Little Girls, Big Style: Sew a Boutique Wardrobe from 4 Easy Patterns (Paperback)Mary Abreu (author)
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With 23 projects in sizes 2-6, you can create a closet full of clothes for any little girl in your life. Everything you need to learn is here, from the basic sewing to the stylish finishing. It's all about handmade!
Publisher: C & T Publishing
Number of pages: 160
Weight: 499 g
Dimensions: 254 x 204 x 9 mm
Mary Abreu has created four basic wardrobe pieces for little girls - skirt, pants, pull-over dress and peasant-style top/dress - and designed a series of variations to result in 23 different items. As the mother of a young daughter herself, she believes that sewing clothing fills a need to be creative, making something useful and fell the satisfaction from being able to say "I made that". Her patterns provide you with the opportunity to dress your daughter or grand-daughter in one-of-a-kind outfits that fit perfectly. The book begins with a good overview of various techniques before moving into detailed and well illustrated step-by-step instructions for each garment. Full-size patterns are provided on sheets inserted inside the back cover...* Australian Homespun *
Mary Abreu's LITTLE GIRLS, BIG STYLE is all about personalization. From four simple based pieces- basic bodice, peasant top, pants and skirt-this book offers variations and customization options to make twenty three different projects. Several patterns are easy enough to sew without a pattern; a pattern insert is included for the rest with sizes ranging from 2-6.* Stitch *
Why ,oh why wasn't this book written several years ago when our female short people were still too little to refuse our wardrobe choices? We could have made more clothing to deck them out as the best-looking diaper brigade members ever. Oh well, that's what grandchildren are for , we're told. Mary's delightful book of easy-sewing patterns for girls will seduce the most steadfast quilter into the world of clothing. Even though it's hard for some of us to break the q-habit, these gorgeous fabrics we've been stashing for years are not limited to quilt use only. the books four patterns along with tips and tricks to dress them up, will have the little lasses in your life loving you forever and ever.* Quilter's Home *
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