Using just a few simple sewing techniques, discover the easy way to create fun and stylish outfits for young children (0-5 years). By combining a few easy-to-learn stitches with great fabrics and trims, expert seamstress Emma Hardy explains how to make beautiful yet practical clothes for your children. Choose from 25 different projects, including party frocks and pinafore dresses, simple shirts and elasticated trousers, sleepwear and accessories, such as hats, bibs, bootees and aprons. There are clothes for young boys and girls, toddlers and babies, plus full-size paper patterns that can easily be scaled to suit different ages. Packed with useful tips and sewing techniques, Making Children's Clothes provides a comprehensive guide to creating fantastic items that your child will love to wear.
Publisher:Ryland, Peters & Small Ltd
Published:10 September 2009
Genre:Needlework & fabric crafts
Emma Hardy is a stylist and designer who has worked on various lifestyle and interiors magazines, including Country Homes and Interiors and Marie Claire. Her previous books include Sewing in No Time (ISBN 978-1-906094-25-6), Quilting in No Time (ISBN 978-1-906525-29-3), Fast, Fun Cards (ISBN 978-1-904991-30-4) and Green Crafts for Children (ISBN 978-1-904094-74-4), all published by CICO.