kids clothes, sewing, sewing with knits

kcwc: his outfit

shirtfront

 A long sleeve raglan tee:

And a pair of Treasure Pocket Pants:

[just noticed this pic makes it look like I made one pant leg longer than the other, I promise they’re the same length!]

A match made in boy heaven I do say.

I love knits for kids.  I love them most because they’re the clothes my kids pick out more often than most of woven fabric garments I’ve made (at least tops that is).  I love these patterns (both in the Sewing for Boys book I reviewed earlier).  This knit shirt is the easiest shirt you’ll ever make, no hemming, love that.  I think it took me about an hour to make the shirt and that includes pattern tracing and fabric selection time.  I had to add the little beep! to the front, sorry I’m such a sucker for cute.  And my nephew is such a little cutie, I can’t wait to see pictures of him wearing these clothes (his mommy is always so good about showing me the things I make in action).

The pants weren’t as quick to make, but I really enjoyed making them.  I didn’t use a serger at all.  I kind of love that.  French seams and turn and stitch seams make for a super professional and sturdy pair of pants!  And the faux fly, it’s over the top cute.  Lots of great details you won’t find in many store bought clothes.

That about wraps up what I made for the kcwc.  Fun was had by all!  Hope you have a super awesome Sunday!  Thanks for reading.  ♥

[Fabrics: Pants, Honk Honk by Michael Miller, Kaufman shot cotton; shirt, random knits from Hancock fabrics]

26 thoughts on “kcwc: his outfit

  1. memmens says:

    Wow lovely, lovely, I have the book but not yet had time to really devour it! Love the fabric for the trousers I think I have a small bit left from another project but probably not enough for 2yr old trousers! Great job – sure he’ll be delighted.

  2. aneela says:

    Such a sweet set!!!

  3. Very cute. I have the Tee for Two pattern and just ordered the book last night. I love the treasure pocket pants! They look so cute together.

  4. Ruth Yoder says:

    I love it! so cute!

  5. Sew Much Ado says:

    Adorable! You’re a good aunt! I’ve been dying to make one of those shirts, as usual you probably just gave me the motivation to get one (or two!) done :).

  6. Salonie says:

    That is adorable!
    Aww.

    Happy Sunday :)

    Salonie
    http://salonie-m.blogspot.com/

  7. Just Barb says:

    I bought the sewing for boys book about a month ago, but then fractured my ankle and couldn’t sew for a bit…today I actually made the sweetheart PJs….and I’m in love with the patterns in the book and the details! They are the cutest, cozies PJs I have ever made for my son!!

  8. gail says:

    what a great set! i love the beep! and seriously, a faux fly on kids clothes really is the cutest thing ever. :)

  9. ...julia... says:

    Wow those are so fun! I just might have to pick up this book :)

  10. Inder-ific says:

    I finally ordered this book! Squeeee! So excited to try out these patterns. This is one of the cutest outfits I’ve seen from this book yet. Love the fabric in those pants, and the finish looks so clean and sturdy!

  11. jennifer says:

    supercute, anna! and i love the french seams. superstrong, indeed. xoxo

  12. Cute!! Love the beep shirt, so fun!

  13. Emily says:

    I am intrigued by your french seams. I need to try them again.

  14. Jeannie says:

    Those are just super cute!! I’ll have to look at that book as I have some toddle boy things to make. How cute these would look in girl colors and fabric too!!

  15. Kerry says:

    Great makes- loving the raw edge detail on the top! i am a big fan of french seams too!

  16. Kimberly says:

    I adore this – the beep! and the wonderful transportation fabric on the pants. I have been debating about whether or not to get this book as I am currently juggling about five others, but you have me sold. It’s such a great combo – your nephew will be thrilled!

  17. meg says:

    you are a good aunt! the beep definitely make the shirt!

  18. Love the “beep” shirt and the cute material the pants are made from!
    Cheers,
    Robyn

  19. Tara says:

    Oooh, super cute! I’m loving the TPP and raglan patterns. They are cute and classy and allow for endless variations of fabric pairings. I love the print on the pants. Definitely not heaven!

  20. bethanndodd says:

    From a Mom to 3 boys….cute, cute, cute!!! SMiles~Beth

  21. kristin says:

    aw what a cute little boy outfit! very cute.

  22. Lydia says:

    Um. ADORABLE!!! I was SO excited when Grant opened his wonderful little outfit today!!! THANK YOU!! I can’t WAIT to put it on him! And yes, I’ll be sure to take a photo of him wearing it! Such cute fabric and I LOVE the “Beep!” He will be the best dressed kid at the Y & ECFE!!
    You’re the best! Thanks for thinking of Grant!

  23. Jess says:

    So, so cute, Anna! I adore the Beep! the fabric selection is of course, superb, and your nephew is sure to love his new outfit!

  24. Aw! That is so cute Anna! I LOVE it. Adorable and comfy? I doesn’t get much better than that.

    Cheri

  25. Carolyn says:

    Oh, I love all the special, added touches on the things that you make!

  26. Thank you so much for this! I loooove it!

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