Every year we receive a few bags of outgrown clothing from friends and neighbours. Sometimes item are more mature than my girl can comfortably wear.
This shirt is an adult small, but it fits my 11 year old daughter well, except that the neckline is a little more plunging than she felt comfortable with.
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This is a small craft I finished this week for a neighbour based on an idea at All Things Heart and Home which I found via One Pretty Thing.
First I made a template of the bird on cardboard, traced it onto the back of some pretty patterned paper, and cut it out. Then I . . . → Read More: Some Christmas Bird Magnets
Our clothing budget is very small because of the generosity of friends and family. People are always gifting us with their no-longer needed clothing. Often, however, those clothes are not the right size, or season, or are from a now faded fashion craze.
No need to worry. Environmentally-conscious super sewing mama will wield her . . . → Read More: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, RE-FORM
I needed a new nightshirt to go to family camp with me. The ones I owned are so threadbare that they are not all that family friendly anymore. I had some lovely knit material that someone passed onto me. The colour was not anything I really liked, but I thought it would work well for . . . → Read More: Sewing Saturday #3 – Nightshirt
We pass clothes on in our house – child to child and family to family. We’ve gotten some great quality clothing this way, and very, very rarely have had to buy, even used clothing, let alone new.
Recently a pair of slippers was passed from LittlePage2 to LittlePage3. Normally this would not be cause . . . → Read More: Sewing Saturday #2 – Manly Slippers