Kids Clothes Week Challenge!

It’s Kids Clothes Week again, and I got off to a terrific start yesterday:

kswc-sweetdress

and also:

kcwc-vest2

which is totally reversible:

kcwc-vest

(It still needs some sort of closure. I just have to lug the snap press downstairs.)

(Also, I need to iron it. Shhh.)

These patterns are both from Leila & Ben. Above is the Sweet Little Dress, made from an old cowboy-style shirt of mine. I kept the original hem, so it’s kinda womlu, and I think I need to add some sew-in snaps to keep it closed better (or possibly just sew up the front), but it’s adorable and fits her perfectly. Below that is the Unisex Vest, which I made in Sam’s size.

But wait, there’s more! I also sewed Grace another dress, which also just needs snaps, but I ran out of light to take a photo and wasn’t home at all today. AND I cut out the sweetest little smock for her from green bird fabric that makes me swoon. I bought bias tape for it today and will sew it up tonight or in the morning. Probably morning, as the light here sucks once the sun goes down.

I feel so productive!

6 thoughts on “Kids Clothes Week Challenge!

  1. Leah CS

    May 10, 2011 at 8:34pm

    These are so so good!! I love the little airplanes!

  2. georgia

    May 10, 2011 at 9:14pm

    oh, so cute. you have totally inspired me. i have all of the stuff i need to make a pillowcase dress and at least two ruffle skirts. i just need someone to entertain the kids so i can sew.

  3. Annika

    May 10, 2011 at 9:36pm

    Shaun the Sheep entertained my kids.

  4. Nana

    May 10, 2011 at 9:36pm

    where did you get the airplane fabric?!!

  5. georgia

    May 10, 2011 at 10:35pm

    my children have abused Shaun the Sheep so it no longer works for them. if i get desperate i will put on that horrible garfield movie H is obsessed with.

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