Kids Clothes

Berlin Coat – Straight Grain

It turns out I really like coat making! This is my second so far this year and I’m already planning more for me and the rest of my family. I enjoy the challenge of learning something new and so when my daughter lost her second coat at school(!!) with winter months fast approaching, I decided I would sew her one rather than hit the shops. In hindsight this may have been a little ambitious given it was already October. Cue the Berlin coat blog tour with numerous beautiful versions shared from across the globe and it wasn’t long until I caved and bought the pattern. Pattern and design details There are lots of features I love about this coat, like the big hood, pleat and tab at the back, which all help to make it a bit different. Another plus for me was that it included adding batting to the lining for a little […]

Willow Dress

A little make to share with you today. Little and cute with golden ringlets. This is the Willow Dress and is Anna’s new favourite piece of clothing. Before the holiday I was so immersed in sewing for myself that my girls haven’t had a look in. I’ve had the fabric picked out to make this since March and finally it has made it out of my imagination and into reality. These photos were taken at a little farm on the first warm day in ages. With animals an adventure park and ice creams this dress was put through it’s paces on it’s first outing! Back in February I discovered Sara over at ‘Made by Sara‘ through the wonder that is Instagram. I love getting inspiration for kids clothes through other peoples creativity and seeing what patterns are available out there (true to form just had a quick visit and yet […]