Wild Things to Sew and Wear (Paperback)

15 Animal-Themed Garments and Accessories for Your Little Critters

By Molly Goodall

St. Martin's Griffin, 9781250049506, 128pp.

Publication Date: September 16, 2014

List Price: 22.99*
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Everyone has a little wildness inside; now you can make these charming animal- inspired designs so your children can have the fun of wearing it proudly on the outside! This collection of 15 animal-themed garments and accessories includes easy-to-follow patterns to suit all skill levels, from beginner to advanced, and in a range of sizes. These are simple, bold, and playful clothes that your child won't want to take off. Learn how to create adorable wearables in the shape of woodland animals, wild animals, and farm animals, including a lion or fox coat, an owl hat, a leopard skirt, kitten mittens, and more. A comprehensive techniques section shows you how to lay out the pattern pieces on the fabric, transfer markings, and cut with confidence. The combination of classic tailoring techniques mixed with contemporary styling makes for timeless garments sure to be treasured for years. As an added bonus, a pattern CD is also included!

About the Author

Molly Goodall has a background in childrenswear, toy design, and fine art; she holds a BFA in Fashion Design from Parsons the New School for Design. She began to design and sew animal coats to encourage her two year old to wear his hood in the cold. This led to the 2010 launch of her whimsical kids clothing range, Little Goodall, using classic tailoring techniques mixed with contemporary styling to craft unique garments. Molly lives and designs in Texas with her husband and son.