Sewing MODKID Style

Sewing MODKID Style : Modern Threads for the Cool Girl

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20 patterns to sew cool threads for the modern girlBooks by fabric designers are hot, sewing with knits is on the rise, and children's clothing and accessories are the most popular projects in the category. Combining all three of these with her fresh, signature style, Patty Young offers up a compelling collection of children's wear for her eager audience of blog followers and fans of her pattern and fabric designs.In "Sewing MODKID Style," you'll get 20 patterns that can be customized to fit toddlers (sizes 2T-5T) or girls (sizes 6-10). Embracing Patty's specialty of designing patterns with knit fabrics which allow children to run, stretch, and play comfortably the projects dress your girl with flair and style.Extensive sewing and finishing techniques for knit fabrics Styling tips are included throughout, such as how to wear leggings on their own or under a skirt and how to sew a dress that can double as a shirtShowcasing Patty's colorful and wearable designs, projects are great for moms, gift givers, and knit fabric enthusiastsIf you're a beginning to intermediate sewer with a young girl in your life, you'll love the projects in "Sewing MODKID Style.""show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 160 pages
  • 231.14 x 231.14 x 30.48mm | 975.22g
  • Turner Publishing Company
  • John Wiley & Sons Ltd
  • Chichester, United Kingdom
  • English
  • ill
  • 0470947683
  • 9780470947685
  • 212,344

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20 patterns to sew cool knits for the modern girlGone are the days of impeccably dressed little girls with their perfect pigtails and stiff, frilly dresses. These days kids lead active, busy lifestyles--running from gymnastics to soccer practice or from a play date to the grocery store with mom. There isn't much time for dressing to the nines. Today's active girl needs a wardrobe that is not only stylish and exciting to wear, but that moves, runs, jumps, and bends with her life."Sewing MODKID Style" offers all of that. Each project, created by designer and mom Patty Young, features fun and comfortable knit fabrics that easily stretch and move with the busiest little lady. These style-savvy designs can be customized to fit toddlers (sizes 2T-5T) or girls (sizes 6-10). All of the garments are made without zippers, buttons, or snaps and can be pulled on quickly by the tiniest of hands. Plus, all of the designs are interchangeable so kids can mix and match pieces to create a style completely their own. Projects include: Rosy headbandFingerless glovesLeg warmersYoga pantsBubble skirtBanded tank topNot-so-plain teeContrast v-neck sweaterBloom dressSwimsuitAnd much moreProving that style and comfort do go hand in hand, "Sewing MODKID Style" gives you everything you need to create a wardrobe full of whimsy for every girl in your more

About Patty Young

Patty Young produces a popular line of textiles through Michael Miller Fabrics and licenses her designs on a variety of products. Patty also publishes her own sewing pattern line under her independent company's label, MODKID LLC. She has been featured in numerous national and international magazines and trade publications. Her company can be found at and you can also catch the latest updates on all things Patty at more

Table of contents

INTRODUCTION 8 CHAPTER 1 guide to sewing with knits 18 CHAPTER 2 accessories 30 rosy headband 32 stripwork scarf 37 fingerless gloves 41 leg warmers 46 harlequin quilt 50 CHAPTER 3 bottoms 56 yoga pants (or shorts) 58 twirly tiered skirt 64 bubble skirt 69 leggings 75 A-line gored skirt 80 CHAPTER 4 tops 84 banded tank top 86 tie strap halter 92 Mondrian shirt 97 not-so-plain tee 102 contrast v-neck sweater 108 CHAPTER 5 dresses and ensembles 114 bubble dress 116 shirrley tank dress 122 bloom dress 129 swimsuit 136 swim cover-up 144 GLOSSARY 153 RESOURCES 155 INDEX 156show more

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