Check out this free project from HTC Retail that shows you how to create an Easter basket as a useable keepsake for children or a decorative accessory for your home this spring. Go to
Susan at Living With Punks has provided a Bookworm Skirt project. This skirt is just the thing for the little bookworm in your life, and is a great way to make use of your scrap fabric. Starting with a simple list of materials, the illustrated steps will guide you through the process of making this cute skirt.
For more information, visit http://www.livingwithpunks.com/2011/06/sysbookworm-skirt/
Jaime and Jacinda at Pretty Prudent blog have provided a Summery Sun Hat project for your little one. It includes a downloadable printable pattern and full do-it-yourself illustrated instructions. You can make the underside of the brim in the same fabric or choose a solid material.
For more information, visit http://www.prettyprudent.com/2010/04/baby-kid/summery-sun-hat-with-free-downloadable-pattern-2/
Andria Lisle has written a book for children’s sewing projects. “Sewing School: 21 Sewing Projects Kids Will Love To Make” is designed to inspire children 5 and up to learn to sew. Easy to follow instructions and cut-out patterns will quickly have children sewing up pillows, blankets, dolls and more. Sewing School offers plenty of encouragement and helpful tips, and will help little sewers develop their skills.
Made For Mermaids blog has published a project to make a mermaid tail blanket for your little one with an optional doll version. There are a variety of designs including ones appropriate for boys. Check out the blog for complete instructions and patterns.
For more information, visit http://www.madeformermaids.com/mermaidtail/
Ashley at Make It & Love It has provided a tutorial on making a little girl’s Cinderella Halloween costume. She shows all the steps needed to make a from-scratch outfit custom fitted to your own child, using lots of pictures and detailed instructions.
For more information, visit http://www.makeit-loveit.com/2010/10/cinderella-dress-halloween-costume.html
Amanda at Kitschy Coo has created a tutorial for a back-to-school drawstring gym backpack. It comes with a material’s list and step-by-step instructions. It has a lining for added strength and protection.
For more information, visit http://kitschycoo.blogspot.co.uk/2010/08/tutorial-drawstring-gym-pe-kit-backpack.html