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« on: October 03, 2007 10:29:37 AM »

Just another pair of flannel baby pants...i made these out of material i use to make a quilt for my little brother using the rookiemom tute. so now he matches his quilt.



and an action shot on the quilt

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The pants are a bit big so when i put in the elastic i left a big piece of tail so we could go back in and pick it apart and make it bigger later. i think he like the quilt more than the pants though...its more interactive lol
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jandjsmom
« Reply #1 on: October 03, 2007 10:50:36 AM »

So cute, the pants and your brother!!
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« Reply #2 on: October 03, 2007 11:09:12 AM »

So cute!  Would you be able to post a link to the tute you mentioned?  I haven't been able to find it. 
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« Reply #3 on: October 03, 2007 11:19:58 AM »

Here it is!

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

It's super easy and really quick! It took maybe 15 minutes to make them...that not including interuptions though lol!
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« Reply #4 on: October 03, 2007 01:38:37 PM »

No, you didn't!   Grin

I used this fabric to make my (adult) brother some pants for Christmas.  I just walked in the door from buying more so I could make my son a pair to match!

The quilt is super-cute too.  What a great sister you are!
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« Reply #5 on: October 03, 2007 01:50:59 PM »

What a happy little monkey! Love the pants (thanks for the tute link) and love the quilt too.
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« Reply #6 on: October 03, 2007 05:38:48 PM »

MONKEYPANTS
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he's lucky to have such a nice sister.
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« Reply #7 on: October 04, 2007 06:56:34 AM »

awwww cute!!!

I love comfy little pants for babies.  We get most of our clothes as hand me downs and we get a LOT of baby sized jeans and they just seem so uncomfortable.  I think I need to make some little pants like this for my baby. Smiley

And maybe something for my 5 year old son as well.  I am always kind of reluctant to make boy stuff b/c it just isn't as cute most of the time, but you're right... we need more boy stuff. Cheesy
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« Reply #8 on: October 04, 2007 04:30:17 PM »

THey look soooooo comfy!
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« Reply #9 on: October 04, 2007 05:00:07 PM »

I'm making more tomorrow...a another pair for him and one for our nephew(yes he has a nephew even though hes only 7 months old lol) so they can match on our camping trip this weekend. i'll post pics when i get back...i wanna make some kind of matching top but i dont like doing button for a shirt...any ideas?
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« Reply #10 on: October 05, 2007 04:18:41 PM »

There's always the tried-and-true applique method.  Don't know if that appeals to you, but white t-shirts are cheap and it's easy to do.

That's how I differentiate between the t-shirts that are NOT to get muddy/stained with spaghetti sauce and those that can.  Gotta keep some nicer for sleeping in..

PS I agree that boy clothes are soooo boring.  Why is that?
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« Reply #11 on: October 07, 2007 06:37:34 AM »

Exceptionally happy looking baby! Reminds me of mine when they were that small...

I'm with you: I don't like doing buttons/buttonholes either. In desperation, I redesigned a baby shirt pattern I had so that it opened at the shoulders instead, completely bypassing the whole button aspect. I closed it along the shoulder area with some of those sturdy snaps you hammer on. The seams went together so well, the snaps were really unobtrusive, so you couldn't tell the shirt opened up there. It was a very neat look, and I made what seemed like hundreds to bolster my baby romper and t-shirt collection...I've just gotten involved with Craftster, so I haven't rigged up any tutorials yet, but I intend to.

In the meantime, you might want to try it yourself, or do a buttondown pattern, replacing the buttons with soft velcro circles...play with it. Babies are live-action dolls to dress up. It's fun!
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« Reply #12 on: October 11, 2007 05:15:20 PM »

Thanks for sharing this tut... I made a pair today from this shirt I got at the free store. Smiley



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« Reply #13 on: November 15, 2007 01:27:15 PM »

haha aw that's really cute
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