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« Reply #40 on: November 04, 2011 09:57:34 AM »

I sew some for my kids. Not as much as I would like. My 4 year old is MUCH easier to please than my 12 year old. If I buy brand names, it is because they are on sale...like clearance sale. I made some really cute pillow case dresses for the 4 year old this summer and made them just a bit bigger for tops for the 12 year old and she actually liked them! Now you guys have me thinking about sewing some winter stuff.
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« Reply #41 on: February 05, 2012 11:15:31 AM »

we do get clothes second hand and all the rest I usually sew. It is cheaper, better quality and of course way nicer and more individual AND I love working on something and immediately getting a great, cute result.
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« Reply #42 on: October 28, 2012 11:29:40 PM »

As I get older I'm more interested in practical applications for my creativity. Also I'm not a fan of animals on every single thing and I'm not a fan of the current color palettes. Okay so she's a girl. Does she HAVE to always be in pink and purple? Why are we afraid of greys and black on children?
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« Reply #43 on: December 02, 2012 06:58:39 PM »

I just like making stuff for people I care about, whether it's clothes, food, whatever.  Sewing is a creative outlet for me.  And purchased boy clothes are soooo boring a lot of the time.

Although I get very frustrated at the lack of "boy" fabrics.  And I disagree that it is cheaper to sew than buy.  But it is easier to make what you want than find what you're looking for sometimes.

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My dad & grandma used to get sooo frustrated with me.  About the time I hit middle school, I wanted to wear black & my grandma used to say it looked like I was going to a funeral.  When I wanted to wear black tights, my dad would say they were only worn by "ladies of the night."  lol  My DH still says I wear too much black.   Wink
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« Reply #44 on: April 09, 2013 06:54:45 AM »

I sew for my kids because

1. I LOOOVE some of the fabrics that are out right now and just have to make SOMETHING out of them.
2. The clothes that I make are better quality then many department stores
3. My kids appreciate them more when they are homemade, thus treating them better
4. I like to show off (lol!)
5. I have extra fabric many times that I can piece things together
6. I completely enjoy it!
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« Reply #45 on: June 01, 2013 04:21:47 AM »

I have three boys and several nieces.

I sew for kiddos because I don't enjoy quilting! LOL

I love to sew and I like projects that come together quickly. Kids clothes fulfill my need of completing a cute project. 

I buy good quality fabrics, so Sewing is not less expensive than purchasing clothing, especially on sale, from the store; however since I use sewing as a stress reliever and hobby, I don't mind spending the money.
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« Reply #46 on: November 12, 2013 11:58:07 PM »

I have not sew clothes yet but my wife learn fashion designing course & she always create & sew some thing new for our childrens with latest designes...
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