My New Sewing Projects

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My sister-in-law is visiting from the Middle East. We have a common interest of quilting. We took an opportunity to visit the local fabric shops to see what sweet deals we could score. I found some very sweet patterns for Ava and myself. I was very disappointed in the lack of boys patterns for Travis. If you know of any, please let me know!!

Here are the patterns I purchased and plan to work on next week.

Butterick Pattern B3860

Butterick Pattern B4593

I’d like to make Ava one of these adorable skirts for her first day of school – I’m thinking tartan/plaid would be adorable with a white top.

For myself I purchased a gorgeous orange/pink butterfly fabric for the red skirt.

Butterick Pattern B3460

I also purchased a khaki/dark green/gold fabric for the white capris (below).

Butterick Pattern B5044

I was really excited to start them but when I went to check out with this four patterns the cashier informed me that they would be 1/4 of the price if I could wait until August 20th. I can wait!! It will be a good birthday present for myself also since August 20th is my b-day.

What are you sewing? Do you make your children clothes for the first day of school?

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Elizabeth Ruth

Elizabeth is a children's book author and designer of knit and crochet character hats under the brand The Ruthless Crafter. In her spare time she loves to read, watch movies, spend time with her family, and swim. She lives a full, happy life in Kitchener, Ontario with her husband and their two children.

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