Tag: children

How To Take Great Pictures Of Kids Wearing Handmade Items

[Open Access] So you’ve made a cute little sweater or mittens for a special kid in your life, great work! They are super lucky to have something handmade just for them. Now, let’s get a picture before they grow out of it. You don’t need a fancy camera or any special skills. Just follow these best practices and simple tips, and you’ll be able to take great photos and have a great time while you’re at it.

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Why I Value Making Clothes for Kids

[Open Access] “People ask me why I ‘waste’ my time knitting sweaters for my twins, since children grow so fast, or how I could bear to part with anything I’d knitted, or see it felted at recess in the schoolyard. While those felted mitts were a hard lesson (for me and the kid!), I make clothes so they can be worn and loved, not saved as heirlooms.” Enjoy Joanne Seiff’s essay on why she makes, and passes on, clothes for kids.

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