Last week I whipped up a cute little spring jacket for her using McCall's 5697:
This pattern is currently out of print but McCall's 5743 is pretty similar.
I made View C:
I added some personality to some very, very plain ivory jogging fleece by adding an applique and some pretty buttons.
I wouldn't suggest this pattern to someone who is just starting out sewing. With the gathering, the collar, and the pockets I'd wait until you're what I'd call a lower intermediate. If you've sewn in sleeves and put in a lining you can probably handle this.
The one thing to keep in mind with kid's clothes is that not only are the clothes smaller, but all of the parts of the clothing are smaller. Sounds funny, I know. But when the arm hole is small and the wrist hems are tiny, you can't get frustrated with it. If you can do those things on a regular sized garment though, then go for it, because the end result is soooooo worth it!
|That bottom hem is driving me crazy but I know in real life|
it does actually lay flat and match~
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This is such a sweet little jacket Tamara! Just beautiful! That appliqué is just right.
Just adorable! I love how it turned out! The applique is really cute. =)
very adorable! I love it! I wish my nieces lived closer so I could so more often for them.
That is the cutest thing!!beautiful job!!
That turned out so cute. I'm going to check out my daughter's closet so I can see what I can embellish!
That is simply adorable. It would probably take me weeks to pull that off. Great job, and cute niece!
Thanks Krista! She is cute, and even at 3 she's one of the funniest people I know~
Just adorable! I absolutely love it!
Very cute! The applique is a very nice touch :)
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Oh this is darling, along with your little model! Loving those spring colors:)
Wow, so cute! The little applique is so perfect. Adorable!
Rachel @ Maybe Matilda
Adorable! The swing of the coat is just fun...and the details are sweet.
Your niece is a doll and that jacket is spectacular, Tamara!
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