Author(s): Yuki Araki
Blogs and social media are raving about Yuki Araki--one of the most recognized names in the growing sewing-for-kids movement. The mother of two daughters, Araki has become a DIY favorite because she knows what young girls want. They like to wear stylish clothes that also let them play with ease. Moms adore the relaxed aesthetic of Araki's simple mix-and match play clothes and accessories, and young girls are happy wearing them because they're both cute and comfortable. Best suited for girls from two to five years old, the designs in "Sew Sweet Handmade Clothes for Girls" are simple, casual, and look good on any girl. Araki provides patterns in four sizes, plus diagrams and instructions for twenty-two pieces, including: A shoulder-tie camisole top and dress A classic smock shirt and dress Four variations of a basic elastic-waist skirt Shorts and easy-breezy kid-style leggings to pair with any top Button-front and pullover tops An adorable bucket hatMoms will love dressing their girls in these economical and easy-to-make clothes. Nothing could be simpler--or sweeter. The mother of two small daughters, Yuki Araki has written several books on making clothes for younger girls. Her online shop "Kanon" features original fabric designs as well as patterns for her original women's and children's clothing.
-I love this book. It is the BEST sewing book I have ever bought. The patterns are easy to use and versatile. The author has designed beautiful children's clothing that anyone can sew. This is my go-to when I need to make anything for my granddaughter. The instructions are clear, and I really liked the styles. I've made a few projects so far with great success. My granddaughter loved them! If you have a little girl in your life, this is a book for you.- --Crafters Corner blog
The mother of two small daughters, Yuki Araki has written several books on making clothes for younger girls. Favorites among sewing bloggers and DIY aficionados, her books and patterns focus on pieces that are pretty yet basic. Her online shop "Kanon" features original fabric designs as well as patterns for her original women's and children's clothing.