Teach Kids How To Sew – Here’s Why You Should

Teach Kids How To Sew

Nowadays, kids seem to be so caught up with advanced technology and social media.  And those who young ones who are interested in really productive hobbies like sewing seem to be diminishing.  Some might think that it’s ok, I mean some video games are educational after all and many games can stimulate … Continue reading

Pinch Grip Oven Mitt Pattern or Puppet Show?

oven mitt pattern

When my son was a baby, he loved to watch “Walking with Dinosaurs,” that great BBC documentary series.  When I say “loved” I mean he watched it every day at the same time, 11:30 am, for half an hour –he was 11 months old.  This routine lasted for a year.  … Continue reading

Halloween Costumes for Kids: 40+ Sewing Patterns & Projects

halloween costumes for kids

Do You Need to Make Some Halloween Costumes for Kids? Well, its that time of year again.  I wanted to get this roundup out to you so you have plenty of time.  Halloween is just around the corner and if your kids are anything like mine used to be, they … Continue reading

Adding Bling with Fabric Stencils, Sew-On Jewels, and Sequins

fabric stencils

Printing using fabric stencils is one of the easiest ways to decorate a garment in need of a bit of excitement.  To tell you the truth, the princess I “borrowed” for the photo shoot a couple weeks ago for the Easy Princess Dress Pattern didn’t like the costume at first.  Who … Continue reading

Tips for Choosing Fabric for Children’s Clothes

fabric for childrens clothes

All parents would agree that it’s a herculean task to maintain children’s clothes. All the chocolates and cookies that they snack on inevitably leave their mark on that pretty dress or handsome pair of pants, not to mention puddles of mud and dirt cakes. Moreover, the sensitive skin of the … Continue reading

Baby Kimono Onesie – Free Sewing Pattern and Tutorial

Free Baby Kimono Onesie Sewing Pattern: Make this cute kimono style onesie for your little one or as a lovely baby shower gift.

If you’ve ever dressed a little baby, you’ll know how much they like to wiggle; making it really difficult to put any clothes on them. Any item of clothing which needs to go over the baby’s head, or has lots of fiddly buttons can be especially cumbersome. That’s why I love … Continue reading