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Sewing for Boys: 24 Projects to Create a Handmade Wardrobeby Shelly Figueroa
Synopses & Reviews
Shelly Figureoa and Karen LePage, the designers behind Patterns by Figgy's offer up a fabulous collection of full outfits for boys ages newborn to 8. Readers will delight in the fresh, modern styling that is the signature of Patterns by Figgys.
In addition to contemporary styling, readers will also find that every piece of clothing in the photos is a pattern from the book. Aside from footwear, no commercially produced clothing appears in the photos.
All patterns are represented by gorgeous photography and presented in the style of coveted Japanese pattern books. From outerwear to sleepwear and from formal duds to playcloths, moms can create a full stylish wardrobe for their favorite boys, all from one book.
25 projects are offered in 6 themed chapters.
In SPRINGTIME SPROUTS, readers learn to make:
In SUMMERTIME FUN, readers find instructions for:
After reading AUTUMN LEAVES, seamstresses can whip up:
WINTER WONDERLAND teaches home sewers to make:
With ON THE GO!, readers can foster creative play with:
In S.O.S. (SAVE OUR SHIRTS!) the author offer up excellent ideas for create t-shirt re-use including:
25 sewing projects for boys, ages newborn to 8-years-old
From sporty to dapper to whimsical, Sewing For Boys: 24 Sewing Projects to Create a Handmade Wardrobe shows you how to create an entire handmade wardrobe for all types of boys, ages newborn to 8-years-old. The patterns span all seasons and include a selection of specialty items for playtime, art, and "on the go" accessories. You'll get instruction and guidance on numerous techniques to add longevity to each pattern; not just for the boy who grows too quickly but also for his little brother or cousin to wear and cherish later.
In Sewing For Boys, moms, grandmothers, and other eager sewers will find a full collection of mix-and-match patterns to fully clothe their little men in style, all packaged with gorgeous photography and presented in the style of coveted Japanese pattern books. The garments and accessories you'll sew are comfortable, durable, and completely unique. From a short sleeve raglan tee and suspender shorts to a just-like-dad flannel robe and slippers, you'll find 24 sewing projects to keep your little guy dressed with style year-round.
Perfect for beginning to advanced seamstresses with a young boy in their lives, Sewing For Boys is a pattern collection you'll to turn to time and again.
24 sewing projects to dress newborn to 7-year-old boys in style
In this innovative boys-only pattern book, you will find 24 projects—ranging from sporty to dapper—to create an entire handmade wardrobe little boys will love. The patterns span all seasons and include aselection of specialty items for playtime, art, and "on the go" accessories. You'll get instruction and guidance on numerous techniques to add longevity to each pattern—not just for the boy who grows too quickly, but also for his little brother or cousin to wear and cherish later.
The garments and accessories featured are comfortable, durable, and completely unique. From a retro button-down shirt and suspender shorts to a just-like-dad robe, these 24 sewing projects will keep the young boys in your life dressed with style year-round.
About the Author
Shelly Figueroa is the creator of Patterns by Figgy's, a pattern line featured on numerous blogs and found in shops around the world.
Karen LePage is the creator of the One Girl Circus and One Boy Circus clothing lines and specializes in making stylish and comfortable clothing for sensitive children.
Together, Shelly and Karen are the co-owners of the celebrated sewing pattern line Patterns by Figgy's.
Table of Contents
A year in the life of a boy.
Chapter 1: Springtime sprouts.
The henry shirt.
"R" is for romper.
Easy linen shirt.
Mr. two face pants.
Chapter 2: Summertime fun.
Short sleeve raglan tee.
Kickin' back sweats.
Mimi's boy, suspender shorts.
Chapter 3: Autumn leaves.
Little heartbreakers pants.
Treasure pocket pants.
Chapter 4: Winter wonderland.
Just-like-dad flannel robe.
Goodnight, sweetheart pjs.
Chapter 5: On the go!
Race car playmat.
The to-go artist.
Brick bag carry all.
Hold 'em up belt.
Chapter 6: C.O.C. (save our shirts!)
Wrap not, waste not bag.
Let's go fishing hat.
About the authors.
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