Friday, March 4, 2011

On my bookshelf: Little Girls, Big Style

I have had my eye on Mary Abreu's book for a few months and finally just picked up a copy of my own. This summer I want to sew most of my little girls clothes, and this book is where I will start.

These are not only great little patterns, but each pattern can be sewn in many different ways to make an endless wardrobe (Like the versatility of the Peasant Top/Dress). In fact, there are so many great choices of dresses, tops, skirts and pants to choose from that I almost can't decide where to begin!

I love the Pocket Pinafore with the Lace-Edged Gauchos and since I have to start somewhere, I think this will be the first outfit to try. The step-by-step instructions in the book to accompany the patterns look very straight forward, and I really hope the clothes sew up just as cute as they look in the book.

Oh, and as luck would have it, I happened to win a full set of Jen Allyson's Quite Contrary fat quarters from her blog giveaway. They should be arriving in the mail soon, and don't you think they would be perfect for stitching up some of these beautiful big style outfits? :-) Yay!

1 comment:

Mrs. Sew and Sew - Karen said...

I think Kate is a very lucky girl! You are just amazing. :0)