Thursday, June 27, 2013

make it, wear it- 4th of july edition


It's been a while since I pulled out the sewing machine to sew for my kids with work...and then the new baby.  I started sewing 3 years ago.  And one of the first things I sewed- was 4th of July dresses for the girls.  From then on...I continued to sew for the girls various dresses, but always made a point to sew them something for each holiday {Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, Valentine's, etc.)

So with the 4th of July coming up.  And having added a baby {boy} to our brew...I really wanted to get back into sewing.

I decided on this knot dress for Parker.  She has told me that she no longer likes to wear the dresses with a ribbon (the pillowcase dresses)!  I thought she might like this.  And yay- she does!   :)


For Grace...I really lucked out and she is wearing the outfit I made from last year.  (Love it when that happens!)  I made the circle skirt using the tutorial from Made.  And for the top, I just used a tank and sewed on 3 rows of ruffles.  She found this in my sewing room closet a couple of weeks ago and put it on.  She loved it and can't wait to wear it again (which I love!).


And for Nolan....I made this suspender tie onesie.  How cute is this??  I was nervous to sew on the oneise (because it's knit and small)...but it wasn't too bad.  There is definitely a learning curve to sewing on those suspenders (and it has its mistakes), but it will do for now.  (I used this pattern.)



Our firecrackers!



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8 comments:

Aubrey said...

Too cute! Love the stars and chevron stripes!

Heidi Amber said...

Those outfits are so darling!! Love each of them, but I think the circle skirt and tank are my favorite :)
Heidi @ handmadefrenzy.blogspot.com

Kristin said...

Those are so cute!! Love the pictures!! Wish I had patience to sew more things these days!

Viv said...

I loved them all! Nolan's very precious too! He sure is growing fast!

The Mrs. said...

So stinkin' cute! I especially love your little guy's outfit! Nice work!

Navy Wifey Peters said...

Adorable outfits! I really love the dress and the onesie with the tie! I'm pinning this to my patriotic board!!!

Navy Wifey Peters @ Submarine Sunday Link Party

Kathy Penney said...

You are so talented! I wish I could sew!And can I say how adorable your kids are?! I love the expression on the little guys face with his tie. :-) Thank you for sharing at All Things Pretty and I hope you and your firecrackers have a great Fourth!

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