Sunday, March 23, 2014

DIY Girl's Shirt, Leggings & Infinity Scarf

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Today I'm linking my latest sewing project to Project Run & Play!



This week's theme is "Put Me In the Zoo". The goal was to make a look inspired by your child's favorite animal, not to actually make an animal costume.

I have to admit, I was a bit stumped on what to make initially.

PiePie's favorite animal is a tiger, so I knew it had to be tiger themed.

After a few days of thinking about what to make, I found this fabric and the creative juices started flowing. 



Looks like a tiger, right?

Well, it's technically zebra striped, but we're going to go ahead and call it tiger striped.

I loved the fabric the moment I saw it, but it was a major pain to work with.  Those little golden dots melt away at the slightest touch of the iron (hence the wrinkles).

So, without further ado, here is my look:


Looks pretty zoo-like, eh?

The leggings are adorably wild and perfect for the zoo.  They look a bit tiger-like to me too.


I used the Jocelyn Legging's pattern by EYMM to make these.  


The shirt was made using the Rain's Flutter Top pattern by EYMM.




Last, but not least, I made an infinity scarf using the Strawberry Bonbon Infinity Scarf pattern by Candy Castle Patterns. 

The elephant print fits right in, right?





16 comments:

  1. That is awesome! Great choice on fabric! I love those leggings! I love the color!

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  2. Cute! It looks so comfortable too!

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    1. Thanks! She wore it all day yesterday after the photo shoot.

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  3. So inventive. Love this outfit

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  4. Great outfit! Love the colors and fabric selections!

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  5. We went pink this week too for a flamingo dress. Nice work on sticking with a difficult to work with fabric!

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  6. That is very cute! Love the bright colors.

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    1. Thank you! I'm a huge fan of bright, vibrant colors.

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  7. So cute! Love that it is super wearable too. It looks like she loves it :)

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    1. Thank you! She does love it, thank goodness!

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  8. Super cute. I love every single piece!
    -liZ

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