Person A: Oh man I'm so depressed, arent you sad for me?
Person B: Sorry, its just im wearing this poncho, and its impossible to be unhappy in a poncho!.
So says Urbandictionary. And so true.
You cannot but be happy and comfortable in a poncho, right?
A poncho is just a piece of fabric with a hole to insert your head. Can a sewing pattern get easier than that. For a beginner there is nothing like a poncho to cut your sewing teeth
By the way if you decide to sew a poncho in fleece , checkout the Do's and Don'ts of sewing with fleece for some tips and techniques for easy sewing the best of winter fabrics - Fleece.
Though this one looks very complicated it is actually very easy to sew this ; the author has given detailed photos to go with the instructions. Too pretty and practical not to sew this one for your daughter.
Now that you have made your poncho with your favourite tutorial check out this article on how to style a poncho . I especially like the belted look as I believe on short frames like mine the ponchos can look slightly overwhelming. If you want to add a hood to any of your top/ dress to make an instant hoodie checkout this free hood pattern.