Sweet & Simple Handmade: 25 Projects to Sew, Stitch, Knit & Upcycle for Children

Sweet & Simple Handmade: 25 Projects to Sew, Stitch, Knit & Upcycle for Children

by Melissa Wastney

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Sweet & Simple Handmade: 25 Projects to Sew, Stitch, Knit & Upcycle for Children by Melissa Wastney

Whether you stitch up a pair of cute baby shoes, knit a clever cardigan, or upcycle adult sweaters into children's sweaters, Sweet & Simple Handmade Melissa Wastney has something for all the little ones in your life. This how-to book features 25 adorable—and very practical—projects designed for babies and young children up to age 10. Inside you'll find reusable patterns, detailed instructions, and endless inspiration for garments, bags, quilts, and much more!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781607056669
Publisher: C & T Publishing
Publication date: 02/28/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 144
File size: 25 MB
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About the Author

Melissa Wastney was raised in a large family and has a deep love for children and the natural world. She keeps an almost-daily blog documenting her craft projects and inspirations. Her textile work is sold online, in design stores, and in galleries internationally. She lives in Wellington, New Zealand.

Table of Contents

Introduction 6

Creative Upcycling

Before You Start

Involving Children

Size Chart

For Babies: Ages 0-12 Months 15

Reversible Baby Shoes 16

Embroidered Cardigan 22

Sidebar: Embroidery Ideas 24

Starry Sky Baby Quilt 26

Soft and Stretchy Pants 32

Modern Bonnet 36

Linen Teddy 40

New Mama "Everything" Tote 46

For Little Ones: Ages 1-4 53

Corduroy Pants to Grow In 54

Kangaroo Pocket Sweatshirt 58

Crossover Cardigan 62

Sidebar: Making Bias Tape 64

Snuggly Vest 68

Easy Wrap Dress 72

Dress-Up Cape 76

Art Smock 80

Foraging Satchel 84

Sidebar: Embroidery Ideas 89

Everyday Skirt 90

For Children: Ages 5-10 95

Sunday Best Dress 96

New-Again Sweater 102

Mix and Match Pants 108

Hooded Winter Coat 112

Messenger Bag with Pencil Case 118

Velveteen Rabbit 124

Pom-Pom Winter Hat 130

Pom-Pom Scarf 134

Holdall Bags 138

Sidebar: Wrapping Your Handmade Gifts 142

About the Author 144

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