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Little Sewing School: Lesson six

Aimee Randle

Little Sewing School: Lesson six

After a brief holiday hiatus, Little Sewing School is back! This fun new project is perfect for those of you who received new dolly's, stuffed animals and other little friends for the holiday season. It's also great for those already loved buddies and for creating matching handmade outfits for little ones and their sidekick. Lottie is pictured here with her galpal (American Girl Doll) Claire and her little sister Róisín has fabric already picked out for her favorite pink teddy Cindy Lou Who. This I such an easy sew and it helps to teach taking measurements, adjusting garments to the...


Pajama party with Project Run and Play!

Aimee Randle

Pajama party with Project Run and Play!

Every year on Christmas Eve we have a tradition where my littles open a present that contains a new pair of handmade pajamas for them and their favourite dolly and an ornament for them to hang on the tree. This year, just before Christmas, Audrey from Project Run and Play got in touch about a PJ party and I jumped at the chance to join in. Whats more fun than a brand new pair of Pajamas? Joining a bunch of fabulous designers for a digital PJ party of course! This year we even have a new little elf to sew a...


Little Sewing School: Lesson five

Aimee Randle

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Little Sewing School: Lesson five

After a brief hiatus for the release of our City Lights Cape collaboration with Project Run and Play we are back with Little Sewing School! This week we have a fun and practical project that I'm sure you'll find useful and a great learning experience for your little one. This drawstring bag is perfect for swim lessons, a library book carrier, a kinder/preschool tote, an airport carry on or to fill with fun arts and crafts to keep your little one entertained on a restaurant outing. I have designed this bag to be a quick and easy sew, a great...


Little Sewing School: Lesson four

Aimee Randle

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Little Sewing School: Lesson four

  When my firstborn was about to be born, my grandmother and I sat down at my kitchen table and made two buntings to decorate her little room. I had gone to the fabric store and had too much fun picking all the fun prints I wanted because I only needed little strips of each. Soon after Lottie came and little did I know she wouldn't sleep in that room once, she would stayed cuddled up with me until we moved back to Australia (and long after!). Those buntings however have been to everyone of my kids birthday parties, their cousins too....


Little Sewing School: Lesson three

Aimee Randle

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Little Sewing School: Lesson three

Today is a fun project whether you're little or grown. It's a fast and easy sew with a satisfying finished product and you'll have a hard time stopping with just one! Envelope Pillows! No zippers, buttons or other intimidating closures, just a few straight seams and you've got yourself fun pillows ready to spruce up your sofa, bed or pillow fort. I did my shopping for this project at a well known Scandinavian store that most people can find locally to make this project extra simple to follow along with - but have no fear, if you can't (or don't...