SEWING SEWING FOR KIDS

A WEEK OF UP-CYCLES : DAY 3

October 2, 2013

I figured that it was time that I made something for my little guy – not just my daughter.  So I sewed up this little playsuit for my little guy using Kwik Sew 3730 and an old men’s XL dress shirt (I can’t for the life of me find the pic of the shirt before I cut it all up -oops) that came from the giveaway pile in our apartment building’s basement.  The thing that I loved about making this up is that it was essentially free.  The fabric all came from the shirt and the buttons too.  I did have to buy the snap tape for the inner legs but that is all.  Overall the pattern is good.  I will say that it’s a bit time consuming for such a little item that he will grow out of in a month or less, but its great for a special item.  It’s one of the best patterns I’ve seen for baby boys in the big 4 patterns.  I did have a little trouble with the enter seam/button placket which is why I added that band down the front.  I think it looks intentional though so I’m not worrying about it.

Since there was a pattern used today there is no tutorial, but I just wanted to share.

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9 Comments

  • Reply Juliet October 2, 2013 at 4:01 PM

    Oh my gosh, this is so smart! Imagine how cute it would look with a little red bow tie… a bit far perhaps, but cute!

  • Reply NewRibena October 2, 2013 at 4:18 PM

    Adorable and so well made!

  • Reply lisa g. October 2, 2013 at 7:50 PM

    that’s adorable!

  • Reply Amanda Evans October 3, 2013 at 12:23 AM

    So cute, there’s not a lot of good sewing options for boys out there… Have you considered putting your own tag in things?

  • Reply Haylee October 3, 2013 at 6:07 AM

    Oh my gosh Kelli! This is absolutely adorable, what a cute idea!

  • Reply Jen Bennion October 3, 2013 at 9:08 AM

    I love it! You know how I can’t resist a good boys romper. Can’t wait to see him in it!

  • Reply gingermakes October 4, 2013 at 8:54 AM

    Stop it! This is too cute!!!!! Love it!

  • Reply Carolyn (cmarie12) October 5, 2013 at 6:09 PM

    It’s so cute and perfect for a little boy!

  • Reply Sarah Culp October 7, 2013 at 9:07 PM

    That is adorable! I can’t believe it came from a “give away” pile!

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