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Sew Classic Clothes for Girls

By Lindsay Wilkes

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Format: Paperback, 144 pages
Other Information: Illustrated; Includes Cdrom
Published In: USA, 30 November 2013
Special clothes for special girls! Delight in the details of these 20+ girlish garment patterns from Lindsay Wilkes, creator of The Cottage Mama patterns and blog. Featuring a classic, vintage-inspired aesthetic, you'll love stitching up an entire girl's wardrobe that's more than just dresses. Mix and match pieces to discover new looks, make complete outfits, and create a year's worth of customized, personal garments for your own little gal. Inside you'll find: * Step-by-step instructions to make more than 20 garments and accessories. * Materials requirements, cutting instructions, and patterns for sizes 12 months to 10 years. * Patterns for coats, dresses, knickers, frocks, tops, and more. * A "Getting Started" section to help you choose and pair fabrics, select tools, and brush up on garment-sewing techniques. * A CD containing print-at-home patterns and cutting layout diagrams. System requirements for CD: * Adobe Acrobat Reader to view PDF documents * CD-ROM drive * Free hard-disk space to save files

About the Author

Lindsay Wilkes is the owner and creative force behind "The Cottage Mama": a successful blog, Etsy shop, and independent pattern brand featuring handmade, vintage-inspired children's clothing. She is from Alogonquin, IL. Follow her online at www.thecottagemama.com and www.thecottagehome.blogspot.com.


-This book is so pretty. From the gorgeous photos, to the well-thought out and detailed patterns, to the cheery fabrics, you just want to keep turning pages to learn all of Lindsay's secrets.- - Dana, MADE 2013-I can honestly tell you that if you love to sew timeless clothes for girls you'll love this book.- - Andrea, The Train to Crazy 2013-...if you're looking to spice up your daughters closet with creative custom pieces, I highly recommend it.- - Heather, The Sewing Loft 2013-This book is full of the same attention to detail, clear step by step directions, useful tips...and I love the gorgeous pictures throughout!- - Kirstin, Kojo Designs 2013-You'll want to scoop this one up for sure. Lindsay is amazing and oh so sweet and her talents are endless.- - Sew Like My Mom-The pictures of the clothes alone are just gorgeous and the patterns are all so cute and very versatile.- - Once Upon a Notion-I love all of Lindsay's designs. She really knows how to keep a little girl modest yet modern!- --Schnitzel & Boo

EAN: 9781440235184
ISBN: 144023518X
Publisher: Kp Craft
Dimensions: 25.5 x 20.32 x 0.99 centimeters (0.40 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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Breeanna Murray on
Beautifully written and photographed, with comprehensive, easy to follow instructions, as well as encouragement to experiment and personalise, which you do not often find in "How to" manuals and books. Love this book, can't wait to start creating from it :D
Anonymous on
I recently purchased this book and absolutely love it. Lindsay makes everything seem so simple and the clothes are wonderful.

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