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Kids Clothes Week Challenge 2012 – Pumpkin Pants

So I didn’t exactly spend just one hour on this. How could I? The minute I start sewing I just wanted to finish it. But I did the tracing and cutting on Sunday though because I wanted to just sew on Monday. (is that cheating??? ) ¬†Tracing at night in the dim light. Cutting out read more »

Finally finished

After making this dress from this book, I needed to make another one for my 3 yr old. I originally made one for her using another fabric which she chose, but I forgot to add seam allowances when cutting out the skirt frills and that skirt ended up too short! Which is why I don’t read more »

Chinese New Year Dresses

Every Chinese New Year, I go into a sewing frenzy. I used to sew new cushion covers, new curtains for my kitchen, and of course, new dresses for the kids. It’s a Chinese tradition to wear new clothes on the first day of the new year to signify a new ¬†beginning, but many of us read more »