Flowy Tank Top and Me Made May

Do you follow along with Me Made May at all? It's a challenge to wear something handmade everyday for the month of May. I've done it before, but honestly, I've rarely committed to wearing solely handmade the rest of the year. My body has changed a lot over the years (hello, five kids will do … Continue reading Flowy Tank Top and Me Made May

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Surfer Tank – FREE tank top pattern!

Today I'm over at Our Chez Nous, helping Julie celebrate Boy Sewing Week! We all know how much I love sewing for boys, so I couldn't pass this one up. Head over there to hear my thoughts on summer wear for boys. And as part of Boy Sewing Week, I have a free tank top … Continue reading Surfer Tank – FREE tank top pattern!

Striped Birthday Tank

Boy number three turned four yesterday. To celebrate, I made him a striped tank. The tank is self-drafted and upcycled from an XL men's tank top. The stripes on this tank are so rad. I love finding t-shirts on clearance to use as fabric,¬†because sometimes you can find some fabulous prints that you can't find … Continue reading Striped Birthday Tank

Striped Tanks

I've been trying to beef up my boys' summer wardrobes. My oldest has grown out of most of last year's shirts, and my almost two-year-old doesn't have quite as many hand-me-downs as his older brother did. These boys are pretty tough on their clothes. So I sewed up a couple tanks. Similar to this tank … Continue reading Striped Tanks

The Slim Fit Tank

The weather around here is not quite summer... or even spring, really. But¬†eventually summer will come, and a certain four and a half year old doesn't have any tanks. Well, thank you Kids Clothes Week Challenge, we now have the first tank of the season. This is a self-drafted pattern [that I'm hoping to make … Continue reading The Slim Fit Tank