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Asian-inspired shirt and dress sewing pattern Sizes 2T, 3T, 4T, 5T, 6 and 7 Chic and sophisticated with an Asian-flair, Kyoko will soon become a favorite in your child’s wardrobe. It features a criss-cross bodice with two sleeve length options and a very full attached stripwork skirt in two lengths. Kyoko has a loose-fitting style so there’s no need for buttons, zippers or snaps. A sweet obi-style sash pulls everything together and finishes the look. FABRIC REQUIREMENTS: View A (shirt with short sleeves) 2T/3T: 1/2 y. for bodice & sleeves, 1/4 y. of 2 fabric designs for stripwork skirt, 1/3 y. of lining (optional) 4T/5T/6: 1/2 y. for bodice & sleeves, 1/3 y. of 2 fabric designs for stripwork skirt, 1/3 y. of lining (optional) 7: 1/2 y. for bodice & sleeves, 1/2 y. of 2 fabric designs for stripwork skirt, 1/3 y. of lining (optional) Obi (sash) 2T/3T: 1/4 yard of fabric 4T/5T: 1/4 yard of fabric 6/7: 1/3 yard of fabric

Easy Ruffled T-shirt Scarf Today was one of those rare, laid-back Sundays. I was even in my Sunday school class before all my little students, which almost never happens! :o) And since we had no plans after church, I took the opportunity to make this little scarf that popped into my head as I was making lunch. I intended to make it for myself, but I didn't have quite enough material from these two old, ill-fitting shirts of mine, so I made one for Paige! It was so easy. All you do is cut three strips, the same length, but each one a little wider. For Paige's, I made three 55" strips in 3", 4", and 5" widths. Then you lay them on top of each other. largest on bottom, smallest on top, and pin. Wind your bobbin loosely with elastic thread: Set your straight stitch to the longest length, and sew two rows, on either side of the middle strip, back-stitching at the beginning and end of each row. Ruffly! :o) I can't believe how quick it was! I can't wait to find a larger t-shirt to make one for me!

dress a girl around the world - shaped pocket tutorial For all of you who are visiting from LBG Studio, welcome!!!! I am so glad to have you stop by! I have to say that I am so honored and humbled to be involved with this fantastic event!! I have 3 little girls and so I keep thinking of the adorable girls who will be wearing all of our dresses and how excited they will be!!! I have to admit that this was the first time I had ever made a pillowcase dress! Pillowcase dresses, to me, are like a blank canvas and are just begging for some great embellishments! When I was trying to think of a pocket design I knew that I didn't want a traditional pocket, I wanted something a little different. Even though I am only showing a tutorial for this one version, all of the pockets are constructed in the same manner. Ok, let's get started! Materials Needed: ***A little note on tracing my oh so awesome, hand drawn pocket patterns!! First, you are going to have to cut all of your patterns out and get your supplies organized. Clip and notch all of your curves.

Made By Rae: Tutorial by Rae: Dragon Slippers I thought I’d kick off our month of boy with a tutorial for these extracute dragon slippers. Elliot is really into monsters and dragons lately. When he asks me to tell him a story at night, the usual request is for the kind I make up about “Prince Elliot and his friend Drew the Dragon.” Nothing special, just a boy and a dragon and their silly adventures, but he loves it. The little black button eyes are key to making them look like creatures: and the little tongues are pretty hilarious. Elliot got really excited about the first green pair I made him and wore them all over the house right away. Although I designed this slipper especially for Celebrate the Boy Month, I think you’ll find that other members of your family might want a pair as well. This blog is proudly sponsored by This tutorial is the intellectual property of Rae Hoekstra. Part 1: Make your pattern pieces Step 1 (left): Trace both feet of the wearer carefully. A SEAM ALLOWANCE OF 1/4″ IS INCLUDED IN THIS PATTERN.

How to make a child’s chef hat These chef hats were gifts for a couple of sweet girls. I packaged them with cookie decorating supplies (and hopefully will make them matching aprons in the future). Chef Hat Instructions Supplies: 1 - 18″ circle 1 - 8″ X 24″ rectangle 1 – 8″ X 24″ lightweight to medium weight iron on interfacing dental floss 1/2 inch Velcro (about 12″) 3″ piece of double fold bias tape Instructions: Iron interfacing to 8″ X 24″ piece following manufacture’s instructions. Fold piece right sides together, starting 1/2″ down from open side, stitch across each end. Stitch a 3″ piece of bias tape around an edge of the circle. Zig zag stitch over a piece of dental floss starting and stopping on each side of bias tape. Gather. Pin band piece around the gathered edge. Sewing very close to the edge, sew band to top of hat, removing pins as sewing to keep band flat. In the back fold left side over as far as the bias tape opening will allow on top of right side. Finished!

Easy Elastic Waistband for a Little Girls Skirt I hate elastic waist bands. I don’t know why for sure, but even on my little girls skirts they bug me. I think it has more to do with how they make the skirt lay on her. So I was going through all my clothes the other day and had a handful of old undershirts that were slightly stained or had lost there shape. Here’s what I came up with. Supplies: All your sewing stuffAn old stretchy undershirtFabric cut out to fit whoever is going to wear it (I intended mine to fit a 3T, I used another skirt to help me) more on that below… Start with the main body of your skirt. After I pieced my fabric together I folded it in half right sides together and sewed the sides together with a ½ inch hem. Now press that seam down as shown. I turned it right side out and folded in half to create the skirt. Now because I wanted this to be really full I made to basting stitches (really long stitch) along the top of the skirt, just in case one breaks as I gather. Gather your skirt, aren’t those colors great?

Tutorial ~Little Girl's Tunic with Tank Top~ A couple of weeks ago, I scored these for $1 each at a thrift store. Two of them were brand new and still had the original tags, and the lime green one was used, but in nearly mint condition! I thought that to make a tunic top using a tank top would be so easy and fast; not to mention FUN too! {How To} 1. 2. 3. Sew the sides and use a serger or zig-zag to finish the edges. 4. 5. 6. Attached, turned, and stitched... 7. 8. 9. I love how it turned out! So, I wanted to do the same with the other two and experiment with colors and patterns... Hot pink... Then, lime green... I love them all, but I think I am going to keep the green one for my little girl, and put the other two in my etsy store. After taking some pictures, she was off to play at the park with her new found favorite top.

Retro Fun: Toddler's Laminated Project Apron Keep your tots tidy with this adorable apron for art projects and more. We used laminated cotton for a easy, wipe-clean finish. Everyone who's anyone is adding this wonderful substrate choice to their new fabric collections. We give you some tips for sewing with it (it's really easy), and a toddler-sized pattern to download. Laminated cotton is simply a regular cotton coated (laminated) with either vinyl or a clear polyurethane on one side, which means the back is still soft cotton. This substrate is quite nice to work with, but you do need to remember a few things. Do NOT iron the laminated side. ½ yard of 54"+ wide laminated cotton fabric: we used Hop Dot in Cherry from the Nicey Jane collection by Heather Baily for FreeSpirit FabricsNOTE: This is an older collection that can be hard to find, but as mentioned above, all kinds of beautiful laminated cottons are available online and in-store. Contributors Kitchen Linens Related Articles

Fresh Linens: Fig Tree Threads' Amelia & Me Sun Hat My husband has freckles, which means my kids have freckles, which means if left out in the sun for any length of time, the whole lot of them looks like a carton of speckled eggs. We have all learned the benefit of good summer head coverings! This adorable floppy sun hat is a pattern from Joanna Figureoa's Fig Tree Threads collection. The pattern is available from Joanna's Fig Tree & Co. As with the majority of our Fresh Linens projects, we used pre-cuts for this hat, thanks to our friends at Moda Fabrics who provided us with a full set of all the pre-cuts available for Joanna Figueroa's beautiful Fresh Cottons collection. Our sample was made with three Fat Quarter squares: two squares from the Custard colorway for the top and one from the Apple Green colorway for the brim. Joanna's Fresh Cottons Collection of fabric has a softly nostalgic feel, but there's nothing old-fashioned about it. Trace the pieces from the pattern and add a ¼" seam allowance around the wedge piece and brim.

Sewing: Couture Skirt (Tutorial for a Time...Pattern Always) There is not much I enjoy more than dressing my girls in something I made for them. If the something includes some sewing and some knitting (or crochet) it is even more fun. These outfits are of course a rather long time coming so when they are finally worn I feel like singing! This was such a fun Sunday morning. I love classic lines on children. I thought of this skirt while knitting the Lacy Sweater for Audrey because I wanted the right skirt to complete the outfit. I wanted to line the skirt to make it more comfortable for Audrey to wear, and to make it more finished. So here it is: Knee length, inverted box pleats and angled pockets on the front, a taller waistband, a decorative flower and four pleats in the back (the back may be even prettier than the front!). Lucky Scarlett. If you are interested making a Couture Skirt of your own the pattern is available in my shop. If you create a Couture Skirt I would really love to see photos!

A Bear"y" Cute Hat Tutorial The last of hats for my baby: A “beary” cute hat. I must say, she’s been a good sport for me with more than normal photo shoots last week. That being said, I think she had had enough when it was time for this one. This is the only, the ONLY, pic I could get of her where she wasn’t crying or protesting or falling over! To make your own hat, you will need a few things: -Stretchy material for the outside and lining (I used minky left over from the football blanket and a t-shirt for the lining. To begin, I wanted to make a paper pattern, so I folded a hat in half and placed it on paper. I pushed the folded side towards the edge and made a half of a beanie hat shape. Take the fabric you are using for the outside and fold in half. Place pattern piece with “fold” on the fold of the fabric. Then you will do the same for the inside lining and cut two pieces for that. Now you will need to cut two pieces for the bottom cuff of the hat. Just remember, it will be folded in half eventually…….