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Friday, April 26, 2013

Making Play Clothes: KCW Project # 3 and 4

 I almost didn't participate in Kids Clothing week because I didn't think Genevieve needed any new clothes, but I took an inventory of her wardrobe and realized that yes, she was lacking a few things:
Comfy play clothes.
Sure I could just go to the store and buy some because these types of things, i.e., leggings, t shirts, etc. are generally inexpensive....
But I can't stand shopping for clothes anymore, since I started making most of our own!
I made the top by tracing the bodice of a knit dress pattern we already had and cutting up the pattern for color blocking. the pants I made from a trouser pattern I made from my book, metric pattern Cutting. i traced the trouser pattern and created a knicker style. The fabric I bought in Tokyo last year.

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  1. I feel the same way about shopping for clothes. I used to just sew clothes for the kids on special occasions, but since I've learned how to sew with knits I have been making more of there every day clothing.I find myself looking at clothes in the store and thinking of how I could make it at home rather than buy it.

    1. I always do the same thing. I have a hard time spending 10 dollars on a pair of leggings.

  2. That little outfit rocks! Yellow and gray forever!

  3. So adorable.. Love the yellow and gray fabric.. And such a pretty little model.
    Beautiful scenery behind her too.

  4. Very cute and comfy outfit:) And she's just so cute that kid! Love the pigtails:)

  5. That's gorgeous, the fabric is so cute! I don't sew anything for my girls, we've had a lot of stuff given second hand (+ my girls are the only grandchildren on my side)...

  6. Cute! Also love the place you did the photoshoot!:o)

  7. Adorable and comfy clothes for daily wear. Love the color combo too!

  8. Adorable! She looks comfy and carefree. I have trouble shopping for clothes too. I don't think I've bought a new outfit for a few years. I also have to say that I have a serious case of landscape envy right now. Ahh!

  9. Love the combination of stripes and polka dots... a great play outfit. Love the terraced gardens.


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