Author(s): Ruriko Yamada
Today's DIY generation loves to outfit their kids in stylish homemade clothes, and kids love clothes that feel good. Designer Ruriko Yamada draws from her own experiences as a mom to create designs and sewing patterns that are fun to wear, easy to make, and infused with covetable Japanese style. "Happy Homemade: Sew Chic Kids" features easy-to-follow diagrams, Japanese sewing patterns in English, and simple instructions on how to make twenty super-comfy pieces for both boys and girls, including: Pin-tucked blouse Dress with flared sleeves Knee-length shorts Tiered skirt Boy's stand-up collar shirt Pull-over parkaYamada provides four sizes of westernized patterns, each of which can easily be adjusted to fit children from three to nine years old. Simple lines give kids room to move, and the classic styles look good on any frame. Sewing for children has never been easier. With "Happy Homemade," you'll whip up a fantastic, money-saving wardrobe in practically no time at all!
"If you are a mom with a sewing machine, "Sew Chic Kids" is the perfect book for you." Liz Abderholden, Editor of "FaveCrafts.com" blog"
Ruriko Yamada is a graduate of Bunka Fukuso Gakuan (Bunka Fashion College). She worked as a pattern maker until launching her own online pattern store.