Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Season 17 Themes!

It's time to reveal the themes for Season 17!  These themes were chosen by the creative panel of advisors, and they're SO inspiring!  Check them out:

Week 1: Willy Wonka

Every child dreams of exploring Willy Wonka’s world.  This week, open the door and take them there!  As the great man himself said, “There is no life I know to compare with pure imagination.  Living there you’ll be  free if you truly wish to be.”

Week 2: Flights of Fancy

From sparrows to birds of paradise, and from mockingbirds to eagles, every bird is unique; but they all remind us to look to the skies.  This week, let the wind lift your wings, and create a magnificent look based on your favorite feathered inspiration. 

Week 3: Stroke of Genius

Do you admire the translucence of fine marble statues?  The strange brainscapes of Dada?  The fine brushwork of the old Spanish masters? Wherever you find beauty and emotion in art, you find inspiration.  Let that inspiration move you to make art of your own this week.

Week 4: Signature Style

Design a look that best represents your own unique style, taste and most suitably showcases your skill set.

Alright, get busy planning!  If you'd like to use the Project Run & Play weekly planning sheet to sew along just click on it below, and it's yours!

Here are three more FREE Project Run & Play printables to help you out:
Free Children's Sewing Project Record Sheet Printable

Leave a comment, which of these themes are you most excited to sew?

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

And the Season 17 Designers are...

It's such an honor and pleasure to present these 6 ladies as the Season 17 designers.  Once you look through the list and check out their blogs, you'll have a very good idea of how amazing this Season is going to be!!!

Shannon of CKC Patterns

Kelly of Handmade Boy
Melissa of Rebel and Malice
 and our Season 16 sew along winner:
Wendy of W Pratt Crafts

Go check out these amazing designers blogs, shops and follow them on social media.  You'll be so inspired!
Monday, August 6, 2018

Season 17 Dates!

And now it's time to announce the dates for Season 17!  

Week 1: September 3-8
Week 2: September 10-15
Week 3: September 17-22
Week 4: September 24-29

Hopefully now that kids are back in school, YOU will be able to sew along!  And you really, really are going to want to...the themes are so exciting and the designers so inspiring.  But let's not get ahead of ourselves here...

After you mark your calendar, grab the FREE printable below and get it updated with your child/children's measurements.  

Just click on the image above (it's in PDF form) to grab yours.  There is space for 2 children per page, or one child 2 know, like after that huge growth spurt.  The date will help you keep track of which one is the most current set of measurements.  

We put in all the measurements we could think of (and added approximate places to measure on the darling children!) and left a few lines at the bottom blank of you to add any other measurements you might need.  Like head circumference if you're making a hat.

Click here for the FREE Children's Sewing Record Sheet if you're ready to start planning!

We'll see you later this week with the designers announcement!