Sewing For Your Girls

Sewing For Your Girls : Easy Instructions for Dresses, Frocks and Smocks

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Sew cute and original clothes for your little angel with this easy-to-follow DIY sewing book. Yoshiko Tsukiori's sewing books provide elegant casual designs for women and children and have made her one of the most popular names in the sew-it-yourself craze. In Sewing for Your Girls, Tsukiori has done it again, creating eight adorable and endlessly versatile new patterns for clothes that will delight every mother's budget--and suit every little girl's personal style and body type. Tsukiori provides easy-to-follow instructions (in English) and shares the basic techniques for creating all the classic elements of little girls' clothes. Today's emerging legions of DIY mothers will discover how to make: A round collared shirt or tunicA classic smocked sundressOveralls with plenty of pocket roomDraw-string pants that fit beautifullyA shawl-collared dress or topA gathered neckline shirt, tunic, or dressA pretty dress with shoulder rufflesA raglan top or dressAdd ruffles or bows, add tiers or pockets, add sleeves or go sleeveless--each of these garments can be embellished in endless variations to create literally hundreds of different styles. Tsukiori also guides readers on how to select carefree, pretty, and inexpensive fabrics that girls will love to wear every day! Imagination and creativity are the keys to dressing girls stylishly on a budget, and Sewing for Your Girls makes it easy to mix and match the basic components so that each piece is as unique as it is more

Product details

  • Paperback | 96 pages
  • 198 x 250 x 16mm | 639.99g
  • Tuttle Shokai Inc
  • Kanagawa, Japan
  • English
  • 64 pages of photos, 20 pages of diagrams
  • 4805313277
  • 9784805313275
  • 17,411

About Yoshiko Tsukiori

Yoshiko Tsukiori is a popular designer whose books include the Stylish Dress series and Girls' Style, among others. A graduate of the Bunka Fashion Institute, her books are widely featured on sewing blogs all over the more

Review quote

"The book is beautifully laid out and so nice to look at for a start! The instructions are photographic with written detail and I would say this book is suitable for the confident beginner--to advanced sewer." --Sew Ponyshow more

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