Sunday, August 15, 2021

Sewing For Granddaughters







Time to sew for 3  granddaughter and I really went all in.  I did some batch sewing and cutting, followed by using my coverstitch machine for all the hemming.  I did the hemming in colors and some knit garments are done in more of a coordinating thread. 

Here are the garments for the 6 month old granddaughter.







My granddaughters are all cousins, two are 3  and one is 6 months.  I did more this round for the girls who are 3, the baby will change sizes so quickly I didn't want to make too much.



Here are the garments and close-ups for T granddaughter







All the fabric came from a purchases I made in January this year but never really got around to sewing much of it.  I went to my stash for myself and was reminded of all these knits.  As I was looking and admiring, I thought I better get right to sewing this or they will be too old for it and then what will I do.  So out it came and the patterns and I went to cutting.  I cut for H granddaughter and then with the smaller pieces went for baby and then did all the cutting for T granddaughter.  I made piles and tried to keep it straight!  


All together there are 26 garments,  11 leggings, 2 dresses, 11 tops and 2 sweatshirts. The girls are all cousins, 2 of them are 3 and one is 6 months.  I used all Brindille & Twig patterns - Raglan Sweatshirt, Raglan tee, Leggings, Ringer Tee (which is free), T-shirt dress, Flutter Sweatshirt. Dress - I did it shirt length and with jersey knit


Garments for H granddaughter







The only modification I made on any pattern was to add a peplum to the raglan tee several times.  I cut the t-shirts 3 inches shorter, cut a 4" strip measuring twice the bottom t-shirt width.  Then I gathered the top and attached the peplum to the t-shirt.


The fabrics for all these garments  came from these sites


Jumping June Textiles - striped  ribbing with metallic on the navy sweatshirt 

And I believe the heart fabric and star fabric came from Joann.

9 comments:

  1. Beautiful and amazing!! Here I am moaning about have to cut out 4 pairs of sweatpants and 4 tshirts for my 5 yr old twin grandsons for their Christmas gifts and you have made a ton of garments for your granddaughters- I am inspired to do better, lol. I also have granddaughters to sew for and they will be the next garments to cut out. Happy sewing! Barb

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  2. these are beautiful fabrics and very nice pairings. the grands will be very stylish.

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