Not bags this time - sewing for the boys

This evening I had some time-out from the family and went to the mall. I picked up this sewing book which includes a couple of patterns for shorts and two for shirts - for boys. There are TONS of beautiful girl's things too but for now I will try the boy stuff.



** Edit: Purl Bee has a great tutorial instruction guide for using Japanese pattern books.

3 comments:

  1. I have a japanese book that I bought because I just love the look of everything, but I have no idea how to sew out of it! Obviously, it's in japanese and I don't understand the language... I want so badly to try something out of it, but have no idea where to start!

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  2. Imagine being able to go to the mall and pick up books like that! I'm so jealous. On the other hand I don't know how I'd control myself if it was all within easy reach :) I often think I'm lucky to have a girl to sew for, there are a million times more patterns available for them which is odd because surely a mum who is going to sew would do it for her boys as much as a girl? Or maybe not. It's weird anyways.

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  3. How I wish I had been good at sewing. I used to make small clothes for my children but the taller they grew, the more I was struggling with fabrics. I envy you. Your sons must be so much proud of their mom.

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