Bonnie Blue Designs

Listed below are books and patterns for paper-piecing by Janis Shelton.  Paper piecing is stitching on a printed line.  Perfect additions for jumpers, rompers, aprons, tote bags, quilts & pillows. 

Brylee
Bib Play Suits in 3 Lengths and Bib Sun Dress

'Brylee', by Bonnie Blue Designs, is a fun and easy to make play suit with three leg lengths: short, knee and ankle length. Cute little angel sleeve on shoulders. Open sided bib styling with back buttons. Make a sun dress version for additional option. So adorable as a cool weather jumper too! Decorative ribbon ties are optional but so cute!
Sizes 6-24m and 3-4 years

$  14.00
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Betsy
Top with cross-over back, shorts and capri pants

Just like Elyse in larger sizes and pants. So easy to make!
Just right for easy summer outfits. Cute circle pockets and ruffles.
Sizes 3-6 years

$  14.00
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Sarah Alyce
Dresses and Play Suit with Tulip Pockets

Sew Something Sweet for Baby - New patterns just for babies. Don't we all love sewing for the little ones!  Scallop and Round collar choices included. Make any of the outfits sleeveless, baby puff sleeve or cap sleeve. Embroidery designs and complete embroidery instructions included!
Sizes 6-24m and 3-4 years

$  14.00
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Tiffany Noel
Sun Dress with Madeira Appliqué hem and Jumper with back buttoned blouses

Easy to make and versatile Sun dress and jumper with ruffled bib and tied sash.  Blouse is back buttoned with Peter Pan collar & elastic gathered sleeves in 3 lengths.
Sizes 6-24m and 3-6 years

$  14.00
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Carly and Cory
Baby Bubble with Tucks for Girls & Boys

Easy to make bubbles for girls and boys with front tucks, bias bound neckline & back buttons.  View 1 has Swiss embroidery eyelet angel sleeves & ruffle added.  Instructions also included to make sleeves & ruffle from fabric yardage.   View 2 has fun little whale appliqué with rick rack, piping & ruffle. View 3 has has sail boat appliqué and rick rack trim included.  All views feature snap or button closed crotch.  Detailed instructions & illustrations are included for quick & easy construction.  Ideal for machine embroidery or machine appliqué!
Sizes 6-24m

$  14.00
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Kimberly
Summer Dress Collection

Shelby Kate has been redesigned with improved fit and lengths. Lots more instructions for summer play dresses to heirloom style dresses.  Easy fit and easy sew summer dresses in so many sizes!  View 1 has shoulder ties and pocket ties.  View 2 has button straps & pockets.  View 3 has front yoke collar with back buttoned straps.  View 4 has silk ribbon ties & beading for heirloom style.  View 5 heirloom style with wide Swiss insertions & shaped pockets.  View 6 has button straps & ruffle on skirt.  Detailed instructions & illustrations are included for quick & easy construction.  "Piping How To's" and How To Make Piping" instructions included!
Sizes 6-24m and 3-10 years

$  14.00
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Milly
Ruffled Edge Tops with Shorts, Capris and Ankle Length Pants

View 1 Top is fully lined with Peter Pan collar and hemline ruffle. View 2 Top is unlined with smocked center front, Peter Pan collar, hemline ruffle and short fitted sleeves with ruffles. View 3 Top is unlined with Peter Pan collar, hemline ruffle and three-quarter length fitted sleeves with ruffles. All tops are back buttoned closed. Cute little pocket may be added to top. Instructions for "Making and Using Piping for Children's Clothes" instructions. Detailed instructions and illustrations are included for quick and easy construction.

Sizes 2 - 8 yrs
$  14.00
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Charlotte
Ragland Sleeve Peasant Dress & Top with Knit Leggins, Shorts, Capri and Long Length
View 1 - Knee length peasant dress with short sleeves. View 2 - Knee length peasant dress with hemline border and trim, three-quarter length sleeves. View 3 Peasant top with hemline piping and ruffle and short sleeves. View 4 Peasant top with Flutter sleeves. Optional decorative fabric neckline fabric bows or ribbon bows. Additional detailed instructions - “Sewing with Knits” Dresses and tops may be made with woven cottons or knit fabrics. Leggings sized for knit fabrics only.
Sizes 12m - 8 yrs
$  14.00
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Laurel
Drop-Waist Dresses with Gathered or Twirly Circle Skirts. So many options for these easy to make dresses! Dresses feature drop waist and buttoned back. Choice of gather skirt or circle skirt. Fun offset Peter Pan collar or no collar styles. Small little cap sleeve, angel sleeve ruffle or sleeveless styles for lots of options. Ribbon trimmed dress includes purchase flower decoration. Heirloom style dress uses Swiss insertions, edgings and ribbons. Light weight fabrics will need a slip under the dress. Instructions for making a slip are also included.  Detailed instructions and illustrations are included for quick and easy construction.
Sizes 2 - 8 yrs
$  14.00
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Paisley
Scalloped Edge Tops, Capris and Pants. Scalloped Tops and Pants for all seasons!
View 1 - Summer sleeveless lined top with capri length pants. View 2 - Unlined top with Peter Pan collars and gathered cap sleeves with full length pants. Lots of options for coordinating prints! Top is closed at the back with buttons. Pants are pull-on with gathered waist.  Detailed instructions and illustrations are included for quick and easy construction. "Scallops Tips and Techniques" and "Making and Using Piping for Children's Clothes" instructions included!
Sizes 3 - 8 yrs
$  14.00
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Blakely
Dress and Bubble with High Yokes and Stretch Straps and Panty
Dress and Bubble are unlined with high yokes. Dress is Back buttoned. Elastic straps make for comfy and easy fit! Panty also included. Swiss edging may be included in yokes. Dress and panty have contrast fabric ruffles. Embroidery Designs and instructions included.  Detailed instructions and illustrations are included for quick and easy construction.  "Making and Using Piping for Children's Clothes" instructions included.!
Sizes 6m - 3 yrs
$  14.00
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Jane Ellen
Front Buttoned Round Yoke Swing Dresses
Dresses are unlined with high yoke and twirly swing skirt. So fun to wear! Two Peter Pan collars including basic collar and ruffled edge collar. Sleeves, cap sleeve and puff sleeve options. Fun sash bow can be added to the back yoke.  Detailed instructions and illustrations are included for quick and easy construction.  "Making and Using Piping for Children's Clothes" included
Sizes 6m - 6 yrs
$  14.00
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Lainey
Dress and Jumper with Contrast Yokes & Ruffles
So Easy to Make! Unlined Dresses and Jumpers with shoulder straps button on the front. Front and back yoke overlays are ideal for contrasting or coordinating fabrics! Add ruffles to the front yoke for additional frills.  Hemline is finished with skirt band or ruffles!  Fun Summer time dress or add a shirt for cooler weather!  Detailed instructions and illustrations are included for quick and easy construction.  "Piping How To’s" and "How to Make Piping" instructions included!
Sizes 3-24m and 3-6
$  14.00
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Juliet
Classic Style A-Line Dress with Front Pleat
Lovely in heirlooms fabrics and lace and also sweetly styled in fashion fabrics and trim. Dress with center front inverted pleat and topstitched lace or trim. Dress is closed at the back with buttons. Heirloom embroidery designs included along with detailed embroidery lessons.  Detailed instructions and illustrations are included for quick and easy construction.
Sizes 3-24m and 3-6
$  14.00
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Natalie
Easy School Girl Jumper and Fun Summer Dress

So easy to make and fun to wear! At last - larger sizes! Fully lined Jumper and Dress for girls. Square pocket pattern included with multiple pocket designs.  Detailed instructions and illustrations are included for quick and easy construction. "Learn to Sew" information and instructions for the beginner included. "Piping How-To's" also included.


Sizes 6 - 10 years

$  14.00
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Merri Ann
All My Favorite Skirts in One Easy Pattern!

So cute skirts are gathered and ruffled also A-line pattern for flat front skirt with elastic back. Bows and ruffles for so many cute variations! 
Six different skirts in 7 sizes!  Lots of design ideas with very detailed instructions and illustrations are included for quick and easy construction.


Sizes 4 - 10 years

$  14.00
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Avery Marie
Easy Dress and Jumper with Front Wrap Skirt and Ruffled Pants

Easy to make and so fun to wear! Dress and Jumper with front wrap over-skirt and lots of ruffles! Back buttoned with coordinating bow. Pants with two rows of ruffles.  So cute with fun coordinating fabrics.  Detailed instructions and illustrations are included for quick and easy construction.

Sizes 2 - 8 years

$  14.00
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Kaylee
Easy Dresses with Raised Waist and Layered Swing Skirts
Swing skirt with overlay option. Dress with gathered cap sleeves or sleeveless and back button closure.
So cute with coordinating fabrics!  Detailed instructions and illustrations are included for quick and easy construction.

Sizes 6m - 4 years

$  14.00
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Ayla Rose
Easy Dresses with Raised Waist and Layered Swing Skirts
Swing skirt with overlay option. Dress with gathered cap sleeves or sleeveless and back button closure.
So cute with coordinating fabrics!  Detailed instructions and illustrations are included for quick and easy construction.

Sizes 2 - 8 years

$  14.00
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Lizzy
Easy Jumper & Dress with High Yoke and Pleated Skirt
Easy to make and easy to wear!  Jumper option with coordinating fabrics for yoke or skirt.  Dress with gathered cap sleeves.  Jumper & dress close at the back with buttons.
Sizes 12m, 18m & 24m and 3-8 years

$  14.00
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Malina
Easy Jumper & Dress with Hugh Yoke & Pieced-Pleat Skirt
Pieced pleats for coordinating fabrics.  Dress with gathered cap sleeves.  Jumper and dress close at the back with buttons.  Detailed instructions & illustrations are included for quick & easy construction.

Sizes 12m-4 yrs
and 5-8 yrs
$  14.00
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Holly and Hunter's Jumper and Playsuit
Fun patterns to make and wear.  Alone they make great summer outfits and can also be worn with pull-over or shirt for cooler weather.  Detailed instructions & illustrations for quick and easy construction.  Add paper -pieced pockets or appliqué.
Sizes 6m, 12m, 18m & 24m and 3-6 years

$  14.00
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Abigail
(formerly Kayla)
Jumper collection includes easy to make and easy fit fully lined jumpers.  View 1 - Shoulder buttoned jumper with ribbon tied and button holed pockets.  View 2 - Double breasted jumper with buttoned pockets.  Detailed instructions & illustrations are included for quick & easy construction
Sizes 6m -
3 and 4-8
$  14.00
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Summer Irene
Play Dress and Ruffled Panty

Easy to make and easy to wear! View 1 fully lined play dress tied at the back neck with tied ribbons and double ruffles. View 2 fully lined play dress is closed at back neck with single button. Panty is so sweet with triple ruffles! Mix and match fabrics and ribbons for fun outfits. Detailed instructions and illustrations are included for quick and easy construction.
Sizes 6. 12, 18 and 24 months and 3 years in one package.

$  14.00
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Cassie
Easy Long and Short Play Suits with Ribbon Tied Shoulders
Easy to make and easy to wear! Ribbons are run through the front and back yoke casings and tied on the shoulders. Ruffles finish the lower edge of the play suits. Mix and match fabrics and ribbons for fun outfits! Detailed instructions and illustrations are included for quick and easy construction.
Sizes 6, 12, 18 and 24 months and 3, 4, 5 and 6 years in one package.
$  14.00
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Claire
Tops, Capri Pants and Shorts
Easy to make and fun to wear play sets. Top View 1 has front princess seams. Top View 2 has solid front that is ideal area for appliqué or monograms. Tops are fully lined with back double breasted closing. Capri pants and shorts sit just below the waist for easy fit. Classic styling for mix and match sets and fun embellishments!  Detailed instructions and illustrations are included for quick and easy construction.  "Piping How To’s" and "How to Make Piping" instructions included!

Sizes 6m-24m
and 3-8
$  14.00
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Elly's Skirts
Easy Fit Elastic Waist Band on Swirly Semi-Circle Skirts
Semi-circle skirts that are so quick to make & fun to wear.  Attached elastic waistband.  View 1 has fabric bow attached to center front (Ribbon may be used for bow).  View 2 with contrasting fabric waistband with a fabric flower and contrasting fabric bias band stitched to top of skirt.  View 3 features contrasting fabric waistband and bias binding finishes the hemline.  All make fun options with coordinating prints.  Pair this skirt with a knit top & leggings for a cute and quick outfit.  Fabric flowers can be attached to skirts or made into coordinating hair bows! Detailed instructions & illustrations are included for quick & easy construction.

Sizes 2-10 years
$  14.00
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Bridget
Easy & Reversible Tie Top Jumper/Dress
A quick change team spirit dress or a fun and easy beach dress with shoulder ties.  No buttons or buttonholes!  No placket or gathers!  A great first project for the beginner and super quick project for more experienced sewers. Detailed instructions & illustrations are included for quick & easy construction.

Sizes 12 mo - 6 yrs
$  12.00
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Aimee
Easy Summer Dresses, Tops & Shorts
Two styles of unlined summer dress with tops & shorts variations.  View 1 dress/top ties at the back of the neck.  View 2 dress/top has shoulder straps & elastic casing.  Both styles include an easy fit elastic casing back.  Shorts included for multiple variations.  Easy to make and easy to wear styling with no buttons of plackets!  Detailed instructions & illustrations are included for quick & easy construction.

Sizes 3-10 years
$  14.00
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Ashley
Jumpers/Dresses with Swing Skirt
So many sizes & so easy to make and fun to wear!  Jumper/Dress with low elastic back with easy fit.  Swing style full skirt is fitted without gathers for a smooth look.  Shoulder straps, ribbon tied straps or center back straps for lots of options.  Jumper layered over knit top is so cute for cool weather options!  No buttons & no skirt plackets for an easy to make & easy on-off dress.  Detailed instructions & illustrations are included for quick & easy construction.

Sizes 2-10 years
$  14.00
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Madison
Jumpers/Dresses, Top and Pants
Jumper/Dresses are fully lined with buttoned back.  Includes basic jumper/dress and round yoke jumper/dress for coordinating fabrics and trim placement.  Jumper/Dress can be shortened for a top with knee-length pants and ruffle.  Detailed instructions & illustrations are included for quick & easy construction.  Piping How To's and How to Make Piping instructions included!
Sizes 12, 18 & 24 mo, 3-4yrs  and 5-8 years

$  14.00
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Jordan's
Jumpers and Dresses
So many sizes & easy fit styling.  Jumpers & Summer Dresses with front & back yokes and unlined shirts.  View 1 with gathered pockets & shoulder ruffles.  Skirt is gathered in center.  View 2 features square pockets & fitted skirt.  View 3 skirt has inverted pleat instead of gathers.  Ruffles of fabric or Swiss edging make for lots of options!  Detailed instructions & illustrations are included for quick & easy construction.

Sizes 12, 18 & 24 mo, 3-6 years
$  14.00
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Jacob's
Button-On Play Suits
So many styles & easy to make.  Fully lined, shoulder button play suit in two lengths:  short & full length.  Two-piece front includes waist band & optional pockets.  Play suit front is ideal area for machine embroidery designs.  Detailed instructions & illustrations are included for quick & easy construction.

Sizes 12, 18 & 24 mo, 3-5 years
$  14.00
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Riley's Ruffles Tops, Shorts and Pants
Easy to make.  Fun ruffles on tops, shorts & pants.  Tops have round or v back neckline with curved button back closing.  Optional shoulder ruffle or double shoulder ruffle.  Top is ideal location for matching machine embroidery.  Ruffled shorts and mid calf length pants make so many cute outfits!
Sizes 6, 12, 18 & 24 months,3, 4, 5 and 6 years

$  14.00

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Out of Print - Supply limited
Bailey

Classic style A-line dresses.  Multiple collar styles including Peter Pan, Square Edge Peter Pan, Square, Scallop and Round Collars.  Puff sleeves and short fitted sleeves included.  Sweet semi-circle pockets, too.  Dress backs closed with full length buttons or with hidden placket under an inverted pleats.  Heirloom sewing techniques included for lace edging and trims on collars.  Embroidery designs and yoke trim placement designs included.  Detailed instructions & illustrations.  How to Alter Collars, Piping How To's and How to Make Piping instructions included!
Sizes 6, 12, 18 & 24 months

$  14.00

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Iva Leigh
Round Yoke Swing Dress.  Fun to wear dresses with round yoke and back buttoned swing style skirt.  View 1 has Peter Pan collar and bias bound puff sleeves or short cap sleeves.  View 2 has lowered neckline & ruffled skirt with perky bow on the back.  Detailed instructions & illustrations are included for quick & easy construction.  Piping Hot To's and How to Make Piping instructions included!
Sizes 6 to 24 months and 3 to 6 years

$  12.00
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Marcy
Play Sets with Tops and Panty
Easy to make summer time play sets.  View 1 is fully lined with scallop hemline & flower appliqués.  View 2 is fully lined with scallop hemline border and bee embroidery and appliqué flower designs included.  Panty included with optional appliqué flowers on back.  Detailed instructions & illustrations are included for quick & easy construction.

Sizes 3, 6, 12, 18 & 24 months

$  14.00
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Hallie
Play Sets with Tops, Panty & Bloomers
So easy to make and fun to wear!  Top View 1 - Back buttoned with ruffle.  Top View 2 - Back buttoned with fabric or embroidered edging ruffle & smocked inset or fabric inset.  Panty, knee length bloomers and ankle length bloomers with elastic ruffles.  Detailed instructions & illustrations are included for quick & easy construction.

Sizes 12, 18 & 24 months

$  14.00
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Hallie
Play Sets with Tops & Bloomers
So easy to make and fun to wear!  Top View 1 - Back buttoned with ruffle.  Top View 2 - Back buttoned with fabric or embroidered edging ruffle & smocked inset or fabric inset.  Knee length bloomers and ankle length bloomers with elastic ruffles.  Detailed instructions & illustrations are included for quick & easy construction.

Sizes
3, 4, 5 & 6 years
$  14.00
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NEW Larger size range
McKenna
Play Sets with Top and Bottoms

Easy to make and fun to wear back buttoned tops with knee & ankle length cuffed bloomers.  View 1 top and bloomers feature contrast ribbon ties.  View 2 top features contrast band with applique ladybugs.  Detailed instructions & illustrations are included for quick & easy construction.  Bonus:  Piping Hot To's and How to Make Piping!

Sizes 12, 18 and 24 months and 3, 4, 5 and 6 years

$  14.00
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Jenna Leigh
Summer Dress and Jumper Collection


Easy to make and fun to wear with so many variations! Wrap back is closed with buttons.
Embroidery designs included along with embroidery stitch instructions.
Detailed instructions and illustrations including tips for stitching perfect scallops.

Sizes
12mo-4yrs AND 5-10
$  14.00
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Emma Lee
Vintage style baby bubble and dress with front embroidery and scalloped opening and neckline ribbon ties. Dress back is closed with facings or hidden placket under and inverted pleat back openings.  Embroidery design and stitch instructions included.
Detailed instructions and illustrations are included for quick and easy construction.

Bubble Sizes 3, 6, 12, 18 and 24 months;
Dress Sizes 3, 6, 12, 18 and 24 months and 3, 4, 5 and 6 years in one package.

$  14.00
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Sophia
Sophia is a very versatile square neck dress.  Ideal for heirloom dresses with optional Swiss embroidery yoke overlay with matching embroidery hem details.  Play dresses may also be made with angel sleeves or puff sleeves.  Optional hand embroidery design with ribbons & buttonholes for yoke included.  Large bows accent the shoulders.  Square yoke slip included in both sizes and panty included in small size.  Detailed instructions & illustrations are included for quick & easy construction.

Sizes 6-24 months
AND 3-8
$  14.00
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Becky and Benjamin
Easy to make and fun to wear tops & shorts.  View 1-3 tops button on the sides & back.  View 1 has ruffles added to top with heart pocket.  View 2 top has tailored pocket.  View 3 has smocked or contrast fabric inset.  Fabric insets are ideal for machine embroidery designs.  View 4 top has ruffles with ribbon ties at the waist & back buttons.  Sizes 6 mos to 2 years has easy to make shorts with no side seams.  Shorts sizes 3-5 feature side seams.  Detailed instructions & illustrations are included for quick & easy construction.  Geometric smocking design included.

Sizes 6, 12, 18 mo and 2, 3, 4 & 5 yrs

$  14.00
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Morgan and Matthew Baby Bubble with Sailor Collar
Classic sailor collar style bubble with girls puff sleeve and boy's mock cuff sleeves.  Detailed instructions & illustrations are included for easy construction.  Embroidery design included

Sizes 3, 6, 12, 18 & 24mo

$  14.00
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Jillian Jacket and Pants
Jacket fully lined with optional collar & optional inset for embellishments.  Inset ideal for smocking, paper=piecing, machine or hand embroidery, chenille designs, appliqué or coordinating fabric.  Chenille flower designs included.  Pull-on pants feature optional split borders or ruffled hems.  Detailed instructions & illustrations are included for quick & easy construction.

Sizes
1-4
$  14.00
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Zoe & Zachary
View
2 features scallop collar & cuffs.  Two bonnet versions include simple turned back brim & scalloped brim of embroidered organdy for girls.  Mittens complete the ensemble baby.  Embroidery designs included.  Detailed instructions & illustrations are included

Sizes Preemie, Newborn-3mo & 6 mo

$  14.00
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Lydia
Swing Style Play Dresses & Smocked Jumper with Panty

Easy to make play dresses/jumpers with button on shoulders.  View 1 is fully lined with heart pockets.  View 2 has facings & hemline ruffle.  View 3 jumper features smocked front.  Panty included.  Fun to make & wear, easy fit style suitable for play clothes & smocked summer dresses.  Layer jumper with pullover for easy to make cool weather outfits.
Sizes 6, 12, 18 & 24 mo

$  14.00
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Lydia
Swing Style Play Dresses & Smocked Jumper with Panty

Easy to make play dresses/jumpers with button on shoulders.  View 1 is fully lined with heart pockets.  View 2 has facings & hemline ruffle.  View 3 jumper features smocked front.  View 4 is top with heart pocked and shorts.  Fun to make & wear, easy fit style suitable for play clothes & smocked summer dresses.  Layer jumper with pullover for easy to make cool weather outfits.
Sizes
2, 3, 4, 5 & 6 years
$  14.00
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Abigail
Jumper collection includes easy to make and easy fit fully lined jumpers.  View 1 - Shoulder buttoned jumper with ribbon tied and button holed pockets.  View 2 - Double breasted jumper with buttoned pockets.  Detailed instructions & illustrations are included for quick & easy construction
Sizes 6m -
3 and 4-8
$  14.00
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