Kids Clothes Week Part Two

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Another Kids Clothes Week has come and gone-phew!

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I finished the weekend off with a few quick sews.

The weather is warming up so I wanted to add to my girl’s spring wardrobes with some comfy french terry Mini Hudsons.

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My french terry is from Raspberry Creek Fabrics (it’s currently out of stock but new french terry arrives almost weekly!).

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I did the pink pair calf length and the purple pair I cropped a couple inches higher to be bermuda length.

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I think they’ll be perfect for playing come spring and summer.

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I squeezed in one more Pistachio Tee from Sew Like My Mom.

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I did an elbow sleeve hack with a peplum skirt.

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The floral fabric was from Hancock’s ages ago and the stripe is from a Girl Charlee knitfix about a year ago.  They had little stretch but worked great for this semi-fitted tee.

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She loves a good peplum so much!!

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I’m kicking myself for not sewing this pattern sooner.  It just has so many options and is perfect for all my littles.

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To finish things up, I finally sewed up the stack of undies waiting for Charlie.  I use Mo’s Comfy Fit Unders.  They are made for children with sensory issues which makes them super comfortable for all kids.  The coverage is great and they totally stay put!  I love to cut them out from scraps and sew them up in between projects.

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I’ll leave you with this super cool pic my hubby edited.  He’s always been the photographer in the family and I’m slowly trying to learn everything I can from him.  He loves a good artsy edit and it’s always fun when I find a gem like this that he’s been playing with.

I hope your KCW was a fun and productive one!  Anyone else ready for a break?! I think I better clean my house now 😉

Kids Clothes Week Part One

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It’s that time of year again… Kids Clothes Week.  A week of devoting one hour a day to sewing for your kiddos.  And yes, around here every week is kids clothes week.

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But for this one week it’s great to know that you’re sewing along with other moms all around the world.

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I’ve been busy this week with more pattern tests that I’ll share with you next week.  I did get in a few quick sews that I’ve been dying to try.

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First up is the Pistachio Tee by Sew Like My Mom.  This pattern has so, so many fun options and it’s been on my to-sew list since it came out.

I did a simple short sleeve version and used this fab Superhero fabric my cute sister sent to me.  There are options in the pattern for long sleeves, multiple elbow patches, colorblocking, and a cute peplum.

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This little guy was under the weather and did NOT want his picture taken.  This picture just cracks me up!!

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Big sis has been wanting to recreate her favorite ready-to-wear dolman top.  The La Bella Top (affl. link) from Love Notions was absolutely perfect for it.

Her first version we did a simple three quarter sleeve top version and doubled the bottom band width.  It’s exactly what she was hoping for and just had to wear it that night to a family gathering.

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I love this girl’s style and her fabric choices and accessories!  Totally how I’d wear it!

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On her second version we used Raspberry Creek Fabrics Navy Club dots to compliment a jersey knit from RCF also.

I love this version so much!  It’s so fun and casual.

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I’m hoping to knock out a couple more things before the week ends. Any excuse to sew, right?!  Are you sewing along?