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boy's seersucker suit

Added Jun 1, 2012

by lisa g

Northborough, Ma...






i made this suit for my three and a half year old boy using burda kids 9781. this is a great pattern that has most of the bells and whistles of a regulation suit. i added welt pockets to the pants (which i made as shorts) and a welt pocket for the upper chest pocket. there is a dismal lack of nice patterns for boys, but this one is a home run!

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Material Notes

poly cotton blend seersucker underlined with muslin, poly lining




Spring, Summer
Garment Type

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    Aug 14, 2012, 06.03 PMby muphong

    A very nice suit….love it.

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    Jun 2, 2012, 04.49 PMby wildcatspow

    Soooooooo cute! What a good-looking lad!

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      Jun 2, 2012, 10.00 PMby lisa g

      thanks! i think so too, but a mother’s opinion might be a tad biased. :)

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    Jun 2, 2012, 10.37 AMby Priscilla Folley

    That is so adorable!!

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      Jun 2, 2012, 09.57 PMby lisa g

      thank you!

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    Jun 1, 2012, 09.11 PMby martynia6

    what an elegant little gentelman! great job!

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      Jun 1, 2012, 11.07 PMby lisa g

      thank you!

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    Jun 1, 2012, 06.45 PMby guineveresmom

    I cannot tell you how excited I am that you shared this project and included info on what pattern you used. I’ve been looking and looking for a decent suit pattern for my two boys. (Obviously I overlooked this one.) You did a great job; he looks so handsome. I hope I can execute it as well as you did once I get the pattern in hand.

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      Jun 1, 2012, 08.27 PMby lisa g

      thanks! so glad this was timely for you. i wish there were more boy patterns out there (other than pj’s). there are a few burda patterns put out by simplicity that look promising though i only recently noticed them! good luck with your suits, if you take your time it’s really not that hard!

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    Jun 1, 2012, 06.04 PMby aficionada

    Very cute.

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      Jun 1, 2012, 11.07 PMby lisa g


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