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Thursday, June 27, 2013

Sailor Shorts and Tee Peek-a-Boo Summer Tour



I am so glad to be a part of the Pattern Tour for Peek-a-Boo!



I am a huge fan of Amy's patterns!  She always has great pictures to go along with the step-by-step instructions and is very helpful if you get stuck and need an answer!

Here are the two patterns I completed and a little review on each (shop links are affiliate links):

 
I was so excited to get these during a Thrifty Thursday sale!  All patterns are only $4 so make sure you go TODAY to get your copy of the Madison Dress!  Click here!

The sailor shorts were not as easy to construct as a simple elastic waist short but I think all the details are worth the extra work that went into them!!!
There's an option to make working button holes on the front but I decided to just sew the vintage sailor buttons I had to the front.  Also, the leg cuff was a completely new technique for me!!!  At first I thought I was following the directions wrong but everything came out so cute!!!



The T-shirt!!!
Ok, why do I even buy t-shirt blanks?  Seriously, this is SOOOOO easy to sew!  I am going to feature the shirt in a post for House of Estrela next month since I refashioned an old t-shirt to make this one!

If you want to start working with knits this is the pattern for you!  Click here!



I want to introduce you to my new family member - meet Marisol the Mannequin!  She is modeling the adorable nautical outfit but it's a tad too small for her!  I stretched out the shirt a little too much trying to get it on!  But, I can't wait to showcase some of my new outfits on this dress form!


This model is cuter and the outfit fits like a glove!  


I made the 18 month size for both patterns and it fits my 18 month old so well!
 
The embroidery on the shirt came from Embroitique - the anchor applique is a little finicky on my machine but I love the font!  The font is called "Arizona."

I've had so many compliments on her outfit when she wears it out and about!  Shorts and t-shirts are the main part of my kids wardrobes in the summer!  I can't wait to make some more!

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6 comments:

  1. What a cute outfit! I love those adorable studs. Did you need a special tool to install them?

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    1. They are buttons so I just sewed them to the shorts!!! (They have the button shank on the back)

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  2. Oh my goodness, the cuteness is killing me!

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  3. So cute!! There is just something about sailor outfits for little kids that is just so stinkin' adorable :)
    Heidi @ handmadefrenzy.blogspot.com

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