Kids clothes

World book day

The World book day disaster!!

By Julia Claridge | March 4, 2016
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Follow my blog with Bloglovin A couple of weeks ago someone mentioned World book day, which prompted a conversation with my little girl about what to dress up as this year. Last year Ella dressed up as Cinderella, as depicted in the Ladybird story book that I had as a little girl. It was the…

kids wardrobe - t-shirts

The kids wardrobe – t-shirts – January 2016

By Julia Claridge | February 12, 2016
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I am a bit late writing my monthly blog posts this month. January seems to have become mid February all of a sudden! Nevertheless lots has been going on as usual. Development wise I have been working on a basic semi fitted t-shirt block. A simple style that I want to offer as a sewing…

kids wardrobe - proud mummy

The kids wardrobe – proud mummy – December 2015

By Julia Claridge | December 30, 2015
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This months issue of Sewing World magazine was very exciting, it not only featured my ladies linen apron dress, which is one of my fav projects for the magazine, but it also featured the first installment of my bridesmaid dress. The bridesmaid dress is part of a trio of projects the next installments with coordinating…

the shop

The shop is officially open!!- November 2015

By Julia Claridge | December 1, 2015
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This month after many weeks, several months and a few years of sorting out, planning, pondering and working I finally launched my kids clothing range as part of my online shop.  I tied the online launch in with an open evening held in Leicester upstairs at The Globe pub.  So it seems like a good time…

trick or treat

The kids wardrobe – trick or treat! – October 2015

By Julia Claridge | November 2, 2015
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Yes I know another month of dressing up fun and not serious business sewing! I just can’t resist and the kids love it. Last year we went out trick or treating for the first time. Its not something I am particularly passionate about neither is Halloween on the whole. However last year we were invited to…


The kids wardrobe – Accessories – August 2015

By Julia Claridge | September 3, 2015
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It has been a busy magazine month this month with lots of projects being printed. Sewing World magazine  printed my fun love heart and star shaped back packs projects. I designed these rucksacks to be just the right size to carry a lunch box and water bottle. Perfect for school starters as well as slightly older…


The kids wardrobe – parrttttyyy! – July 2015!

By Julia Claridge | July 28, 2015
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The long awaited Party! From early July last year my daughter had started contemplating the next birthday party and age 5 and 1 day decided it would be a princess party. As the time drew closer (well about January time!!) the subject of the party was the talk of the drive to school, especially the…

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The kids wardrobe – June 2015

By Julia Claridge | July 7, 2015
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There was only one thing on the agenda this month regarding the kids clothing range, that was the preparation for stocking the new shop in Market Harborough – Vintage on Abbey Street no. 1 It was very exciting to be asked to have a space in this fabulous new shop. It was also good timing…

The kids wardrobe – May 2015

By Julia Claridge | June 4, 2015
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There are lots of exciting developments happening in the world of kids clothing at the moment! Not much time for new developments. Although there are new developments cut out and raring to go there is so much to do to get ready to launch an online shop that I have to accept they will have…

kids wardrobe - April

The kids wardrobe – April 2015

By Julia Claridge | May 5, 2015
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This month it’s been all about the boys! Well almost all.. This is the boy…the boy who has had a huge growth spurt and has grown out of his ultimate favorite dinosaur t-shirt. The t-shirt in question was bought last year on holiday and is pretty much the requested attire every day. The days when…