Since a year I make clothes for my children and for myself, so it is about time I make my own labels. A label in clothes is very convenient to mark the size, and to know within a second what the front and back of your babies t-shirt is. It wouldn’t be the first time that my husband put my son’s t-shirt on backwards. Hopefully these labels will change that! Continue reading “Make your own sew in labels for your handmade clothes”
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Today we had a welcome party for a new family member. The lucky one was a cute 3 month old baby boy. In my ‘sewing for autumn’ mood, caused by the rainy weather, I decided to make some jersey baby hats to keep him warm this autumn and winter. Continue reading “Jersey baby hats”
I bought the Singer 14SH754 overlock a few months ago but did not had the chance and courage to try it out. Well, here we go! Continue reading “The Singer 14SH754 overlock: My first tryout”
It has been a while since I used my sewing machine. Often when I came up the stairs I peeked into the sewing room, just to look at my sewing machine and to feel some fabric, dreaming away about the things I still want to make.
Oh, how I missed this place. But time is the enemy my friend! Continue reading “Back in my sewing room”
Today my new toy arrived. I bought this Singer serger during spring sales. Excited to try it out.
Sewing is a hobby that requires your full attention. On busy evenings, a toddler running around, a husband watching soccer on the television, I was distracted a lot. My sewing projects took longer as they should and I made mistakes. That combined with my sewing materials that were all over the living room in baskets and boxes made me realize it was time for my own sewing room.
(This post will be updated every few days until my sewing room is finished.)
At this moment Peaches & Pepper is online, but it seems like nothing much is happening yet. Well, I can assure you that behind the scenes a lot is going on! Tutorials are being written, the first patterns are digitalized and this weekend I have an appointment with my photo camera for some pictures of my sewing machines, fabric and hopefully the first real sewing tutorial.
In May last year I made my first dress, a dress for my baby-girl I was expecting in August. Since then all available time, which is unfortunately not much when you have a baby and a toddler running around the house, goes to little sewing projects. Recently I also started