I'm not the most skilled seamstress around but I do know one thing: Oliver + S make some really wonderful patterns. Remember my first clothing sewing experience? That was an Oliver + S pattern and it was a winner. Simple + easy to follow, perfect for a beginner.
It's easy to fall in love with this darling book. The colors are beautiful and the images + illustrations are fantastic. The patterns for all the projects are included as well as a couple of paper dolls to keep your little ones occupied while you sew away.
I've picked out two projects to accomplish soon. The Travel Quilt and the Penguin Backpack look like winners, no? I've read and re-read the instructions for both and find them precise and easy to understand.
Now all that's left is to search out fabric.
I'm also loving the cute way the book indicates how difficult a project is. The Penguin Backpack has three scissors. I guess I better get cracking if I want it ready in time to take on our summer adventures.