Monday, 21 March 2011

A Little Girls Summer Top

Hi Everyone I made this little summer top for my grandaughter last week and now the sun has started to shine I hope she gets lots of chances to wear it.

I love the bright flowers on the fabric, it really makes you think of summer.

It fastens at the back with buttons and I put lots of different colour buttons on it to match the fabric.

I had my first go at making my own bias binding and I was really pleased with how it came together. I finished it with a big spotty bow.

It was fairly simple to make and I would encourage you all to give it a go. I got the pattern for this little top from a freebie with Sew magazine. Its also available in a fab sewing book called 'Making Childrens Clothes' by Emma Hardy. Hope you like it and thanks for looking.


  1. What a lovely item, I like the combination of the fabrics and I LOVE bows! I hope your granddaughter is thrilled with it and gets to wear it lots this summer!

  2. Oh how lovely, she'll look gorgeous in it! Such lovely little girl fabrics

  3. Thankyou both for your kind comments :)


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