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Pattern launch: Hummingbird Tunic and Hummingbird Trousers for kids

Today two new PDF-patterns are launched, Hummingbird Tunic and Hummingbird Trousers. I am so happy with them for several reasons! These are my first patterns for woven fabrics and sewing in linen has been a dream! I love knitwear, but there is something special about a beautiful linen fabric! And this is the first time I have made a pattern in collaboration with someone, the talented Malena “Malenami” Björndahl. You can find her here on Instagram and her blog here!

We have worked together over the past year on several things. She started as a social media coach for me (thanks to eXpression that made it possible), then I hired her as a photographer to take product pictures for the Fieldfare joggers and the Hazelhen Tee and now we have done these patterns together! She has designed the garments and taken amazing pictures during her family trip to Thailand last winter. But, I’ll tell you more about our collaboration later, it deserves its own post!

You can find these two patterns (sold separately) at my Etsy shop and during this weekend you can buy them for 20% off, no code needed. The patterns and tutorials are written in Swedish.

Size and fit:
Both the tunic and the trousers are for children and are made in sizes 92-140. The silhouette for both of them are loose and comfy, perfect as airy and easy summer garments.

Short sleeve

Design options:
These patterns have several design options on the sleeve and leg length. For the tunic there are three options; long sleeve length, 3/4 sleeve length and short sleeve length with fold-up as finish. The trousers have two options for the leg length. One option is full length and has a leg strap that allows you to easily fold the leg up to a 3/4 length. The second option is shorts length and has a sewn on fold-up at the bottom.

Full length leg
The strap makes it easier to keep the full length leg folded.
An easy pattern-hack is to use a striped fabric and change the direction of the waist and leg fold-up.

Material recommendations:
For these designs I recommend thin to medium thick woven fabrics in cotton, viscose and linen.

PDF pattern
This pattern is created so that each size is in a separate layer and different colors. Both A4 / Letter and A1 are available as two PDF files. One PDF contains only seam allowance lines and the other contains both sewing lines and seam allowance lines. You can therfore turn on and off the different layers and choose to print only one size or several sizes and if you want to see both the sewing line and the seam allowance lines. The seam allowance is 1cm and the hem is 3cm.

Sewing tutorial:
A detailed sewing tutorial is included where I show each step with both images and text. As mentioned, it is only in Swedish at the moment.

Now we keep our fingers crossed for a lovely summer with a nice amount of sun, rain and many lazy days in comfy linen clothes!

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