Posts tagged as "winter"
Last October, I bought 2 coat patterns from Dear My Kids – The Pea Coat & The Double Breasted Coat. Hmmm… coat patterns – in October – in the southern hemisphere. The thought of making a coat during the heat of summer just does not make sense. But as the cooler months start to approach, [...]
As a continuation to my first winter singlet post, I made the 50/50 wool/cotton singlets. It’s surprising how much easier this fabric is to sew compared to the cotton knit, and it was a really nice fabric to work with. After making 4 for my toddler, I attempted to make one for Mr K. Same method [...]
I found some plain cord fabric in the garage the other day. I’d bought it in 2004 to make some overalls for a little boy and had less than a 1/2 metre left. It was just enough to make a skirt for my 2.5 year old. I’ve always wanted to try to make a pleated [...]
As we approach the cooler seasons, shops are starting to stock thermal and woolen undergarments. My 2.5 year old has outgrown her woolen thermals (it’s about time really, as they were her 12-month ones). But because they are priced from $10 (for synthetic fabric singlets) to $30 (for 100% wool), I find it hard to [...]