Friday, November 29, 2013
Sewing for Kiddies
I'm on a sewing roll, and was inspired to participate in Debra's effort to make dresses to donate to a children's home in her area.
I trolled through my stash: gosh I've got lots of pink, how perfect is that? I cut out a dress and this size 4 shorts set. It really takes me back to sew kids' clothes. I used to do this for my two when they were little.
The shorts are really quick to make, and I think I'm going to use my plaid shirt stash to make some unisex shorts.
Here's the pattern I used: it meets my criteria of not having too many pieces.
I used an old Sewing With Nancy trick: the pattern includes sizes 4-6, so I copied sizes 4 & 5 onto waxed paper, and cut out the size 6, so I have all three sizes.
All the pieces fit nicely into this re-purposed zippered bag.
I also bought this pattern. The tiered top can use up some smaller pieces of yardage, and be lengthened into a dress.