kcw project 2: trendy tuxedo


this.  really, what can i possibly say?  this squishy, cozy, precious little elfin child risks suffocation by his obsessed mother on a daily basis.  but this, this is almost too much even for me.   Continue reading

kcw project 1 and art fair preview 2

 kid's clothes week
hi everyone!  coming up for air again very briefly to share some projects.  you all know my deep loyalty for kcw (and every time i visit the site, i am blown away by how much it’s expanding…way to go, meg!), but when i saw the dates this year, i knew it wasn’t meant to be.  i had vowed to do nothing but art fair projects until december, with the exception of using kcw as a break to do some fun sewing for my own kids.  but, this is a crazy week for us as we’re leaving early thursday to fly back to michigan for my cousin’s wedding.  i have the distinct honor of making the canopy under which they’ll be wed, which ended up taking waaaaaaaaay longer than i anticipated (it’s both top secret and so giant i can’t take photos quite yet, but will try to snap some on the big day). Continue reading

kcw project six: dreaming in color dress


perhaps you hadn’t noticed, but shot cottons are kind of having a moment on the blog this week.  they could practically be the kcw theme for me!  and how deserving they are.  it has been a pleasure to experiment with them all week, and now that we’re nearing the end (already?!) and i have a clear idea of what my final projects will be, i wanted one last shot cotton project to really showcase this lovely fabric. Continue reading