Monday, March 31, 2014

DIY Baby Shorts: The Addie Spring Shorts

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I'm sewing along with Project Run & Play again this week!


This week is the Spring Break Challenge and the task was to create a look for your child to wear to your favorite vacation spot.

When I think of vacation, the first thing that pops into mind is the beach!  I've only been to a real beach (like the kind with an ocean) one time in my life.  I guess that's what happens when you grow up in Kansas.

Miss Rue has never been to the beach, but we've got a vacation planned to Florida in July for my sister's wedding!  Woohoo!



I have to admit, I almost didn't enter my look into the sew along for this week because I didn't make the entire outfit, I only made the shorts.  I had grand plans to make the shirt to go along with the shorts, but alas, life got in the way and I didn't have time.

So, let's talk about the shorts.

I used the Addie Spring Shorts pattern by My Little Plumcake.  This is a great pattern and I highly recommend it!



This is actually the second pair I've made for Miss Rue.  I wrote about her other pair here.

The shorts feature real pockets and front pleats which I love.


I used coordinating thread for the top-stitching for some added interest.


And now... it's time for photo overload.  Hope you enjoy!







14 comments:

  1. oh stop! She is so cute I cannot stand it. And the outfit is adorable, too

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  2. Love those shorts & the contrasting pocket lining is wonderful! Darling little one too!
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  3. OMG! So cute and so ready for the beach! The shorts are awesome!

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    1. Thank you! Can't wait to get photos of her at the beach.

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  4. Oh, I love those shorts! It would be fun to make it as a skirt too!

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    1. Thanks! Yes, a skirt would be really cute too!

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  5. ahhh!!! Loving those shorts! It that a pattern of yours? So cute! Love all the photos too ;o) I love this weeks Project Run and Play theme! I linked up a beachy outfit! Emily@nap-timecreations.com

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    1. Thank you! I used the Addie Shorts pattern by My Little Plumcake. The link is above in the post! I highly recommend the patttern.
      Going to check out your post!

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  6. What a cute little outfit. I love the fabric from the shorts!

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    1. Thank you! I just love the fabric too!

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  7. What great shots! I'd love to see you join us this week at the Inspire Us Thursdays! link party.

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