Welcome to day five of Kid’s Clothes Week! Have you looked through the project pool yet? It is overflowing with gorgeous handmade duds!
1. ole with zipper by Paspelpoezen Joke 2. tiger shirt by Eva 3. animal tanks and swim shorts by Laura 4. tiger by Elke
When we started having themes for KCW, I knew there would be an animal theme. I know so much more about the strange and varied life on this planet since having kids than I ever learned in any biology class. What I didn’t know was how you would take this theme and make such varied and amazing clothes with it! Tiger stencils, life-like tigers in the grass, stamped tigers on a comfy dress–and that’s just the tigers! There are elephants and giraffes, kitties and cows, hedgehogs and horses.
1. rhino jammies by Brooke 2. lion attack shirt by Miranda 3. bambi dress by Katrien 4. sister mini hudsons by Erin
I am blown away by your creativity. Every season I think, “No one could top this,” and then the next season you do! Don’t let all these compliments go to your head, though. We still have two more days. Weekends can be busy–busier than weekdays–but you can find one hour each day. I know you can.
The winner of the Finch Sewing Studio giveaway is Carla Geates! Congratulations, Carla, you have won a $50 gift certificate from the Finch Sewing Studio! That was our last giveaway of the season. Thank you all for entering and supporting our sponsors. Even if you didn’t win, I encourage you to check out their shops–you might find a new pattern to make this weekend;)
It’s day four of Kid’s Clothes Week and my admiration for these handmade clothes has turned to jealousy. I want these kids’ clothes! They are bold and beautiful and your kids wear them so well.
1. it’s hip to be square by Trine 2. wild flower swimsuit by Carin 3. super bunny jacket by Toya 4. purple rocking sweatshorts by Maartje
These are truly one of a kind clothes. The swimsuit above is made with Liberty of London wild flowers print–a nod to the wild things theme. It will be hands down the most beautiful swimsuit at the beach this summer! The sweet pink jacket on that cute bunny is not only hand quilted, but it has an extra special and extra awesome hand quilted design on the back.
1. birdy by Elke 2. rainbow totoro skipper top by Karly 3. bunny jammies by Jenny 4. neon wild thing by Nicki
Maybe you feel like the slightly screwed up, tangle of threads, half-finished mess in front of you is not the one of a kind garment you were hoping for. Don’t worry, we’ve all been there. Head over to the KCW Facebook page to vent a little. It’ll make you feel better. Then you can take on that mess of a garment and turn it into something amazing.
The winner of the Zonen 09 giveaway is Janna Southerland! Congratulations, Janna, you have won 6 PDF patterns from Zonen 09! So many of you mentioned you hadn’t heard of Zonen 09 or hadn’t sewn their patterns yet. I do hope you check them out! It’s well worth it. And don’t forget, today is the last day to enter the Finch Sewing Studio giveaway . Good luck and Happy KCW!
Today is day three! Did you already find your hour to sew today? Or are you waiting until the wee hours (when the wee ones are sleeping)?
1. pink snapper swimsuit by Ailsa 2. zebra bonnet by Toya 3. stripe retro shorts by Karly 4. panda love by Carin
Only a few days into the week and already the project pool has exploded with awesome kid clothes. Every kind of WILD THING you can think of is represented! Pandas, eagles, zebras, bunnies, frogs, snapper, and cheetahs too. By the time the week is over, KCW will be a veritable zoo!
1. frog pocket bimaa by Lindsey 2 eagle bimaa by Janelle 3. mingo chocolate by Mel 4. tangram jeans patch by Petra
Your commitment might start to wane the third day. Resist! You just have to find one hour each day. It’s totally fine if you haven’t finished anything yet or if everything you’ve tried to finish has gone down the toilet. All that matters is that you sit down to sew (or cut or trace or pin) each day this week. The zoo wasn’t built in a day, after all.
The winner of the Blaverry giveaway is Holly Sharp! Congratulations, Holly, you have won your choice of 4 Blaverry PDF patterns! Don’t forget, today is the last day to enter the Zonen 09 giveaway . Good luck and Happy KCW!