Kids Clothes Week – Day 7 and Summary

I had a great time with Kids Clothes Week last week – 7 days of sewing at least 1 hour a day, and 6 new items of clothing in my son’s winter wardrobe. I’ve tried my best at getting my little man to model all the clothes, but it’s a bit like herding cats with a 16 month old. Here are the best pictures (apologies for lighting/blurriness/not particularly good poses etc):

(Note: I definitely did not make the pants in the first image, but I made everything else!)

What a successful week! A big thanks to Meg at Elsie Marley for hosting the week. Check out my previous posts: Day 1 and 2, Day 3, and Day 4, 5 and 6.

For Day 7, I made another long-sleeve 90 minute shirt, this time matching the flat-front pants I made earlier in the week.

I decided to try my hand at machine applique while I was at it, with adding some simple squares – it turned out OK for a first attempt, but I think I need a lot more practice!

I think the green-striped pants and matching top look like pyjamas when worn together, so I think he’ll be wearing them with other outfits.

I was also a bit worried that the first two 90-minute shirts were a bit snug around the belly, and over-compensated for the third one. Oh well, I’m sure he’ll grow into it!

Finally, here’s my little man’s “Blue Steel” runway walk – maybe we’ll make a male model out of him yet!

I’ve got a few more clothing projects for my son’s winter wardrobe piled up in my sewing room, but I don’t think I’ll be rushing into it. I’ve got a heap of housework to catch up on! Plus, I’m feeling the pregnancy nesting urge coming on, so there might be a few homey projects on the way!

Comments

  1. Wow, a very productive week for you! I only finished three things and have two half done.

    I love the matching applique tee, it is very cute…..a fabulous first effort!

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  3. Adorable! They all turned out great… I’m very impressed (half way around the world!)

  4. Love it! Super Cute 🙂 I adore handmade items. They’re so original. I love homemade altogether!

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  5. I really like the color & prints combos you made. I made some baby girl stuff for the challenge, but need to get going on some hip stuff for my boys. Thanks for linking to Craftastic Monday!

  6. That looks like a ton of fun! There is this collection of sewing projects for boys over at http://www.dana-made-it.com/ You should check that out for your little guy!

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  8. How adorable! I have a newborn..which equals soo little time and energy. Or else I would have LOVED to join in on the fun. Saying HELLO all the way from Brazil!

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  9. Kim @ seven thirty three says

    WOW! You were a busy lady! Great job.

    Thanks for linking up with What are little boys made of?