He wasn't too happy to get his picture taken, but I
I saw another skinny tee made in this fabric in the flickr pool and had it in my head to do ever since. So I cut out the sleeves... and they were upside down! Duh!! I don't often work with directional prints for just this reason. So wanting to conserve the rest of the yard for another tee when he grows out of this one (or perhaps a baby gift?) I went with brown ribbing for the sleeves. I wont do that again. I am not a huge fan of working with ribbing and would have prefered some interlock or jersey. Oh well, it gives it a nice texture.
The shorts are from Sew sweet patterns. Oh, where do I start? I cut them out and started on them on Saturday and finished them this morning. I have been so spoiled with my
They are a flat front with an elastic waistband. The 4t says to use 10 inches of elastic. I knew that didn't look right so I tried it on before I sewed the waist shut and ended up going with 8 inches, and that is still too big, he is constantly pulling them up. And since they are so big the front waistband wraps well around to the back. Sigh. And fail. I am going to go back to O+S, the sandbox (which I heard run big... but at least I know!) and the sketchbook are on my list for the boy.
Then on the way out the door I tried to tell him his shorts were on the wrong feet and he said "No! I twisted my arms so they are on right!" Uhm, okay?