Browsing Tag: sewing for a girl

junebug-dress-as-a-nightie
Sewing

Junebug dress as a nightie

Junebug dress pattern is a pattern for a dress and not a nightie. However, the colouring, the fabric choice and the vintage look makes it look more of a nightie to me…

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…

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