Tying up Your Peasant Shirt…

Peasant Shirts & Dresses are the epitome of DIY Spring / Summer fashion for children. The super simple go-to style always yields great results, and is perfect for the beginning sewer. The first pattern I ever bought, still use, and continue to make about 5 – 10 of each year to keep up with my growing children…

Of course, it is always fun to add your own flair to a classic style.

Want to know how you can add a tie to the bottom of your peasant shirt? Click HERE.

You will need your own Peasant Shirt pattern to do this. I have always relied upon that very first Butterick B4118 pattern I purchased on that fateful day almost 5 years ago. But there are some great free on-line tutorials if you do a quick google search, such as this or this.

So go ahead and have fun with it! Dress up that Peasant Shirt or Dress and get ready for Spring!

Looking for some more Peasant Dress inspiration? Check out Brown Paper Packages pattern make-over month, where she challenged herself to make 44 different takes on this classic style!

Thanks for stopping by, and I look forward to seeing you again tomorrow!

Til then, Happy Sewing :)

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Jess Abbott the Sewing Rabbit is the founder and creative director behind the me sew crazy blog, as well as SewSet.com, 5 & 10 Designs, GNO Events, and co-editor of STYLO. She resides in Virginia Beach with her husband and 3 children.
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    The gathered bottom is a great touch! I’ve got a peasant blouse ready to cut out for my baby, and this might be a fun way to finish it off.
    Thanks so much!

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    Hello I’m a new follower! I love this, I just got my first sewing machine and did my first project ( a pillowcase dress) I would love to make a peasant shirt next!!


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