Sunday, 20 July 2014

KCW Day 1: Chambray Shorts & Liberty Top

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Yay! I’ve been looking forward to this day for a little while (I’m such a sewing geek!) It’s the first day of Kid's Clothes Week.

I’m reasonably organised this time around with a few things cut out all ready and a general plan of what I want to make. But I do like a bit of spontaneity too – I seem to create better that way. So today, instead of sewing for Noah like I’d originally planned, I decided to sew for Isabelle instead (besides I already had the right colour of thread in my sewing machine.

I sewed these little shorts using chambray in my stash using the Elegance and Elephants Bubble Shorts pattern. I’ve owned this pattern for a while but it’s the first time I’ve tried it (actually I cut this pair in size 3/4T over 6 months ago! So it was good to finally get them made!) The Liberty fabric in the waistband and tie as well as the top was purchased from here. The pattern and tutorial for the peasant top is a free one from this blog. I made the size 4/6 which is quite roomy and floaty, but will be perfect for Summer – it’s currently Winter here in the Southern Hemisphere.

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My little girl was a trouper modelling this outfit for me, despite the polar blast we’ve had here recently … but sewing these Summer clothes is making me dream of our Summer to come!

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I can’t wait until day 2! You can expect lots of stripes, spots, more floral and a bit of upcycling from me!

Are you joining in with KCW or sewing something else? Leave me a link if you’re a fellow blogger!

Jenny x

7 comments:

Leanne M said...

Love that floral fabric, as in LOOOOVE it, it really suits Isabelle. Well done on the shorts, they look very cute on her too. I'll be watching to see what other creations fly off your machine this week.

Sophie Slim said...

WOW, you nailed these! Well done! So so perfect, and ridiculously cute!! x

Lydia Persson said...

so cute

littleindietribe said...

These are fabulous! And I am glad I'm not the only one that changes projects due to the thread in the machine!! ;)

Sara said...

Really cute! I was searching hashtags on instagram and this pretty little outfit really stood out!

Leonie said...

Oh my these are just tooo cute! I want an outfit like that for myself!! the fabric and colours - awesome. What a great professional model you have x

littleminx said...

loving this outfit too! That liberty print is just gorgeous!