Sewing for Girls

DIY witch costume for girl with the Fjell dress sewing pattern from The Eli Monster. Take a simple dress sewing pattern and turn it into this DIY witch costume for a girl. It's a classic handmade Halloween costume. Start spooky sewing now!

Spooky Sewing: DIY witch costume for girls

Take a simple dress sewing pattern and turn it into this DIY witch costume for a girl. This month’s theme for The Eli Monster Ambassador program is Spooky/Sweet, and my thoughts instantly turned to Halloween. Halloween, where I live, is all about Spooky – no Disney princesses and superheroes here. A witch is the perfect

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Classy and classic: Schatje Skirt sewing pattern review

Looking for an easy skirt sewing pattern for girls? This cute DIY skirt has a flat-front and elastic back, so it’s easy to get on and off, but looks great from the front. It’s perfect to sew in a border print (Michael Miller Night Flower Fairies). Click through to read my Schatje Skirt sewing pattern

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Cute and fun: The Umaru Shirt sewing pattern review

Buying sewing patterns for clothes for my daughter is getting difficult. Although she’s only 7, in most patterns her chest and waist measurements are 10 or 12 (and her height is an 8). Lots of patterns for girls only go up to size 10 or 12 (and sometimes less!), so I’m nervous to buy a

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Chic Shorts & Skorts to sew for the active girl

While I love sewing my daughter pretty dresses that twirl and spin, there’s a problem. She’s an active kid that likes climbing, and sliding and getting in amongst it. Frilly dresses just don’t fit with her active lifestyle. That’s not going to stop me sewing for her. It just makes the sewing more fun to

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8 Wonderfully Warm Winter Dresses to Sew for Girls

Winter is coming (for those in the Northern Hemisphere)! If you have a little girl who won’t stop wearing dresses, here’s some ultra-chic wonderful winter dresses to sew for girls. No more worrying about cold, bare arms with these adorable long sleeve dress sewing patterns and tutorials. This post contains affililiate links. For the girl

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