Tag Archives: sewing for kids

A Hedgehog for Hazel

When I accompanied Mabel to the State History Fair a couple of weeks ago,  we stopped at a nearby quilt shop and I bought enough of this fabric to make a simple skirt for Hazel, who loves to wear skirts. Then later … Continue reading

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Seasons go ’round

(Oh, look–I still have a blog.) This is another old sewing project of mine that’s getting fresh use on Hazel: I did have one problem with this over-sized honeycomb smocking, which was that the pearl cotton thread was too large … Continue reading

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Smocking and sewing projects, then and now

I think it’s been over a year since I started this. Finally it’s starting to take shape. Fortunately, it’s looking like it might still fit Mabel, especially if I find a way to add a little length to the skirt. … Continue reading

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Designed by Ike; lovingly sewn by Mom

I’ve been meaning to make Ike some pajama pants for quite a while — I have a bit of a hard time finding inexpensive ones I like, so it seems one of the few boy-clothes things that’s worth sewing — … Continue reading

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