Holiday Sewing for the Kids

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Has anyone else gone a little overboard sewing for the holidays?  I’ve been sewing for the kids like a fiend since the beginning of December.  I think I may have gone a little overboard, but boy the sewing was fun and each project helped me get a little better at my sewing. I’m glad I started early though since I had everything done way in advance and could relax a bit before Christmas! Here’s what I used and made:

Finch Sewing Studio fabrics I used (links from their Etsy shop):

Flora’s Oasis Rosa Yellow Navy White Floral – Tule by Leah Duncan

Terrain Slate in Blue, Yellow, Coral dots – Tule by Leah Duncan

Native Fringe Celeste in Gray Blue White and Coral – Tule by Leah Duncan

Patterns I Used:

Dress F & X from Girls Style Book by Yoshiko Tsukiori and H.H.  

These patterns are so classic and adorable, with easy to follow instructions and sizing was spot on.  I love working with japanese patterns since they print multiple patterns per sheet that are super easy to trace off.   I made my daughters dress in a size 4 so it would fit a bit longer( she’s growing like a weed) and because the clothes are meant to be a bit wider and often have added belts it would be easy to fit any child’s body shape.

Boy Flat Front Pants with pockets from MADE  from this pants tutorial and this pocket tutorial

I really love this pattern, so cute and versatile, I made about 8 pairs of these pants in different fabrics for my kids and family friends for the holidays.  I sized it up to a 5T for my son and his best friends (brother and sister) and a 3T for my daughter and her best buddy.  I love Dana’s easy to follow instructions and step by step directions.  Really helpful when you’re just starting out and LOVE her styling.

Also check out My Holiday Sewing Board on Pinterest!  I hope you all had a wonderful Holiday, I know I’m enjoying having all the family home for vacation.  What did you make this holiday season?  I’d love to know!

9 Comments

  1. Giuliana

    Love the pants that Nigel is wearing! Totes adorbs as my 10 year old just said! Lol…I have recently slowed down on my sewing and gotten back to were my artistry began… in metals and jewelry making. I hope to show you soon! Love your blog, keep posting!! Your clothes are amazing!!

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