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Saturday, September 26, 2009

Stripey

This was a fun and easy thing to make after a spate of leotards and many-pocketed pants. It's the "Harava" t-shirt pattern from Ottobre 1-2009-22. The striped jersey is from Chez Ami and the solids are cheap jerseys from elsewhere. Boy what a difference quality makes! (The nice striped fabric was $3.50 a yard, so it doesn't have to break your pocketbook to search for good stuff.)

Peter is ecstatic over his new shirt. He's also wearing some pants I made earlier this year. When he put on this outfit he asked, "Will you PLEEAASSE make me undies?" He apparently wants an outfit that's completely homemade. Sorry, buddy, I have an underwear pattern, but I'm not doing socks.
Then he asked if he could make a separate section in his closet for just the things I've made. "Well, that'll be a very small section of your closet."
"That's okay, I want to do it anyway."
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This shirt is item #2 in Peter's Fall/Winter SWAP.

4 comments:

  1. What size shirt did you make? It look great! I like the way you combined the fabric colors.

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  2. Thanks! Color coordination is definitely not my forte.

    This is size 128 height and 116 width.

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  3. Hi Joy,
    Love the T, and the story. What a lovely way to express his appriciation! For me, it's always so nice to see older boys in their Ottobre garments, because it gives me a look into the future. My boy is 4 now, and there are so many nice clothes waiting for him to be sewed.
    Love the way you combined the fabrics. Also why I love the O patterns. They give you so much versatility.
    Greetings from Holland, Ria

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  4. Those are the sweetest comments/compliments he made to you. Gotta love when the kiddos love their momma-made!

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