You are going to get overkill this week on the sewing posts…hope you don’t mind! Since I didn’t have any sewing posts for August and September, I have to make up for lost time. 😉 I cut out a bunch of stuff on Sunday, so I have been busy sewing at night after the kids mosey off to bed, and then get up and run around, decide to brush their teeth, need to get tucked in, need to get tucked in AGAIN, and then they need water… Yes, it is amazing just how much I get done with all this durned free time that I have!
This was a quick one to put together. I used a plain Old Navy white t-shirt for the top and spruced it up a bit. The pants are just a simple elastic waist pants made out of a heavy cotton print. You can click on the picture to see it bigger.
For those wanting to start sewing, this is an easy project. Elastic waist pants are super easy to make and really nice for little ones that are potty training. They are easy for them to pull up and down. Embellishing a plain top is a great way to make it look custom and really, it is cheaper to buy these on sale than making them. All you need is fusible interfacing (where it fuses both sides), cut out your shapes, fuse them with an iron, and use the button-hole stitch (close together zig-zag) around the edges. I added some matching buttons and a little iron-on applique I picked up on clearance. She looked adorable in it when I shipped her off to daycare the next day, since I have to make her wear all her new outfits the very next day as I’m freak. But, isn’t it cute? 🙂