Sew in Style: Make Your Own Doll Clothes : 22 Projects for 18 Dolls * Build Your Sewing Skills
Get your amateur designer or stylist sewing with Sew in Style-Make Your Own Doll Clothes, a how-to manual for kids who want to create one-of-a-kind looks for their 18 dolls. 22 trendy clothing and accessory projects-from yoga pants to skinny jeans to a messenger bag-encourage kids to mix and match to design their own unique outfits. Lessons on sewing basics, step-by-step photos, full-size patterns, and projects for all skill levels ensure that budding designers will have no trouble creating the looks they always wanted for their favorite 18 companions.
- Paperback | 160 pages
- 190 x 228 x 11.94mm | 453.59g
- 01 Jun 2014
- C & T Publishing
- Funstitch Studio
- Concord, United States
- 299 colour
Table of contents
Introduction How to Use This Book Chapter 1 The Go-to" Chapter Your Sewing Basket A Little About Fabrics Cutting Out the Paper Patterns Pinning the Pattern Pieces to the Fabric and Cutting Out Sewing by Hand Sewing Machine Needles Sewing by Machine Sewing Seams Sewing Seam Allowances and Finishing the Edges Pressing Seam Allowances Finger Pressing Making a Double-Folded Hem Sewing a Casing for an Elastic Waistband or Drawstring Sewing and Trimming the Corners Sewing and Clipping Curves Back Closure: Using Hook and Loop Tape Glossary Chapter 2 On the Go Simple Mini Skirt Simple Top Flounce Skirt Messenger Bag Chapter 3 Invited to a Party Party Dress Fashion Purse Ribbon and Bead Bracelet Chapter 4 Slumber Party Camisole PJ Top PJ Shorts Sleep Mask Sleeping Bag Pillowcase Chapter 5 Hanging Out with Friends Cuffed Shorts Spring Top Long Sleeve Raglan T-shirt Yoga Pants Headband Chapter 6 School Days Tunic Fitted Tee Skinny Jeans or Pants Pleated Skirt Drawstring Backpack Final ThoughtsEmbellishments Resources (This might be deleted) About the Author An Introduction How to Use This Book The Go To chapter (beginning on page XX) will tell you what Got Help?
About Erin Hentzell
Erin began sewing stuffed animals for friends and clothing for herself-and, of course, for her dolls-at age seven. Today, she teaches sewing locally, and is the designer and blogger behind Avery Lane Designs. Erin lives in Oregon.