Check this out! Can you believe that this adorable bunny was made by Kid No 1?
She’s learning to hand sew and she made the whole thing by herself. I may have helped just a little with the face. She’s only seven, after all.
It was a homework assignment. All the kids in her class [...]
Well, it’s not quite spring here, but mother nature is working on it. So this pattern came along just in time. It’s the Spring Showers Jacket by Elegance & Elephants (yay! Canadian content!) and I was lucky enough to be a pattern tester.
It’s a lined, zip-front, hooded jacket. You can make a version with [...]
This is something I made a while ago, but never blogged. This is a gift I made for my mother, a little zip bag. It’s actually part of a set I made. There is also a coin purse and a larger tote. But I was sewing these up the week before Christmas and had no [...]
One of my goals this year is to try to make more clothes that I will wear – everyday basics that fit into my real world, mum-of-four lifestyle. And while I’d love to say that darling dresses and strappy heels were a huge part of that, t-shirts and jeans are the norm. However, darling dresses [...]
Of course I’d rather be sewing, but I’ve had a whiny toddler in a cast for the past three weeks, so all my sewing has been virtual.
Lately I’ve been reading the Collette Wardrobe Architect series. One of the things that I’d love to do better is sew things that better reflect my [...]
For Valentine’s Day, Mr Garment requested a pair of shorts. So easy! So quick! “Yay,” I thought to myself. “I’m set.”
My husband saw this shirt and told my son that he should be at the disco. So true! I don’t think he even knows what disco is, but Kid No 2 definitely looks like he has some dance moves in this shirt.
This is the Charlie shirt, a 1970s-inspired knit shirt with lapel collar [...]
Shannon is a Canadian sewing, quilting and stitching blogger living in Montreal. Also mother of four.
Shannon est blogueuse canadienne sur tout ce qui touche à la couture, la courtepointe, et un peu de broderie. Résidente de Montréal, et maman de quatre enfants.
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