Spring Collection 2013
I can’t make new clothes for Ben without adding in some upcycled T-Shirt pants. These are quite possibly one of my favorite things to sew, ever. They are just so easy to make, and yield such great results. Furthermore he loves wearing them because they are so comfy. Did I mention that once you get the hang of it you can also whip them out in less than 30 minutes?
You can’t beat that. Seriously, I love these pants.
For Ben’s pants I used some old Polo shirts that were thrifted from our local Salvation Army.
I like to use the heavier knit materials so that the pants have a bit of substance to them. Another benefit of using the thicker knits is that you don’t have to worry about slippery or wonky waved knits when sewing.
Its not like jersey kits, where you are very gently feeding it though. So long as you aren’t pulling the thicker knit or polo material, it probably won’t wave. And of course if you are upcycling like I did, you don’t have to worry about the hem at all – simply use the bottom of the T-Shirt when cutting! Easy peasy lemon squeezy.
How can I resist that face? Gah, he kills me every time.
My little man.
I didn’t do a tutorial for these, as there are already so many great ones out there. Here is a quick Round Up filled with some of my favorites…
Be sure to hop over and check them out, some of them are truly fantastic!
Thanks so much for stopping by, and until next time…