I can’t believe Will is 6 months old and that Christmas is this week. To say this year has been an eventful one would be an understatement – unfortunately sewing has taken a back seat as I’ve been adjusting to life with a baby and being a working mom, but I think 2020 will bring more sewing as I settled back into a new routine. However, I wanted to close this year out with a final challenge – Sew Family Jammies hosted by Sew Altered Style and it’s my turn on the tour!
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The Rockford Raglan is my GO TO sweatshirt. It’s awesome, super easy to sew and easy to wear. This is View D which is probably my favorite – you can see more of mine here and here. The only downside to this one was that the fabric I used was a little too drapey (and I wouldn’t recommend it…). I should have just used the french terry for the whole thing – that was a mistake overall. The french terry I used is this one from Blackbird Fabrics.
Will is a big fan of one piece rompers – which is why I picked out the Footie Coverall for him. Similar to my note above, I wish I would have used the french terry for the snap band. It would have made things a lot easier and it would have laid better.
However, I did get a lot better at snaps this time than I was with the Polo Romper I sewed a few weeks ago but man, snaps are hard! I am a snap loving mama though – I way prefer snaps to zippers [unpopular opinion!]. I’m still loving the SnapSource Snaps. I used the size 15 snaps and the snap setter tool.
I also had plans to make my husband a t-shirt [and I did] but see previous conversation about the fabric. It just was not what I was hoping for at all and was way too unstructured for his t-shirt. Bummer, but oh well! That’s the risk of buying fabric online. But, there are rarely photos of me and Will, so I was happy to steal a couple pics with him alone!
I hope you and your family have a wonderful holiday and a happy new year! Thanks, as always, for sticking around here – even when I take breaks! I’m so thankful for each and everyone of you!
Make sure to check out everyone else’s family jammies! Follow along with everyone else’s makes here:
Teri // Fa Sew La || Sierra // Seams Like Sierra ||Emily // Replicate then Deviate || Heidi // Handmade Frenzy || Sharon // Sweet Mama Life || Carrie // Beri Bee Designs || Katie // KatieKortman.com || Melissa // A HAPPY STITCH || Taish // Blooming Skies || Leanne // Thready For It || Laurie // Make It Sew with The Bear And Pea Atelier || Brooke // Idle Sunshine || Marissa // Sew Help Me || Lara // Handmade by Lara Liz || Kelly // Petite Stitchery || Jess // Broad In The Seams || Victoria // Victoria Beppler || Heather // Heather Handmade || Sylvia // The Ravel Out || Victoria // Victoria Lucille Anne || Teronia // Sew Haute Blog