Sew Classic Clothes for Girls: 20 Girls' Dresses, Outfits and Accessories from The Cottage Mama by Lindsay Wilkes

It’s a good day when I receive a new book in the mail. This book came with a request to write a review. Knowing what it all takes to develop and write a book, I gladly took on the task. Sew Classic Clothes for Little Girls, which comes with 20 patterns, is the book child of Lindsay Wilkes, owner of The Cottage Mama. (I wrote “book child” since the book writing process can be compared to childbirth! I digress.)

It’s all about the fabric!

The sewing techniques are not complicated. There are lots of gathers, piping, and most importantly, great ways of combining fabrics. With almost all fabric manufacturers offering fabric collections with multiple coordinating pieces, this book gives you many ways of using fabric as trim.

The Swing Smock


Sew Classic Clothes for Girls: 20 Girls' Dresses, Outfits and Accessories from The Cottage Mama by Lindsay Wilkes



Ruffled Shorts


Sew Classic Clothes for Girls: 20 Girls' Dresses, Outfits and Accessories from The Cottage Mama by Lindsay Wilkes



Round Neck A-Line Dress
Sew Classic Clothes for Girls: 20 Girls' Dresses, Outfits and Accessories from The Cottage Mama by Lindsay Wilkes



Pocket Smock Top
Sew Classic Clothes for Girls: 20 Girls' Dresses, Outfits and Accessories from The Cottage Mama by Lindsay Wilkes



Dainty Darling Dress
Sew Classic Clothes for Girls: 20 Girls' Dresses, Outfits and Accessories from The Cottage Mama by Lindsay Wilkes



Take a look at more photos

Here is a video which shows many more of the adorable patterns.
Nancy Zieman's Giveaway
Lindsay will be giving away a copy of her book to one of my lucky blog readers. Enter the random giveaway by leaving a comment below. The winner will be announced next week, December 17.
Sew Classic Clothes for Girls: 20 Girls' Dresses, Outfits and Accessories from The Cottage Mama by Lindsay Wilkes
Thanks, Linsday, on sharing your book with me. Congratulations on a job well done!

Nancy Zieman's Giveaway Winner

Thank you for sharing your project ideas that you’d like to make using one of my 12 new Laser Cut Fusible Appliqué designs with The Creative Iron company. The random winner is Deb. She said, I’d use the measure twice, cut once on a tote bag. It’s perfect for taking to sewing guild meetings!






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