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« on: October 13, 2008 08:04:39 PM »

I just got a new sewing machine for my birthday and I finally got a chance to sit down and crank out some pants. I get really disapointed about the lack of cute boys clothes, girls get frills and ruffles and sparkles and boys get nothing. So I made some embellished cut boys pants. I made my own pattern by tracing a pair of my sons pants.

I used a freezer paper stencil to put the squid on these

My SO thinks these look a little girly, honestly I don't think they are that girly. The circles are reverse appliqued.

I'll try to get some action shots in the morning, the kiddo is fast asleep, I just couldn't wait to show them off!

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« Reply #1 on: October 14, 2008 03:06:16 AM »

I love the squid , there is a boy in my house who'd love them ! Smiley
the others are not girly, but funky!
« Reply #2 on: October 14, 2008 07:28:39 AM »

Ooh, I love them both! I am a HUGE fan of DIY boy clothes. I'm expecting boy #2 in Feb and already working on ideas for him.
Here's what my first wore in his FirstFoto they took at the hospital:


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« Reply #3 on: October 14, 2008 02:47:45 PM »

Cute, I like the ones with the red. My DS (just turned 2) HAS to have pants with pockets!

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« Reply #4 on: October 14, 2008 05:17:32 PM »

DH says it doesn't look too girly EXCEPT for the flower print showing through the reverse applique. (Picky, isn't he?)  *I* think they're both great!

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« Reply #5 on: October 14, 2008 08:18:24 PM »

I think there both cute. I love the creativity. I do however think that the second pair are a little girly. Only because of the flowers. The style is fine.

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