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iheartcapnhook
« on: July 16, 2008 10:56:18 AM »

My son gets left out when it comes to my crafting.  I have made him a ton of hats and scarves, but he really doesn't get any clothes made for him. 

I made him a simple pair of shorts with fabric that he chose. 

The vacuuming action shot (Oh how the Autistic kids love the vacuum!!!)


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« Reply #1 on: July 16, 2008 11:10:46 AM »

Very cute! My sons usually get the short end of the sewing too. My 2 little ones fight me for the vacuum too, like I said LITTLE ones, lol
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« Reply #2 on: July 16, 2008 11:33:57 AM »

Those are very cute! I've been looking for something to do with flannel -- maybe this would work...

Is this something a sewing newbie could do?
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iheartcapnhook
« Reply #3 on: July 16, 2008 11:51:07 AM »

This is something first time at a sewing machine do-able!!!  It's super duper easy to make!!!  No zippers.  No fly-holes.  No buttons and button holes. 

It requires:
2 Hems.
A casing.
3 Seams.

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« Reply #4 on: July 16, 2008 12:45:22 PM »

those shorts are super cute, I love the fabric! (<3 dinos)
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« Reply #5 on: July 16, 2008 08:46:43 PM »

great pants, great fabric!
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homegrownrose
« Reply #6 on: July 16, 2008 11:45:47 PM »

these are adorable Smiley  you did a great job with them!

My daughter is Autistic too - She is not a fan of the vacuum (the noise bothers her) but she does love heavy work like that!  They look about the same age. Abbi's going to be 7 next month.

I made her a pair of bloomers using a very similar technique.  To make them into shorts (which I have done also) I just use THIS TUTORIAL and don't put the elastic in the legs. Smiley
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