24 January, 2013
knswed commented on the project Ellis shirt dress - Project Runway Remake Challenge
I love this remake. If you have more detailed instructions than what is here, I would love them!…
13 August, 2012
knswed added the project called Princess frog summer dresses
Two different summer dresses.
The first was suppose to have sleeves, but I used bias tape to bind it.
The pockets have an appliqued frog and glued on sparkly dots to make the crown and wand.
knswed added the project called Toddler's jacket with frog pocket
Fleece toddler’s jacket.
The frog body is a pocket. The legs and eyes are appliqued on.
knswed added the project called Shorts, shorts, shorts for kids
Two different types of shorts.
The camo, blue (recycled tshirt), spiderweb (glows in the dark) have no pockets and are very basic.
The aboriginal print and the Noah’s ark print has pockets …
28 February, 2012
knswed added the project called Cookie monster applique
Cookie monster applique on fleece sweater
10 February, 2012
knswed added the project called Hello Kitty PJs
I had just under 1 m of hello kitty flannelette that my mom had given me.
I don’t use flannelette that much except for bibs.
This was my first attempt at PJs for my daughter.
There wasn’t enough…
6 February, 2012
knswed added the project called Watermelon4
And so with the last of the watermelon fabric, I found a skort pattern.
I cut out the short pieces first, and then found not enough for the skirt section.
Back to the store. But t…
knswed added the project called Watermelon3
Using more of the watermelon fabric, I was always wanting to try making a peasant blouse.
They look so cute on kids.
And look pretty easy to make.
I didn’t have a pattern, so did…
knswed added the project called Watermelon2
So with the leftover fabric, I made a skirt.
But was slightly short for the ruffle.
Went to the store, and it was on SALE! 3m for 1m.
knswed added the project called Watermelon1
So I bought some fabric with these cute watermelons on to make a dress for her.
Turned out pretty cute.
Of course there is always the leftovers..
So I made some panties to go with it.
knswed added the project called His and Her slippers
One for him, one for her
I put plastic lined with foam between the jiffy grip and the flannelette sole.
Helps keep their feet warmer, and dry when they run around in the wet spots that seem to ha…
24 January, 2012
knswed commented on the project 2 Hour Retro Halter Dress
I love that dress, especially the back straps!
Can you post a picture of the pattern pieces somew…
knswed added the project called A sprouting weed
Another pair of pants that became too short.
She is sprouting so quick, I can’t keep up.
To get more life out of these, which I had only made a couple of months ago, I added a flounce.
12 January, 2012
knswed commented on the article Comment to Win "Sew Up a Home Makeover!"
sewing/storage room – organized
knswed ’s status has been updated to:
playtime is over! Back at the projects.
21 December, 2011
knswed commented on the project wool slippers
They look so warm and cozy. Can you post the pattern?
19 December, 2011
knswed commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 19 - Win $100 Gift Certificate from BritexFabrics.com!
My favorite thing to make is anything for my kids. I love seeing their eyes light up with deligh…
18 December, 2011
knswed commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 17 - Win a Gift Bag from Blumenthal Lansing!
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16 December, 2011
knswed commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 16 - Win a Thread Case from Amann Group Mettler!
My mum taught me to sew and also there was sewing in home ec at school. I can remember the first…
15 December, 2011
knswed added the project called Christmas concert dress for my daughter
Daycare has a christmas concert and the colours are red, black and white.
My daughter doesn’t have any red dresses, so it was a mad scramble to come up with something festive.
And this is what it…
knswed ’s status has been updated to:
wishing i was sewing rather than working
knswed added the project called A solution to too short toddler pants
My daughter is growing like a weed. I made her a pair of pants out of fleecy sweatshirt material, only to find she grew an inch taller. and now they are too short. What to do?
In the end I und…
knswed added the project called Upcycled baby's blanket into a robe for my daughter
My daughter use to lie on this blanket when she was a baby. Then I had a son, and needed something more boyish for him. What to do with the blanket?
There was just enough to get a bathrobe made …
knswed commented on the project The Feel-Better Dress
knswed added the project called Upcycled t shirt
Had an old t shirt that I no longer wear. I upcycled it for my son. He has a big head, so I wanted to make it so that it easily fits on, with no buttons or snaps.
The sleeves were a bit short, …
knswed commented on the project Akina wedding dress
Wow! That is a beautiful dress and fits your friend perfectly. Very nice.
knswed added the project called Boy's robe with a hood.
Boy’s robe with a hood.
I modified the belt, making it shorter and sewing it on to the robe at the back. The loops never work for me with kids, as the kids always pull the belt out.
I loved it…
knswed added the project called Recycled men's sweater became a toddler's jacket
My co-worker gave me an old fine cotton sweater. I recycled it into a new jacket for my son.
I loved the pattern so much I made another in yellow fleece.
The only difficulty is getting the manda…
knswed added the project called Dinosaur hats for Christmas gifts
These are soooo easy and everyone loves them.
They only take about 1.5hrs at the most.
Bear hat is based on the same pattern, and I sewed in some ears instead of the dinosaur spikes.
Then i ap…
14 December, 2011
knswed commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 14 - Win a $100 Gift Certificate from Indygo Junction!
I like hard copy patterns, because it is difficult to print out and piece together online pattern…