I have 2 daughters, and although they are only little (4 and 6 years) between them they have an awful lot of hair. We find the best way to control all that hair in the pool or at the beach is with swimming caps – the soft super stretchy type made from Lycra or spandex. So…
It is late spring here and daily temps are ranging from about 28 to 32 degrees Celsius, so my daughters skirt obsession is not a problem. She has a mixture of mum made skorts (from our #106 skort pattern) and skirts, that are affectionately known around here as fru fru skirts (think tulle). She is…
Swimwear is one of those things that is so much less expensive to make than to buy, and once you get the hang of it, it is not nearly as scary as it seems.
I mentioned the other day that there was a free pattern release coming, well here it is!
Our popular grow-with-me harem pants pattern P is for Pirate pants is now available in a newborn to 6 months size and it’s FREE! (if your little is bigger than 6 months, check out our P is for Pirate Pants pattern, it is a one-size grow-with-me pattern that fits from around 6 months to four years-ish)
So, our second little miss is growing at a rate of knots. She is just 6 months old and has outgrown her 00 wardrobe entirely and my collection of gorgeous hand-me-downs is all but depleted, so it is time for some sewing.
If you have a little one in cloth nappies/diapers and you were looking for a natural cover solution you may have come across wool covers (which are fantastic but I won’t go into all the benefits here – google it, you will be amazed) but then been bowled over by the price.
If you would like to have a go at making the cover above, check out my series on drafting a pattern and sewing a wool or fleece nappy cover on my other blog
A little while ago I posted a pattern and instructions for some cute, but time consuming baby shoes. I mentioned at the time, that I had come up with a less time consuming method, well I have finally got around to writing the post. Better late than never I suppose.