sewing for boys

Troop Shirts for Baby

When Hamster was 6-months-old he had a cute blue gingham collared shirt with sleeves and button straps to roll them up. It was then I knew I loved this look on little boys and where possible I try and put him in a collared shirt rather than a knit t-shirt even if it means more ironing!

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Tadah! I made a Duffle Jacket

I’ve been looking forward to making duffle coats for my kids this winter after enjoying creating my first lined jackets last year (here and here) which are now way too small! Continue reading “Tadah! I made a Duffle Jacket”

Tadah! I made a Troop shirt

Tadah’s latest pattern to be released is the Tadah Troop shirt. If you want to learn how to sew a full tailored shirt then this is the project for you. It provides a simple button-down shirt with the array of add-on details and Lauren’s awesome detailed instructions to step you through each stage. And it comes in sizes 0000 – 16! No-one misses out!  Continue reading “Tadah! I made a Troop shirt”

Wild for Denim and Leopard Print

This might be it for my Wild Things foray in this season’s KCW. Denim and leopard print pants and a ‘two’-tee in case you weren’t sure where all this spunk came from! Continue reading “Wild for Denim and Leopard Print”

A Little Sweet Fox Stepped Out of the Woods

Finally, a second KCW outfit finished. Somehow, I think this season’s theme is going to be all about little boy sewing for me. Continue reading “A Little Sweet Fox Stepped Out of the Woods”

Kids Clothes Week – Wild Things

It’s Kids Clothes week this week and the theme is Wild Things. My wild thing is wearing his rabbit top as Autumn sets in. Ok, not so wild and scary looking, but cute right?! Continue reading “Kids Clothes Week – Wild Things”

Set Sail for Sleepy Time

It’s March, and technically turning to Autumn in the Southern Hemisphere, so it’s time to start thinking about some longer PJs for Hamster, particularly as he is in a big bed now and never manages to keep a sheet over him.  Continue reading “Set Sail for Sleepy Time”

Foxy Charles Pants

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The Year that Was – 2014

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