My dear daughter is right at that age when wearing skirts is still extremely attracting, but going to junior school’s asks for denims and trousers and sweaters etc. However, she still asks for skirts when she’s home and I don’t feel like buying patterns so here’s a small list of pretty nice patterns (all of them FREE) that are tween-appropriate and tween-APPROVED!
Tiered and Ruffled Skirts (wovens)
A ruffled skirt with lovely bound edges
The maxi skirt, easy to customize
A layered skirt
The pencil skirt attracts a lot because they look more “grown-up”.
I used this one for the flight-attendant outfit she needed for the role she had in a theater play. (knit)
This one is a Pleat Skirt, but it looks like a pencil skirt to me. I love the little bows at the bottom of the pleats. (knit)
The Denim Pencil Skirt by Simple Simon is just great! (woven)
Sailor and flat-front skirts (wovens)
Always trendy and cute, the sailor skirt
Ikatbag’s Plaid skirt
Sailor-inspired flat-front skirt
Those colors are just gorgeous!
With the first warm days, there’s work to be done in the garden so a new apron seemed to be the perfect project before anything else! My creative apron is doubly creative since you have to color it before using it!
Creavea provided notions and fabric for free in return for this tutorial and you can find a whole bunch of tutorials on the website.
So, let’s go and sew a creative apron!
Easter is almost there, so is the wedding season. This reversible basket can be used for either of these occasions. it can also be used as home decoration if using the right interfacing.
This tutorial is in partnership with the French website Creavea (that delivers in Europe). Fabrics and interfacings were provided free of charge in exchange for this tutorial.
Time to think about Easter and these lovely rabbits will undoutedly be a nice addition to any mantel piece or they could beautifully hide some chocolate inside their bellies!
When I was a little girl, Santa brought me a wonderful toy named Screwball Scramble Game where a marble had to go from one point to another and it had many obstacles to go over amongst which was a covered labyrinth. I really loved that toy and I was so happy when a friend offered it to my kids ” a few” years later…!
Here’s my take on the labyrinth but this time it’s made of fabric and it’s in a case to make the game more difficult!