Tag Archives: kids clothes

Winter layers for the kids

BB’s best friend Miss I is a pearl, one of three in a lovely family.  Her mum chose merino colours for all three – Miss I has the blue and teal on the right, pink and pink for Miss A … Continue reading

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Flowers for the Young Ladies

I wanted to make the girls some summery trousers to take on holiday, for when it isn’t quite warm enough for shorts, or for when bitey bugs are on the prowl.  These were the result. The fabric is a soft … Continue reading

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Roses and White Linen

Last week I whizzed up a few pairs of leggings for the kids.  They were very plain and very practical and by the third pair I was bored.  So, as the sewing machine was back I thought I’d try a … Continue reading

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Distracted – a tale of two dresses

As often happens at this time of the year I lose a month.  September.  Gone.  And in my ‘absence’ spring has sprung. Why was it so busy?  Well, this year we had drama club rehearsals, dress rehearsals and productions, birthday … Continue reading

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Christmas sewing?

This year I have managed to avoid frantic festive stitching by being lazy.  Not a single gift has been sewn or stitched by me.  Not one. Instead we have been doing things like this … Now don’t be concerned, I … Continue reading

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Troosers ….. nearly

I’m getting excited because I have only the closures to go and I will have finished my troosers (more or less)! Right.  So buttons?  I do have a very nice button.  Hmmm. Snaps?  Um.  No.  Don’t want snaps. Hooks and … Continue reading

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Spring sewing

The last two weeks have been rather wonderful.  Spring sprung in time for the school holidays so we took advantage of the changeable weather by sleeping in, gadding about in PJs until 2pm, eating cake for lunch, visiting Grandies etc. … Continue reading

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Giveaway winners and dance costumes

I blinked and two weeks flashed by.  The green tulle sea has been tamed and our two little mermaids turned briefly into dancing dizzy daffodils. This action picture from our lovely neighbour is a goodie as you can see both … Continue reading

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Butterflies and thread tracing, if you will

These were taken today after much cajoling as we completely forgot to take pics on the day.  The girls would NOT face the camera so I’m afraid you’re going to have to imagine the front of the dress, and the … Continue reading

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Catching up

Guess what?  I’ve started making a pair of trouser for myself.  Yes.  Very exciting for me anyway.  They’ve got a rear welt pocket, front flap pockets and a fly front.  Cool.  Anyway, I’ve traced and mostly sewn them up in … Continue reading

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