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The Year of the Sleeve

Posted by Kate Brookes on

The Year of the Sleeve

Hello, I'm Kate of Sewing with Kate and today I am guest blogging here for MaaiDesign.  Did you know, this year has been deemed, 'The Year of the Sleeve’?  There has been some amazingly inspirational pieces on Instagram this year, especially in our sewing community.  The Year of the Sleeve was initially instigated by Ryliss Bod of the Sewing and Design School in Washington. She started collecting and posting some sleeve designs earlier this year. Here are some of my favourites, all massively OTT and wonderful. With sleeve inspiration in abundance, I thought this could be a good opportunity to show how to...

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15 Sewing Pattern For Your Kids' Winter Wardrobe

Posted by Maaike van Besien on

15 Sewing Pattern For Your Kids' Winter Wardrobe

Do you love sewing for kids? Then let me share my favourite sewing patterns for children.  Winter has well and truly hit Australia, at least we are feeling the chill down here in the south of the country. So this list is focussed on those pieces you need to sew a whole winter wardrobe. All patterns listed here are by independent pattern designers, by mums who have turned their passion into designing sewing patterns for modern clothes. Given my background, you might spot a bit of a Belgian theme is this list. ;)    Tops/ T-shirts: 1. Waterfall Raglan This wonderful...

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