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Big Kids Cocoon Cardi - PDF Apple Tree Sewing Pattern

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-----Apple Tree Grow With Me Cardigan PDF Sewing Pattern------

This Apple Tree pattern offers three grow with me sizes: size 3-6y, size 6-9y and size 9-12y. This grow with me open front cardigan grows from a long cardigan to a shirt length shrug style cardigan and the foldable cuffs allow the sleeves to roll up for the smallest end of the size range and unroll as they grow.

--------Included Downloads-------
There are 4 files available for download with purchase. The first document is the English instructions with a full colour photo tutorial. The second document is a layered version of the Apple Tree Cocoon Cardigan pattern pieces (designed to be printed on US letter paper with 1/2" margins using Adobe Reader computer program [available as a free download here: https://get.adobe.com/reader/]). The third file is a layered A0 sized PDF that can be printed at a copy shop or on a large format printer. The last file is a projector file that can be projected on a home projector, and includes a 1" grid for calibration. 
After your purchase, you will receive an email with the download link.


Stretchy knit fabric with at least 50% horizontal stretch, 30% vertical stretch and good recovery. Many different knit options will work with this pattern. It looks great with a drapey bamboo spandex or a thick French terry.

3T-6y: 1 yard
6y-9y: 1 1/4 yard
9y-12y: 1 1/4 yard

Other Materials:
• Coordinating thread
• Ballpoint needles and pins or clips
• Sewing machine or serger (you will need a sewing machine for top stitching)
• Chalk or water soluble marker
• Fabric scissors or rotary cutter & mat
• Iron & ironing board
• Scissors & tape (for pattern assembly)

See third picture for size ranges and measurements

Due to the digital nature of this product, we do not offer refunds.

You may sell garments you make from our patterns, but may not distribute the pattern itself in any way.

It is your responsibility to ensure garments made from our sewing patterns meet compliance regulations for your region.

Why Are Grow With Me Patterns so Awesome?

I love Grow with Me clothing for so many reasons! It saves you time, money, and can even help save the environment.

-Saving You Time and Money: One of the biggest reasons we love Grow with Me clothing around here is because I spend so much time making clothing for my kids, I don’t want them to outgrow it right away (especially when I really love the fabric!). This also means they will go through less clothing, saving you money!

-Selling Grow With Me Clothing: I also used to sell handmade baby clothing and I found it hard to justify charging fair prices for my work, but once I started expanding to Grow With Me sizes, it was easier for me to justify the price to my customers because they could see the value easier.

-Environmentally Sustainable: Another huge reason I love Grow with Me clothing is the sustainability factor. Kids outgrow clothing so fast! It’s not only hard on the wallet, it’s also hard on the environment. According the a post on The Guardian, if we can extend our clothing lifespan by 9 months, we can reduce our carbon footprint by 20-30%!
Grow with Me clothing can be a more environmentally friendly way to clothe our kids!

-Fits the In Between Sizes: We also love that Grow With Me clothing fits even during those odd in between size where their legs are too long for their current size, but their waist is too small for the next size up!

-Diaper Bag Essential: Grow with Me clothing also makes great diaper bag clothing! If you are anything like me and you forget to change out the clothing in your diaper bag regular, Grow with Me clothing can really save you! I keep some tester version of my patterns in the car so there is always an outfit that will fit my kids if we have a mess emergency.