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KCW: A Couple of Bucket Hats

Summer is here — time for sun hats!  We are a fair-skinned bunch, especially the red headed Kiki, and my girls don’t have the greatest track record in actually… 557 more words

Sewing For Girls

KCW : badminton dress turned nightgown

One last Kid’s Clothes Week project to share.

I bought the Oliver+S badminton skort/top/dress pattern for the skort.  The top/dress wasn’t quite my style so I had no plans to make it.   193 more words

KCW: Swingset Dresses X 2

I’ve been wanting to try out Oliver + S‘s Swingset Tunic for the longest time.  I recently gave it a whirl in its original tunic form with mixed results (due to my own brain farts, btw).   808 more words

Sewing For Girls

britex lace flower girl dress

Sometimes timing just works out perfectly. My daughter was invited to be the flower girl in my husband’s cousin’s wedding early next month (she has been a flower girl a couple times before and SHE LOVES IT), and the bride asked me to make her flower girl dress (which I LOVE). 543 more words


KCW : strawberry skirt, strawberry bows

This one has nothing to do with the traveling theme, but at least I made it this week.  This is the simple skirt from MADE.  It’s my third time with this pattern, after making two… 96 more words

KCW : sailboat set

It’s Kid’s Clothes Week, summer edition!  I don’t really take part in many sewing challenges or sew alongs but this is one I really enjoy.   336 more words

Shorts on the Line/KCW Summer 2015: Day 2: Hidden Treasure


My first intercontinental trip was at age 13 to Australia as part of a Youth Science Exchange.  When my youngest is 8 we plan to take the family to South America to visit the pyramids (among other things).   301 more words