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 2.
For these shorts I used the [...]
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, and they needed more [...]
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 the same, except for [...]
Nothing says summer like girls in white dresses.
So for the last day of school, and beginning of summer, everyone got a new white dress. Well, except Kid No 2, but he’s more of a summer shorts fan anyway.
This is the first of three dresses, and it’s made with the cutest print. Who doesn’t love [...]
I have recently seen so many gorgeous knit maxi dresses on the web, that I thought it was time I made one too. I was especially impressed by a number of dresses made by some curvier ladies, that looked amazing. So after some mulling over, I decided to use the Moneta dress pattern by Colette Patterns.
Kid No 1 needed a pirate costume for her school play, and I figured, if I was going to make something, I should make something she could wear all summer. I decided a stripy maxi skirt would be just the thing.
As soon as my kids saw these fish, they were in love! They wanted fish pants.
“Fish pants? Really?” “Yes, yes, yes!”
I wasn’t sure if I could do [...]
Shannon is a Canadian sewing, quilting and stitching blogger living in Montreal. Also mother of four.
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