Monday, March 17, 2014

St. Patrick's Day Bow & Ties


The boys wanted to wear some green for St. Pat's Day, and I'm always a fan of the "ties." They are semi-easy for someone who can barely use the sewing machine (like me). 

I made a pattern to make it a little easier. 

Seamstresses would probably be mortified by my stitches, but the boys didn't seem to notice.
 

I couldn't resist also adding the shamrock.

And, of course, I needed something for the little girl.


I did lots of loops and then sewed the center of the ribbon.

It's a good idea to sew the shamrock on before sewing them together. Oops.

I've learned that bows can look a mess and then you just hot glue some felt or wool onto it cover it up and hold it all together. Genius. I used regular elastic for the band.

I also sewed some shamrocks onto her onesie, but then I freaked out that she might chew them during nap so she only wore it for photos.

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2 comments :

  1. Aww, look at all that cuteness! Love it! Love the way big bro is looking at his sister in that last pic :)

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  2. How cute!!! You are one talented mama! Some cute models to work with for sure!! Looking forward to connecting tomorrow:)

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