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Boxing Basquiat Baby Onesie

Added Feb 8, 2010

by m1khaela

Brooklyn, New Yo...

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Description

Last night after dinner I couldn’t help but noticing one of hubby’s former favorite T-shirts from Brooklyn Industries in our “To Donate” pile, with a cool silkscreened design of late artist Jean-Michel Basquiat in boxing gloves. I happened to have this Kwik Sew onesie pattern already cut out and ready to test-a few hours later I had this stylish onesie for my baby girl (sorry she can’t model it, but she’s not born yet!)

Material Notes

The body was cut from a 100% cotton T-shirt. The sleeves were a lighter-weight purple cotton lycra knit leftover from various other projects. And the purple foldover elastic binding (FOE) was from Sewzanne’s (online fabric store). I think it adds just a slight girly touch without the usual pink/ribbons/bows overload on most baby girl clothes. I haven’t added snaps yet, but I will.

Difficulty

Novice

Categories

For
Children
Garment Type
Jumpsuit
Style
Casual, Punk
Material
Cotton, Knits/Jersey

Credits

Kwik Sew

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    Mar 1, 2010, 12.59 PMby ichigogirl

    Ooooh, I love it! Supercool, and I really like that it would work equally well for a baby boy as a baby girl. I’m sure she’ll look adorable – in a tough way – in it.

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    Feb 28, 2010, 08.29 PMby yolimba

    Oh, Basquiat :-) That’s sooo great. Love it! *

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    Feb 14, 2010, 06.21 AMby mo-mo-sew-sew

    that is going to be one stylish baby girl wearing one- of-a-kinds right out the gate!! you MUST post an update pic of her wearing it once she’s born!!

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    Feb 9, 2010, 03.48 PMby ink

    I am going to shuffle through my husbands give ‘to donate’ to do this also. This made me laugh! I love Basquiat -- so perfect for a little girl! :-) Who is going to need all the fighting power!!!!!

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    Feb 9, 2010, 01.19 PMby krisfrydrys

    It´s really cool!

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    Feb 9, 2010, 01.30 AMby classicaljunk

    love it! what a great idea!

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    Feb 9, 2010, 12.25 AMby michelleiswell

    this made me laugh so hard when i saw this! I LOVE IT. It is a baby ‘must have’!

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    Feb 8, 2010, 10.33 PMby balduffington

    This is such a great onesie, your little baby will be destined to take on the world with art and dynamic energies…very much made me smile…andy warhol (who I think made the original photo) and jean-michel look on from above, honored and impressed no doubt!

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    Feb 8, 2010, 10.15 PMby amibambini

    I LOVE this. Totally love it, and when you little one comes out, she will look fabulous in it. Congratulations to you and your belly. :)

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