kids clothes week fall 2012

September 18th, 2012

The temperature has dropped and fall is finally on it’s way! It must be time for another edition of KCWC.  Kids Clothes Week Challenge is a bi-annual event here on elsie marley where I challenge you to sew one hour a day, each day for 7 days.  The idea is that we all have the urge to sew clothes for our children, but we don’t always give ourselves the time to do it.  If you commit to sitting in front of your sewing machine, or tracing patterns, or cutting fabric, for one hour each day, then at the end of the week you will have some very well dressed kids. And a very proud mama too!

If you would like to know more about kcwc you can check out the kcwc faq page. You can also head to the elsie marley flickr group to check out creations from kcwc past or see all my posts on kcwc here.

So what are you waiting for? Sign up! How do you sign up?  Just leave a comment on this post telling me that you are in. Then go tell all your friends to sign up too! Spread the word on twitter, instagram, pinterest, tumblr with the #kcwc hashtag. Slap a button on your blog or on your facebook page. Link to this post and try to get all your facebook friends who sew to join too. I bet your mom would like to be invited. Last year I think there we had almost 700 people sign up. Can we make it to 800? 900? Now I’m starting to sound like a politician! Go knock on some doors for kcwc!

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644 Responses to kids clothes week fall 2012

  1. I’m going to go for it!

  2. pETRA says:

    I’m in too:) My first KCWC challenge, I’ll be sewing for my baby girl who’s 4 months old:)

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  4. Shifrah says:

    I’m in! This date snuck up on me, but I have so much I want to sew for my kids before the third arrives in a little over a month… Thanks for the inspiration and the morale!!

  5. I`m in too! It`s been a while since the last time I`ve sewn something for my kids so it`s a good chance to change it!

  6. Starly says:

    I’m in =)

  7. IeneMiene says:

    Hi there! Can I still join in for KCWC?! I really need to start filling my girls’ closets and this might be the time :-)

  8. Leah says:

    So I tried to leave up a comment but it wouldn’t let me!! Is it too late to throw my hat into the ring?

  9. Alyssa says:

    Ok! With a toddler and an 8 month old, I never know how much sewing I’ll actually get done. But I’m going to give it a try! I certainly have no lack of ideas for things I want to make…

  10. Meg says:

    I’m in! I started today, but I’m totally going to do this.

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  12. Jessica says:

    If there’s still time, I’d love to join! I’m sewing for a 10 month old boy!

  13. Dion says:

    I’m in. Halloween costumes, lets do it.

  14. frances says:

    I’m in! Forgot to sign up til now but I’m in!

  15. Mama G says:

    Hey, why not, sign me up! 2 kids and a wee one will keep me on my toes, but I love sewing and look forward to starting up again! Time to get to work! (baby’s asleep!!)

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  17. I’m in! Another late joiner, but I’d love to participate.

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  19. Karen says:

    I’m late signing up but have already made a start and used day one to finish a dress, I started it on the weekend in anticipation!

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  22. veronica says:

    late to the party but totally going to try this! it is the push i need to actually sew something around here!