Sewing custom children's clothing is child's play! Ordering one-of-a-kind, hand made clothing is an extravagance most of us cannot entertain. Thankfully Sew Adorable: Classic Clothes for Boys and Girls makes sewing stylish and affordable designs extremely easy for beginners and intermediates. In this comprehensive guide you will learn how to sew unique and charming clothes for your babies and children. Projects include pajamas, a party dress, overalls, a coat, a sun hat, and accessories, including lovely fairy wings.
Ditch poorly made, mass-produced clothes. Run from those uninspiring racks of logo splashed, shoddy clothing. Instead you'll discover plans and techniques that show you how to express your creativity while sewing well-made, practical outfits, as well as, fanciful clothes that your children will love to wear.
Adorable, whimsical and everyday outfits. Bestselling author and children's wear designer Vanessa Mooncie offers 23 fun projects for babies and toddlers that are clearly presented and helpfully illustrated.
- More than 600 colorful illustrations and 60 gorgeous photographs
- Simple-to-follow instructions for novice and intermediate sewers
- Easy-to-modify 3-pattern sheets you can adapt to fit different sizes
- Plus a special techniques section with instructions for distinctive finishing touches
Even for beginners! Don't worry if you are new to sewing. All the basic know-how is presented in a clearly explained step-by-step format to accompany the 23 easy-to-follow projects suitable for novice to intermediate sewers. With the included paper patterns it's easy to suit different ages, plus the illustrated techniques section shows how finishing touches can make each outfit truly individual.
Vanessa Mooncie spent many happy hours as a child sitting with her mother and grandmother learning to knit and crochet. She went on to study fashion and textile design and became a children's wear designer, illustrator and interior designer. Vanessa now specializes in silkscreen work (www.vanessamooncie.com) and designing crochet jewelry through her company Kissy Suzuki (www.kissysuzuki.com). She lives with her family in a rural village in the south of England. Vanessa has written manh successful books for GMC Publications, including Animal Hats, Crocheted Wild Animals, Sew Adorable, and Sew to Bed and Crocheted Sea Creatures. She is also a regular contributor to other craft books and magazines.