i put the finishing touches on baby C’s costume on Halloween day. he’s baby Toothless the Night Fury!
i had already put a lot of the accessories together bit by bit, but sewed the majority of the costume the night before Halloween. when we tried it on him the next morning (and any time since), the whole family giggled. it’s just so cute on him!!
the Star Wars obsession hit fast and furious with this kid.
it started with him watching A New Hope with daddy (who had to field a barrage of questions about every little detail of the movie as it played – hilarious) and quickly progressed into checking out books from the library, building Star Wars lego sets, and turning every tubular object in the house into a lightsaber. his knowledge of the movies is super impressive – i’m pretty familiar with the movies but he already has me beat on some of the details. Continue reading
well, blogging during kid’s clothes week was almost a total bust, because i got sucked into a sewing vortex all week! two out of three Halloween costumes are done and O’s is more “finished” than i planned because he tends to wear his costumes as everyday wear a lot more than E does, so i can’t cut corners. that’s up next. but i’m going in age order so this little gal is up first.
E wanted to be Elsa from Frozen. because of course she did.
after my last post, i got requests for more baby C on the blog. aaaaand it just so happens the kid is in need of pants, plus this week is kids clothes week, so here ya go! baby toes in baby pants!
remember back when i pattern tested the lullaby layette pattern for Oliver + S? this fella wasn’t born yet, so my nephew modeled them for me. i chose to test the jacket and the bodysuit, but did not test the little pants in the set. i received the finished pattern when it was released as part of my payment, but had actually sort of forgotten about it until Tara sewed some and inspired me, as she always does! Continue reading
i wanted to sew something quick/easy/functional as a “palate cleanser” before i jump into Halloween costumes and while i’m still waiting for the go-ahead to blog a few other more involved projects that i’ve been sewing (i have like 12 or 13 things i can’t blog yet – it’s getting ridiculous). plus, i recently realized i haven’t shown baby C on here for a while (he’s 8 months old already!!!!!) so i had to fix that.
now please enjoy my pile o’ children in their homemade pajama pants.
they’re all wearing flannel elephant pants; citron, gray, and pink elephants from Rae’s cozy Fanfare Flannel line for Cloud9 Organics. teehee! Continue reading