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First summer dress of this year

Although the temperatures are not summery at all, I did sew my first summer dress: the Sprinkle Sweets Bow Back Pattern from Candy Castle Patterns*. Our eldest and me really like tiered dresses, so that is always a winner here. This time it is a woven dress. I am participating in the #lastsewiststanding challenge, which... Continue Reading →

Sunshine swirl skirt

Candy Castle Patterns are always a bit hit in our house and so is the new released the Sunshine Swirl skirt from Candy Castle Patterns*. I especially love these woven patterns from Candy Castle Patterns, just like the Peppermint swirl skirt, because you can really go all the way depending on the fabrics you choose.... Continue Reading →

Twirl away

The Peppermint swirl dress/skirt from Candy Castle Patterns* is a one of a kind pattern that makes the most amazing dresses and skirts. I made this rainbow coloured one and this little red riding hood one for our girls. Our girls still wear them after 2 years, they just have gotten a bit shorter. With... Continue Reading →

The Box of Chocolates dress

Every time I see a new pattern by Candy Castle Patterns* I want to sew it up. They always have lots of options and something for everybody, indeed for each kid there is something they will like. I saw the high low tunic in the Box of Chocolates pattern and instantly fell in love. I... Continue Reading →

Gummy bear tunic and dress

Patterns from Candy Castle Patterns* always includes many options. Also the Gummy bear top, tunic shirt and dress is packed with options. I sewed a dress with neckband and kangaroo pocket and a tunic with a hood with binding. When signing up for this test I asked our eldest which options she would prefer. She... Continue Reading →

Funfetti Donut Top, Tunic & Dress Pattern

There is a new pattern by Candy Castle Patterns and you are going to love this pattern! This is going to be your go to pattern, it includes soooo many options. I sewed three garments during testing, a t-shirt, a peplum top and a high low dress. Meet the Funfetti Donut Top, Tunic & Dress Pattern from Candy... Continue Reading →

Re-releasing the Candy Wrapper Vest

You remember this peppermint swirl skirt, right? Candy Castle Patterns is re-releasing the Candy Wrapper Vest* and it is a perfect match with the peppermint swirl skirt, or with any other skirt or dress. What I like about this vest is that it is a such a quick sew and perfect for over dresses and skirts. Since I... Continue Reading →

Little Red Riding Hood Meets Peppermint Swirl

Several things came together that led to this skirt: the little red riding hood fabric that was part of a surprise fabric batch that I bought, our family going to Disneyland and our middle daughter not having a Peppermint Swirl Skirt*. It was time for another peppermint swirl skirt by Candy Castle Patterns! Remember this amazing skirt that... Continue Reading →

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