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    debby-leedebby-lee
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    I used this great tute today.

    http://www.rookiemoms.com/make-some-easy-kids-pants/

    I’m very much a beginner sewer so this was right up my ally. Instead of using a shirt I used old cord jeans I used to love but can no longer squeeze into. The leg of these was just the right size to cut little toddler pants out of.

    Because you use the seams and hems of the original clothing it minimises the work for you

    I think it is a great way to get some practice without ruining nice new material and of course use up old daggy stuff that might go in the bin.

    I’ll chuck up a photo when I get a chance 🙂

    Um I’m hoping this isn’t a double post – I just remember something recently about old clothes.

    #416637
    debby-leedebby-lee
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    hehe I couldn’t resist this one.

    #416638
    roundthebendroundthebend
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    :lol:……………..gotta save that second pic for your DS’s 21st to embarress him with;)

    Great way to get the hang of sewing things debbie-lee and if it doesn’t work out you dont feel terrible about mucking up:tup:

    #416639
    KiewietKiewiet
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    He is adorable!

    I like the pants too!

    #416640
    GiannaGianna
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    Those pants look wonderful DL. :clap:

    #416641
    baringaparkbaringapark
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    :clap:

    #416642
    MichPMichP
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    Not that this will be of any use for you little guy but for anyone with girls – button shirt to toddler dress http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=170402.0

    Also lots of freebie patter links here http://everythingyourmamamade.com/its-all-about-the-free-tutorials/

    #416643
    TullymoorTullymoor
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    Well done Debby-Lee, you’re a sewer! :clap:

    Not a poo-pipe type sewer, a sewing-machine-type sewer :p

    #416644
    luvinluvin
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    awesome !!!!!!

    :hug::tup::clap:

    #416645
    darlsdarls
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    :tup: :clap: :clap:

    You did a great job there – with both sewing and taking photos! 😆

    So we will be expecting more sewings coming from ya now, eh?

    Cheers! :hug:

    #416646
    ErthgirlErthgirl
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    They look fantastic, and you’re boy is so cute too! :hug:

    #416647
    sewing ladysewing lady
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    You did really well with the sewing. I am impressed.

    The pants look really good, and the little guy is georgeous!

    #416648
    debby-leedebby-lee
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    There will certainly be more sewing coming from me. It is so satisfying. And can be fast compared to some of the other things I’m interested in.

    I’m shocked as to how we made such a handsome little man 🙂 I know he is cute but it just confirms it when other people think so too. I’m not completely biased 😛 Just a little bit.

    #416649
    RobyneRobyne
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    when my sons were younger I used my husbands work clothes. He used to get about 6 sets a year but only wore 2 till they wore out. Then they changed the colours of the uniforms so I made them into little clothes for the kids. really strong acid proof lasted till they grew out of them.

    Look around the op shops for nice clothes to make for them. I found a lovely long black velvet skirt I was able to make into 2 outfits for bubs.:kiss:

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    mary dollmary doll
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    dl

    great job

    i am a novice sewer also….but god i love it including buying fabric at the op shop.

    mich-p

    craftster is on of my fav sites

    MD

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