Tia Williams and Laura Minter of Little Button Diaries are featured in our new issue of Sew Now Magazine, in the interview we chat to them about their award-winning blog, their new book and of course, sewing with kids in mind.
Children’s sewing patterns for beginners
We were so impressed with their amazing craft blog, we thought we’d share some of their great sewing tutorials for kids clothes with you – have fun making these fun little sewing projects and be sure to let your kids help with choosing fabric and thread.
Easy pyjamas sewing tutorial – they’ll love helping you stitch up a new pair of PJ’s.
Follow the step-by-step tutorial to make this cute summer dress from an old maxi dress.
Toddler gym shorts tutorial – we love the bias binding on these cute shorts.
This cute little dress is made from a man’s shirt! Step by step tutorial will show you how to make one yourself.
A very cute ‘Boden’ inspired elastic skirt
These are just 5 of loads of patterns over on Tia and laura’s blog – head over to find tutorials for making little kids toys, bags, capes and all sorts of fun little kids sewing patterns.
Books by Tia and Laura of Little Button Diaries
These talented ladies have just produced another fab book with GMC Books. Containing 15 fantastic space-themed projects to make, The Space Craft Book will get children crafting and creating in no time. Aimed at boys and girls aged 3+, all of the projects can be made either from readily available items or from easy-to-source materials, parents don’t need much crafting experience to help! Laura and Tia also write craft tutorials for craft superstore Hobbycraft, work on blog projects with Paperchase, Cath Kidston and Laura Ashley, and write a monthly craft or baking project for one of their local parenting websites, www.brightonmums.com. Other titles include: The Pirate Craft Book, The Knight Craft Book, The Princess Craft Book, Now I Can Sew, Now I Can Papercraft, Mini Makers and The Big Book of 100 Little Activities.