CategoryLittleKiwisCloset

Burito Roll for the Tulip Trio

During recent testing of the Tulip Trio one of my amazing testers (Rebekah from RebekahSews) pointed out that we could do a burito type roll with the yokes.  The ones she made her girls were super gorgeous and so I decided to try it out aswell.  Well to my amazement it was actually quite easy, and makes for a superb finish on the inside, with no seams exposed (apart from the sleeves). This technique can be applied to the front […]

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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 1 – Matching sister dresses

Day 1 Pattern: New LKC pattern (just about to go into testing) Sizes: 18 months for Portia and a 5 width with 8 length for Brylie (she really must stop growing) Fabric: from my stash. So Kids clothes week has crept up on me once again, and I’m really excited to sew some summer clothing for my kids.  The girls both need some nice church dresses as well as some simple summer beach ones.  Elijah really does need some new […]

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Bow Back Beauty winner

Thank you all for joining in on this great blog hop, I hope that you’ve now got some ideas of how wonderful this pattern is and that you will have been inspired to create your own BBB.   The winner of the Pattern is Elena Wilson, congratulations Elena, you have won either a pattern of your choice or the BBB if you do not have it.   xo Lydia

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BBB Blog Hop ~ Day 7

  Welcome to the 7th and final day of the blog hop.  And remember that today is the last day to enter the giveaway so make sure to do that. You can see the giveaway link on most of the partiticpants blog posts, or you can enter here at the bottom of the post. Today we get to hear from Dorothea from Bonnie and Lottie, Alison from Kiwi Crafty Chemist and Rebekah of RebekahSews. First up is Dorothea, I really like the […]

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BBB Blog Hop ~ Day 6

Day 6 has crept up on use rather quickly hasn’t it.  Today we have 3 bloggers reviewing the Bow Back Beauties. First up we have Meriel from Create3.5 aren’t her two week girls just adorable, love sisterly moments like this when they happen. Check out her blog post here next to showcase is Sarah from mi casa es SEW casa, oh my gosh check out this little diva, Run to read her blog post And finally Erin from the Bugs Bit. Isn’t that […]

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