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  • Sewing with Whimsy Book by Kari Mecca
  •  Sewing with Whimsy Book by Kari Mecca - back cover
  • Color Me Happy dress with rickrack rose flowers
  • Sundress chapter with four sewing projects.
  • Yoke dress chapter with four sewing projects.
  • Pinafore chapter of three sunny sundresses.
  • Sunshine on my Shoulders dress with rickrack flowers
  • Rainbow Sherbet dress with trims and rick rack flowers
  • Adorable You tutu dress by Kari Mecca
  • Spring Fling tiered sundress pattern
  • Learn how to embellish with all kinds of trims.
  • Kari teaches how to make rick rack roses and rick rack flowers.
  • Kari shows how to add whimsy trims and fancy ribbons.

Sewing with Whimsy Book by Kari Mecca

Sewing with Whimsy is a magical treat in sewing kids clothes!

This book of whimsy will spark your creativity and have you sewing in all new ways! The first in Kari's Whimsy book series, Sewing with Whimsy will show you how to take basic patterns (included in book) and completely change it's look by adding fabric and trim embellishments. Each chapter begins with a classic pattern sewn in a simple style. Each additional project is embellished with unique sewing & trimming techniques. Learn how to make flowers from ribbon, rickrack flowers and roses, how to make whimsical trims and embellishments, and so much more. The whimsy sewing techniques include adding lace and fabric overlays, easy contrasting hembands, sewing inverted pleats and more!

The use of color and an attention to detail makes sewing these kids clothes path of originality filled with clever trims and whimsy techniques. 

Book features:

96 full color pages
11 beautiful projects
rick rack & ribbon flower making
detailed step-by-step instructions
clear illustrations

Each chapter is based on these full-sized sewing patterns (included):

Girls Sleeveless Sundress - sizes 2-6
Girls Puff Sleeve Dress - sizes 2-6
Girls Pinafore - sizes 18 & 24 mos

Add the Sewing with Whimsy Companion DVD at 1/2 price!