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There’s no reason kids shouldn’t have great style, too. Get them ready for back to school in 6 new designs for boys and girls that have grown up style. Plus, these peacoats, skirts, and slim corduroy pants can be dressed up for special occasions. These new patterns are from the August 2013 issue of Burda Style magazine.

A good peacoat is the cornerstone of buttoned up fall style. This version for little girls has classic wide lapels and a 6 button shape that falls to the hips for a streamlined look and extra warmth. She’ll love the pockets!

The Boy’s Peacoat has a shorter cut, but the same classic style. Belted cuffs are properly buttoned up.

The boy’s peacoat looks modern paired with the funky Corduroy Pants. These fun pants have a timeless 4 pocket design and zip fly, but get a dose of skater style from bright colored corduroy. This pattern is so versatile, and perfect for back to school dressing.

Does your girl like to dress up? Treat her to the Pleated Skirt! This cute mini skirt has lots of pleats for a fun, girlie look that gives her room to move. You can dress it up in shiny pink fabric, or dress it down for everyday in denim.

Every girl needs an oversized cardigan for fall. The Slouchy Cardigan is comfortable and cozy, with an open kimono silhouette that falls to the hips. The longer length is perfect to wear with leggings!

The Long Sleeve Tee is a great basic for back to school. The crewneck shape is easy to sew and makes a great casual top for every day. Have fun with bright colors and printed jerseys!

The Fine Young Things collection takes some of the stress out of back to school prepping. Basics like peacoats, corduroys, mini skirts, and cardigans never go out of style. With smart fabric choices, these pieces can take your favorite kids all the way through fall and winter.

It’s always a good idea to pick simple classics for the first day of school. Pictures last forever! What’s your best or worst back to school look?

Happy sewing!


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    Aug 14, 2013, 07.54 AMby Lelania Oosthuizen

    Yes to the T-Shirt and Cardigan, will be making these soon enough for the UK winter !!

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    Aug 14, 2013, 03.34 AMby bethdishong

    I’m not liking the pleated skirt. Too many pleats for a mini skirt and the pockets look like they are set too far back or something because with her hands in her pockets it seems to make the skirt pull funny or it hangs strangely. I would hate to see how far it RIDES up her thighs when she sit down with it on. I just think this skirt is too far out there for young girls.

    I do however love the peacoat. This has beautiful lines and drapes very well.

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    Aug 13, 2013, 04.22 PMby gerbiletta50

    The pleated skirt is so ugly! Get a grip designers! Just because it’s a new design doesn’t mean it’s cute! My five year old granddaughter can design a better looking skirt than this! Really disappointed in you!

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    Aug 10, 2013, 10.29 PMby nouvellegamine

    Cute! The boy’s and girl’s peacoat are really stylish!

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    Aug 8, 2013, 10.43 PMby purplegoat

    Yes to the girls Peacoat, Cardigan and T-Shirt all must makes for both my girls! The boys pants would also be cool on my girls too.

    In Australia our kids wear a uniform to school – thank goodness! So these look like fun clothes for play.

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