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Summer Tops for Girls & Boys

{Traveller Tee & Seashore Top by Gracious Threads}

After sewing up kids’ shorts on the Canadian Pattern Designer Blog Tour (see HERE), the girl & boy needed summer tops to match the summer shorts.  I went looking for patterns by a Canadian Designer to stick with the theme (i love to be inspired by a theme), patterns that were casual and comfy for frequent summertime wearing, and patterns that were new to me.  The Gracious Threads patterns fit the qualifications!  It was the Traveller Tee for the boy, and the Seashore Top for the girl!

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Children’s Pants from EM Patterns

{a Canadian Pattern Designer Blog Tour}

It’s warm weather here and kids need shorts.  I used the Canadian Pattern Designer Blog Tour as an opportunity to stitch up some new shorts.  These are the Children’s Pants No. 2 (cut off into shorts) from E+M Patterns.  One pair is for my 5 year old daughter, and the other pair for her 7 year old friend.  This way, I could make shorts for a girl and for a boy using the same pattern just by changing up the pockets.

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