It's almost time for KCW week!!! January 20 2014, 2 Comments
I'm so excited to kick off GIVEAWAY week for Kid's Clothes Week!
For this kids clothes week we were influenced by Frances Suzanne, sewing with sisters, and their ever popular "Flip This Pattern". I would say what we've done isn't a full on flipped pattern but they've sparked the inspiration to play around with our most recent pattern release "Heaven". I love, love, love to see people take well constructed patterns and make them "their own" by changing it up a little. If you have a good standard T-shirt, Skirt or Blouse pattern you can continue to use the block and get creative! Alexia from Lexi Made I think does an amazing job at that, look at what she did with the Sunki pattern!
For my first KCW project we decided to give the Celestial Tee pattern some more ways to be used. Not everyone is ready to take on sewing with knits and making t-shirts with bands so why not use 100% cotton by just tweaking the pattern a little. For this example we choose a gorgeous Art Gallery Print by Angela Walter "Legacy" and we paired it with a Michael Miller eyelet fabric used with our Celestial Maxi Skirt pattern. I couldn't believe how perfectly these colors complimented one another. I believe if you're going to use 100% cotton for a shirt like this use something light with good drape. Art Gallery has wonderful quilters cotton that still have amazing hand and good drape.
Would you like to try flipping/tweaking your own Figgy's pattern?! Enter to win at KCW blog for a chance to win a PDF pattern from the new "Heaven" collection! Contest runs for one week. I'm really looking forward to see what everyone is making next week!!! I'll be adding projects myself so stay tuned here for more semi-flipped Figgy's patterns!
Enter to win here: http://blog.kidsclothesweek.com/2014/01/figgys-giveaway
Oh, by the way, enter coupon code KCW10 between now and the end of KCW for 10% off any Figgy's pattern!!
Happy Sewing - Shelly