This pair of shorts was a baby gift for a little boy, made using the 30 Minute Shorts pattern, purchased from Create HOPE Designs.
I've sewn shorts with the 30 Minute Shorts pattern several times now, so that speaks for itself. It's a very quick and easy make. They won't fit him for a while, though, as I've made a size 1. This time, I've teamed the shorts with a t-shirt, appliquéd by my daughter, over at Little Ladybird.
I often make the gift wrapping part of the present and this time both the shorts and t-shirt were popped into a little bag, made using the Little Shopper Tote tutorial. For decorative purposes only, I've added a little scrappy bow. When he's older, the new little one will be able to use the bag as a small library / book bag or as his own little shopping bag. I put a little note in the bag, to say that the scrappy bow is not meant to stay on the bag and is not suitable for the child.
I'll be adding the shorts to the Children's Pants & Shorts link party and the little bag to the Gift Wrapping link party, here at Threading My Way.
Cute! Cute! Cute! -Marci @ Stone Cottage AdventuresReplyDelete
He will be a smart little chap Pam!ReplyDelete
Such a gorgeous outfit! I love the polka dot trim around the legs!ReplyDelete
Nice. I love the edge cuffs in the shortsReplyDelete
What a brilliant gift idea :)ReplyDelete
Darling outfit! I LOVE the applique your daughter did on the shirt.:)ReplyDelete
What so great idea of gift set !ReplyDelete
Cute shorts and what a gorgeous gift bag Pam! I'm sure it will be very much appreciated!ReplyDelete
Thanks for linking to a Round Tuit!
Hope you have a fabulous week!
Jill @ Creating my way to Success
Pam, What a cute outfit! I love the picture on the shirt! I'll have to check out the 30 minute short pattern. That sounds right up my alley! I'll have to check out your daughter's blog... so neat that you both have a blog! :)ReplyDelete
I stopped by from the Sew Chatty's linky and follow you via G+. I hope you'll return the favour. I pinned this post for later ;)
See you Ally
Oh cute, I might need to try the shorts pattern Summer will be with us soon!ReplyDelete
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So cute with the top!ReplyDelete
The shorts are cute! I like the polka dots. And that bag is gorgeous! Thanks for sharing @ Submarine Sunday!ReplyDelete