Growing up Sew Liberated

Growing up Sew Liberated

Making Handmade Clothes and Projects for your Creative Child

Book - 2011
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Bring joy, creativity & learning to your sewing with fabulous kid-friendly projects!

Meg McElwee puts her signature sewing style into gorgeous children's clothes and creative activity-focused designs. From simple clothing to toys, Growing Up Sew Liberated is packed with innovative, playful sewing patterns. Follow the structure of a child's day with 20 projects including:

Getting up and getting dressed: comfortable clothing patterns such as T-shirts, sweatshirts, and pocket pants. Homemaking and cooking: projects for engaging children in helping around the house and for in the kitchen, such as aprons, bibs, and placemats. Playtime: indoor and outdoor activities are celebrated with dolls, a cape, a satchel, and a tent. Bedtime: snuggle in for a night in cozy pj's and a sleep sack.

Meg adds in suggestions for projects and adventures for kids and adults to explore together and tasks that children can accomplish on their own.

Includes a techniques section, how-to photos, extra tips and tricks, and a bonus full-size pattern section, Growing Up Sew Liberated collects designs, activities, and ideas that are perfect for adding creativity into the daily life of sewists, children, and families.

Publisher: Loveland, Colo. : Interweave Press, 2011
ISBN: 9781596681620
Branch Call Number: 646.406 MCE 2011 22
Characteristics: 159 p. : col. ill. + 3 folded pattern sheets


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Jun 05, 2015

There should be something in this record that clearly states that there are NO actual patterns with this book. The pocket in the back of the book has been removed at some point.

Jan 17, 2013

Looks like a great book except the patterns are missing. Big disappointment!!

Dec 06, 2012

Love this book, meg is great

Oct 16, 2011

Love this book! Wonderful ideas, beautiful photos and gorgeous fabrics used. Excellent, easy to follow patterns.

Oct 09, 2011

An excellent sourcebook! Great patterns, rational writing (not preachy), super tips and explanations and great information/tips on being a graceful parent whose children will love them forever!

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