There was a birthday at our house this summer, and it involved a teddy bear sleepover party.
I wanted to make something fun for all my kids, something that wasn’t too young for the biggest one or too old for the youngest. But I’ve had all four kids at home all summer so time has [...]
My kids always seem to grow like beanstalks over the summer. Inevitably, they grow out of their hot weather clothes sometime around July.
This year, the Shorts on the Line sew along arrived at just the right time to make something for the now much taller, Kid No [...]
Last week was Kids Clothing Week (KWC), and what did I get done? Not much. I did plan a lot of projects though, so that counts right?
The one thing I did finish, was four sets of pyjamas. The spring PJs were a big hit with the kids, [...]
A little while ago I showed you a white dress I made for Kid No 2. But of course Kids 1 and 3 also needed new dresses for summer.
In total I made three Geranium Dresses. I made them all assembly-line-style, so they are all [...]
For those of you here for the sewing, I ‘ll have some dresses up soon. But first I wanted to look at something that I discussed in my last post on why it makes economic sense for indie pattern [...]
Imagine you are a pattern maker. You have a great design all worked out. But what sizes should you include in your pattern?
You might start by looking at what other pattern makers are doing. Then you might look at
Shannon is a Canadian sewing, quilting and stitching blogger living in Montreal. Also mother of four.
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