KCWC: Geometric Tees
After sewing pants and a shirt for my oldest, my two-year-old said to me, “Where’s my shirt, Mommy?” And when a child asks for handmade clothing, who am I to deny him?
Using a men’s thrifted T-shirt [made out of the SOFTEST material ever in life], I managed to make two shirts – one for my two-year-old and one for my one-year-old.
The shirts themselves are simple. Made using self-drafted patterns, I used the existing hems and snagged some ribbing from a couple other T-shirts in my stash for the contrasting necklines. I also added a band at the bottom of my one-year-old’s shirt, because I just couldn’t squeak out enough to make the shirt long enough.
After sewing them up, I wanted to add a little something to the front. Keeping it simple, I just cut some geometric shapes out of iron-on vinyl. No fancy cutting tools needed for that.
Then I looked at the shirts. And I laughed. Because please tell me I am not the only nerd who sees what I see here.
Apparently when you [nerd alert! nerd alert!] watch Star Trek while sewing, you subconsciously want to make your children dress like Star Fleet officers.
Good thing these boys look super cute, no matter what they’re wearing.
laughing out loud.
ahhhhhahaha too cute
I think you are “Number One” in sewing for your boys!!!:) So cool!
Oh hahaha that is too funny. Cute shirts!!! Do they do the Picard maneuver while wearing them?