Happy Homemade: Sew Chic Kids: 20 Designs That are Fun and Unique-Just Like Your Kid!

Happy Homemade: Sew Chic Kids: 20 Designs That are Fun and Unique-Just Like Your Kid!

by Ruriko Yamada

Paperback(Paperback with Flaps)

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Sew stylish clothes for your children with this enjoyable sewing book.

Today's DIY sewing generation loves to outfit their kids in stylish homemade clothes, and kids love clothes that feel good. Designer Ruriko Yamada draws from her own experiences as a mom to create designs and sewing patterns that are fun to wear, easy to make and infused with covetable Japanese style. A wide range of sewing designs are covered from —tops and shorts for boys and girls, girls' dresses, and unisex pieces. Happy Homemade: Sew Chic Kids features easy-to-follow diagrams, Japanese sewing patterns in English, and simple instructions on how to make twenty super-comfy pieces for both boys and girls.

Sewing patterns include:
  • Pin-Tucked Blouse
  • Dress with Flared Sleeves
  • Knee-Length Shorts
  • Tiered Skirt
  • Boy's Stand-Up Collar Shirt
  • Pull-Over Parka
Yamada provides four sizes of westernized patterns, each of which can easily be adjusted to fit children from three to nine years old. Simple lines give kids room to move, and the classic styles look good on any frame. Sewing for children has never been easier. With Happy Homemade, you'll whip up a fantastic, money-saving wardrobe in practically no time at all!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9784805312865
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
Publication date: 11/05/2013
Edition description: Paperback with Flaps
Pages: 64
Product dimensions: 7.70(w) x 9.80(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Ruriko Yamada is a graduate of Bunka Fukuso Gakuan (Bunka Fashion College). She worked as a pattern maker until launching her own online pattern store. Her designs and pattern creations are drawn from her real-life experiences as a mother.

Table of Contents

Patterns included:
A—Dress with frilled shoulders
B—Dress with square neckline
C—Ribbon-tied blouse
D—Flared shorts
E—Smock dress
F—Tiered dress
G—Tiered blouse
H—Pin-tucked blouse
I—Rolled-up shorts
J—V-necked dress
K—Dress with flared sleeves
L—Knee-length shorts
M—Shorts with back pockets
N—Front-buttoned smock
O—Wide-leg pants
P—Tiered skirt
Q—Boy's stand-up collar shirt
S—Pull-over parka
T—Boy's shirt

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