Stitch, Wear, Play: 20 Charming Patterns for Boys & Girls

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Author: Nakamura, Mariko

Brand: Interweave

Edition: Pck

Number Of Pages: 144

Release Date: 05-03-2015

Details: Product Description Stylish, yet practical sewing patterns for playful young ones. Hop, skip and jump your way through over 20 practical and stylish clothing designs for children ages 3-8. This year-round collection was designed with active boys and girls in mind, and includes shirts, dresses, skirts, pants, jackets and charming accessories. The cuts are classic and the fabrics are kid-friendly cotton, linen, knits, and fleece. Delicate details and impeccable finishing complete the look, making all sewing projects look like they were purchased from a trendy boutique. Despite the polished look, every garment has detailed and fully illustrated instructions, and requires only basic sewing skills. Special sewing techniques have been stepped out to show how to successfully achieve beautiful results, such as binding an armhole, making box pleats, gathering techniques, and making patch pockets. These clothing designs are timeless, functional, easy-to-sew, and kids will love wearing them as much as mom loves making them! Review "If I were a hip and doting grandmother I would be making all these adorable tiny things in those really expensive Japanese cottons." --Dress a Day "Stitch Wear Play is a great Japanese clothing sewing book that features 20 designs just for children. Designer and author Mariko Nakamura continues in the Japanese tradition of designing clean and uncomplicated clothes for everyday wear. The book is straightforward and a good choice for any sewist who is looking to make simple, no-fuss clothing for the youngest members of the family... Her designs are loose and comfortable--these fashions go from classroom to playground to summer camp with ease!" --Pattern Review About the Author Mariko Nakamura is a Japanese designer living in West London. She began designing at a young age, drawing pictures of dresses that her mother would sew for her. Mariko retained her passion for the craft of clothes-making through the years, and became a fashion student at Bunka Fashion College in Tokyo. She then went on to study 3D crafts at Brighton University in England.

UPC: 812787020283

EAN: 9781632501400

Languages: English

Binding: Paperback

Item Condition: New