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DIY felt daffodil headband tutorial

Our A Year of Wreaths project with Laura Howard ended in December and we wanted to do a few more posts to show you how the templates and tutorials she shared in the series could be used to create a whole bunch of different projects! Here is the first post in this spin off series, with […]
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Fiona’s reversible bucket hats

With this heat wave, every kid needs a bucket hat! We’ve had Fiona’s two cute hats on display in the shop for the past couple of weeks and have had dozens of offers to buy them. The free Oliver + S reversible bucket hat pattern is a gem – I’ve made it in the past […]
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Gertie’s Nani Iro sundress

Today we’ve got a guest post by Gertie Pye from Quilting for England! She’s made a gorgeous Figgy’s Zephyr sundress with Nani Iro double gauze that any little girl would love. Read on to find out how she customised the pattern to make the dress her own! Fed up of the recent winter weather? Then […]
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Colette’s berries and leaves dress

Have you been admiring the cute little girl’s dress now lighting up our homepage? It was made by the talented Colette Moscrop (of the blog by the same name) who has written a pattern review for us!  Read on to hear her thoughts on the project, the tricky bits and how she made those scallops […]
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Figgy’s Patterns voucher code

In case you missed it in our newsletter, this week we’re offering 15% off Figgy’s patterns with code FIGGYS15. If you have a stylish little one to sew for, you’ll love these patterns! Figgy’s patterns typically run from size 18 months to 8/9 years. Remember to click My Cart before you check out to apply […]
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10% off kid patterns for Kids Clothes Week Challenge!

I’m a big fan of Kids Clothes Week Challenge and participated last time just for fun. I’m a bit too busy to commit this time, but I’m enjoying see all of the adorable creations out there! And in the spirit of things I’m hoping to get something finished up for Mads by this weekend. In […]
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Cloud9 Maman and Nursery Basics make adorable baby dresses

It’s my humble opinion that Cloud9 can do no wrong, but I especially loooooooooove the Maman collection. In case you don’t know the story behind it, this collection is based on the illustrations of Anne-Marie Murphy, nee Anne-Marie Bossaert, who is Cloud9 co-owner Michelle Engel Bencsko’s grandmother. These designs are stunning and to make them even more […]
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Little stone flowers dress

This adorable dress is a sweet pairing of the Little StoneFlowers print from Umbrella Prints and the Family Reunion Dress from Oliver + S. As I write this the weather in London is a practically balmy 9 degrees, so I feel well within my rights to write about spring dresses! Umbrella Prints is a cool […]
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An itty bitty baby dress

Remember these trousers, sewn during the Kids Clothes Week Challenge? Ed had me convinced our neighbours, Steve and Hinde, were having a boy. Well, two weeks ago Roisin was born. She’s most certainly not a boy and she’s already showing a penchant for pink. It seemed like a perfect excuse to try out Rae’s free itty […]
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