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. Heather M. says:

    I’m in. So excited!

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  3. zes5ana says:

    I am inNNNnn:) It is the first time for me and I hope that I will make something nice for my two girls.

  4. Amy says:

    I’m in! I can’t see having the time to blog about it, but I’d love to post on Instagram!

  5. Anna says:

    it’s last minute.. but i’m in :)

  6. Adrianna says:

    I should probably go ahead and say that I’m going to sew along, since I’ve been doing so for 3 days :) Is there an invite to get on the pinterest group, or am I just dumb? Thanks for keeping this up, Meg!

  7. KathyH says:

    I’ve started sewing! Thanks for the impetus and a fun project.

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  9. Mary Jo says:

    Ack! Totally forgot to sign up. But I’m in!

  10. Libby says:

    I forgot to sign up, but I’m in. I’ll do my best to keep up with the blogging, but it may all come at the end of the week/ weekend so that my free time can be spent on the sewing this week.

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  13. emma says:

    I’m in too!!!! :)

  14. Lizzie says:

    I’m in! So excited, this is my first KCWC – the last one I was still getting used to day-to-day life with my little one, now she’s 7 months old and in need of winter clothes!

  15. Michelle says:

    I hope it isn’t too late!
    I’m in.

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  17. shannon says:

    forgot to actually sign up…ha!
    I’M IN! first time!

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  19. I’m in, actually I was in a few days ago…but I have kids, so thing like reading directions kind of slip sometimes!

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