

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Kids Clothes Week Day 2 – Harem Shorts

  Day 2 was a bit of a fail, I sewed these in the evening hence no modeled photos. Day 2 Pattern: Peekaboopocket pants Size: 18m Fabric: nursery knit and ribbing from my stash, a little piece of batik dyed woven and a transfer. I love this pattern, it is my staple for my kids when they are in nappies, and all so past nappies, though my husband doesn’t want me to make them for Elijah or Brylie as they […]

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