A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Cookie Policy | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
November 17 News: WOW!  Congratulate the winner of DIY Halloween Costumes 2015!
Total Members: 303,781
Currently Running With Scissors:
619 Guests and 7 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop

Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: What to make a little boy...  (Read 1399 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
« on: February 28, 2005 06:57:11 PM »

I make my kids' Easter outfits every year. There are a million different ways to reinvent the dress so I am all set for my daughter, but for my 4 yr old boy I am stumped. Last year I made him a very renaissance looking vest. The year before it was a vest and matching bow tie. the yrs before....yup you guessed it, some sort of vest. I want to do something fun and different, but still semi 'dressy.'  ANY thoughts would really rock...

Sunglasses at Nigh
« Reply #1 on: March 01, 2005 05:37:34 AM »

What about...and this is gonna sound crazy...a nice spin on some overalls?  Like, make them from some nice red velvet and put a truck on the bib or something.  I just love little boys in overalls...too cute to be true!
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 1280
Joined: 24-Sep-2004

I have a sewing machine, and I know how to use it

View Profile
« Reply #2 on: March 01, 2005 05:40:51 AM »

I've always loved little boys in eton suits.
« Last Edit: March 01, 2005 06:09:02 AM by GloryB » THIS ROCKS   Logged
« Reply #3 on: March 01, 2005 06:39:09 AM »

Thank you both. Now I'm torn between knickers and overalls. I do like the red velvet...he's a little strawberry blonde, blue-eyed spitfire, so red is one of his colors..

Thanks Much!
Offline Offline

Posts: 1023
Joined: 22-Nov-2004

Remember: Artistic is close to autistic.

View Profile WWW
« Reply #4 on: March 02, 2005 10:58:59 AM »

I like boys in sailoroutfits. It could mean a pair of marine blue pants and a striped sweater. Captain Nemo-like.
It's usually liked by the boys aswell. (avoid the pipe though Smiley)

"Those are my principles. If you don't like them, I have others." (Groucho Marx)

« Reply #5 on: March 29, 2005 04:34:36 AM »

Since I ran short of time and money this year, I went through my stash and asked the kiddos what they wanted to wear. My son said he definitely wants a pair of red velvet knickers though. I want him to wear a sailor suit too, lol. But this was what they came up with:


Thank you again for your suggestions, I'm still going to use them!

Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Jump to:  

only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search

your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
Todd Hansen Talks About Glass Blowing
How to Make a Sexy Schoolgirl Halloween Costume
Turning a Collared Shirt Into a Sexy Dress
How to Keep a Carved Pumpkin Fresh
How to Super Decorate Your Yard for the Winter Holidays
Latest Blog Articles
Handmade Holiday Gift Guide: Kindling Bundle
Handmade Holiday Gift Guide: Kitty Coasters
@Home This Weekend: Rustic Wreath

Comparison Shopping

Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...

Follow Craftster...

Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2015, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.