kcwc fall 2011!

September 13th, 2011

kcwc button for fall 2011

It’s time again for another edition of KCWC: kids clothes week challenge.  KCWC is a twice-annual event where I challenge you to commit to sew children’s clothes for an hour each day for 7 days. Fall is coming (at least in these parts) and my kids could use some cozy pants and sweaters–and pretty soon we’ll need hats and mittens too! All that sewing is a little overwhelming, but I am always amazed at how much I get done by putting in a bit of time every day.

kcwc button for fall 2011 (spin)

If you have more questions about how KCWC works, you can jump over to the FAQ page. Then jump back here and leave a comment on this post telling me you are in! That’s all it takes. Then on the second week of October there will be hundreds (really, hundreds) of people cheering you on to make awesome clothes for your kids.

kcwc button for fall 2011 (blue)

In the mean time, feel free to browse around the elsiemarley flickr group for inspiration–join the group so you can post pictures for this one–and look at my posts from older KCWCs! If you have a blog, you can copy and paste the button below (fancy, html code to come when tech support/husband returns).  So leave a comment and sign up! spread the word! sew like crazy!


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363 Responses to kcwc fall 2011!

  1. I always find out about this only a few days before. Ahhh! I guess I still have time to make a plan. I love all the inspiration from these weeks.!! Thanks.

  2. Jenn says:

    I am so excited for my first KCWC!!!!

  3. Amy F says:

    Whoo-hoo, this is perfect timing! Thanks for the inspiration.

  4. erika says:

    Yes i will join, hope to find the time to sew some new clothes for my girls! Just blogged about it and linked back to you!

  5. Andrea says:

    I would love to join in this time around. Have a plan and the fabric ready to go – just need the time and motivation!

  6. I love this week. Its such a highlight to sew with others around the globe.

  7. […] blown by the fact that meg of elsie marley asked me to contribute to her weeklong leadup to fall kids clothes week challenge (KCWC) with a tutorial for fun details to add to kids’ clothes.  meg was one of the first […]

  8. yolanda says:

    yes! whith two boys aged 6 and 4, I´m in!!

  9. Monica says:

    I’m so in. I’ve been “planning” (read:procrastinating) to make some fall clothes for my two year old. Key KCWC motivation.

  10. kalli says:

    So excited to get some sewing done for my kiddos!

  11. Karen LePage says:

    So looking forward to this! My children are not prepared for the approaching winter!

  12. Kylie says:

    I’m going to try it…with a 4-month-old and a husband in grad school, I MIGHT get 30 minutes a night to work. But if I’m diligent, those 30 minutes a night could yield a few things for my baby boy! I made my list and am excited to pick out fabric tonight!

  13. Sarah says:

    This will be my first KCWC. With a busy 28 month old and an equally busy one year old it’s a challenge to find time out of my day to get in sewing, but hopefully this will keep me going!

  14. Melissa Ann says:

    I’m in! Assuming that baby 3 stays in next week. I have two fall dresses cut out for the girls… need the inspiration to sit at the machine and sew. :)

  15. Andrea says:

    I’ve signed up with the hope of making clothes for MY kids for a change!

  16. Laurel says:

    I’m in! Thanks for hosting again!!

  17. Nele says:

    I’m in! And I made a list, a ridiculously long list :-)

  18. Crystal says:

    Oh I’m in! I am new to the craft blog world and I am excited to sew some stuff for my son!

  19. I’m in! Already have way too many projects outlined for next week… now I just have to head into the local sewing shop to get a few necessities.

  20. Tia says:

    I’m in, trying to get my kiddos fall/winter wardrobe started. Even though right now we are having 80 degree weather, I know we will have cooler weather soon and will feel so bad if they have nothing to wear!

  21. Rhoda says:

    I have a list! (Someof it is now adult sizes, but they are my Teens!

  22. I’ve gone back and forth about committing to this, BUT, I’m in! I can’t wait to get started! :)

  23. Sash says:

    I’ve ‘watched’ the last 2 KCWC and decided to bite the bullet and join in this time! Looking forward to it!

  24. Annette says:

    I’m up for it..
    My kids need some clothes… So I will go look what I’m going to make!!