Browsing Tag: sewing for a girl

suuri-kasityo-5-2018-mekkohaalari-dress-romper
In English, Patternreview, Sewing, Suomeksi

Suuri Käsityö 5/2018 Mekkohaalari – Dress romper

Harvoin käsityölehteä lukiessa tulee niin inspiroitunut olo, että kaava on piirrettävä ja ommeltava heti. Tämä Suuri Käsityö 5/2018 Mekkohaalari teki kuitenkin poikkeuksen, sillä toukokuussa alkaneet helteet aiheuttivat meillä kotona akuutin kesävaatepulan. Liikunnalliselle nuorelle neidille mekko-shortsihaalariyhdistelmä on yliveto…

shirred-dress-in-yellow
Sewing

Shirred dress in yellow

Some time ago S found a necklace at a local flea market and bought it. She showed me the picture of a brown haired girl on the pendant and she wanted a similar dress that was on the girl. I thought this gave me a perfect opportunity to practice my…

goldfish-circus-costume
Affiliates, Other crafts, Sewing

Goldfish circus costume

I was inspired by my daughters spring circus performance theme, “Underwater animals”, to create her an unique gold fish circus costume. For once I could let my imagination run wild and this is what I came up with…

hazel-skirt-sewing
Sewing

Hazel skirt

This was a one quick project for my daughter. I found a small remnant piece of this lovely bright floral cotton and I immediately saw it as a spring skirt. I had the lovely Hazel skirt pattern that I used to make pinafores for my daughter and her friend. This…

sparkly-cat-tunic-using-ottobre-1-2015-23-peplum
Patternreview, Sewing

Sparkly cat tunic using Ottobre 1/2015 23. Peplum

Reversible sequin patches are in among little girls these days. We went hunting for nice tops among the high street shops but couldn’t find anything in S’s size. So I promised to make her some myself. The Ottobre 1/2015 23. Peplum was a good pattern to use…

violette-field-threads-hazel-pinafore
Patternreview, Sewing

Violette Field Threads Hazel pinafore

I made my daughter S and her friend E matching Hazel pinafores using the pattern by Violette Field Threads. This is a skirt pattern with lots of options to add a pinafore, an apron or different decorations in the form of ruffles and bows…

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Sewing

Raindrop winter dress (Ottobre 04/2017 12.)

I had bought this nice knit fabric with colourful raindrop pattern to make something for my daughter. I chose the Shy Bear dress pattern from Ottobre 04/2017 that I like a lot…

excercise-outfit
Affiliates, Sewing

Drafting and sewing a sports outfit

I designed this sports outfit for my 7-year-old daughter who is into circus and break dancing. My daughter chose the pink fabric with the flame pattern and I added some black jersey to make the outfit less restless. I am super happy with this unique outfit that I…

floral-maiden-of-finland-dresses-for-girls
Sewing, Suomeksi

Floral dresses for girls

My daughters friend E has been looking at the dresses I make for S and and asked me to make a similar dress for herself, too. This gave me an opportunity to test my Maiden of Finland dress pattern again. Since E was a little taller than S and the…

white-quilted-sweater-daughter
Sewing

White Quilted Sweater for my daughter

Hi there! This time I want to show some pictures of my daughter with her new animal friends. She is is wearing her new quilted sweater I made using a pattern from Finnish magazine Suuri Käsityö (9/2016).I used the same fabric as I used before to make…

leather-slippers
Sewing

Leather slippers

S’s teacher recommended having indoor shoes at school, so I took the opportunity to practice my leather sewing skills. Finnish sewing blogger Maria has generously published a free pattern and a tutorial for kids’ leather slippers. Unfortunately the tutorial is in Finnish, but luckily there are enough pictures to…

shy-bear-dress-ottobre-042017-12
Patternreview, Sewing

Shy Bear dress (Ottobre 04/2017 12.)

The schools start on Thursday next week here in Finland and my first-grader is waiting for her first school day enthusiastically. I found some really nice jerseys at Eurokangas and wanted to make something cool and modern but still comfortable. I chose the Ottobre 04/2017 12. Shy bear…

a-dress-for-my-first-grader
Sewing

A dress for my first-grader

Hello all!My little girl is not so little anymore and she is starting school this autumn. Although it is still July my thoughts are already in the autumn and I have started to plan clothes for the cooler months. S has grown several inches since the spring and I…

ottobre-design-32012-pattern-number-17-seesaw
Sewing

Ruffles for a skater girl

My daughter seems to have grown out of her old tees and although the weather has been cool she desperately needed some new ones. I decided to try something different and chose the Ottobre Design 3/2012 pattern number 17. Seesaw. This is basically a raglan t-shirt with some…

marina-romper-for-the-summer
Sewing

Marina romper for the summer

This lovely romper pattern by Cali Faye has been on my wishlist for a long time. For some reason I’d never found a perfect fabric. Then I bought this wonderful viscose remnant at the local fabric shop and  I loved the colour and the pattern (of the fabric). I…

stella-dress-with-flowers
Sewing

Stella dress with flowers

Stella dress by Ikatee caught my attention immediately, when I saw it. The beautiful frills and light linen were so romantic but also fashionable right now. I was unable to find similar light linen but I had romantic viscose jersey and thought: why not to try a completely different fabric…

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