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Growing Up Sew Liberated: Making Handmade Clothes & Projects for Your Creative Child [With Pattern(s)]

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ISBN13: 9781596681620
ISBN10: 1596681624
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Synopsis:

Bring joy, creativity and learning to your sewing with fabulous kid-friendly projects

Meg McElwee puts her signature sewing style into gorgeous childrens clothes and creative activity-focused designs. From simple clothing to toys, Growing Up Sew Liberated is packed with innovative, playful sewing patterns. Follow the structure of a childs day with 20 projects including:

Getting up and getting dressed: comfortable clothing patterns such as T-shirts, sweatshirts, and pocket pants.

Homemaking and cooking: projects for engaging children in helping around the house and for in the kitchen, such as aprons, bibs, and placemats.

Playtime: indoor and outdoor activities are celebrated with dolls, a cape, a satchel, and a tent.

Bedtime: snuggle in for a night in cozy pjs and a sleep sack.

Meg adds in suggestions for projects and adventures for kids and adults to explore together and tasks that children can accomplish on their own.

Includes a techniques section, how-to photos, extra tips and tricks, and a bonus full-size pattern section, Growing Up Sew Liberated collects designs, activities, and ideas that are perfect for adding creativity into the daily life of sewists, children, and families.

About the Author

An internationally certified Montessori teacher, Meg McElwee is a successful sewing pattern designer and the author of the Sew Liberated crafting blog, where she offers sewing tutorials and writes about motherhood and other handmade projects. She is also the author of Sew Liberated: 20 Stylish Projects for the Modern Sewist. Meg lives in North Carolina with her husband and two sons.

Table of Contents

Introduction

– Bringing Handmade Beauty into your Childs Every Day

Greeting the Morning and Getting Dressed

- The Peaceful Morning Routine

- Thoughts on Childrens Clothing: Fostering Comfort, Movement, and Independence

• Envelope Shirts for All

• Heartwarming Baby Sweatshirt

• Baby Bubble Pants

• Crossover Shirt

• Pocket Pants

Bread Sharing and Homemaking

- Learning through Everyday Tasks: Mindfulness in Homemaking and Child Development

• Babys Ring Sling

• All By Myself Bib

• Embroidered Placemat

• Basic Apron

• Laundry Day Embroidered Apron

Plant Care Apron and Watering Indicators

Inside Play

- Play Is Work, Work Is Play

• Little Amigo Cloth Doll

Little Amigo Overalls, Shirt, Dress, and Shoes

• Dress Up Bucket

• Reversible Hooded Play Cape

• Irresistible Numbers

Outside Play

- Nature as Teacher

• Little Amigo Doll Papoose

• Art Satchel

• Scavenger Hunt Bag

• Hideaway Play Tent

Good Night, Sleep Tight

- Winding Down and Tucking In: Ideas for Easing the Journey to Dreamland

• Infant Sleep Sack

• Sleeping Johns (and Everyday Leggings)

• Kitty Lovey

Techniques and Tips

• Working with Knit Fabrics

• Basic Embroidery Stitches

Glossary

Resources

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hdwink, November 9, 2011 (view all comments by hdwink)
Good book, lots of practical projects for infants to toddlers. Many clothing items are knit, but the books has good tips and instructions.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9781596681620
Author:
Mcelwee, Meg
Publisher:
Interweave Press
Author:
McElwee, Meg
Subject:
Sewing
Subject:
Crafts - Sewing
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20110631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
10.25 x 8.5 in

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Bring joy, creativity and learning to your sewing with fabulous kid-friendly projects

Meg McElwee puts her signature sewing style into gorgeous childrens clothes and creative activity-focused designs. From simple clothing to toys, Growing Up Sew Liberated is packed with innovative, playful sewing patterns. Follow the structure of a childs day with 20 projects including:

Getting up and getting dressed: comfortable clothing patterns such as T-shirts, sweatshirts, and pocket pants.

Homemaking and cooking: projects for engaging children in helping around the house and for in the kitchen, such as aprons, bibs, and placemats.

Playtime: indoor and outdoor activities are celebrated with dolls, a cape, a satchel, and a tent.

Bedtime: snuggle in for a night in cozy pjs and a sleep sack.

Meg adds in suggestions for projects and adventures for kids and adults to explore together and tasks that children can accomplish on their own.

Includes a techniques section, how-to photos, extra tips and tricks, and a bonus full-size pattern section, Growing Up Sew Liberated collects designs, activities, and ideas that are perfect for adding creativity into the daily life of sewists, children, and families.

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