My summer shorts

The days are hot and the temperature may hit a good 35degrees next week…

Sweat

I made this shorts 2 weeks ago and liked the cut very much.

I was pretty happy as it was really the last remnant fabric print that i have.

Decided to make one slightly longer and with pockets (i really need them!) There were many useful resources online on drafting and sewing the seamless pockets. Thanks fellow sewists!

I made some slight mistakes on the pocketa but corrected it with seamreapers. Phew.

I love it!!!

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Cartoon pants

Originally i took a week off starting monday with great plans of outings, visits to museum and many more.

Unfortunately i was down with a terrible bug. Firstly i couldnt sleep for 2 nights straight. Then the body started giving way…  it was impossible to go out nor catch up school work with the kids as i lost my voice..

Luckily i still have great sewing plans and here are the 2 pants from a single fabric

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You can see many many animals… i like this very much!

The cosmos pants

Initially i couldnt decide on any of the fabric on display… elephants? cars? trains? They do look familiar.

I was about to go out of the fabric shop when i saw a lady staring at a particular bale of fabric. It was a black solar system print fabric.  Beside it was the same print but in blue.

My choice was clear.

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DS2 has outgrown his pants, i have cut a correct size pattern and is all ready to make new ones.

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Done before dinner. Happy.

Pokemon Bag

DS2 has outing next month.. i thought why not an outing bag? Something simple – A4 size, straight lines, few inner pockets.

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Here it is. Very practical with inner pockets on both side of the bag and a small one on the outside. There is even a tag in case he needs to hook something.

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This is remnant fabric from the pokemon pants. So that is a good mileage for a yard of fabric.

Excellent!

Customised keepsake

Do you recall your primary, secondary days? Do you have a keepsake to remind you other than the school annual magazine?

Sadly, i only have an old autograph book and if i could, i would have kept (or my mother would have) a set of my old uniforms.

DD has finally graduated from her primary school, i decided to make a keepsake for her.  A pouch featuring the school crest, name tag, the pleats and the belt.

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She loves it very much!

If you have any uniforms of your child and wish to preserve the memories, do enquire with me at staceysewing@gmail.com