Granddaughter 1st Birthday

Added Apr 5, 2014

by rita61

Chemainus, Canada

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I made this little outfit for our granddaughter, who will be celebrating her first birthday on May 30 th. It is from KWIK SEW 3113. To follow the heart theme of the buttons, I embroidered little hearts on the pants back pockets. I used a lightweight zipper for comfort. The denim is lightweight, and nice and soft. As there is spandex in the fabric, it will be a comfortable garment for her to wear.

Material Notes

I used a soft denim, with some spandex content. Because of the spandex content, I had to wait in between each pressing for it to cool before I could stitch again.

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

For
Children
Material
Denim

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    Yesterday, 09.52 PMby matesenlee

    Lovely!! The little heart buttons are just the cutest!!

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      Today, 03.19 AMby rita61

      Thank you !!! It’s the weather for her to wear it now. :-)

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    Apr 28, 2014, 05.37 PMby saxsilverain

    oh, this is so cute! i’m 100% she’ll love it, the colour is just perfect for a little girl! i also love the heart embroideries at the back pockets, it reminds me of Care Bears. :) very well done!

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      Apr 28, 2014, 06.23 PMby rita61

      Thanks! :-)

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    Apr 14, 2014, 07.08 AMby dvinare

    oh, sooo lovely! :)

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      Apr 14, 2014, 09.42 PMby rita61

      Thank you!

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    Apr 7, 2014, 05.43 PMby kisses

    Nice outfit Rita…your granddaughter will look good in it

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      Apr 7, 2014, 08.20 PMby rita61

      Thank you! I have little runners as well that match it.

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    Apr 6, 2014, 11.34 AMby Oksana Starzhynska

    What a wonderful suit! Really WOW! I wish I could have the one for myself:-) Some people think small things are easy to do but it’s not right. I’m sure that to make such a neat and pretty suit, you spent not less time than for an adult and all those litlle details need much attention and patience! Perfect!

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      Apr 6, 2014, 09.19 PMby rita61

      Thanks! I agree, sometimes little things are harder, such as the bar tacking. It took just as much time as when I make my husband his denim jackets. And now that he saw that I could make jeans, he asked why I don’t make my own……

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      Apr 7, 2014, 06.18 PMby Oksana Starzhynska

      It happens – chain reaction, as soon as everybody sees what you can do, they think you have to do it for everybody:-)

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    Apr 5, 2014, 06.13 PMby heatherrique

    Such a cute and sleek outfit for your granddaughter! Lovely color.

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      Apr 5, 2014, 11.22 PMby rita61

      Thank you. With her colouring, this shade of pink I think will look great on her.

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    Apr 5, 2014, 03.23 PMby velvetribbon

    Ohh….. this is so adorable outfit for her :) The color and the buttons are so pretty. You are so sweet and you did a very nice work, Rita :-)

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      Apr 5, 2014, 11.20 PMby rita61

      Thanks! I really enjoyed making it. I purchased the denim last fall when I saw it, and it was gone next time I was in the store, so I was lucky I had enough.

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    Apr 5, 2014, 02.45 PMby Mokara

    CUTE! I love the little heart buttons & matching embroidery, the color and everything, she is gonna love it. My 3 1/2 year old niece would love this – I can picture her in it, now you gave me an idea :D and I second Mary’s compliment.

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      Apr 5, 2014, 11.18 PMby rita61

      Thank you! I’m getting speechless here… Are we going to see your version as well?

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    Apr 5, 2014, 10.26 AMby liliv-1

    Oh this is darling! your sewing is perfect and the heart-details are super cute!

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      Apr 5, 2014, 11.17 PMby rita61

      Thanks! It was a pleasure to sew. I actually found the buttons a few months ago; so I couldn’t resist putting hearts on the pockets.

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    Apr 5, 2014, 08.16 AMby Luz Kettle

    Cute, cute, cute. Such a lovely present. She will adore it. Brilliant sew

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      Apr 5, 2014, 11.14 PMby rita61

      Thank you! I have lots of time on my hands, so I was able to take my time.

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    Apr 5, 2014, 07.24 AMby Mary Athey

    Oh wow rita i love this so much. My grandaughters would love this. I have 3 . One age 3 1/2 and two at 1 1/2. You did such a fantastic job on this. The highest compliment.i can give you is that it would’nt look out of place in ‘gap’ or another high end store. Fabulous . X♥

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      Apr 5, 2014, 11.13 PMby rita61

      Thanks Mary! You ladies are making me blush…. Are you going to make 3 outfits now??? Only word of advice, keep track of which piece is which, and the direction they go, as there are 25 pieces.

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    Apr 5, 2014, 07.12 AMby Ellen Hatteland

    Oh my! This is a great outfit for your granddaughter! You have done a terrific job Rita and it’s very nicely sewn!

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      Apr 5, 2014, 11.12 PMby rita61

      Thank you ! It was different sewing on such a small scale; it was fun though.

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    Apr 5, 2014, 05.53 AMby quiltsewsewsue

    Wow! What a lucky little girl to have you sew such great garments for her!

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      Apr 5, 2014, 11.11 PMby rita61

      Thanks; she is a little darling, and I can’t wait to see her in it !

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