Have fun playing around with different prints or try contrasting plains, mixing up the colours used for the hood, sleeves, pocket etc.

Julia Claridge runs a small business in Leicester, Bobbins and Buttons, where she teaches sewing classes as well as selling quality dressmaking and craft fabrics online. Her two young children are a constant source of inspiration for her children’s clothing styles, they both love their mummy makes better than anything from the shops.











The full article is in the April 2017 issue of Sewing World magazine