A while ago, I posted pictures of some very summery shorts for the two big ones. And I know that some of you are since then wondering how I could possibly make clothes for them and forget about the little one. Obviously I did not forget about him. How could I, he is constantly within 50cm and complains loudly whenever I try to leave this radius.
Aaanyway, I thought, as we finally live in a country where the sun is sometimes shining, it would be time for a few rompers.
I used the pattern Babyanzug Anton by klimperklein which has snaps between the legs so you have easy nappy access.
I am in general a big fan of ebooks, I just don’t get why they always have to start with the sentence “please read the entire ebook before getting started”. Seriously, I am experienced enough to just work my way through.
The pattern is designed in a way to save paper and you have to use the legs twice, once with the front top and once with the back top. So, I cut out the fabric, wondering a bit about the additional lines on the leg, probably the front is supposed to be smaller than the back… I guess. Everyone would agree. I guess. Well, I guess one could also have thought of it being the facing for the opening but I had not read the instructions for the facing version since I had settled on the binding one.
Luckily the boy has my slim legs so I got away with it.
pattern: Babyanzug Anton by klimperklein, fabric by lillestoff
Obviously one is not enough for a whole summer, so I quickly made a second one, this time following the facing version.
fabric by Hamburger Liebe
To be honest, I used slightly too thick interfacing in combination with negligent sewing so back and front opening don’t match up properly.
As clearly a romper is a must have, I made two more for my nephews:
both main fabrics by Hamburger Liebe
To make sure, that their sisters wouldn’t get jealous, I continued to work:
pattern: Sachensuchershorts by Fabelwald, fabric: Hamburger Liebe (I believe)
pattern: Traegerkleid by klimperklein, fabric: dots by Hamburger Liebe (I believe), horses part of my Advent calendar last year
And just to complete this post about random recent makes:
a dress for a three year old lady who was very determined and quick when choosing her fabric out of my stash
pattern: Traegerkleid by klimperklein
with a freestyle handbag
and a couple of T-Shirts for a couple of boys:
pattern: Leo by pattydoo, fabric: Adventkalendar, no idea
pattern: Leo by pattydoo, fabric Hamburger Liebe
pattern: Leo by pattydoo, fabric: Lillestoff , design Susalabim
Sadly this is far from being up to date but all the pictures I found on the computer. Clearly I need to do a shooting of another birthday outfit for a not so little boy, another little dress suitable for a baptism (but not for a wedding apparently), a breastfeeding friendly dress suitable for a baptism (and probably for a wedding), and two proper scrap sunday projects. But as I want to turn them into tutorials, this will take a while. I’d say a year or two realistically.
Oh, and the latest project finished today covered half of the living room floor and involves about 38 pictures.
I really need a personal assistant to get this blog up to date. Salary next to nothing. Applications welcome.
Since I am mentioning a finished project you might wonder if I already have a new project in mind. And what on earth happened to the often mentioned trousers project? Well, I can proudly say that three pairs of trousers are already cut out, waiting to be stitched together (each one individually, not all together, silly!) . In light and summery material. Never mind, the children will need 3/4 length trousers next year anyway. And then there is fabric for new hoodies, tops, baby outfits for yet to be born babies, birthday presents for various nephews and nieces and about 7 skeins of yarn (150g each, just to be clear) waiting to be knitted up. All I need now is a little bit of time. Luckily I can fully trust the big ones to babysit the little one. So watch this space.