MicroBlog Monday: I Made It

I have been sewing since I was a young child. I love sewing for the relaxing and problem solving aspects, but also for the creating things with my hands aspect and finished product. I don’t get enough time to sew for fun, for myself or my kid or friends, and often feel like I am craving that creative space and time.

I’ve been quite stressed out dealing with potential diagnoses and the last project I made was a tad stressful in the form of a tester and a memory bear for a friend after her dad died. So, I needed some stress relief sewing!

I saw this great tie dye shirt at a thrift store recently and knew Wallace needed a new pair of grow with me acro-pants. It took a while to find the time in my days, but I’m quite pleased with them, and so is Wallace.

Front side with the cuffs all folded.

Back side with the cuffs opened.

About JennP

Single mom by choice, lesbian, natural living, parenting, car free, Chicago.Thank you for reading and feel free to leave a comment!
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2 Responses to MicroBlog Monday: I Made It

  1. Karasone says:

    So cute! Did you use a pattern or just wing it?

  2. JennP says:

    The pants part I just wing it. I probably saw a tutorial post once. It can be good to have a pare of leggings to use as a guide, but go bigger. I start with the shirt inside out, smoothed out, then fold it in half so I make sure it’s symmetrical. The cuffs I used pieces from a pattern, but his last pair I just put a little extra room at the top, folded it down, and strung thin elastic in.

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