Sew Sweet Handmade Clothes for Girls: 22 Easy-to-Make Dresses, Skirts, Pants & Tops Girls Will Love
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Make your own cute and fashionable clothes for girls with this easy-to-use sewing book.
Author, Yuki Araki is one of the most recognized names in the growing sewing-for-children movement. The mother of two daughters, Araki has become a DIY sewing favorite because she knows what young girls want. They like to wear stylish clothes that also let them play with ease. Moms adore the relaxed aesthetic of Araki's simple mix-and-match play clothes and accessories, and young girls are happy wearing them because they're both cute and comfortable.
Best suited for girls from two to five years old, the sewing patterns in this Japanese sewing book are simple, casual, and look good on any girl. Araki provides westernized patterns in four sizes, plus diagrams and instructions for twenty-two pieces. Simple lines give kids room to move, and the classic styles look good on any frame.
Sewing designs include:
- Shoulder-tie camisole top and dress
- Classic smock shirt and dress
- Four variations of a basic elastic-waist skirt
- Shorts and easy-breezy kid-style leggings to pair with any top
- Button-front and pullover tops
- Adorable bucket hat
Moms will love dressing their girls in these economical and easy-to-make clothes. Nothing could be simpler—or sweeter!
Sweet P01_P80 Terri.indd 29 4/28/14 10:29 AM u Camisole This is the camisole in brown shades (p 4) created in a different color scheme. The combination of cute small floral-printed cotton with linen gives it a fresh feel that the shell buttons at the front set off perfectly. how to make it p 38 30 Sew Sweet P01_P80 Terri.indd 30 4/28/14 10:29 AM v Reversible Hat v This reversible hat has a ladylike silhouette. One side is plain and the other is floral, so it can be changed to match.
Of pieces is not indicated on cutting layout, cut only one piece. • If using printed or patterned fabric, buy extra to allow for matching patterns. • When skirts or belts are created using only straight lines, no pattern pieces are given but measurements are printed on the cutting layout. Draft these items directly onto fabric before cutting out. PLEASE NOTE: Measurements are given in both inches and metrics. The metric measurements are more accurate, and it is recommended that you use them if.
Desired position on front. of fabric needed is listed from left to correspond to sizes 1-2 (90)/3-4 (100)/5-6 (110)/7-8 (120) GARMENT A • Main fabric—print in brown shades 45 in (110cm) wide—12 (30)/16 (40)/16 (40)/16 (40) in (cm) • Trim fabric—plain dark brown 45 in (110cm) wide—16 in (40cm) for all sizes • Decorative buttons x 3 GARMENT U (※ fabric amounts are as per Garment A) Main fabric—small floral print Trim fabric—plain beige Decorative buttons x 3 ★ Full size pattern pieces are on side.
1¹⁄8 (3) 5 2 1 1 (2.5) 4 3 1¹⁄8 (3) 32 (80) 36 (90) 40 (100) 50 (120) in (cm) Skirt (cut 2) 1¹⁄8 (3) 45 in (110cm) Fabric for trim 0 Fold 0 Back neck binding Front neck binding Fold Waist tie length–2 ties each ³⁄8 in (1cm) wide 1-2 (90), 19½ (49cm) 3-4 (100), 19¾ (50cm) 5-6 (110), 20¼ (51cm) 7-8 (120), 20½ (52cm) Fold 15 1 5 ⁄8 (4 ⁄ 8 15 ) ⁄8 (4) (4 ) 6 Waist tie (2 pieces) 16 (40) 16 (40) 20 (50) 20(50) in (cm) Bias tape for armhole bindings and shoulder ties (4 pieces) 45 in.
(100)/5-6 (110)/7-8 (120) ※All seam allowances ³⁄8 in (1cm) unless otherwise indicated ※Figures in brackets are for Garment K tunic Attach adhesive interfacing to areas shaded in dots 59 in (150cm) 1¹⁄8 (3) Fold Back neck trim Lower front cut 2 Fold ※Amount of fabric required is given 5 Front neck trim cut 2 E K Lower back 36 32 (90) (80) 40 36 Fold (100) (90) 40 36 (100) (90) 45 40 1¹⁄8 (3) (110) (100) 45 in (110cm) wide 8 Front yoke cut 2 Back yoke Cuff trim (cut 2) Sleeve cut 2.