March 2020
March 2020
23 May
2016
Sewing Bee Pattern Challenge: Children’s Week

We’re two episodes in and it’s safe to say we’re already hooked to our screens. With an exciting and somewhat challenging first episode last week we were keen to see what the judges would have in store for the contestants in week two. And we were certainly not disappointed!

This week’s pattern challenge saw the nine hopefuls take on the ambitious task of sewing children’s garments. And what a challenge it was! Whoever assumed smaller items would mean less work, was certainly not the case for the Bee‘s this week! So in the spirit of all things child-like, we have lined up our top five kid’s makes we’re sure you’ll enjoy stitching!


1 No Pattern Dress and Cape
Dress your little angel in this sweet but stylish two-piece. No pattern means no fuss when it comes to cutting out and stitching, making this cute make simple as well as beautiful!


2 Casual Checked Shirt
Your little boy will love this charming design, featuring a cute patch pocket and press stud designs. It’s easy-wear attributes are an added bonus to the cool style.



3 Flower Costume
This adorable set features a cute dress with an equally sweet headpiece, perfect for playing dress-ups!


4 Pirate Costume
Ahoy there matey! Make play time extra fun with this easy-to-stitch costume that’s pirate perfect. Last minute dress-ups are a breeze thanks to this quick and fun project!


5 Liberty Party Dress
Nothing says party like a gorgeous Liberty print, and we just can’t resist this pretty occasion dress, fit for any little princess! Stitch yours in a delightful print your little one will adore.

Don’t forget to share your makes with us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram using the hashtag #sewchallenge!

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