Elastic waist shorts from "Backyard Safari" fabric.
Kagen's shorts come complete with the bugs every little boy loves.
"Backyard Safari" by Clothworks
Gathered Shoulder Strap
Pleated front (and back) dress with gathered shoulder straps and gathered ruffle.
Close-up of rolled edge on top of ruffle.
One happy little girl in her new dress.
Stepped-up pillowcase dress (M5797)
Hem band topstitching instead of slipstitching on the WS.
Stitching on back of hem band
Armhole finished with bias tape instead of turning under fashion fabric
KS 2951 (Size S) Boys' shirt for Kagen. The main fabric is a batik/plaid from Walmart. The inside of the pocket, yoke, under collar and front facings are broadcloth from the same store.
Race car apron for DGN. He loves to bake with Grandma.
Butterfly apron for my great niece. She loves to bake with Grandma.
This close-up shows the narrow zipper foot from my Viking 1+ SM on the left and the foot that I needed to complete the close work in understitching the yoke on the right. In the photo, you can see just how close I got to the edge of the seamline.
Camouflage T-shirt for DGN.
This camouflage T-shirt won a blue ribbon at the Clay County Fair.
Camouflage Bucket Hat - Front View
Camouflage Bucket Hat - Inside view of lining and sock monkey grosgrain ribbon.
Camouflage Bucket Hat - Side view
KS 2543 elastic back waistband & belt loops
KS 2543 Close-up of front waistband & fly front zipper
KS 2543 Close-up of hip front pocket
KS 2543 Back of shorts
KS 2543 Front of shorts