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5 Minute Make – Bolero

This project is super quick and easy. Literally 5 minutes from conception to shrug on child! For best results you need to use a fabric that has a good drape and a bit of stretch. Knitted jersey is ideal for … Continue reading

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Quick Christmas Party Dress

Made with 2 days notice that nursery were holding a christmas party! In fact, this was actually thrown together in a couple of hours. I modified the Tea Party Dress pattern. I shortened the bodice and omitted the sash. I wanted a very full … Continue reading

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Furry Toddler Shrug ( aka gilet / waistcoat / wrap / cover-up / body-warmer and so on….)

Very, very cute (and strokeable – turn your baby into a cat substitute!) – furry toddler shrug sewing pattern. I had a daft idea – make a furry shrug for Ellie. I hadn’t fully appreciated just how much of a mess … Continue reading

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The Birthday Party Dress

Happy Birthday Lovely! 1 year old  – that is mad! I know everyone says how it flies past and you have to catch every moment and enjoy it whilst you have it – it’s so true, it does seem like … Continue reading

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Spring Jacket

I just had to share this. Ellie looks so cute in her new jacket for spring/summer. I used an offcut of curtain fabric (bought for £1.50 – still have quite a bit left over too!) and modified the winter coat … Continue reading

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Child’s Hooded Poncho Towel

Here I present my latest sewing tutorial: how to make a hooded poncho towel. We go to baby swim class every week and had doubled up on our baby towels the last few weeks; packing two in Ellie’s swim bag rather than … Continue reading

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Winter coat project – finally some progress!

Ok, I know my intent was to have this all finished and wrapped up for Ellie’s first Christmas. The best laid plans and all that….. We do have progress though! The template was all sewn together (bar sleeves – they … Continue reading

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Say goodbye to diapers on show with this cute alternative to baby skirts!

Introducing my latest pattern sucess (they were a bit of a nightmare to get them looking like a skirt and not shorts!) – cute baby culottes! How cool are these?! They work perfectly to give the appearance of wearing a skirt … Continue reading

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Easy pleated baby top pattern

Of late I’ve been busy with other projects and not really had much time to implement all my sewing ideas. I am catching up though. The Lemonade Sundress pattern is sized up to age 3 years and nearly ready for … Continue reading

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Perfect trousers for toilet training a 2 year old!

Having an abundance of a very brown corduroy in my stash that just wasn’t screaming ‘cute baby girl outfit’ at me, I decided to  make a pair of trousers for a certain lovely 2 year old boy. I turned to my … Continue reading

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