Saturday, April 12, 2014

KCW Sewing

I have been sewing along with KCW.
It's just been a bit crazy this week with no time to take pictures and post!
First up was a baby gift for a friend who just had a little baby boy.
The pattern is from Ottobre 3/2013--#3, Baby Whale in size 62 (3-6 m).
The knit is a thin jersey knit from Girl Charlee.
I love how the stripes lined up--first time I got them so perfect.
I did do the neck and arm binding a bit different than the Ottobre method--I just folded it in half and stitched it to the neckline and sleeve ends.
Next, I sewed up 8 pairs (yes, 8) of shorts for my kids.
PJ shorts for the spring that *has* to come sometime!

The fabric is an assortment from my stash:
two in a Thomas fabric from Fabricland,
two in a red star print from a friend,
two in City Centre by Marie Perkins (Robert Kaufman) from the Fat Quarter Shop,
and one each in: Off to the Rescue by Becky Taunton (Newcastle Fabric)
and Meadow Friends by Deb Strain (Moda) both also from the Fat Quarter Shop.
The pattern is from the book, Sewing for Boys--the PJ pant /Sweat pant pattern.
I took it in majorly for the two smaller sets and used the actual width for the two bigger sets.
It also didn't have a shorts option, so I just measured how long I wanted for my kids and cut it that length.
They will be paired with t-shirts from Walmart.

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  1. the onesie is cute! Aaron needs a whole set of new ones, and I'm not sure if I feel like assembly line sewing 5-8 of them.

  2. Wow, you've been busy! Great job lining up the stripes!


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