Category: Clothes

Easy DIY leggings

DIY leggings for kids | Make your own leggings pattern and sew dozens of pairs! {Heather's Handmade Life}

Stretchy, comfy leggings are a staple in most girls’ wardrobes and, ahem, the right pair can be awesome on little boys, too. Like most store-bought kids’ pants, though, store-bought leggings often seem to be a little shorter than you’d like or not fit well… Continue Reading “Easy DIY leggings”

DIY reversible wide-brimmed sun hats

Working at a drugstore cosmetic counter as a teenager set me up for a lifelong devotion to sunscreen and shade — as well as an obsession with face creams, actually. So during this time of year when my kids are spending hours in the… Continue Reading “DIY reversible wide-brimmed sun hats”

Why I sew my kids’ clothes

Why I sew my kids' clothes

Sometimes when people find out I sew almost all of my kids’ clothes, they get weirded out. I totally get it. It probably would have sounded insane to me a few years ago. Like, what, are you trying to channel The Sound of Music… Continue Reading “Why I sew my kids’ clothes”

My favourite shirt is the one I make myself

As you guys know, I got really into sewing while was counting down the days to motherhood. My friend L and I used to have Stitch-n-Bitch nights where we’d sew little quilt or tote bags, but we were often stuck for projects because WE… Continue Reading “My favourite shirt is the one I make myself”

The scientific differences between boy clothing and girl clothing

Science was my second-worst subject in school, second only to math — ugh, fractions — but I’m finally seeing a few theories pan out in real life. No, I still don’t know how to determine eye colour or how to fully explain the baking… Continue Reading “The scientific differences between boy clothing and girl clothing”