Thursday, 24 April 2014

Sewing for Little People

I don’t have any grandkids yet, but do have 2 great nieces and 2 great nephewsSmile.  One family came for dinner at Easter so I decided to make them something to wear.

I used patterns in the book ‘Cute Clothes for Kids’ by Rob Merrett.  The fabric is actually quilting fabric which I bought at my lovely local shop The Eclectic Maker.  Did I tell you this shop is fabulous and is only 5 minutes walk from my house!

Here’s the dress for the (nearly) 2 year old, plus bag made with scraps.  The bag is from the book ‘20 to make, Jelly Roll Scraps’ by Carolyn Foster.  My great niece really loved the bag!

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Here’s the back with the super cute pockets and tabs in pink gingham

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The dungarees are size 9 months so will fit great nephew in the summer/autumn.  Isn’t the fabric gorgeous!! I found the light blue in my scrap bag which was just right for the pockets and tab at the back.

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No new techniques for me really, but I did take the opportunity to practise my top stitching.


Chicken Licken said...

Gorgeous! I love the little bag too. Hope we get to see a pic of them wearing them!

Burnice said...

they are gorgeous Linda. May need to borrow that book!

Sian said...

Very cute :)