KCW – Day 1 – Back to School Monday

KCW – Day 1 – Back to School Monday

Hi there,

It’s monday, and that is always hard on me and my little fellow. We love our weekends together. 😀

This particular monday however, I’m really excited because…. It’s KCW.
So, in honor of my toddler and his monday blues, my first KCW post is all about him.

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I hardly sew for my boy, or better yet, I sew a lot (a LOT) more for my girl.
Don’t get me wrong, I love to sew for him because now a days he is much more appreciative of mommy’s hard work than the little lady.
It’s just that cool boys patterns are soooo hard to find. 😦

Then one day, Pattern Anthology happens, and you get this…

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I didn’t bought the collection until the last minute, but every single day the pattern tour made me drool, so I couldn’t resist it… I’m glad I didn’t.
This patterns are the best.

I was particularly inspired by Kate and her zipper seam on the “W Pants”.

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If you try really hard you can see that the pocket lining is the same fabric as the t-shirt. I didn’t want the pants and the t-shirt to be too matchy-matchy (I can’t belive I’m saying this with my admited matching fixation) but I thought this particular detail wouldn’t hurt.
The fit is awsome, at least on my little fellow.

To me raglan t-shirts are the epitome of school wear, and school and fall go hand-in-hand. So there is no better fall wear than the good old raglan. 🙂

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The “Recess Raglan” doesn’t disappoint. Quick to sew, and great wardrobe basic. I LOVE IT.

Technical

  • Patterns: “W pants” and “Recess Raglan” from Pattern Anthology
  • Modifications to the patterns: The ones stated above
  • Sizes: 4 for both
  • Fabric: Twill for the pants and various cotton knits for the raglan

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Off to school we go…

See you tomorrow. 🙂

Hugs and Kisses

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11 thoughts on “KCW – Day 1 – Back to School Monday

    1. Thank you so much Elizabeth. And thank you for following.
      Now that I’ve a blog I feel like I have to do my best to post nice things. This was actually sewn last week and the pictures last weekend, so that by monday I had something nice to show to you guys. Can’t wait to see what you come up with 🙂

  1. saw this on the KCW blog this morning and had to click through to tell you i love it! great colors, and raglans are so fun on little guys. thanks for the blog link love up top, too! 😀

    1. Gosh,

      Thank you so much Kristin. I feel so honoured by your comment.
      You and all those other girls I love are like super stars to me. You guys are my sewing heroes.
      I love your blog. The inspiration is endless. Thank you so much for all your hard work. ❤

  2. oh, i can relate to the monday blues with my little one off at kindergarten! i saw your outfit on the kcw blog-love it! i especially like the raglan combo=nice work!

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