sizes: 3m - 12y
Are you ready to get creative?
This pattern is both perfect for the beginning sewist while varied enough to keep experienced sewists coming back for more! With an amazing size range (3m-12y) and so many options, this tutorial will teach you how to turn this quick sew into a beautiful masterpiece.
Included neckline options are a hood with various options (lined, hemmed, or with binding) or a neckband. Various length options make this pattern a perfect choice for a versatile wardrobe: pick the shirt length, banded top length, tunic length, or dress length. With a short sleeve, elbow sleeve, long sleeve, and thumbhole cuffs, this pattern will follow your favorite little person through all seasons.
If you have a pocket-loving kid running around, you’ll be pleased to have the option to add inseam pockets or a banded front pocket to this garment.
Love adding details to your projects? You can opt to add (non-functional, just for looks) drawstrings to the hood. You can thread a cord, coordinating piece of fabric, or any other type or drawstring you’d like to use, through the grommets or buttonholes you will install in this tutorial. I’ll also show you how to create fun cord stoppers out of knit fabric.
This pattern is perfect for those who have never dared sew with knit before. The tutorial will teach you, step by step, the best way to gather, sew, and finish a gorgeous dress, top, tunic, or shirt.
Additional pattern blending instructions are provided, if needed, to assist you in having a garment that fits your precious person like a glove.
This versatile pattern has so many options, you’ll not grow tired of making them! This quick sew will be sure to please!
The straight cut hem makes this garment perfect for border prints.
Basic sewing skills are all you need to create a professional-looking dress or tunic. You don’t need a serger for this project.
This download contains:
1. Your PDF Pattern, with instructions and printable pattern pieces that can be printed on your home printer.
2. An A0 copyshop file (poster size). You can use this to have your pattern professionally printed at a copyshop.
3. A layered projector file. You can use this file if you own a digital projector that can project the pattern pieces on a flat surface (i.e. directly onto the fabric).
This is a DIGITAL file that you print at home, not a finished item or a paper pattern. All seam allowances are already added. This pattern is for personal use only and may not be shared or forwarded with anyone else.
Scarlett: "This pattern is easy to understand but lets you create a truly magnificent shirt/dress! The best part is because of the in-depth steps even a beginner can create complicated looking details like thumbhole cuffs! We love this pattern and will be making a bunch more!"
Georgina: "Yet another all season, super versatile pattern. I love all the different hood options and beautiful finishes. It is perfect for anyone who wants to learn sewing with knits, but also includes enough options and details to intrigue an advanced sewist."
Christina: "What a great design with so many options! The fit is classic, and my girl loves the thumbhole cuffs, make her feel "so grown-up"."
Danielle: "This pattern is quick, easy, and well laid out. I was able to work this up in just a couple of hours and got a beautiful hooded top for my child."
Mandy: "I love Candy castle patterns and this one did not disappoint. There are always so many fun options that you can really make something different every time. My daughter loved the dress option. It was cozy and comfortable and she asked for more! That’s a total win for me!"