Browsing Tag: sewing for a girl

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…

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leather-slippers
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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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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Sewing

Happy May Day with TV dress

Sometimes ideas just hit me when I come across unusual materials. A while ago a soft plastic storage unit that was hanging in our cleaning closet and storing our wrapping paper broke down. As I was transferring all the stuff to a new one I looked at the plastic pockets…

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Sewing

Suomi-neito (Maiden of Finland) dress and leggings

I have been seriously considering making sewing patterns from scratch for a while. I already have enough sewing experience and I have basic patterns for children that can be used as basis for measurements. After I found this Nuppu print company’s Lumipallo cotton I immediately saw it transformed as…

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