wrap up: kcw feb 2016

That’s a wrap! The February 2016 edition of KCW is sadly over, but what a fantastic week it was!

wrap up: kcw february 2016

1. billy & cisse by Ann 2. quilted spring coat by Marika 3. pretty in peach by Trine 4. cocoon dress by Nicoletta 5. a stack of shirts by Brittney 6. wrap skirt by Elke 7. wild boy raglan tee by Melissa 8. newborn sleeping gowns by Toya 9. hello kitty top by Roxanne

From the darkest winter days came all these spring pinks and yellows too. And on the other side of the color spectrum, saturated blues and aquas. Did you know that Panatone picked pink and blue as the colors of the year? Well actually “rose quartz & serenity.” Either way, I think the hues you chose are prettier than theirs by far.

wrap up: kcw february 2016

1. number one sweater by Eva 2. ants all over by Nienke 3. a stack of shirts by Brittney 4. panda madness by Joke 5. hide and seek dress by Jess 6. robot time by Lieve 7. jacob dungarees by Mieke 8. raining days by Yolanda 9. sprinkle blouse by Stacy

The colors were fantastic this season, but they really took second place to the gorgeous prints you guys used in your work. Ants! Pandas! Wiener dogs and rainbows! You showcased complicated prints and played up simple ones. That is no small task! Ask any quilter out there. The most popular print by far was this sweet vintage toy kitten print by Melkbrigade. And no wonder! It’s absolutely stunning! You can purchase it at the Dutch shop Bambiblauw.

wrap up: kcw february 2016

1. vintage kitten by Zoe 2. a vintage kitten dress by Suz 3. heartbreak, trauma, and a dress by An 4. kitkat by Elke

I hope this week inspired you to sew. The challenge is to simply sit down in front of your sewing machine and sew a little, then maybe a little more. This momentum feeds your creativity: the more you sew, the more ideas come to you, the more you want to sew! I hope that creative momentum stays with you!

 Happy KCW!

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  • Reply Tracey Bell March 3, 2016 at 1:18 pm

    I really enjoyed my first KCW – Thank you!  I’m still working on a project or two that were on my list…  I loved seeing everyone’s incredible projects.  Gosh, there are some talented sewists out there!

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