Author(s): Laura Strutt
A collection of delightful clothes and accessories to make for babies and children from ages 0–5.
With simple sewing techniques, beautiful fabrics, and stunning details, Laura Strutt’s designs are irresistible. For young babies there’s a jersey romper suit, slouchy leggings, and a top-knot hat. There’s a gorgeous Peter Pan collar dress, perfect for parties and special occasions, denim dungarees for playtimes, and adorable kimono-style pyjamas to wrap little ones in for bedtime. Accessories include a hooded towel set to dry your squeaky-clean infant after their bath, handy triangle bibs for teething tots, and a delightful rabbit in a quilted sleeping bag. Whether you’re looking for a gift for a new baby or want to make unique clothes for your own child, Laura’s patterns are guaranteed to stand out from the crowd.
Laura Strutt is a freelance journalist and the former Editor of Craft Business magazine, the leading trade publication. She launched Sew magazine, a monthly contemporary stitching title, in 2009 and continued as Editor until 2012, leaving to pursue freelance work. She is a passionate textile designer and enjoys all aspects of sewing from dressmaking to quilting, embroidery to customizing and everything in between. Laura is the author of Arm and Finger Knitting, Knitted Baby Blankets, Modern Crocheted Shawls and Wraps, Modern Granny Square Crochet and Modern Weaving, also published by CICO Books. Discover more of Laura's textile designs, technique guides and crafty inspiration over on her creative lifestyle blog, www.madepeachy.com.