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kids clothes week: another cardigan and some skirts

Jumping into Kids Clothes Week Challenge with Elsie Marley, you’re doing it, right?

Hope it doesn’t bore you, but I had made another version of my bias trimmed cardigan tutorial for Natalie.  I desperately wanted to use this little tiny floral trim I had swapped with Adrianne of Crafterhours.  It was perfect, who doesn’t love pre-made bias tape?!  I’ll take it!

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This was actually the first cardigan I made, so it’s a smidge different than the tutorial – just added pleats to the tops of the shoulders because I had cut it way too big.

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The other things I made, did you notice?  The little shot cotton skirts (even though it looks like chambray) to go with their cardigans.  It was last minute, but then, a simple gathered skirt doesn’t take any time at all, maybe I’ll go through my whole fabric stash and make a million skirts, maybe not.  Anywho, I whipped them up as quick as I could.  Came in pretty handy that I had finally written the girls’ measurements down using this Child Measurement Chart from Owly Baby.

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I added a couple little pintucks at the bottom of Natalie’s skirt, I think they’re divine.

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[thought I should throw this in here again just so you don't have to go back and look at their skirts together from the last post]

Hope to get at least one more project done for KCWC!  I’d better hop to it!

14 Responses to kids clothes week: another cardigan and some skirts

  1. nest full of eggs 10.13.2011 at 8:57 am #

    oh, the tiny floral bias tape is an adorable touch on the cardigan… there are so many possibilities with this cardigan

  2. chris 10.13.2011 at 10:18 am #

    Pintucks rock. Just sayin’.

  3. Emily 10.13.2011 at 11:35 am #

    I love the pintucks! One day I will learn how to do them. I missed the start of kcwc but have sewn up a little coat for Ansley’s friend and cut out a pattern for another coat for another one of her friends. :)

  4. gail 10.13.2011 at 1:11 pm #

    ohhh, those little pintucks!! and that child measurement chart is awesome, thanks for the link!

  5. Poppyprint 10.13.2011 at 6:16 pm #

    the pintucks are divine! Great idea!

  6. Jackie @ Fred-and-Cissy 10.13.2011 at 8:17 pm #

    Love the pintucks, and I’ve pinned your tutorial for later use…

  7. ayumills 10.13.2011 at 11:02 pm #

    You’re just the sweetest mom! Lucky lucky girls!

  8. crafterhours 10.14.2011 at 4:49 am #

    hey, I recognize that trim :) I’m glad you were able to put it to use, and for such a cute outfit too. Those skirts are perfect.

  9. Liz @ LivingMySweetLife 10.14.2011 at 7:47 am #

    These cardigans are so wonderful! Little girls have so many cute options when it comes to clothes. Have a wonderful weekend!

  10. Jo 10.14.2011 at 7:53 am #

    I was getting through my KCWC list when I saw your little cardigans and had to add them! Hopefully I’ll get to try it on the weekend. Thanks!

  11. V and Co. 10.14.2011 at 10:08 am #

    okay okay…i’ll let you make katie a skirt and a cardigan. long sleeves though because it’s getting chilly! brr! ;)cute anna! you are making me want to make stuff for katie!

  12. Rebecca 10.16.2011 at 6:21 am #

    Those pintucks are so effective – really give the skirt a polished look. And those girls – adorable!!!

  13. amy 10.17.2011 at 2:35 am #

    love the grey with the floral trim… a perfect combination! xo amy

  14. quirky granola girl 10.19.2011 at 11:04 pm #

    those pintucks just made my heart twinge a little.

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