Carefree Clothes for Girls: 20 Patterns for Outdoor Frocks, Playdate Dresses, and More
Ruffles, buttons, and lace are the perfect ingredients for little girls' clothes; add some unfinished hems and plenty of room to run and play, and you have garments full of fanciful charm and practical playfulness. The twenty patterns in this book--from simple dresses with ruffled sleeves to blouses with crocheted lace and pants with sewn-on legwarmers--are of simple construction, yet full of the personality and details that little girls love.
With beautiful photographs, clear step-by-step instruction, and detailed diagrams, this book offers a treasure trove of whimsical outfits for girls ages four to seven. Full-size patterns are included in four sizes so that you can make the perfect fit.
Make the projects in this book and add a little bit of carefree style to your child's life.
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Blouse with Crocheted Doily Trim
Dress with Lace Doily
Add a seam armholes Attach the lace Attach the loops back opening bodice back bodice front bottom edge chemise coat front contrasting fabric cotton Cut the fabric diameter dress front elastic Embroidery floss fabric before cutting fabric in half Finish the seam Finished Measurements Fold the fabric Fold the lining Fold the seam Following pattern following the instructions front and back Hand stitch insert 4 pattern instructions on page Instructions onpage lace thread leg warmers Machine stitch Measurements for sizes needed Instructions outer fabric pattern as shown pattern insert pattern pieces Photograph Place the bodice pocket Position the pattern Press the seams prevent fraying referring to Figure ruffle running stitch scarf seams open SeeFigure SeeFigure3 selvage to selvage separate sheet Sew the side sheet of paper shoulders shown in Figure side crown side seams terns thread loop following thread to gather top crown top edge trace the patterns yoke zigzag stitch